Death notices 2-27-13

Robert ‘Dennis’ Rhea
Feb. 25, 2013
BOURBON — Robert “Dennis” Rhea, 67, of Bourbon, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Rhea of Bourbon; two daughters, Denise Clark of Nappanee and Catherine Ann (Jason) Rinehart of Eugene, Ore.; a son, Robert Dennis Rhea Jr. of Pittsburg, Kan.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his mother, Catherine Rhea of Freeport, Maine; a brother, Rick Rhea of Freeport, Maine; and two sisters, Janine (Hank) Clemmons of Oregon, Wis. and Caroline (Charlie) McLaren of Kelseyville, Calif.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Camp Creek Church of the Brethren in Nappanee.
Visitation is Friday, March 1, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may go to the Camp Creek Church of the Brethren.
Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen is in charge of arrangements.

Amanda E. Kuhns
Feb. 26, 2013
ETNA GREEN — Amanda E. Kuhns, 84, of Etna Green, died at 2:42 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at her residence of natural causes.
She is survived by her husband, Eli; a daughter, Pauline Faye Kuhns, Etna Green; sons, Alton Jay (Treva) Kuhns and Ernest Lee (SuEtta) Kuhns, both of Etna Green, LaVern Dean (Arlene) Kuhns, Goshen; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothea Gingerich, Riverside, Iowa, Mary (Olen) Schrock, Kalona, Iowa, Ruth (Joseph) Graber, Spooner, Wis., Susie (Homer) Hershberger, Leon, Iowa, Martha (Enos) Kaufman, Etna Green; and brothers, Paul (Anna) Graber, Guthrie, Ky., Ralph (Sharon) Graber, Ft. Worth, Texas.
Visitation is after 1 p.m. Wednesday and all day Thursday at the family residence, 7426 W 850 N, Etna Green. Funeral services will be at the Marvin Miller residence (8903 N 800 W) at 9:30 a.m., Friday. Burial will be in Graber Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.

Velma I. Berger
Feb. 24, 2013
NAPPANEE — Velma I. Berger, 90, of Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw, formerly of Nappanee, died at 7:54 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw after an extended illness.
Surviving are daughters, Carol (Ronald) Klotz, Milford, Marlene Hirt, Monticello, Susan (Doug) Emerson, Bellvista, Ark.; a son, Loren Berger, South Bend; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a halfsister, Glenda Sheets, Nappanee.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee and for one hour prior to the funeral service, which will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday at the Nappanee United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Bremen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the church.
Online condolences may be given at

Adam Wagers 
Feb. 23,2012
KNOX — Adam Wagers, 82, of Knox died at home Feb. 23, 2013 at 5:40 p.m.
He is survived by his wife, Goldie Wagers of Knox; daughter, Lillie Mae (Paul) Ditlinger of South Bend; sons, Lonnie (Janet) Wagers of Argos, Martin Wagers of Indianapolis, Russell (Jo) Wagers of Argos, Adam (Barb) Wagers of Plymouth, Stephen (Lisa) Wagers of Knox, Troy Ambrose (Janice) Wagers of Plymouth, Timothy Wagers of Plymouth, 21 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation was held from 12 – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at The Odom Funeral Home in Culver with funeral services following at 2 p.m. Burial will be at The Maple Grove Cemetery in Argos. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice. The Odom Funeral Home in Culver is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent via the obituary page

Charles Miller
Feb. 26, 2013 
ROCHESTER — Charles Norman Miller, 83, of Rochester died at 1:45 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at his residence
He is survived by two daughters, Terri Miller of LaPorte and Kristine Lease of Rochester; a son, Christopher Charles (Beth) Miller of Rochester; three grandchildren; and a sister, Bette Reynolds of Rochester.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is one hour prior to the service Friday in the funeral home. Military rites will be conducted.
Memorials may be made to Hope Hospice of Fulton County.
Condolences may be made at