Death notices 2-8-12

James L. Slabaugh
Feb. 6, 2012
NAPPANEE — James L. Slabaugh, 63, of 402 Northwood Circle, Nappanee, died at 1:02 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at Lakeland Loving Care Center, Milford after an extended illness.
Surviving are his daughter, Tammy Jo (Terry Witcher) Francis, Bristol; his mother, June L. Slabaugh, Nappanee; four grandchildren; and brothers, Russell Dean (Peggy) Slabaugh, Lake Zurich, Ill., Steve Slabaugh, Nappanee, and Michael (Shirley) Slabaugh, Hindman, Ky.
Visitation is from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Burial will be in South Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society or IU Health, Goshen Care at Home Hospice.
Online condolences may be given at

Vern B. McKee
Feb. 7, 2012
CULVER — Vern B. McKee, 79, of Culver died Feb. 7, 2012 at Life Care Center, Rochester.
He is survived by his wife, Miriam McKee of Culver; daughters, Cindy Riester of Plymouth, Denise (David) Bohm of Mountain View, Mo., Jana McKee of Plymouth; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Odom Funeral Home, Culver, with service to follow at 7 p.m.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Marshall County Humane Society.
Letters of condolence may be sent via the obituary page at
The Odom Funeral Home of Culver is in charge of arrangements.