Death notices 10-1-12

Charlotte R. Brandt
Sept. 28, 2012
CULVER — Charlotte R. Brandt, 69, of Culver died Sept. 28, 2012 at 10 p.m. at Porter Regional Hospital, Valparaiso.
She is survived by her brother, Arnold (Nancy) Brandt of Winamac.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Frain Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at Frain Mortuary, Winamac, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Winamac.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Stroke Association. Online condolences may be offered at

Ryan Paul Freed
Sept. 28, 2012
NAPPANEE — Ryan Paul Freed, 2 months, of Nappanee, died at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his parents, Donald and Ashley Antonides Freed; a sister, Hailey Lynn Freed; brothers, James Albert George, Caleb Ray Freed; grandmother, Teresa Tomblin, Nappanee; grandfather, Donald Freed Sr., Nappanee; stepgrandparents, Jeffrey and Susan Robinson, Plymouth; great-grandparents, Demp and Lil Ritchie, Rome City; and Gene and Joan Guild, Hawaii.
Visitation is from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m. Burial will be in South Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Ryan Freed Memorial Fund c/o Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, P.O. Box 206, Nappanee, IN 46550.
Online condolences may be given at

Merry Elizabeth Coleman
Sept. 29, 2012
ROCHESTER — Merry Elizabeth Coleman, 43, of Rochester died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at 1:04 p.m.
She is survived by her daughter, Chelsey Coleman; a sister, Denise (Chris) Coffing of Macy; two brothers, Joe (Stacy) Gamble of Rochester, Andrew Coleman of Florida.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is an hour prior to services. Condolences may be made at

Harold L. Ailes
Sept. 28, 2012
MEDARYVILLE, — Harold L. Ailes, 77, of Medaryville died Sept. 28, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winamac.
He is survived by his wife, Betty M. Poisel Ailes; daughters, Cathy (Roger) Frinkel, Medaryville, Lyne (Mark) Conley, LaPorte, Cheryl (Kenny Messer) Ailes, San Pierre; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Hyslop, Highland, Barbara (Joe) Benish, San Pierre; and brothers, Roy (Joyce) Ailes, Lake Village, Paul (Lorraine) Ailes, Jacksonville, Fla.
Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville. Funeral services were held at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel Medaryville, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial is in White Post Cemetery, Medaryville.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at

Harold and Janetta Riggs Hoffman
Nov. 10, 1994, July 19, 2012
WINAMAC — A memorial service for Harold and Janetta Riggs Hoffman will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at the First Christian Church in Winamac. Visitation is at the church one hour prior to the services.
Harold H Hoffman died July 19, 2012. Priscilla Janetta Riggs Hoffman died Nov. 10, 1994 in Mesa, Ariz.
They are survived by two sons, Joe (Lynda) Hoffman of Plano, Texas, and Art (Dianne) Hoffman of Mesa, Ariz.; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three sisters, Janet Heims of Plymouth, Pearl Wheaton of Elkhart, and Mary Hoffman of Muncie.
Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.frainmortuary,com

James K. Sjoquist
Sept. 28, 2012
ARGOS — James K. Sjoquist, 71, of Argos died Sept. 28, 2012 at his home.
Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.