• Angola,  Butler

    Patsy Burton

    Patsy Burton Sturgis, Michigan   Sturgis, MI:  Patsy Marie Burton, 43, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 results from a car accident. She was born March 5, 1976 in Angola to John and Nadene (Patton) Ross. She loved spending time with her family and being outdoors. She is survived by her husband, Troy W. Burton of Sturgis, her father, John (Mary) Ross of LaGrange, her mother, Naden (Patton) Davis of Butler, one son; Matthew W. Cooper of Butler, one  daughter; Patsy Aschlem…

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    Melody Morrow

    Melody Morrow Hamilton Hamilton, IN.: Melody A. Morrow, 76, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at DeKalb Health, Auburn. She was born October 9, 1942 in Rensselaer, IN. to the late Wilbur A. and Virginia (Ross) Long.  She married Lloyd E. Morrow on February 1, 1971 in Waterloo. Melody retired from Universal Tool & Stamping with 20 years of service. She also worked at the Butler Hotel, 10 yrs and Dekko Wire, Butler, 7 yrs. She enjoyed facebook, fishing, cooking, swap meets, gara…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Nancy Middleton

    Nancy Middleton Auburn Auburn, IN:  Nancy Lou Middleton, 73, passed away on Saturday, September 21,2019.  She was born on April 29, 1946 in Auburn, IN. to the late Raymond H. and Genevieve E. (Poper) Casebere.  She was a graduate of Butler High School class of 1964. She was a member of the Hicksville American Legion Post #223, Hicksville Eagles F.O.E 3556, VFW of Hicksville, Hamilton Fish and Game Club and the Auburn Moose Lodge #566. She was a Huge Elvis Presley fan and also l…

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    Gloria Boger

    Gloria Boger Auburn Auburn:  Gloria (Jane) Boger, 80, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 at home in Auburn. Jane was born August 28, 1939 in rural DeKalb County to the late John R. and Mary R. (Hogan) Dickson. She attended school at Butler High School. Jane was united in marriage to Clarence A. Boger on August 14, 1953 and he preceded her in death on June 4, 2015. She retired with 40 years of service from Cooper Tire in Auburn.  She enjoyed puzzle books, doll and music box collec…

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    Donald Simpson

    Donald Simpson Angola   Angola:  Donald R. Simpson, 86, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Parkview Hospital on Randallia Dr. in Fort Wayne.  Donald was born April 6, 1933 in Alvordton, OH to the late Earl D. and Elsie (Oyer} Simpson.  He married Judy K. (Wills) Simpson on August 8, 1956 in Metz, and she survives.  Don was a farmer and worked for the Steuben County Highway Department for 35 years, retiring in 1995.  He had been a member of the Land O’ L…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Nathan Carnahan

    Nathan Carnahan New Haven New Haven:  Nathan T. Carnahan, 28, formerly of Butler, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 in New Haven, IN. Nathan was born July 30, 1991 in Defiance, Ohio to Rita Carnahan. He was a graduate of Eastside High School.  He worked in the shipping department at Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Auburn. Nathan was a member of the CCC (Classic City Center for Arts & Athletics) Waterloo, where he enjoyed kick boxing, boxing and working out. He also was a member …

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    Brittany High-Stinson

    Brittany High-Stinson St. Joe, IN.:  Brittany Kay High-Stinson, 32, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at DeKalb Health in Auburn.  She was born June 8, 1987 in Auburn.  Surviving are her parents; Matthew John and Jodi Lynn (Houser) Traster of Butler, Ty High of Summerville, South Carolina, one son; Camden High of St. Joe,  one step-bother; Logan Traster of Auburn.  Maternal  grandparents; Sharon and Jack Wallace of Butler, grandparents; John and Becky Traster o…

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    Ellen Bond-Bowen

    Ellen Bond-Bowen Butler Butler:  Ellen Jean Bond Bowen, 93, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler.  She was born November 5, 1925 in Fort Wayne to the late Glenn and Mary Geneva {Hagerty) Oberlin. She sang in her younger years in the Big Band Era and her stage name was “Ann Barry.” She was married in 1943 to G. Thomas Bond in San Francisco, Calif.  She was later united in marriage to Forrest “Woody” Bowen on October 16, 1973 in Newville, IN and he……

