• Albion,  Avilla

    James “Jim” Knafel

    View James “Jim” Knafel Albion, Indiana Albion – James E. “Jim” Knafel, 70, of Albion, passed away at his home on Thursday June 20, 2019.  A life-long resident of Albion, he grew up on a farm in Noble County.  Jim was a 1967 graduate of Albion Jefferson High School.  Throughout his life, Jim had many jobs including McClure International Harvester dealership, was a mechanic at Leatherman Brothers Ford and at Black Chevy & Oldsmobile, worked at Dana in Ft Wayne, owned the Sun…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    James “Jim” Schmenk

    View James “Jim” Schmenk Avilla, Indiana Avilla – James E. “Jim” Schmenk, 80, of Avilla, passed away on Wednesday June 19, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.  He was born on Oct 6, 1938 in Avilla to the late Herman “Resy” and WIlma (Meyer) Schmenk.  He was a 1957 graduate of Avilla High School and later served in the US Army stationed in Germany from 1961 to 1963.  In 1961, he married Margaret Ross.  She preceded him in death in June of 2003.  He later married …

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Linda Delizer

    View Linda Delizer Deming, NM Linda (Teders) Delizer, 78, formally of Avilla, IN died May 28, 2019 at Jim Wood Home in Hatch, NM following a lengthy illness. Linda was born July 28, 1940 in Noble County, IN to Louis H. Teders and Bernadette C. Meyer. Linda taught in Catholic Schools, was principal and director of Religious Education in both IN and IL for over 40 Years. She taught in New Mexica for 5 years. In addition, Linda contributed to the research which led up to the writing of the manus…

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    Harold Ober

    View Harold Ober Albion, Indiana Harold Lee Ober age 84 of Albion, IN died Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Harold was born April 11, 1935 in Garrett, IN to Manford J. and Valera B. (Lung) Ober. He married Roberta D. Mynhier on November 26, 1958 in Wolcottville, IN. Harold was a Korean War Army veteran – serving from 1954 – 1956.  He was a farmer and maintenance person for INDOT, retiring in 2000. He was a member of the Sweet Church Community Organizat…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Norman Munson

    View Norman Munson Fort Wayne, Indiana Norman Munson, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at his home.  He was born on Jan 21, 1935 in Warsaw to the late Charles and Mable Munson.  Funeral service will be 5:00pm Friday May 17, 2019 at New Life Tabernacle, 609 Patty Lane, Kendallville, with visitation from 2:00pm until time of the service.  Graveside service will be held 11:00am Saturday May 18, 2019 at Highland Park Cemetery, 2403 E Wallen Road, Ft. Wayne.&nb…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Helen Slone

    View Helen Slone Rome City, Indiana Helen Slone, 73, of Rome City, passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2019 at Orchard Pointe Health Campus in Kendallville.  Funeral Service will be 11:00am Monday May 20, 2019 at Salem United Baptist Church, State Road 9 south of Rome City, with visitaiton one hour prior to the service.  Visitation also after 3pm on Sunday May 19, 2019 at the church, with an evening service at 6:00pm Sunday.  Burial will be at Orange Township Cemetery.  A com…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Adele Kienzler

    View Adele Kienzler Albion, Indiana Albion – Adele May (Lunch) Kienzler, 89, of Albion, passed away on Friday May 10, 2019 at North Ridge Village Nursing Home in Albion.  Funeral service will be 10:00am Saturday May 18, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Avilla, with visitation from 9:30am until service time.  Visitation also from 2-6pm Friday May 17, 2019 at Harper Funeral Homes, Avilla Chapel, 530 N Main St., Avilla.  Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery following cr…

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    Brenda Firestone

    View Brenda Firestone Albion, Indiana Brenda K. Firestone, of Albion, passed away on Wednesday May 8, 2019 at her home in Albion.  She was the daughter of the late WIlliam D. and Evelyn L. (Stump) Gaerte.  Brenda had many jobs throughout her life, including working at Tower Advertising in Ligonier.  She retired from Parker Hannifin in Albion.  She enjoyed reading, and had been a member of the Ladies Circle at the United Methodist Church and belonged to the Noble County Dem…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Harriet Page

    View Harriet Page Albion, Indiana Harriet Ellen (Rimmel) Page, 92, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at 1:47 p.m. at Northridge Village Nursing Home in Albion, where she had been a resident for the last 3 years. She was born Dec. 1, 1926, to Roscoe and Mary (Wiley) Rimmel in Noble County. Harriet was first married to Radean Hile, and later married Martin (Junior) Page. He preceded her in death in 2013. She graduated in 1944 from Albion High School. She worked as a secretary throughout the years for s…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Nick Weber

