Death notices 12-15-11

Wanda Jean Clark Keiser
Dec. 14, 2011
KNOX — Wanda Jean Clark Keiser, 76, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 in IU Health Starke Hospital, Knox, after a sudden illness.
She is survived by her husband, Bruce “Ken” Keiser Sr.; children, Sandra (Steve) Dunek of California, Mary Jo (Mark) Ross of Walkerton, Bruce Keiser Jr. of Knox, Perry (Dena) Keiser of California, Patti (Mark) Scaggs of Knox, Paula (Dean) Corey of Knox and Allison (Steve) Mroczkiewicz of Attica; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara Matlock of Illinois and Shirley Murphy and Caroline Garner, both of Arkansas. 
Funeral services will be Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at 11 a.m. CST in Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Knox. Visitation is Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Monday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. To leave online condolences go to

James K. Carlson
Dec. 14, 2011
KNOX — James K. “Jim” Carlson, 40, of Knox died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Darcy; children, Zachery, Alexander, AJ, and Savannah, all at home; parents, James C. and Andrea Lockridge Carlson of Bluffton; sisters, Raine (Joe) Spott of Schererville, Diana (Jim) Yonker of Bluffton, and Christine (Mike) Rotheker of Elkhart.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. CST with visitation starting at 9 a.m. at MC Smith Funeral Home, 153 E. Washington St., Knox. Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Richard L. Smith
Dec. 13, 2011
MACY — Richard L. Smith, 75, of 6073 N. Lake Shore Drive, Macy, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. at his residence.
He is survived by his daughters, Debra Stinson of South Bend, Crystal (Jerry) Murray of Lafayette, Cynthia Meyers of Wheatfield; sons, Richard (Cathy) Smith of Waxahachie, Texas, Steven (Becky) Smith of Grandview Texas, and Randall Smith of Alverado, Texas.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is two hours prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice.

Richard Tucher
Dec. 13, 2011
GREENFIELD — Richard Tucher, 52, Greenfield died Dec. 13, 2011.
Services will be Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan–Memorial Park, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis with visitation from noon until service.

Barbara E. Swanson
Dec. 15, 2011
LEESBURG — Barbara E. Swanson, 78, Leesburg, died at 11:10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 15, at Kosciusko Community Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.