Death notices 8-8-11

Raymond Ira Clevenger 
Aug. 3, 2011
WALKERTON — Raymond Ira Clevenger, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth after a short illness.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; two sons, Dennis (Cindy) Clevenger of Tempe, Ariz. and Russell (Peggy) Clevenger of Elkhart; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at 3 p.m. EDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Cremation will take place after the service. Visitation is Saturday, Aug. 13 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Walkerton American Legion. To leave online condolences go to

Joseph A. Whetstone
Aug. 5, 2011
NAPPANEE — Joseph A. Whetstone, 78, of 232 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, Nappanee, died at 5:45 p.m., Friday, at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Katie; daughter, Emma Sue (Marvin) Yoder, Nappanee; sons, David (Ruth) Whetstone and Ernest (Marlene) Whetstone, both of Nappanee; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Anna (Paul) Graber, Guthrie, Ky.; brothers, Ervin (Edna), Topeka, John Henry (Wilma), Irvington, Ky., Amos Jr. (Katie Ellen), Goshen, David (Alma), Nappanee; and sister-in-law, Sylvia Whetstone, Nappanee.
Visitation was at the family residence Saturday, where funeral services were held at 9:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. Burial is in Borkholder Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.

James Harvey Funk
Aug. 6, 2011
ROCHESTER — James Harvey Funk, 81, of Rochester died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Hospital shortly after admission to the emergency room.
He is survived by daughter, Annemarie (Mark) Waychoff of Waynesburg, Pa.; stepchildren, Glendon (Jeff) Wilson of Rochester, Holly (George) Menifee of Nappanee, Scott (Leah) Smith of Evansville, Robert Smith and Brandon Smith both of Rochester; sisters, Isabelle (Wayne) Kamp of Akron, Martha J. (Bill) Schultz of Marble Falls, Texas, Elena Swihart of Silver Lake, Matilda Rose (Randy) Habeggar of Marble Falls, Texas, Helen “Susie” (Rafael) Quintanilla of Wabash, Judith Ann (Greg) Armstrong of Converse; two brothers, Robert E. “Bob” (Jane) Funk of Van Buren and Hugh (Rita) Funk of Rochester.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th Street, Rochester. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and an hour prior to services. A military honors service will be accorded by the Manitou VFW Post and the Leroy Shelton American Legion Post at the graveside in the Kewanna Citizens Cemetery. Electronic expressions of sympathy may be made to his family at