Daniel Ray Bontrager, age 54, of Bourbon, died unexpectedly of natural causes on his way home from Nappanee, at 12:50 p.m. Saturday, March 23.
He was born April 29, 1964, in Sturgis, Michigan, to Samuel W. and Bessie D. (Yoder) Bontrager.
Cathy L. Gillam, age 60, of Nappanee, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, at 4:10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at her home, after a courageous fight with her illness.
Her faith and smile never faltered, and her attitude always remained positive...
Edwin "Eddie" A. Mast, 72, of Goshen, died unexpectedly at 5:04 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Elkhart General Hospital.
He was born Jan. 26, 1947, in Elkhart, to Abe and Ruby (Miller) Mast.
On June 12, 1966, in Burton, Ohio, he married Mary Ellen...
Fanny Mast was a woman who brought just the right amount of spice to life. She loved having friends and family empty her cans of peaches, pickles and beets. She believed life was too short to save the good china for special occasions.
Lucy M. Charlton, 95, died Thursday, March 21, at Courtyard Healthcare.
She was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Goshen, to Glen and Ruby (Rohrer) Swihart.
On Dec. 24, 1943, she married Warren A. Charlton, in Goshen. He died in 1997.
Survivors include two...
Betty L. Reynolds, 76, died Wednesday, March 20, at Waterford Crossing Health Care.
She was born March 8, 1943, in Ohley, West Virginia, to Charles Aubey and Anna Loren (Poe) Compton.
On July 29, 1990, she married Merle Reynolds. He survives.
Mary Elizabeth Hoover, 100, Middlebury, died at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Greencroft Health Care Center, Goshen.
She was born Dec. 13, 1918, in Middlebury, to Samuel H. Sr. and Alta (Sunthimer) Hoover.
Surviving are three nephews,...
Gregory L. Roose, 68, died March 19, at his home.
He was born Nov. 15, 1950, in Goshen, to Robert L. and Bernadien I. (Hamilton) Roose.
He is survived by two sisters, Beth (Frank) Searer, Mosinee, Wisconsin, and Peggy Roose Emmons, Columbus, Ohio;...
Amber Grace Miller, daughter of Ezra Leroy and Erin (Nead) Miller, was stillborn at 8:06 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Koscuisko Community Hospital in Warsaw.
Surviving are her parents; sisters, Melissa Miller and Emily Miller; brothers, Ezra Miller...
James D. Myers, 85, died Tuesday, March 19, at Elkhart General Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 13, 1933, in LaGrange County, to Donald and Edna (Woods) Myers.
On May 28, 1955, he married Peggy J. Weirick in Elkhart.
Stanley D. Blosser, 67, Middlebury, died at 10:25 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart.
He was born Oct. 1, 1951, in Bourbon, to Reuben Eugene and Mary Lucille (Seese) Blosser.
On Nov. 23, 1974, he married Belinda Sue...
Arlene Hartzler Keim Christner, 93, died March 15, at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.
She was born Aug. 26, 1925, in Topeka, to Leland E. and Bess (Plank) Hartzler.
Arlene graduated from Goshen High School in 1943 and from Bluffton College...
Evelyn G. Hartman, 84, died Monday, March 18, at Courtyard Healthcare.
She was born Jan. 14, 1935, in Flint, Michigan, to Elmer and Flossie (Morningstar) King.
On Aug. 21, 1955, she married Lewis H. Hartman.
He survives along with a daughter, Lori...
Mary Alice Beecham, 91, died Monday, March 18, at home.
She was born Dec. 29, 1927, in Osceola, to Roy and Mary (Long) Swihart.
On Dec. 20, 1953, she married Earchle M. Beecham in Jackson, Mississippi.
Survivors include a son, Bryan (Kathy)...
Eleanor Ruth Parker, 93, Wakarusa, died at 3:25 a.m. Sunday, March 17, at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
She was born March 7, 1926, in Middlebury, to George E. and Violet E. (Scott) Replogle.
On April 7, 1946, she married William Edward Parker...
Ronald Burdette, 72, passed away Thursday March 14, at his home.
He was born in Blakely, West Virginia, to Lovell and Eva (Ryder) Burdette.
He married Carolyn Winfree in 1969.
After serving in the U.S. Army, he worked for Northern Indiana Public...
Charles Russell Wortinger, 70, Goshen, Indiana, passed peacefully March 15.
Chuck was born to Junior LeRoy "Knute" Wortinger and Arlois Mae (Bleile) Sept. 18, 1948, in Goshen, Indiana. He graduated from Goshen High School in 1968.
Joyce E. Chapman, 88, Goshen, died 3:15 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Green House Village, Strawberry House. She was born Aug. 17, 1930 in Huntington, to Dwight Fanning & Mary (Barwick) Fanning Brandt. On Aug. 20, 1950, she married Arthur E....
Diana Kay Stacy, 56, formerly of Millersburg, passed away Sunday, March 17, at the Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart.
She was born Sept. 2, 1962, in Goshen, to Bobby Ray and Betty (Sheley) Stacy Sr. Living most of her life in Millersburg, she and...
Thomas W. Albin, 77, died Saturday, March 16, at Waterford Crossing Health Campus.
He was born Oct. 17, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois to Clarence and Verda (Maurer) Albin.
On June 6, 1980, he married Caroline Moudry in Elkhart.
She survives along...
Freeman L. Glick, 69, of Shipshewana, died at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Goshen Health Hospital.
He was born June 27, 1949, in Goshen to Dan M. and Mattie (Yoder) Glick. On Nov. 18, 1971, in Topeka he married Nettie M. Lambright. She...
Edna Drudge Krull, 83 died Friday, March 15, at Greencroft Healthcare.
She was born Sept. 11, 1935, in Elkhart County to Ray Nisley and Cora (Slabaugh) Nisley Martin.
Survivors include a daughter, Lucille (Steve) Kesler, Goshen; two sons, Wesley...
Lee Helmuth, 78, Nappanee, passed away at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at his residence after a year-and-a-half battle with cancer.
He was born Jan. 14, 1941, in Bremen, to Harry and Sophia (Borkholder) Helmuth.
On May 8, 1962, he married...
Anna Miller Yoder, 96, better known to her friends as "Wickie Ann," went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 12, which was her desire for the last several years.
She was born on a farm south of Middlebury Jan. 19, 1923, to Samuel and Fannie...
Karl Eugene "Gene" Newcomer, 92, Nappanee, died at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Elkhart Center for Hospice, after a six-month illness.
He was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Elkhart County, to Maurice and Ellen (Krull) Newcomer.
On June 6, 1951, he...