Death notices 7-12-11

Helen Ruff Pettigoue
July 11, 2011
NAPPANEE — Helen Ruff Pettigoue, 82, of 705 W. Centennial St., Nappanee, died at 12:35 a.m., Monday, July 11, 2011 at Bremen Healthcare. 
Surviving are daughters, Rita (Conrad) Tucker of Nappanee, Pamela Metzler of Elkhart; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters, Betty Canen of Lansing, Mich., Shirley Landin of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Elsie (Ralph) Snyder of Middlebury.
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Nappanee Missionary Church chapel and for one hour prior to the funeral service, which will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the church sanctuary. Burial will be in Union Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences may be given at

Jailyn Ruth Cassel
July 7, 2011
BREMEN — Jailyn Ruth Cassel was born in to the Lord’s hands July 7, 2011 in Bremen. She is survived by her parents, Chase Cassel and Lenae Bennitt both of Bremen; maternal grandparents, Todd and Jenny Bennitt of Bremen; paternal grandmother, Gina Cassel of Bremen; maternal great-grandparents, Bob and Judy Bennitt of Plymouth; and paternal grandfather, Gene Holdeman of Plymouth.
Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the Bremen Cemetery Chapel.
Visitation is one hour before the service at the chapel.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at