Death notices 6-23-11

Margaret A. Hurford
June 21, 2011
MONTEREY — Margaret A. Hurford, 50, of Monterey died June 21, 2011 at 3:47 p.m. at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winamac.
She is survived by her husband, Michael R. Hurford of Monterey; parents, William and Lena Shideler Zehner of Monterey; daughters, Marla M. Hurford, Melinda A. Hurford, and Miranda E. Hurford, all of Monterey; sons, Michael E. Hurford, Matthew W. Hurford, and Mark J. Hurford, all of Monterey; two granddaughters; brothers, Joe (Sandy) Zehner of Plymouth, Bill Zehner of Monterey, Matthew (Carol) Zehner of Monterey, and Mark (Jannie) Zehner of Culver; sisters, Amy (Don) Housinger of Winamac, Loretta (John) Deason of Plymouth, and Marcella (Chad) Hopple of Plymouth.
Funeral mass will be held at St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church, Culver, Monday, June 27 at 10 a.m. Burial will take place at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Monterey.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at Frain Mortuary.
The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church, Culver.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

Veloice L. Whitsel
June 20, 2011
BREMEN — Veloice L. Whitsel, 95, of Bremen died Monday, June 20, 2011 at the Bremen Health Care Center.
Survivors include four daughters, Barbara Crothers of Bremen, Marcia Osterbur of Bremen, Helen (Keith) Bellman of Bremen, and Katie Delong of Bryon, Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sister, Delores Harris of Delphi.
Funeral service was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011 at the Bremen Cemetery Chapel.
Friends called from 4 p.m. until the time of service Thursday at the chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bremen.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Jerry Lee Burkett
June 23, 2011
ROCHESTER — Jerry Lee Burkett, 71, of 1082 E. 375 N. Rochester, died Thursday, June 23, 2011 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; daughter, Jeralyn (Steven) Hines of Rochester; son, Jay (Robin) Burkett of Chicago; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Dick (Margaret) Burkett of Rochester, and Don (Jackie) Burkett of Rochester.
Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Richland Center Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Rochester Fire Department, the Richland Center United Methodist Church or to Hope Hospice of Fulton County.
Electronic expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at