Death notices 2-22-13

Kenneth A. Ross
Feb. 20, 2013
HAMLET — Kenneth A. Ross, 49, died Feb. 20, 2013 in IU Health LaPorte Hospital, LaPorte.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy; three daughters, Cassie (David) Faverty and Shannon (Jiles Scott) Ross, all of Hamlet and Ashley (Travis) Keen of Knox; four grandchildren; his father, Kenneth (Doris) Ross of Hamlet; four sisters, Kathy Loftus of Hamlet, Tina Napierkowski of Plymouth, Kim Ross of Knox and Eva Ross of Knox; one stepbrother, Douglas Dickson of Knox and one stepsister, Jodi Dickson of Knox.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at 2 p.m. CST in Rannnells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will follow at Eagle Creek Cemetery, Knox. Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association. To leave online condolences, go to

Robert M. Townsend
Feb. 21, 2013
ROCHESTER — Robert M. Townsend, 88, of Rochester, died at 6:05 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Woodlawn Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; two sons, Larry G. (Sheri) Townsend of Plymouth, Paul D. (Melba) Townsend of Roann; four sisters, Mary Catherine Gast, Norma Jean (Gene) Vedder, Donna Maxine (Raymond) Overlander, Carol Ann (Bob) Bradway; two brothers, Harold LeRoy (Georgia) Townsend, Jack Lee (Wanda) Townsend all of Rochester; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery where military rites will be conducted.
Memorials may be made to the 1st Baptist Church, 1000 Main St., Rochester, IN 46975 or to Riley Hospital for Children, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
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Dale V. Thompson
Feb. 21, 2013
ARGOS — Dale V. Thompson, 92, formerly of Argos, died Feb. 21, 2013 at 9:20 a.m. at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.