Death notices 12-6

Christian Jay Snyder
Dec. 5, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Christian Jay Snyder, 40, died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at his residence following a long term illness.
He is survived by his wife, Kris, two sons, Tyler and Trenton, both at home; his mother, Darlene Snyder; and a brother, Mark Snyder.
Visitation is Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery.
A complete obituary will follow in Friday’s edition.

Orpha Hilda Lough
Dec. 1, 2012
ROCHESTER — Orpha Hilda Lough, 97, died Dec. 1, at 5:55 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital.
She is survived by her daughters, Betty Jean Myers of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Patricia Ann (William) Rogers of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Ann Lough of Culver; son-in-law, Phillip Alber of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at the Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, and an hour prior to services Tuesday. Burial will be in the Richland Center IOOF  Cemetery. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Burton-Richland Center United Methodist Church or the Fulton County Historical Society Museum. Online condolences may be made at

Kathryn Miller
Dec. 5, 2012
ETNA GREEN — Kathryn Barbara Elizabeth Myers Miller, 94, of Etna Green, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at 5:03 a.m. at Bremen Healthcare Center.
Surviving are daughters, Ruth Jane Miller of Etna Green, Mary (Larry) Fervida of Nappanee, Susan (Dewayne) Bixler of Nappanee, and Patsy (Don) Kline of Etna Green; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Thursday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and from 12 to 2 p.m. Friday, at Hepton Union Church, until the 2 p.m. service. Burial will follow at Sandridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hepton Union Church or to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be given at