Death notices 1-3-13

Terry A. Ingle
Jan. 1, 2013
BREMEN — Terry A. Ingle, 63, of Bremen died at 11:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Melinda (John) Polson, Bremen; son, T. J. (Melissa) Ingle, Plymouth; six grandchildren; sisters, Denise K. (Glen) Miller, Kathleen Doering, both of Milford, Marilyn (Gary) Stillwell, Syracuse; and a brother, David L. (Kim) Ingle, Nappanee.
Visitation is from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bremen. Burial will be in Bremen Cemetery with Military Graveside Services.
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Donald Ross Swartzell
Dec. 31, 2012
WINAMAC — Donald Ross Swartzell, 75, of Winamac died Dec. 31, 2012 at 10:34 a.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.
He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Nicolas Swartzell; sons, Steven (Bonnie) Swartzell, Monterey, James (Cletha) Swartzell, Winamac; daughters, Connie (Kevin) Roe, Winamac, Donna (Dale) Lindstrom, North Vernon; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and brothers, Jeffrey (Georgia) Swartzell, Winamac, John (Nancy) Swartzell, Winamac, David Swartzell, Winamac.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. Private funeral services will be held at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at Audrey J. Gorka
Dec. 31, 2012
KOONTZ LAKE — Audrey Jane Gorka, 76, died in her home Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Survivors include: one son, Greg (Yolanda) Gorka of Plymouth; one daughter, Ronda (Jerry) Seybert of Braidwood, Ill.; four grandchildren; and one brother, Ronald (Carol) Ecker of Turnersville, N.J.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. CST at St. Dominic Church, Koontz Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is handling arrangements To leave online condolences, go to

Naomi R. Richards
Jan. 1, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Naomi R. Richards, 87, of Plymouth, died at 10:13 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth Campus.
She is survived by her four children: Donald (Linda) Richards of Franklin, Ohio, Sandra (Bob) Holland of Plymouth, Deborah Boese of Cape Coral, Fla., and James (Phyllis) Richards of Plymouth; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 from 12 to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held immediately following visitation at 2 p.m. in the funeral home.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Online condolences may be left at
Linda M. Peterson
Dec. 31, 2012
SOUTH BEND — Linda M. Peterson, 62, of South Bend died at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in Hospice House, South Bend.
She is survived by three daughters, Teresa (David) Schmidt of LaPaz, Kim (Don) Brown of South Bend and Mistina (Gilberto) Canul of South Bend; son, Donnie (Sunday) Havens of South Bend; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Shirley Drzewiecki of Bristol, Susan Bogard of Koontz Lake, and Charlotte Glover of Arkansas.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 in the Palmer Funeral Home, 314 S. Michigan St., Lakeville. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be offered to Palmer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 33, Lakeville, IN 46536. Online condolences may be sent to