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Death notice 11-19-12

November 19, 2012

Mary E. (Beam) Gridley
Nov. 18, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Mary E. (Beam) Gridley, 87, of Plymouth, died Sunday morning in the Grace Village Health Care Facility in Winona Lake.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Services will immediately follow at 3 p.m. in the funeral home, with burial in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts may be given to the First United Church of Christ or the Macular Degeneration Foundation.
A complete obituary will appear in the Tuesday edition of the Pilot News.

Robert C. Arvesen
Nov. 18, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Longtime Lawrence Lake resident Robert C. Arvesen, 83, died at 5:17 a.m. Sunday in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth Campus.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will be in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. or St. Joseph’s Indian School, Chamberlain, S.D.
A complete obituary will appear in the Tuesday edition of the Pilot News.

Frances James Miller
Nov. 17, 2012 
ROCHESTER — Frances James Miller, 80, of  Rochester died at 4:12 a.m. Nov. 17, 2012 at Logansport Memorial Hospital, Logansport. 
She is survived by three daughters, Barbara (Steve) Foster of Rochester, Carolyn (Rex) Marquart of New Paris, Cheryl (Brian) Jennings of Plymouth; a son, Larry (Mary) James of Kewanna; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. in the Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services.
Online condolences may be made at

Larry A. Kensinger
Nov. 18, 2012
HAMLET — Larry A. Kensinger, 73, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Lois; one daughter, Cory (John) Wilson of Knox; three sons, Rick (Kathie) Kensinger of Hamlet, Randy (Toni) Kensinger of Fishers and Keith Kensinger of Hamlet; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one sister, MaryAnn (Lon) Bolen of Greenwood.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. CST at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Knox. Burial will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. To leave online condolences, go to

Patsy Daly
Nov. 11, 2012 
ROCHESTER — Patsy  Daly, 80, of  Rochester died at 11:50 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Rivercrest Specialty Hospital, Mishawaka.
She is survived by her husband, John; two daughters, Cathy Hoesel, Kimberly Hoesel; a son, Steven (Cathy Jo) Hoesel all of Culver; a brother Charles (Mary Jo) Crull of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be made at

Mary (Holtz) Rishling
Nov. 17, 2012
NAPPANEE — Mary (Holtz) Rishling, 59, of Nappanee, died at 5:41 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Elkhart General Hospital unexpectedly after a short illness.
Surviving are her husband, Robert “Bob” Rishling; daughter, Christa (Travis) Burkholder, Nappanee; son, Chad (Bethany) Rishling, Milford; six grandchildren; sisters, Marlene Alsfasser, South Bend, Judy Gearhart, Knox, Cherie (Jerry) Hoover, Hanna, Karen (Jim) Carney, Nappanee, Sally Holtz, Westville, Debra Holtz, Knox, Sue Holtz, LaPorte, Cindy (Jon) Eichelberg, Westville, Kathy (Mark) Rogers, St. Louis, Mo.; and brothers, Ralph (Tina) Holtz, Valparaiso, Jeff (Cindy) Holtz, Phoenix, Ariz.
Visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 24 at the funeral home. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Association.

Dorothy Virginia Mummy-Berkey Farrer
Nov. 17, 2012
BREMEN — Dorothy Virginia Mummy-Berkey Farrer, 86 of Bremen died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Bremen.
Arrangements are pending at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
Condolences may be sent at

Mable A. Daulton
Nov. 17, 2012
ROCHESTER — Mable A. Daulton, 96 of Rochester died at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17,  at Hickory Creek at Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.

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