Archive - Obituary
October 13th, 2012
Lee E. Bricker
Oct. 12, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Lee E. Bricker, 82, of Nappanee, died at 5:10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at Millerâs Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma; daughters, Linda (Gerald) Hepler, Sandy (Mike) Mathews, both of Milford; sons, Randy (Theresa) Bricker, Wakarusa, Larry (Dee) Bricker, Nappanee; six grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; six great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; sisters, Zelma Weaver, Arizona, Sharon Stuber, Bremen; and a brother, James (Mary) Bricker, Mishawaka.
Oct. 6, 1928-Oct. 10, 2012
LEBANON âÂ Roma D. Garnand, 84, of Lebanon, formerly of Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at 1:25 p.m., at Homewood Healthcare in Lebanon.
Gerald âTonyâ Rudolph Denney
March 2, 1931-Oct. 10, 2012
ARGOS âÂ Gerald âTonyâ Rudolph Denney, 81, of Argos died Oct. 10, 2012 at 11:32 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center- Plymouth following a lengthy illness.
He was born March 2, 1931 in Plymouth to Robert E. and Flossie I. (Yeazel) Denney. He lived all of his life in the Argos community.
He married Ellen S. (Suzie) McCoige Aug. 6, 1972 in Plymouth.
He was school crossing guard for the town of Argos for 16 years; he retired in 1979.
Harry J. Pearce Jr.
Oct. 10, 2012
WINAMAC âÂ Harry J. Pearce Jr., 62, of Winamac died Oct. 10, 2012 at 3:09 p.m. at IU Health La Porte Hospital, La Porte.
He is survived by his wife, LeeAnn Pearce; son, Michael (Jodi) Pearce, South Bend; daughter, Megan L. Leazenby, Washington, D.C.; father, Harry J. Pearce, Elkton, Md.; and sister, Charlotte Ann Pearce, Townsend, Del.
Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The Lions Club will conduct services at 5 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Daniel L. Rannells
Aug. 29, 1931-Oct. 10, 2012
KOONTZ LAKE âÂ Daniel L. Rannells, 81, of Koontz Lake, formerly of Hamlet, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at Doctorâs Hospital, Bremen.
Margaret Ann âMargieâ Smith
Aug. 22, 1929-Oct. 9, 2012
MISHAWAKA âÂ Margaret Ann âMargieâ Smith, 83, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Margaret Ann âMargieâ Keyser was born Aug. 22, 1929 in Plymouth to Ford I. and Eva C. (Lackey) Keyser.
June 11, 1949 Margie married Robert D. Smith in Bainbridge. Together for 63 years they lived in Greencastle, Plymouth, South Bend and Mishawaka. They have spent their winters in Lake Placid, Fla. since 1991.
Sr. Longinia Pobiedzinski
Oct. 8, 2012
DONALDSON â Sr. Longinia Pobiedzinski PHJC, 98, of Donaldson, died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 in the Catherine Kasper Life Center on the grounds of Ancilla Domini.
Surviving is one sister-in-law, Edith Runnerson.
Visitation will be held in the Catherine Kasper Chapel, 9601 Union Road, in Donaldson Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 from 4:30 â 8:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Catherine Kasper Chapel, at 11:15 a.m. Thursday.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery at Ancilla Domini.
Mary Etta Schmucker
Oct. 8, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Mary Etta Schmucker, 75, of Nappanee, died at 10:45 a.m., Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at her residence after an illness with cancer.
Fred James Gunther
Dec. 23, 1959-Oct. 5, 2012
OSCEOLA â Fred James Gunther, 52, of Osceola, passed away at 7:40 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka after a battle with lung cancer. Fred was born Dec. 23, 1959, in Plymouth, the son of Fred H. and Dorothy (Kopetski) Gunther. He graduated from LaVille High School.
May 8, 2012-Oct. 4, 2012
Rylee Shepherd, 4 months, passed away Thursday Oct. 4, 2012 at 8:50 a.m. in his residence. He was born May 8, 2012 to Tara Amor and Brian Shepherd.
He is survived by his parents, a sister Nevah Shepherd of New Haven, maternal grandparents Sue Walters of Nappanee, and Terry Amor of Plymouth, paternal grandparents Shelia Shepherd of Warsaw and Elbert Shepherd of Warsaw, maternal great-grandmother Opal Poe of Warsaw, and paternal grandmother Peggy Amor of Plymouth.