  • Angola,  Butler

    Marian Sanders

    Marian Sanders Orland Orland:  Marian E. Sanders,  90, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Angola. She was born Wednesday, March 6, 1929 in Snyder County, Pennsylvania to the late Austin and Carrie (Herman) Beaver. She attended and graduated 12 years of school. She was united in marriage to Richard D. Sanders, January 29, 1948. He preceded her in death July 6, 2014. Marian had worked for the Orland Telephone Co. and later Prair…

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    Victoria Hopkins

    Victoria Hopkins Butler Butler:  Victoria J. (Flueckiger) Hopkins, 70, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in Butler.  She was born October 20, 1948 in Wooster, Ohio to the late Raymond and Mary Irene (Fleming) Flueckiger.  She was a 1968 graduate of Eastside High School.  Victoria worked at Universal Tool and Stamping in Butler 13 years, Tower Automotive in Auburn15 years and Laurel’s of DeKalb in Butler as a CNA 25 years. She enjoyed working in her flowers beds, doing …

  • Angola,  Butler

    Marian Penix

    Marian Penix Angola Angola:  Marian J. Penix, 92 passed away Tuesday evening, July 9, 2019 at Aperion Care (Lakeland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center) in Angola.  She was born November 10, 1926 in Orland to the late Floyd O. and Lissie (Fair) Stayner.  She graduated from Orland High School in 1945. Marian married A.J. Booth in 1947 and he preceded her in death in 1958. She married Leo Penix in 1963 and he preceded her in death in 1979.  She loved to play cards, do puzzl…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Jay Moore

    Jay Moore Kendallville Kendallville, IN: Jay H. Moore, 77, formerly of Butler, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne.   Mr. Moore was born May 13, 1942 in Butler to the late Marion “Pete” and Ercel Mae (Tyson) Moore.  He was a graduate of Butler High School, he worked for BF Goodrich in Woodburn for 34 years, retiring in 1998.  Jay was a volunteer on the Butler Fire Department for 19 years, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2733 in Bu…

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    Eugene Munger

    Eugene Munger Butler:  Eugene LeRoy Munger, 85, passed away on May 10, 2019. He was born on January 31, 1934 in Hillsdale County, MI to the late Roy “John” and Sarah “Sadie” (Wilson) Munger.  Mr. Munger was a retired truck driver, and served in the U.S. Air Force.  He is survived by his wife Carol (Taylor) Munger of Butler. A graveside service was held on May 14, 2019 at the Flint Cemetery in Steuben County.   Butler:  Eugene LeRoy Munger, 85, passed away on May 10, 2…

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    Marilyn Nelson

    Marilyn Nelson Butler Butler:  Marilyn Louise Nelson (Beebe) left this life peacefully May 28, 2019 at the age of 87, her son Dennis Nelson by her side.  She was born in Auburn on January 28, 1932 to John and Mary (Hills) Beebe, Marilyn was the second of six children. Marilyn loved her Family, Square Dancing, Euchre, Crocheting, Country Music, Gospel Music and Bible Study.  One of her deep passions was in helping others and received numerous awards for her volunteer efforts at …

  • Angola,  Butler

    Charles Albertson, Sr.

    Charles Albertson, Sr. Butler Butler:  Charles E. Albertson, Sr., 70, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola. Mr. Albertson was born July 21, 1948 in Hicksville, OH to the late Bill W. and Beverly (Figg) Albertson.  He was a 1967 graduate of Edgerton High School and served in the U.S. Air Force.  He married Connie K. (Osbun) Albertson on March 10, 1979 at the Free Bible Tabernacle Church in Butler, and she preceded him in …

  • Angola,  Butler

    Thomas Mack

    Thomas Mack St. Joe, IN:  Thomas A. Mack,  77,  passed away Friday, May 18, 2019. He was born in Hillsdale, Michigan on July 19, 1941 to the late Richard and Juanita (Thomas) Mack.  He married Shirley Coburn on May 30, 1956 and she preceded him in death on September 28, 2003. Thomas served in the National Guard.  He previously worked at Universal Tool & Stamping in Butler and then drove truck for Bohran Trucking in Garrett for 8 years.  He was the Spencervill…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Clarence Bender

