Death notices 1-31-13

Ruth E. Beachy
Jan. 28, 2013
BREMEN — Ruth E. Beachy, 37, of Bremen died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at her home.
She is survived by her husband, Todd of Bremen; a daughter, Trinity Beachy; three stepchildren, Cody, Danica, and Dion Beachy; her parents, Eli and Clara Borkholder of Bremen; seven brothers, Steve Borkholder, Glenn Borkholder, Everett Borkholder, Paul Borkholder, all of Nappanee, Marvin Borkholder, Lyle Borkholder, and Nelson Borkholder, all of Bremen; five sisters, Sharon Miller, Margaret Borkholder, Mary Schmucker, Regina Bontrager, and Nora Borkholder, all of Bremen.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at 2 p.m. at The Pond, 3791 E. County Line Road, Bremen. Burial at the Bremen Cemetery, will follow the service.
Visitation is Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 from 2 to 8 p.m. at The Pond. There will also be a time of visitation two hours prior to the service Friday.
Memorials may be given to the Trinity Beachy Education Fund.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

Thomas P. McGrath
Jan. 30, 2013
KNOX — Thomas P. McGrath, 88, died Jan. 30, 2013 in Golden Living Center, Knox.
Surviving are three daughters, Maggie (John) Rotering of Englewood, Fla., Molly McGrath of Knox and Teri Ferguson of Zanesville; three sons, Patrick (Mary) McGrath of Michigan City, Steve (Debra) McGrath of Lititz, Pa. and John (Joan) McGrath of Knox; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. CST at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Knox. Burial will follow at the Bass Lake Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Monday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Golden Living Center, Knox. To leave online condolences, go to

Janice M. Murfitt
Jan. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Janice M. Murfitt, 92, of Plymouth died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2013 at 4 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth. Services are pending with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.