Death notices 9-13-11

Melva May Sanders
Sept. 12, 2011
ROCHESTER — Melva May Oliver Sanders, 92, of Washington Street, Rochester, died at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at her residence.
She is survived by her daughters: Ruth Ellen Ballinger, and husband Dave of Granger, Patricia Mellinger, and husband Greg of Rochester; Maxine Cowels, and husband Don of Rochester and Debra Dell, and husband Dennis of Rochester; and sons: Junior Oliver and wife Verna of Kewanna, Walter Edward Oliver, and wife  Valery of Pierceton, Robert John Oliver of Rochester and Harry James Oliver, and wife Sandy of Angola; two step-sons: John Sanders Jr. of Joliet, Ill., Minard Sanders of Fort Wayne; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday  and one hour prior to the services at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester
Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, with Rev. Junior Bose officiating.
Burial will be at Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or  the Fulton County Cancer Fund, through the Northern Indiana Community Foundation and Hope Hospice of Fulton County.
Electronic expression of sympathy may be made to her family at

Gloria Jean Friebe
Sept. 12, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Gloria Jean Friebe, 68, of Plymouth, died Monday, Sept. 12 at her home.
Services are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, Plymouth.