• Auburn,  Waterloo

    Bill Mosley

    Bill Mosley Bill Mosley, age 77, of Kendallville passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.  He was born on March 25, 1941 in Knott County, Kentucky.  Bill married Dorothy Creager on October 20, 1958.  They were married for 25 years until she preceded him in death on November 10, 1984.  On March 16, 1996 he married Anna M. Christner in South Milford, Anna resides in Kendallville. He worked for both the Kendallville Found…

  • Dugger

    Larry Pigg

    Larry Pigg Larry G. Pigg, 69 of Dugger, IN passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Carlisle, IN.             He was the son of Noel Pigg Sr. and Eva (Crichfield) Pigg.             Larry was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Noel Pigg Jr., two sisters, Norma Hicks, Barb Hamilton and grandchild, Patrick Kraus. Larry enjoyed spending time with his family and being outdoo…

  • Lafayette

    Jeanette Simonson

    Jeanette Simonson of Boulder, Colorado passed away peacefully, surrounded by love and family after a short and sudden illness on September 17, 2018.   Jeanette was born in Detroit, Michigan and later lived in Florida and California before making her longtime home in Boulder Colorado.  Prior to marrying the love of her life, Wayne Simonson, Jeanette was a legal secretary and avid skier.     Jeanette was the loving mother to 6 children, grandmother to 10 children, great-grandmother to 1, and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.  Jeanette earned her BS in Nursing from Regis University in 1992 and continued her dedication to service by driving a UN convoy in Yugoslavia during the…

  • Orleans

    Timothy L. Pemberton

    Timothy L. Pemberton, 61, of Orleans, passed away at 9:45 AM on Friday, September 21, 2018 at his home. He was born April 5, 1957 in Bedford, IN, the son of Cecil and Janet “Peggy” (James) Pemberton. He married Kathy Knight on August 16, 1995 and she survives. He was employed at French Lick Resort and previously employed at Essex in Orleans for many years. He graduated from Mitchell High School. He is survived by his wife of Orleans; father of Mitchell; two daughters, Tannya James of Loogootee and Tristda Cook (Caleb) of Orleans; one step son, Andrew Evans of Orleans; thirteen grandchildren; three brothers, Randy, Kevin and Brian Pemberton.…

  • Brown County

    Thelma ‘Jean’ Dailey

    Thelma “Jean” (Parsley) Dailey, 87, of Brown County,  passed away peacefully  Wednesday evening, Sept. 19, 2018 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. The Rev. Mary Cartwright will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from

  • Vincennes

    Richard Wood

    Richard “Rick” E. Wood, 54, of Vincennes, IN, passed away Sept. 20, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. Rick worked in the warehouse at Goodwill. He was an avid Dale Earnhart fan and a Dallas Cowboys fan. Born June 3, 1964 in Vincennes, IN, he was the son of Ben and Catherine (Wininger) Wood. Surviving is his mother, Catherine Tomson of Arlington, TX; his father, Ben Wood, of Vincennes, IN; his daughter, Reba Wood of Indianapolis, IN; his sisters, Mary Wood of Red Oak, TX, Sheila Tomson of Mansfield, TX, Jamie Woods and her husband, Robert, of Bedford, IN,  and Kelly Magill and her husband, David, of Bedford,…

  • Auburn,  Waterloo

    Evelyn Ridge

    Evelyn Ridge Butler – Evelyn L Ridge, 90 of Butler went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday September 20, 2018 at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler. She was born July 27, 1928 in Jackson Township, Auburn, IN to Arthur Murwood and Berniece Beatrice (Peters) Friend. She was a 1946 Graduate of Spencerville High School. She was the Butler License Branch Manager for 22 years. Evelyn was a member of the Waterloo United Methodist Church, Butler PTA, Farm Bureau since 1948, Friendship Grange #2…

  • Vincennes

    David R. Pruitt

    David R. Pruitt, 75, of Vincennes, passed away at 12:30 am Friday, September 21, 2018 at GentleCare of Vincennes with his wife and step-daughter at his side. He was born September 17, 1943 in Vincennes to Paul and Dorothy (Thompson) Pruitt. David had worked at Wonder Bread and Vincennes University and was a graduate of Fritchton High School and Vincennes University. David was a ham radio operator for many years as he talked to every country except two. He loved deer hunting and was an avid Lincoln Alice basketball fan and Green Bay Packer fan.  David loved his dogs, Missi and Maddi, and loved going to his great grandsons’ activities.…

