Archive - Aug 23, 2011 - Obituary
Sept. 7, 1925-Aug. 21, 2011
WALKERTON âÂ Melba L. Reese, age 85, of 500 Walkerton Trail, Walkerton, passed away at 10:20 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, atÂ Millerâs Merry Manor, Walkerton.
Melba was born Sept. 7, 1925, in Lowland, N.C., to James and Mattie (Lewis) Lupton. Melba became the bride of Robert Reese July 26, 1946, in a ceremony that took place in Norfolk, Va. Robert passed away July 8, 1998. Robert and Melba moved to Tyner, in October of 1951.
Christine âTinaâ Allen
Dec. 16, 1966-Aug. 20, 2011
DELONG âÂ Christine âTinaâ Allen went home to be with her Lord Aug. 20. She was born Christine Carol Clingler Dec. 16, 1966 and brought home from the hospital in a Christmas stocking symbolizing the wonderful gift she was to her family, friends, and all who knew her.
Phillip James Lindenman
Feb. 8, 1948-Aug. 21, 2011
GOSHEN âÂ Phillip James Lindenman died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at IU Health Goshen Hospital at the age of 63.
He was born Feb. 8, 1948. He led an active life as a farmer, agriculture consultant, agriculture educator, FFA advisor and 4-H leader. He had taught agricultural sciences at Argos High School four years then worked for Farm Bureau and developed an agriculture consulting business. He later returned to teaching agriculture-related classes at NorthWood High School for 15 years.
Sandra Kay Wardle
Aug. 19, 2011
SELLERSVILLE, Pa. âÂ Sandra Kay âSandiâ Wardle, 67, of Sellersville, Pa. died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 in Grand View Hospital, West Rockhill Twp.
She is survived by her husband, Robert B. Wardle; daughters, Terri Lea (Clint) Fairchild of Monticello, Ky. and Paula Jo (Michael) Garybush of Audubon, Pa.; son, Robert P. Wardle of Plainwell, Mich.; one granddaughter; brother, Larry (Janice) Fisher of Plymouth; and sisters, Sheryl (John) Milner of New Carlisle and Linda (David) Nolte of Dickson, Tenn.
Christine âTinaâ Allen
Aug. 20, 2011
DELONG âÂ Christine âTinaâ Allen, 44, of Delong died Aug. 20, 2011. Â
She is survived by her husband, Alan Allen at home; daughter, Autumn (Nathan) Adams of Houston, Texas; son, Austin Allen at home; mother, Joann Clingler of Tippecanoe; brothers, William (Michelle) Clingler of Culver, Gary (Synthia) Clingler of Rochester; and father-in-law, Rev. G Floyd Allen of Delong.Â
Delores M. Yelton
July 31, 1934-Aug. 20, 2011
WALKERTON âÂ Delores M. Yelton, 77, of Walkerton and formerly of Union Mills, passed away peacefully at 6:37 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at IU Health LaPorte Hospital.
She was born July 31, 1934 in Walkerton to Joseph F. and Eva I. (Pearish) Cripe.
Feb. 13, 1954 in LaPorte, she married Paul E. Yelton, who survives.
Rev. Ned A. Meckstroth
Oct. 9, 1931-Aug. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Rev. Ned A. Meckstroth, 79, passed away at his residence Friday evening of natural causes. A resident of Plymouth since 1969, Ned and his wife Jo Ann have resided at the Millerâs Assisted Living since 2006.
He was born the son of Rev. Arnold W. and Martha (Katterhenry) Meckstroth Oct. 9, 1931 in Apple Creek, Ohio.
Ned graduated from Collinwood High School in Cleveland, Ohio and attended Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. He then graduated from Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Grove, Mo. and was ordained in 1959.