Death notices 1-29-13

Oscar ‘Oz’ B. Smith Jr.
Jan. 26, 2013
LaPORTE — Oscar “Oz” B. Smith Jr., 89, died Jan. 26, 2013 at his home.
He is survived by his wife, Georgiana; sons, Gary (Cathy) Smith of Woodbridge, Va., Michael G. (Gloria) Smith of LaPorte; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation was Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at Braman & Sons Memorial Chapel, 108 S. Main St., Knox from 6 to 7 p.m. CST with a Masonic service to follow. Funeral services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. CST at the funeral home with visitation from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Betty L. Harper
Jan. 26, 2013
ROCHESTER — Betty L. Harper, 82, of Rochester died at 11:42 p.m. Jan. 26 at St. Vincent’s Heart Care Center of Indianapolis.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur; a daughter, Sharon (Kevin) Bockover of Twelve Mile; a son, Donald Harper of Rochester; three sisters, Della Wilson of South Bend, Ruth (Brice) Carrithers of Peru, and Aretha Mills of Rochester; a brother, David (Kathy) Floyd of Nyona Lake; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be in the Good Family Funeral Home and Cremation Center at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Burial will be in the Akron Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and an hour prior to services. Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Cancer Society through the Northern Indiana Community Foundation. Online condolences may be made to at

Yolanda Fonseca
Jan. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Yolanda Fonseca, 51, of Plymouth died Jan. 27, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. at her home.
Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.