Death notices 10-24-11

Lester Hochstetler
Oct. 21, 2011
BREMEN — Lester Hochstetler, 79, of Bremen died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at the Community Hospital of Bremen.
Survivors include wife, Bert Hochstetler of Bremen; brothers, Dale L. (Dee) Hochstetler of Bremen, Howard (Leona) Hochstetler of Milford and Raymond (Sharon) Hochstetler Jr. of Franklin, N.C.; and sister, Neva J. (Arlen) Slabaugh of Plymouth.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen. Burial will follow at the South Union Cemetery, Nappanee with military honors. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Hospice or to the Bremen Missionary Church.

LaVerne ‘Bud’ Rosenbaum
Oct. 21, 2011
HANNA — LaVerne “Bud” Rosenbaum, 84, died Friday, Oct. 21, at LaPorte Hospital. 
He is survived by his daughter, Susanne Knutsen of Hanna, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his brother, Dan (Janet) Rosenbaum of LaPorte; and his sister, Karolyn Mills of Hanna. 
A funeral service will be held at First Lutheran Church in Hanna at 2 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Oct. 26, with visitation one hour prior to the service. A graveside military service will be held at Hanna Cemetery following the service. Memorial contributions can be made to First Lutheran Church in Hanna. Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel, is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, go to

Bill Beliles
Oct. 21, 2011
ROCHESTER — Bill Micheal “Mike” Beliles 63, of Rochester, died at Woodlawn Hospital at 4:05 p.m. Friday. 
He is survived by his wife, Idella Louise Beliles at home; daughters, Brooke (Kevin) Waters of Orlando, Fla., Laura (Christopher) Oginsky of Lapaz; and sons, Kevin (Susan) Beliles of Hassfurt, Germany, Bill Micheal Beliles Jr. of Williamsburg, N.C., Hermon (Belinda) Beliles of Rochester.
Funeral will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Ann Klasnja
Oct. 21, 2011
ROCHESTER — Ann Klasnja, 92, of Rochester died Friday at 7:40 p.m. at Life Care Center of Rochester. 
She is survived by daughters, Diane Dodge of Rochester, Frances Ostrowski of Calumet City, Ill., Helen Ruda of Garden Homes, Ill. and Georgene (Arthur) Draves of Rockford, Ill.; and sister, Helen Price of East Side Chicago, Ill.
A private service will be held Tuesday at the Good Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rochester’s IOOF Cemetery.

Rosalie E. Lowry
Oct. 21, 2011
CULVER — Rosalie E. Lowry, 94, formerly of Culver, died Oct. 21, 2011 at Grace Village, Winona Lake. The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

Roderick A. Martindale
Oct. 23, 2011
CULVER — Roderick “Rod” A. Martindale, 80, of Culver died Oct. 23, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver. The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.