Death notices 11-15-11

Earl G. Weidner
Nov. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH —  Earl G. Weidner, 82, of Plymouth died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 in Atria Tanglewood Trace Assisted Living, Mishawaka.
He is survived by children, Kevin D. (Carolyn) Weidner of Glendale, Ariz., Karen E. Prebys of Greenwood, Kathleen A. (Ken) Thomas of Chesapeake, Va., Karol L. Weidner of Virginia Beach, Va., Karla J. (Fred) Malecki of Granger, Keith A. (Jill) Weidner of South Bend; eight grandchildren; and brother, Charles T. Weidner of Naples, Fla.
Visitation is Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Family Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:45 p.m. in the funeral home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Michael Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.
Burial will follow in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.

Bethel Myrtle Huber
Nov. 14, 2011
BREMEN —  Bethel Myrtle Huber, 89, of Bremen died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 at the Hospice House of South Bend.
Survivors include sons, Ted (Maureen) Huber of Newburgh, Marty (Connie) Huber of Bremen; daughters, Kathy (Gary) Heller of Bremen and Susan (Dwayne) Gooch of Bremen; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Marcia Corl of Syracuse, Mary Aker of Plymouth, Vivian Walker of South Bend, Charlotte Edel and Loma Snyder both of Bremen.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at the First United Church of Christ in Bremen. Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at the Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bremen High School Athletic Fund.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

Colleen J. Ridenour
Nov. 13, 2011
LIGONIER —  Colleen J. Ridenour, 76 of Ligonier, formerly of this area died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at 12:35 a.m. in Unity Medical & Surgical Hospital of Mishawaka.
She is survived by her children; Fredric E. (Rebecca) Hossler of Dodgeville, Wis., Carmen L. (Sheridan) Terry of Ligonier, Michele Souther of Marion, and Margaret (Terry) Allen of Gas City; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and brother, Larry Hossler of Wolf Lake.
Visiation will be Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at 11 a.m. in Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Bourbon.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Association.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

Madeline J. Tessner
Nov. 12, 2011
GROVERTOWN —  Madeline J. “Snookie” Tessner, 69, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson.
Survivors include two sons, David (Julie) Tessner Jr. of Koontz Lake and Donald (Peggy) Tessner of Knox; one daughter, Pam Singleton of Knox; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters and two brothers Don and Fred Sobieck. 
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at 11 a.m. CST in Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will be at the Grovertown Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday after 9 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the Starke County Humane Society. To leave online condolences go to

Stanley ‘Stash’ L. Bugno
Nov. 11, 2011
ROCHESTER —  Stanley “Stash” L. Bugno, 83, of Rochester died Friday at 3:54 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; daughter, Joy (James) Bennett of Harlington, Texas; sons Dr. Craig (Susan) Bugno of Rochester, Curt (Pamela) Bugno of Marlton, N.J.; 12 grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth, Dorothy, Theresa and Mary; and brothers, David and Louis.
Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and an hour prior to his services. Burial will be at Rochester’s IOOF Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the Manitou VFW Post and the LeRoy Shelton American Legion Post. Condolences may be left at