    Clarence Bender Tampa, Florida Clarence Arnold (Ben) Bender, aged 93 years, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Tampa, Florida. He grew up in Jackson, Michigan, the son of Dorothy Deloris Healy Bender and D.C. Bender. Mr. Bender is survived by his wife, Brunilda Sequeira Bender of Tampa, Florida; a son by a previous marriage, Dennis Lee Bender; and one grandson, Dennis Bender, Jr. Clarence joined the United States Marine Corps during World War II and served for 3 years in the Pacific Th…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Doris Guinnup

    Doris Guinnup Butler Five days short of her 102nd birthday, former Butler, Indiana resident Doris Irene (Campbell) Guinnup died on December 25, 2018 at the Newark Manor Nursing Home in Newark, Delaware, having suffered a stroke that evening. Doris was born on December 30, 1916, on her parent’s farm in the northeast corner of DeKalb County, Indiana (Troy Township) to Byron James Campbell (1891-1975) and Mary Gertrude Everetts (1892-1942) She was the second of four children born to Byron and Ma…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Larry Ruch

    Larry Ruch Rockwood, Michigan Butler:  Larry E. Ruch, age 85 of Rockwood, MI. passed away peacefully April 8, 2019. He was born on November 4, 1933 in Ft. Wayne, IN to the late Glen and Bernice Ruch. He was the loving husband of Saranell Ruch and previously the late Iretta Ruch. Dear father of Patrick (Amy) Ruch of Flat Rock, MI., Gregory (Merrilyn) Ruch of Carleton, MI. and the late Michael Ruch.  Proud grandfather of 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Marita Lovell

    Marita Lovell Angola Angola:  Marita D. Lovell, 85, died suddenly Monday, April 1, 2019 at home in Angola.  Marita was born September 9, 1933 in Winchester, IN to Everett H. and Martha Louise (Fenimore) Coddington. She retired from her full time work at the Steuben County Auditor’s office in 1999, after which she worked part time at United Way, and helped update the map records in the auditor’s office. Previously, she served as the head cook at the Metropolitan School District of St…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Carl Sain

    Carl Sain Angola Angola:  Carl Lynn Sain, 67, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Carl was born August 30, 1954 in Fort Wayne to the late Joseph D. (Pappy Jo) Sain and Anna Francis (Stephens) Fox.  He graduated from Prarie Heights High School in 1972.  Carl worked at the Kmart store in Angola for 10 years and at Meier’s in Angola for 5 years.  He married Jean Ann (Rodgers) Sain on November 10, 1973 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Bonnye (Stayner) Hoyer

    Bonnye (Stayner) Hoyer Angola Angola:  Bonnye J.(Stayner) Hoyer, 75, passed away Saturday March 2, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Bonnye was born July 4, 1943 in Bronson, MI to the late George Smith and Glendora (Johnson) Parsell.  She graduated from Orland High School in 1961.  She married Roger D. Hoyer on August 20, 2015 at Lake Missionary Church, Angola.  Bonnye was a gas attendant at the Meijer Gas Station in Angola for 10 years and previously employed as…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Ronald Stout

    Ronald Stout RONALD E.STOUT, age 77 of Crossville, TN. passed away February 12, 2019. He was born April 18, 1941 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Raymond and Martha (Hunt) Stout. He was retired after many years as a truck driver know as “T-Bird” from Renner”s Express of Fort Wayne, IN. and USF Holland of Nashville, TN., he also was the owner of T-Birds Restaurant in Butler Indiana, for many years. He retired in Crossville, TN. known as “Egg Man Ron” where he enjoyed raising… RONALD E.STOU…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Deborah Whitacre

    Deborah Whitacre   Butler:  Deborah L. Whitacre, 63 passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019. She was born June 28, 1955 in Hammond, IN to the late Allen M. and Rosemary Blair.  She enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandkids. Surviving are 2 sons; Michael E, (Kari) Whitacre of Albion, IN and Eddie (Natile) Whitacre of Hoagland, IN and 1 daughter Sacha Whtacre of Gary, IN. 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  Also suriving is a brother; Allen Blair of Louisian…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Kathryn Dove

