Archive - 2013 - Obituary
James R. Cox
Dec. 22, 1922 - Oct. 21, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â James R. Cox, 90, of Bremen passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. He was born on Dec. 22, 1922 to Clarence and Irene (Hiatt) Cox in Columbus, Ohio. On Sept. 15, 1946 he married Anna Lucille Clark; she passed in September of 2009. He later married Jean Lashbrook on June 5, 2010.
Vera B. Heinke
Oct. 8, 1921 - Oct. 22, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Vera B. Heinke, 92, of Bremen passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at the Bremen Healthcare Center. She was born Oct. 8, 1921 to Harvey and Laura (Leeper) Senff in Nappanee, the sixth child in a family of 12 siblings. On Nov. 15, 1942, she married Robert Heinke; he passed in 1994. Vera was a 1939 graduate of Argos High School.
Vyron W. Cripps
Feb. 10, 1970 - Oct. 21, 2013
ETNA GREEN â€”Â Vyron W. Cripps, 43, of Etna Green, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in his home.
John C. Townsend
Dec. 9, 1944 - Oct. 20, 2013
GRANGER â€”Â John C. Townsend, 68, of Granger, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka from complications following surgery.
Christine Gail Childers
Oct. 20, 2013
BELMONT, Mich. â€” Christine Gail Childers, 67, of Belmont, Mich., died at 11:43 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.
She is survived by three sons, William â€śBillyâ€ť (Erin) Childers of Ada, Mich., Christopher (Christina) Lee Childers of Rockford, Mich., Steve (Pamela) Childers of Cherryville, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and three brothers, Dr. Dan (Kathy) Quinlan DVM of Rochester, Timothy Quinlan of Morely, Mich., Richard Quinlan of Comstock Park, Mich.
May 1, 1935 â€“ Oct. 19, 2013
KNOX â€”Â Goldie Wagers, 78, of Knox, passed away Oct. 19, 2013 at her home.
Goldie was born May 1, 1935 in Jackson, Ky. to Granville and Evaline (Spencer) Fugate. She was married to Adam Wagers on July 26, 1952 in Knox. He preceded her in death Feb. 23, 2013.
Goldie lived a very busy and productive life raising nine children. Her favorite passion was her faith and loving her Lord Jesus Christ. She loved canning, quilting, and gardening. Everyone looked forward to her warm baked gingerbread.
Nettie Mae Bellman
May 15, 1915 - Oct. 19, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Nettie Mae Bellman, 98, of Bremen passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart. She was born May 15, 1915 to John and Susie (Mullet) Rouch. Nettie graduated from Eager Elementary School, Lakeville High School, attended Fort Wayne Bible College, and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University, Bethel College (B.A.) and Indiana University (M.S. EDU.) South Bend.
Marie Louise (Bernero) Alvis
Aug. 8, 1925 - Oct. 19, 2013
CULVER â€”Â Marie Louise (Bernero) Alvis, 88, of Culver, formerly of Argos, died Oct. 19, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor of Culver following a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 8, 1925 in Argos to Louis and Mary (Brizzolera) Bernero.
She had lived in the Argos community most of her life. In 1961 she moved to Indianapolis and returned to the Argos community several years ago.
On Jan. 5, 1961 in Plymouth, she married Roger Lee Alvis. He preceded her on June 15, 2013.
Donald D. Hepler
Oct. 20, 2013
NAPPANEE â€”Â Donald D. Hepler, 88, of Nappanee, died at 11:15 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at Bremen Healthcare Center.
Surviving are his children, Blake (Linda) Hepler, Nappanee, Patrice (Kenneth) Young, Mishawaka; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and a brother, Lamar Hepler, Nappanee.
Roy Allen Carr
Oct. 18, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Roy Allen Carr, 53, passed away of natural causes at 1:06 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center-Plymouth Campus.