Death notices 9-16-11

Letha F. Flory
Sept. 13, 2011
NAPPANEE — Letha F. Flory, 92, of Nappanee, died at 5:05 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, at her residence.
Surviving are a son, John Flory, Leesburg; daughters, Janet (Larry) Burckhart, Melbourne, Fla., Bonnie Wiedemen, Bourbon, and Debbie Schmucker, Goshen; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Betty Hughes and Lucille Maxson.
Visitation is from 3 to 8 Thursday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Rev. Mark Reige officiated and burial will be in Stony Point Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Camp Creek Church of the Brethren. Online condolences may be given at

Joel Dewain Graber
Sept. 13, 2011
GOSHEN — Joel Dewain Graber, 75, of Goshen, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at 2 p.m. at IU Health LaPorte Hospital.
He is survived by companion Mary Jane Pendleton; two daughters: Sandra (Jeff) Owen of Wakarusa and Renita (Scott) Moon of Carmel; two sons: Ken (Tammy) Graber of Goshen and Terry Graber of Nappanee; four sisters: Verna (Simon) Zook of Goshen, Martha Beachy of Franklin, Ky., Barbara (John) Mast of Nappanee and Betty (Floyd) Hochstetler of Nappanee; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Saturday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18, from 12-2 p.m. at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, Wakarusa. Funeral services are at the funeral home Sunday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Yellow Creek Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family for burial expenses. Condolences may be sent to

Dr. Brian Allen Zeider
Sept. 9, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY — Dr. Brian Allen Zeider, Ph.D, 31, of Salt Lake City, Utah died Friday, Sept. 9, in Salt Lake City. 
Survivors include father Michael Zeider of Plymouth, mother Nancy Zeider of Indianpolis, brother Brandon (Rachel) Zeider of Houston, Texas, sister Brittany (Dan) McCormick of Indianpolis and niece Emma, maternal grandmother Phoebe (John) Schwemin of Bass Lake. 
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen and will be officiated by Pastor Marc Royer. Burial will take place at the Bremen Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brian Zeider Scholarship Fund. The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Helen E. Long
Sept. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Helen E. Long, 66, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10:10 a.m. at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.
Arrangements are being handled by Van Gilder Funeral Home.