    Kathryn Dove Butler Butler: Kathryn L. Dove, 74, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Laurels of DeKalb, Butler.  She was born July 29, 1944 in Kankakee, IL to the late Donald F. and Marjorie L. (Bryant) Anderson. Kathryn graduated from Butler High School Class of 1962.  She was united in marriage to Larry L. Dove on April 11, 1964 at the Butler United Methodist Church in Butler and he survives.  She worked for over 20 years at Magnavox in Garrett. She was an EN…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Janet Jacobs

    Janet Jacobs Butler Auburn:  Janet M. Jacobs, 78, formerly of Butler, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Ashton Creek Health & Rehab Center in Fort Wayne.  She was born October 1, 1940 in Defiance, OH to the late William E. and Janet “Irene” (Marsh) Burkmire.  Janet was a graduate of Butler High School Class of 1958.  She was united in marriage to Frederick “Lee” Jacobs on July 11, 1964 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Edgerton OH and he… Auburn:&nb…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Virginia Hill

    Virginia Hill Hamilton Hamilton:  Virginia A. Hill,  97, passed away peacefully at home on Friday January 4, 2019 surrounded by her beloved family. She was born July 29, 1921 in Paulding County, OH, Blue Creek Twp. to the late Harold R. and Dorothy (Mosier) Auman.  She graduated from Haviland & Scott School, Haviland, OH. in 1939. She met her future husband, Robert Hill in Lima, OH. while they were both employed at General Electric. They were united in marriage on June 17, …

  • Angola,  Butler

    Glyda Arnold

    Glyda Arnold Pleasant Lake Pleasant Lake:  Glyda M. Arnold, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Aperion Care Angola. She was born May 5, 1931 at her family home in Pleasant Lake, IN., to Chester Sr. and Chloe (Sands) Heckathorn. She attended Pleasant Lake High School. Glyda was united in marriage to John M. Arnold on August 28, 1948 and he preceded her in death on March 20, 1988. She retired from Universal Tool & Stamping, Butler after 29 years of employment. F…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Blaine Nichols

    Blaine Nichols Angola Blaine A. Nichols, 85, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 at Aperion Care Angola.  He was born on August 26, 1933 to the late Arthur and Myrtle (Hoffman) Nichols.  He graduated from Angola High School in 1952. He married Ellen E.(Milliman) Nichols on June 23, 1955 at the Angola Methodist Church.  He was employed by Watkins Oil Co. in Hillsdale, MI for 20 years.  Blaine was in the Indiana National Guard for 20 years. He was a life member of the Amer…

  • Angola,  Butler

    James Harter

    James Harter Lagrange Lagrange:  James E. Harter, 83, formerly of Butler, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Cameron Community Memorial Hospital in Angola. James was born in Butler January 30, 1935 to the late Clark E. and Anna Rhoda (Obendorf) Harter.  He graduated from Butler High School in Butler. He retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years of service. He was a Viet Nam veteran.  He married Soon O.(Chung) Harter when he was stationed in Korea on March 13, 1959, and sh…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Rutheda Overholser

    Rutheda Overholser Butler   Butler:  Rutheda (Ruth) J. Overholser, 79, passed away on December 8, 2018 at Laurel’s of DeKalb in Butler.  She was born June 9, 1939 in Butler to the late Roy Franklin and Hilda G. (Searfoss) Moughler. She married Stanley Dean Overholser on September 6, 1975 at Full Gospel Assembly Church in Edwardsburg, MI, and he preceded her in death 2012. She loved to read, loved to visit with friends and having coffee during the visits.  She loved to coll…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Eugene “Gene” Reese

    Eugene “Gene” Reese Angola Angola:  Eugene “Gene” L. Reese, 88, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola.  Gene was born February 24, 1930 in Elkhart, IN. to the late Boyd and Whaneta (Stewart) Reese.  Gene was a 1948 graduate of Elkhart Central High School. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1950-1954 during the Korean War.  He married Marjorie (Hesterman) Reese on May 31, 1959 at Zion Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Cor…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Joan Staup

    Joan Staup Angola Angola:  Joan Elizabeth Staup, 88, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola.  She was born on  July 25, 1930 in Metamora, OH to the late Glenn and Nellie (Farison) Carr.  Joan married Robert W. Staup on July 31, 1948 in Metamora, OH.  Robert preceded her in death on July 3, 2015.  Joan was very proud to be a minister’s wife,  she taught many Sunday school classes, led the women’s…..