Death notices 11-18-11

Theola I. Atkins
Nov. 13, 2011
SOUTH BEND — Theola I. Atkins, 93, of 16796 Colony Drive, South Bend died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at 10:24 p.m. at Sanctuary of Holy Cross in Mishawaka. Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.

Donna Belle Grossman
Nov. 15, 2011
ROCHESTER — Donna Belle Grossman, 84, of Rochester, died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Visitation services will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St. in Rochester.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra K. Tucker and husband John of Fort Wayne and Connie Jo Parish of Tipton; three sisters; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton County Cancer Fund or Riverview Community Church or Alzheimer’s Association.
Electronic expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at

Delores M. Young
Nov. 17, 2011
BREMEN — Delores M. Young, 80, of Bremen, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at the Bremen Health Care Center.
Survivors include husband Robert W. Young of Bremen; two sons, Larry L. (Evelyn) Young of Nappanee and Rodney H.H. Young of Bremen; three daughters, Cheryl D. (Greg) Long of Angola, Susan K. (Tim) Michaels of Ft. Wayne and Debra J. VanNess of Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one daughter-in-law, Maria Yoder of Topeka.
Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 and 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen. Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Life Apostolic Church, Nappanee.

Rodney K. Barbknecht
Nov. 9, 2011
HAMLET — Rodney K. Barbknecht, 52, of Monroe, Ga., formerly of Hamlet, died Nov. 9, 2011 in Georgia following a short illness.
Survivors include his parents, Lee Barbknecht of Conyers, Ga. and Dorothy Barbknecht of Knox; daughter, Amber (Eric Colley); granddaughter, Cheyenne of Ga.; step-son, Joshua Russell of Ga.; brother, Gary (Davina) Barbknecht of Grovertown; sister, Nancy Barbknecht of Valparaiso and special friend, Penny Langford of Ga.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Georgia.