• 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…

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    Edwin “Ed” DeWald

    View Edwin “Ed” DeWald Greeneville, TN Edwin “Ed” Kohler DeWald, age 84, of Greeneville, Tennessee died Sunday, August 4, 2019.    Mr. DeWald was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he graduated from Central Catholic High School.  He went on to graduate from St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN.  He married his friend and sweetheart, Harriet Jean Bowers in 1957. He lived and worked in Huntington, IN where he was a member of the library board, the YMCA board and …

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    Richard Mann

    View Richard Mann Huntington Richard J. Mann, 87, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Oakbrook Village, Huntington, IN. Richard was born on February 3, 1932, in Fort Wayne, IN, to Kenneth and Keturah (Fox) Mann who preceded him in death.  Richard married Shirley R. Earhart and she survives. Richard was a 1950 graduate of Huntington High School and then graduated from Purdue University with a Mechanical Engineering degree.   He served in the United Sta…

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    Leo Scheer

    View Leo Scheer Huntington Leo H. Scheer, 95, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at The Heritage Pointe of Huntington, Huntington, IN.  Mr. Scheer was born on January 10, 1924, in Huntington, IN, to Leo N. and Naomi Ruth (Mygrant) Scheer.  His parents preceded him in death.  Leo married Dagmar E. Carlson in 1948.  She preceded him in death on May 26, 1982. Leo graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1942.   Mr. Scheer served three…

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    Dwight Hinds

    View Dwight Hinds Huntington Dwight J. Hinds, 96, of Huntington and formerly of Big Lake, IN, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Markle Health & Rehabilitation, Markle, IN. Mr. Hinds was born on January 10, 1921, to Paul and Mary (Pinkerton) Hinds. His parents preceded him in death. He married Kathern L. Roebuck on July 20, 1941. She preceded him in death December 29, 2016. Mr. Hinds served in WWII at Normandy.  He was a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star recipient.  After the …

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    Maureen Morrissey

    View Maureen Morrissey Huntington Maureen T. Morrissey, 85, of St. Anne Community Victory Noll, Huntington, IN, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019. Maureen was born on January 17, 1934, in Jackson, MI, to Robert E. and Florence (Hahn) Morrissey.  Her parents preceded her in death. Maureen was a teacher and a former member of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Community in Monroe, MI.   Maureen came to St. Anne Victory Noll in her retirement. Maureen is sur…

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    Cristine Gardner

    View Cristine Gardner Summerfield, FL Cristine Ann (Donley) Gardner, 66, of Summerfield, FL, and formerly of Buchanan, MI, and Noblesville, IN, and having relatives from Huntington, IN, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Cristine was born on July 6, 1952, in South Bend, IN, to Richard and Agnes (Kovich) Donley. Her parents preceded her in death.  Cristine married Philip Blaine Gardner on July 9, 1988.   He preceded her in death on October 2, 2016, after 28 years of marriag…

  • 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…

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    Janice Hencken

    View Janice Hencken Huntington Janice Hencken, 79, of Huntington, IN, passed away on June 28, 2019 at Ashton Creek Health and Rehab Center in Fort Wayne, IN. Janice was born on October 14, 1939, in Hampton, IA, to Leonard and Madilin (Bryan) Hencken.   Her parents preceded her in death. Janice grew up on a farm near Sumner, IA and graduated from Sumner High School in 1957.  While living in Iowa, she was employed at Kroblin Refrigerated Express and in banking.  She moved to…

  • 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…

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    Richard “Dick” Scher

    View Richard “Dick” Scher Huntington Richard T. “Dick” Scher, 86, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington. Mr. Scher was born on February 13, 1933, to Henry J. and Lena K. (Gelzleichter) Scher in Huntington, IN.  His parents preceded him in death.  He married Margaret “Mugs” Schultis on October 5, 1957.  She preceded him in death on January 8, 2019. Richard graduated from Huntington Catholic in 1951.  He served in the Uni…

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    Billy Williams

    View Billy Williams Huntington Billy Williams, 74, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 2:45 a.m. at his residence.             Billy was born on January 8, 1945, in Pikeville, KY, to Raymond and Easter (Smith) Williams.  His parents preceded him in death.  Billy married Lois Tackett on November 1, 1969.  She survives and resides in Huntington. Billy served in the United States Army as a paratrooper a…

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    Mark Bartrom

    View Mark Bartrom Huntington Mark E. Bartrom, 91, of Wabash, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 5:12 p.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor East, Wabash, IN, after an extended illness.  Mr. Bartrom was born on September 19, 1927, in Huntington, IN, to Charles and Goldie (Braden) Bartrom.     Mark married Barbara Williamson on March 29, 1948, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntington, IN, and she preceded him in death on February 18, 201…

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    Sister Patricia Knapp, OLVM

    View Sister Patricia Knapp, OLVM Huntington SISTER PATRICIA KNAPP, OLVM, 99, died on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Saint Anne’s Community at Victory Noll, Huntington. Sister Patricia was born in South Haven, Michigan on October 15, 1919, to William Henry Knapp and Emma Christina (Schildgen) Knapp. Sister Patricia entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on October 30, 1940 and made first vows on August 5, 1943.  She worked in religious education in several states …

