• Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Scott Dafforn

    Scott Dafforn Roanoke   Scott E. Dafforn, age 56, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at 6:29 am at his home.  Scott graduated from New Haven High School in 1982.  He was a manager at TruckPro and Power Train in Fort Wayne.  He was a member of Sonrise Church.  Scott was devoted to his family, an avid Cincinnati Reds baseball fan, collected baseball cards, and was known for his great sense of humor.   Scott was born January 5, 1964, in Fort Wayne, a …

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Ann Pownall

    Ann Pownall Las Cruces, New Mexico Ann Marie Pownall, age 62, of Las Cruces, New Mexico and formerly of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:45 pm at her home.  She graduated from Huntington North High School in 1975. She worked at Fort Wayne K-Mart distribution center for 16 years from 1981-1997.  Se then worked at Roanoke Woodworking from 1997-2002. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.      A…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Vera Orr

    Vera Orr Huntington   Vera Mae Orr, age 89, of Huntington, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019, at 12:03 am at Heritage of Huntington.  She graduated from Huntington High School in 1948 and worked as a bookkeeper at Farm Bureau Co-op in Warsaw for 24 years.  She was a member of the Warsaw Wesleyan Church and enjoyed reading.    Vera was born September 23, 1930, in Warren, a daughter of Ralph and Inez (Andrew) Stroup.  She married Fred Orr and he passed away in 2…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Sally Plasterer

    Sally Plasterer Huntington   Sally H. Plasterer, age 84, of Huntington, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 8:10 pm at Markle Health and Rehabilitation.  She graduated from Huntington High School.  She worked in the office at the Huntington Red Cross.    Sally was born February 23, 1935, in Huntington, the daughter of Rex and Colleen (Harrell) Hoffman.  She is survived by 2 daughters Dawn (Robert) Fiore of Fort Wayne and Cheryl Jeschke of Peru, a son Rex (…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Patricia Waldron

    Patricia Waldron Wabash Patricia A. “Pat” Waldron, age 80, of Wabash, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home.  She was a homemaker and member of Christian Heritage Church, Wabash.  She enjoyed puzzles and Hallmark movies.   Pat was born January 29, 1939, in Wabash, a daughter of Walter and Ethel (France) Ulshafer.  On October 2, 1963 she married Elba Earl Waldron in Wabash.  He passed away December 26, 1998.  She is survived by a son Randy (Coty) Waldr…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Harold Rich

    Harold Rich Huntington Harold P. Rich, age 94, of Huntington, passed away Monday, October 7, 2019 at 9:09 am at Parkview Huntington Hospital.  He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1943.  He worked at Caswell Runyan from 1946-1952, at Utah Electronics from 1952-1960 where he was Chief Engineer for the last four years, then worked at Pyle Industries as chief engineer from 1960-1989.  He was a member of Mt. Etna United Methodist Church and Warren Tractor Club.  He enjoy…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Clyde Sprowl

    Clyde Sprowl HUNTINGTON   Clyde W. Sprowl, age 62, of Huntington, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019, at his home.  He graduated from Huntington North High School in 1974 and attended IU Purdue.  He served in the US Army.  Clyde and his wife owned C & B PWB Design Services.  He was devoted to his family, and enjoyed computers, hunting and fishing.  He was a member of HAM Radio Operators and the NRA.   Clyde was born October 23, 1956, in Huntington, a…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Michael Federspiel

    Michael Federspiel Roanoke   Michael R. “Mike” Federspiel, age 51, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 at his home.  He graduated from Huntington North High School in 1986. He was owner- operator of Mike’s Body and Paint, doing exceptional paint and auto repair work. He left that profession due to health worries from all the chemicals used. He started his machine shop, Assured Products, becoming very knowledgeable in CNC programming, production and repair in many……

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Susan Barnes

    Susan Barnes Huntington Susan K. Barnes, age 78, of Huntington, IN, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019, at 4:00 am at Oakbrook Village, Huntington. She worked at Gemco in Andrews for 10 years, then at Majestic in Huntington, retiring after 25 years of service. She was an accomplished seamstress and quilter, and a member of Upper Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Jackson County, TN. Susan was born June 21, 1941, in Jackson County, TN, a daughter of Edgar W. and Martha Elizabeth (Barlow) Ba…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Nikki Abbett

    Nikki Abbett HUNTINGTON Nikki (Nik) A. Abbett, age 66, of Huntington, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019, at 1:15 pm at his home in Huntington. Nik worked at Clarks Reclamation and was a member of the VFW. Nik was born January 13, 1953, in Franklin, the son of Ottie and Dorothy (Hinen) Abbett. On July 4, 1986 he married Etta Aldridge in Roanoke and she survives in Huntington. Also surviving are a son Nik Aldridge of Huntington, a step-daughter Tonya (Cleaver) Angulo of Fort Wayne, 10 grandchi…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    William Sparks

