• Angola,  Butler

    Jimmie Surfus

    Jimmie Surfus Springfield, Ohio JIMMIE S. SURFUS, 84, of Springfield, passed away on December 27, 2019 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born in Dekalb County, Indiana on September 6, 1935 to the late Ralph and Ilah (DeLong) Surfus. Jim retired from Navistar International in 1998 after many years of service in the Ft. Wayne and Springfield plants. Following retirement, he worked nearly 20 years for Jeff Wyler in Springfield. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in North Hampton, a…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Carolyn Hastreiter

    Carolyn Hastreiter Angola Angola:  Carolyn Sue Hastreiter, 83, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019   at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.She was born August 14, 1936 in Rome City, IN. to the late Fred and Marie (Noadstein) Stenner. Carolyn was a hairdresser for 60 years working in the Angola area. She was a huge Indiana University and Indianapolis Colt’s fan, and had belonged to the Angola Moose Lodge #1568. Surviving are three sons; Dave M. Hastreiter of St. …

  • Angola,  Butler

    Janie Willms

    Janie Willms Angola     Angola:  Janie Louise Willms, 59, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born May 2, 1960 in Angola to the late Robert C. and Betty J. (Sams) Waite.  She was a 1978 graduate of Angola High School. Janie was employed at Cameron Hospital in Angola, previously she had worked at ATM Autoform Tool & Mfg., Angola and Millennium Industries  Ligonier, IN. She was a devoted mom, grandmother, sis…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Naden Davis

    Naden Davis Butler:  Naden Patton Davis, 65, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019.  She was born on Wednesday, November 11, 1953 in Angola to the late Buford and Patsy (Gibson) Patton. She enjoyed camping, mushroom hunting, spending time with her family and being a loving mother and grandmother.  Surviving are four sons; John Patton of  Nappanee, IN., Duane (Jennifer) Ross of Avilla, IN., Billy (Kelly) Ross of Butler, IN., and Michael (Christie) Ross of LaOtto, IN., 13 gra…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Russell “Rusty” Tom

    Russell “Rusty” Tom Angola Angola:  Russell “Rusty” S. Tom, 59,  passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 surrounded by his family at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born on March 24, 1960 in Fort Wayne to Edward N. and Betty M. (Fox) Tom.  Rusty was a 1979 graduate of Ft. Wayne Northrup High School. He worked at the House of Glass in Angola for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating, hiking and just being in the wilderness. “Time spent with his childr…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Nancy Hook

    Nancy Hook Butler Butler:  Nancy Norene (Leppelmeier) Hook, age 84, passed away Monday,  October 28, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born August 30, 1935 in Farmer, Ohio to the late Alvin F. and Sadie M. (Baerlin) Leppelmeier.  She was a graduate of Edgerton High School. Nancy was united in marriage to Samuel Donald Hook on September 1, 1957 in Edgerton, OH. and he preceded her in death on June 8, 2015. Nancy was employed with Don Hook Farms as a…

  • Angola,  Butler

    Phyllis Pierce

    Phyllis Pierce Butler Butler:  Phyllis Ann Pierce, 70, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Parkview DeKalb Hospital in Auburn. She was born June 25, 1949 in Seward, Alaska to the late William J. and Vera Darlene (Mann) Heisler.  She married John W. Pierce on November 2, 1968 at Forbes AFB, Topeka, Kansas and he survives. Phyllis and John belonged to the Kessler Kountry Line Dancing Club in Auburn. She enjoyed dancing, reading, hiking, eating out and being with her family. Surviv…

  • 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…

  • Angola,  Butler

    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…

  • Angola,  Butler

    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…

  • Angola,  Butler

    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 …