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    Gene Snowden

    View Gene Snowden Huntington Gene Snowden, 91, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN. Gene was born on April 7, 1928, in Huntington, IN, to Benjamin and Anna (Orr) Snowden.  He married Carol Replogle on August 26, 1949, and they would have celebrated 70 years of marriage this summer.    Gene was a 1946 graduate of Huntington High School and attended Olivet Nazarene University.   He was a lifelong public servan…

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    Jack “Jackie Jo” Godfroy

    View Jack “Jackie Jo” Godfroy Huntington Jack (Jackie Jo) J. Godfroy, 75, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Fort Wayne, IN.  Mr. Godfroy was born on December 7, 1943, in Huntington, IN, to the late Ralph E. “Bud” and Halcyon J. (McClurg) Godfroy. Mr. Godfroy graduated from Huntington Catholic High School.  He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Jackie Jo worked at City Beverage and retired in 1999.  Pr…

  • 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…

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    Anthony “Tony” Beam

    View Anthony “Tony” Beam Fort Wayne Anthony “Tony” R. Beam, 31, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his residence. Tony was born on November 16, 1987, to Robert and Bonnie (Bechtol) Beam.  His parents survive and reside in Roanoke, IN. Tony graduated from Homestead High School in 2006. He joined the United States Army Reserves and served as a Human Intelligence Collector/Specialist in the War in Afghanistan. Tony loved spontaneous travel and being outdoors. He was…

  • 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…

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    Geraldine Green Garrett

    View Geraldine Green Garrett Hartford City Geraldine Green Garrett, 78, of Hartford City, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019, at her residence.             Mrs. Garrett was born on February 23, 1941, in Vicco, KY, to Ora and Lucy (Isom) Johnson.  Her parents preceded her in death.  Geraldine’s first marriage was to Roy “Buddy” Green on December 24, 1958 in Jeff, KY, he preceded her in death o…

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    Jean Messler

    View Jean Messler Fort Wayne Jean E. Messler, 94, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne.  Jean was born on December 12, 1924, in Huntington to Henry and Minnie Mauger  Her parents preceded her in death.  Jean married Loyal Edward “Buss” Messler in February, 1943.  He preceded her in death on October 18, 2004.   Jean was a 1943 graduate of Huntington Township School.  She work…

  • 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…

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    Timothy “Tim” Tackett

    View Timothy “Tim” Tackett Huntington Timothy “Tim” Allen Tackett, 49, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at his residence in Huntington. Tim was born on September 8, 1969, in Huntington, IN, to Randell and Carol Ann (Miller) Tackett.  His parents survive and reside in Huntington. Tim had worked at Pulley-Kellam in Huntington as a pressman.  He was a member of Twist of Fate Car Club.  He loved working on and repairing cars especially Chevy’s.   A…

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    Jacqueline Karst

    View Jacqueline Karst Huntington Jacqueline A. Karst, 81, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Fort Wayne, IN. Mrs. Karst was born on October 14, 1937, in Fort Wayne, IN, to John H. and Alberta M. (Casey) Fox. Her parents preceded her in death.  Jackie married J. Philip Karst on January 17, 1959, in Columbia City, IN.  Her husband survives and resides in Huntington. Jackie was a 1955 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Fort …

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    Dr. Linda Bourque

    View Dr. Linda Bourque Venice, CA Dr. Linda Brookover Bourque, age 77, of Venice, California, died on March 20, 2019.  She grew up in East Lansing, Michigan, daughter of Wilbur and Edna Brookover.  A 1959 graduate of East Lansing High School, she received a BA from Indiana University and an MA and PhD from Duke University.  Linda was Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, UCLA.  She spent 47 years on the faculty at UCLA.  Fo…

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    James Woods

    View James Woods Huntington James Woods, 84, of Huntington, IN formerly of Walker, MN passed away April 16, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington.  He was born on May 9, 1934 in Cambridge, Iowa to James O. and Dora (Burkey) Woods.  He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1952 and from Drake University in 1956.  He taught school and coached basketball in Leon, Marathon and Dysart, Iowa.  In 1973, they moved to Walker, Minnesota where Jim owned and managed Moore’s Lo…

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    Wayne Powell

    View Wayne Powell Huntington Wayne L. Powell, 81, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Golden Years Homestead, Fort Wayne, IN. Wayne was born on November 27, 1937, in Huntington, IN, to James and Winnie (Pyles) Powell.  His parents preceded him in death.  Wayne married Shirley (Rennie) Bullock on June 14, 1978.  She survives and resides in Huntington. Wayne graduated from Huntington High School in 1955.  He served in the United States Navy and was …

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    Margaret “Peg” Howell

    View Margaret “Peg” Howell Huntington Margaret R. “Peg” Howell, 93, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at St. Anne’s Victory Noll, Huntington, IN. Services and arrangements are pending at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home; 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences to www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com Margaret R. “Peg” Howell, 93, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at St. Anne’s Victory Noll, Huntington, IN. Ser…