  • Elkhart

    Bennie Leroy "Pops" Leazenby

    Bennie Leroy “Pops” Leazenby July 13, 1942 – September 20, 2018 ELKHART- Bennie Leroy “Pops” Leazenby, 76, of Elkhart, passed away Thursday September 20, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 13, 1942 in Elkhart to Ernest Leroy and Evelyn Mae (Grandstaff) Leazenby. On April 25, 1970 in Elkhart he married Karen Marie Moses. Karen survives along with 5 children, Lori (Stephen) VanDiepenbos of Goshen, Benjamin (Cherie) Leazenby of Granger, Brian Leazenby (Sherry Burner) of Bristol, Brad Leazenby of Elkhart, Timothy Leazenby of White Cloud, MI; 6 grandchildren, Courtney, Shaylee and Rebecca VanDiepenbos, Luke, Ethan and Samantha Leazenby and his mother-in-law, Marie Moses of…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Christopher Wright II

    Christopher Wright II Christopher W. Wright II, 16, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018. He was born to Christopher and Rosemary Wright on August 18, 2002 in Indianapolis. Christopher was a sophomore at Franklin Community High School. He was a member of the Franklin Community High School Marching Band, Blue Regiment. Christopher loved to read, draw, listen to music, and go climbing. He enjoyed traveling with his grandparents. Christopher loved to go fishing with his grandpa. He…

  • Gaston,  Yorktown

    Donald Williams

    View Donald Williams Donald F. Williams, 83, of Yorktown, passed away on Wednesday evening, September 19, 2018 at Yorktown Manor.   Donald was born May 28, 1935 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Charles and Clarinda (Harbough) Williams. He was a 1953 graduate of Yorktown High School and went on to earn several degrees from Ball State University, Taylor University, and Cornell University. Donald was an antique dealer and restorer for many years. He had also worked as a teacher at the Bethel …

  • Mitchell

    Krista Dawn Fields

     SEYMOUR – Krista Dawn Fields, 44, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018, at her residence. Born March 4, 1974, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Barney and Carolyn S. (Blackburn) Goins.  She married John Eric Fields September 11, 2015.  Her first marriage was to Charles Lee Cooper who preceded her in death September 24, 2007. Krista was a registered nurse and had been employed at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Surviving:husband,John Eric Fields of Seymoursons,Zachary Cooper of MitchellLandon Cooper of Bedfordstepdaughter,Makayla Rae Robrecht of Greenwoodparents,Barney and Carolyn Goins of Bedfordgrandson,Wesley Cooperfather-in-law,Larry Fields of Bedfordbrother-in-law,Stacey Fields of Bedfordsisters,Debra Goins of BedfordTeresa Haase of MitchellShannon (Jim) Roach of Mitchellseveral…

  • Pierceton,  Warsaw

    Rosemary D. Turner

    Rosemary D. Turner, age 93, of Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne, IN passed away at 7:25 AM in Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne, Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born March 19, 1925 in Fort Wayne, IN to Henry and Fern Louise (Lindsay) DeFravel. Rosemary was united in marriage to William Turner on July 10, 1945 in Fort Wayne at Baer Field Army Air Corps Barracks. He preceded her April 10, 2010. She was a homemaker and a former Operator for General Telephone. Her memberships include; Trinity English Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne and American Legion Post #296 Auxiliary of Fort Wayne. Survivors include her sons Robert “Bob” (spouse Julie) Turner…

  • Mishawaka

    Sister M. Arlene Gonsiorowski

    View Sister M. Arlene Gonsiorowski Funeral Mass is 11 am Tuesday, September 25, at St. Francis Convent with burial at St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation is 5 – 7 pm Monday at St. Francis Convent.  Survivors include two brothers, Dan from Griffith and Jack from Kokomo. Arrangements are by Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka. Funeral Mass is 11 am Tuesday, September 25, at St. Francis Convent with burial at St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation is 5 – 7 pm Monday at St. Francis Convent.&…

  • Gary,  Hobart,  Merrillville

    John Robert Sanchez

    > JOHN ROBERT SANCHEZ > Age 53, of Munster, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. John had a passion for movies and music. He was a true thespian & appeared in several local plays at various theaters in Northwest Indiana. He had the lead role in only his second play "Guilty Conscience" at the Towle Theater, Hammond, IN; John’s other passions were his beloved Chicago Cubs, Bears, Blackhawks & IU Basketball. Family get togethers and holidays were spent playing poker, board games & charades. He spent nearly every Halloween with his brother Joe & family in Cincinnati. John was a graduate of Merrillville High School. He was born in…

  • Indianapolis

    Bruce Allen Melton

    Bruce Allen Melton, 59, of Franklin, passed away at his residence on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 12:08 a.m. He was born on March 21, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri to Ernest and Shirley (Blanton) Melton. Bruce was a mechanic. He enjoyed fishing and cooking for others. He is survived by his significant other Tammy Crum of Franklin; children, Bruce Jr. (Jamie) Melton and Danielle (Corey) Melton, all of Morton, WA; grandchildren, Dylan Allen Melton of Chehalis, WA and Tanner Allen Baca of Morton, WA; siblings, Keith Edward Melton of Cuba, MO, Tina Marie Cook of Farmersville, IL, John Melton Sr. of Spanaway, WA, Wanda Morris of Farmersville, IL, and…