    William Sparks Warren William L. “Bill” Sparks, age 55, of Warren, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019.  He had worked at Sid Feltts Repair in Montpelier.  He enjoyed golf, bowling, and woodworking, helped family and friends with his handyman skills, loved his grandchildren, and was an avid Colts fan.   Bill was born June 22, 1964, in Bluffton, the son of Leslie “Doc” and Dorothy (Denton) Sparks. His father passed away when he was young and he was raised by his mother and… Wil…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    David Huston

    David Huston Andrews David Leroy Huston, age 58, of Andrews, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:35 am in Andrews.  He served in the US Army, worked at Lawrence Construction in Fort Wayne, and was a member of Lagro American Legion.   David was born April 23, 1961, in Huntington, a son of David L. Huston and Carol Bailey Huston Patton. He married Dawn Martin in Andrews and she survives.  Also surviving are his father David Huston of Montpelier, a son Brandon Huston of Huntin…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Arden Spath

    Arden Spath HUNTINGTON Arden G. Spath, age 86, of Huntington, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:08 am at Parkview Randallia Hospital, Fort Wayne.  He had worked at Schadt Manufacturing, Neter’s Bakery, Turtle Creek Nursing Home,  Southtown Mall, Bob Miller’s Pharmacy, Millers Merry Manor, and retired from Pathfinders Rehabilitation of Indiana where he worked as manager of interstate rest areas for 18 years.  He enjoyed old cars, especially Thunderbirds.   Arden was b…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Patricia Lusch

    Patricia Lusch Huntington   Patricia L. Lusch, age 86, of Huntington, went to be with her Lord Sunday, June 23, 2019 at pm at Oakbrook Village, Huntington.  She was a caregiver for over 30 years.  She was a member of the First Brethren Church where she served as a deacon and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Society. She was also a member of Grandmothers Club. Pat lived to serve her church, family and friends.    Pat was born August 20, 1932, in Huntington, to El…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Robert Ulshafer

    Robert Ulshafer Wabash Robert L. “Bob” Ulshafer, age 77, of Wabash, went to be with his Lord Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 11:10 pm at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He graduated from Wabash High School and served in the US Army National Guard.  He worked at General Tire in Wabash for 42 years.  Bob faithfully attended Wabash Friends Church, and was a member of GWRRA and General Tire Union.  Bob loved riding his motorcycle and was recognized for being the oldest moto…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    John Paul

    John Paul Roanoke John J. Paul, age 63, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, May 30 at 9:27 am at his home.  He graduated from Homestead High School in 1974. He had worked at Omni Source and was a lifetime farmer at Paul Farms. He enjoyed animals, especially his dogs Zeus, Jada, Otto and Simon, and loved to spend time with family and friends.   John was born March 7, 1956, in Huntington, the son of Eldon and Kathryn (Close) Paul.  His father survives in Huntington.  Also surv…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Shirley Hull

    Shirley Hull Andrews Shirley A. Hull, age 83, of Andrews, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 10:27 pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center.  She was a homemaker and farmer’s wife.  She worked as a secretary for Indiana Molding (now Imco Co.) in Huntington.  She also worked at various offices & factories in Indiana, and for Citizens National Bank in the bookkeeping department and Hunnicut & Associates Appraisers Office in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Shirley was bor…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Merle Bucher

    Merle Bucher Wabash, Indiana It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend Merle Dean Bucher, age 66, of Las Cruces, NM, on November 14, 2018. Merle was born on June 4, 1952, in Wabash, Indiana, to Max and Elizabeth (Gump) Bucher. Merle was a devoted family man and well- respected mechanic. Merle served as the mechanic for UPS of Las Cruces for 32 years before his retirement.   Those left to mourn his passing include h…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Delores Miller

    Delores Miller Huntington   Delores I. Miller, age 93, of Huntington, went to be with her Lord Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 8:30 pm at Parkview Huntington Hospital.  She worked at Bradley Drug Store, Wolf & Dessauer, and then in the cafeteria at Lincoln Elementary School for 33 years, retiring in 1999.  She was a member of the former Good Shepherd Church and attended The Well.  She enjoyed collecting Precious Moments and spending joyous times with her family.   De…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Rhynard Abbett

    Rhynard Abbett Huntington   Rhynard L. Abbett, age 92, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 3:19 am at Parkview Huntington Hospital. He served in the US Army in Japan in WWII. He worked in maintenance for the Erie Lakawana Railroad for 17 years, for E-Systems for 17 years, and then as building maintenance supervisor for the Chronicle Tribune for 5 years. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and VFW Post #2689.   Rhynard was born on Au…