Death notices 12-16-10

Mary Kathryn Balsley
Dec. 14, 2010
BREMEN — Mary Kathryn Balsley, 87, Bremen, died at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at her residence.
She is survived by her husband Louis; son, Jeff (Susan) Balsley of Kalamazoo, Mich.; daughter, Chris (Kevin) Hershberger of Bremen; five grandchildren; eight grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Elaine Conley of Elkhart and Lois Schrader of Los Angeles, Calif.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17 at Mishler Funeral Home, 2030 S.R. 331, Bremen.
Funeral Services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Bremen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ or Hospice of Marshall County.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.mishlerfuneralhomes.com.

Everett T. Beagle
Nov. 28, 2010
BOURBON — Everett T. Beagle, 80, of Bourbon, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010 at Miller’s Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy (Patty) Summy; children: Bradley Beagle of Avon, Teresa Savill of Bourbon and Cheryl Mast of Carlsbad, Calif.; and three grandsons.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s e-mail at deaton-clemens@cyberlinkint.com

Clinton ‘Bud’ Crull
Dec. 15, 2010
LEITERS FORD — Clinton “Bud” Crull, 76, of Leiters Ford, died at 1:41 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
Arrangements are pending with Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.

James A. Hodges
Dec. 13, 2010
WARSAW — James A. “Jimmy” Hodges, 34, of Warsaw, died at 1:18 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw.
He is survived by his mother, Judy Foster Scott of Warsaw; father, James (Debra) Hodges of Rochester; fianceé, Christine Miller of Warsaw; a sister, Leslie Hodges of Warsaw; brothers: Larry “Pete” (Jill) Thompson of Bourbon, Chad (Missy) Thompson of Warsaw, and Wesley Hodges of Tippecanoe.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home,
115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17 at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Bourbon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart association.

Ruth L. Straker 
Dec. 15, 2010
WALKERTON — Ruth L. Straker, 90, of Miller’s Merry Manor, Walkerton, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. 
She is survived by sisters, Rose Schmanski of South Bend and June Dolz of Florida; and brothers: Jerry Tuttle of Grovertown, Stanley Tuttle of Arizona and Dick Tuttle of Argos. 
There will be no services or visitation. 
Cremation will take place with burial at a later date. 
Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. 
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.rannellsfuneralhome.com.

Elbert V. Young
Dec. 15, 2010
ROCHESTER — Elbert V. Young, 89, Rochester, died at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 15, 2010 at his residence.
Arrangements are pending with Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.