    View Nick Weber Kendallville, Indiana Kendallville – Nick A. Weber, 63, of Kendallville, passed away on Tuesday April 23, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.  He was born on March 1, 1956, in Wolf Lake, to the late Floyd and Martha (Davis) Weber.  Nick worked at Tower Automotive for many years, and recently retired from Dexter Axle.  He had been working part time with Banco in Kendallville.  He was a member of the Albion American Legion.  In his free time, Nick …

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    Duray “Bud” Barton

    View Duray “Bud” Barton Albion, Indiana Albion – Duray “Bud” Barton, 84, of Albion, passed away on Saturday April 20, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  Military graveside services will be conducted by US Navy and the Rome City American Legion at 11:00am on Wednesday April 24, 2019 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion.  Memorials to Riley Hospital for Children. Albion – Duray “Bud” Barton, 84, of Albion, passed away on Saturday April 20, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.&nb…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Bruce Portmess

    View Bruce Portmess Albion Albion – Bruce E. Portmess, 88, of Albion, passed away on Tuesday April 16, 2019 at his home.  He was born on March 7, 1931 in Spring Gap, West Virginia to the late Dewey and Gladys (King) Portmess.  On Dec 24, 1954 in Washington, DC, he married Gloria Singleton.  She preceded him in death on Nov 11, 2002.  Bruce was employed by Monsanto (Silgan Plastics) for over 34 years, retiring in 1996.  In his free time, he loved the outdoors.  He…

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    Madonna Brandenburg

    View Madonna Brandenburg Avilla, Indiana Avilla – Madonna M. (Ley) Brandenburg, 86, of Avilla, passed away on Tuesday April 16, 2019 at Presence Sacred Heart Home.  Please check back for complete obituary information. Avilla – Madonna M. (Ley) Brandenburg, 86, of Avilla, passed away on Tuesday April 16, 2019 at Presence Sacred Heart Home.  Please check back for complete obituary information. View   Send Flowers

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    Janet Fett

    View Janet Fett Ft. Wayne Fort Wayne – Janet L. Fett, 86, of Ft. Wayne, passed away on Friday April 12, 2019 at Presence Sacred Heart home in Avilla.  She was born on July 28, 1932 in Greenville, MI to the late Edward and Aliene (Briggs) Miller.  Janet is survived by her children, Dan Fett of Auburn, Dennis (Jodi) Fett of Ft. Wayne, and Lisa Fett of Ft. Wayne, 11 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald in 1978, and a …

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Shirley Cline

    View Shirley Cline Kendallville, Indiana Shirley Sue “Susie” Cline, 74, of Kendallville, lost her battle with cancer on March 13th 2019.  Susie was born in Elwood Indiana June 8, 1944 to the late Clarence L. and Iona H (Warner) Cline.  Susie lived her life in the Muncie and Kendallville areas.  Susie worked general labor throughout her life. When not working she was visiting friends and helping them any way she could.  Susie loved playing cards, putting together jig saw pu…

  • Albion,  Avilla

    Steven Hastings

    View Steven Hastings Ligonier, Indiana Ligonier – Steven Hastings, 67, of Ligonier, passed away on Wednesday April 10, 2019 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.  Please check back for complete obituary and service information. Ligonier – Steven Hastings, 67, of Ligonier, passed away on Wednesday April 10, 2019 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.  Please check back for complete obituary and service information. View   Send Flowers

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    Charlotte Adams

    View Charlotte Adams Ft. Wayne Fort Wayne – Charlotte L. Adams, 56, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday April 12, 2019 at Parkview Randallia Hospital.  She was born on May 12, 1962 in Fort Wayne to H. Ronald and Elizabeth A. (Waltenburg) Adams.  She had worked as a hospice and home health aid for Parkview Whitley.  In her free time, Charlotte enjoyed gardening and her animals.  She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Adams of Fort Wayne, brothers, Langdon (Debbie) Adams …

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    Cheryl Keister

    View Cheryl Keister Avilla, Indiana Avilla – Cheryl L. Keister, 70, of Avilla, formerly of Albion, passed away on Friday March 29, 2019 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.  She was born on April 27, 1948 in Kendallville.  She was married to Gary J. Keister, who preceded her in death on April 4, 2012.  Cheryl enjoyed cooking, crossword puzzles, spending time with her grandchildren, and being a mom.  She was a member of the Albion American Legion Post #246 Ladies Aux…