• Huntington County

    Robert Bir

    View Robert Bir Huntington Robert P. Bir, 97, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Tipton Place, Huntington, IN.                 Mr. Bir was born on September 26, 1922, in Huntington, IN, to the late Frank X. and Margaret C. (Hesting) Bir.   He married Marilyn J. Weinley on April 23, 1955, and she preceded him in death on January 3, 2000. Robert graduated from Huntington Catholic H…

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    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……

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    Jan Bartrom

    View Jan Bartrom Huntington Jan Duane Bartrom, 78, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 1:11 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.                                               Mr. Bartrom was born on July 16, 1941, in Fort Wayne, IN, to the late John and Dorothy… Jan Duane Bartrom, 78, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 1:11 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne,… View   Send Flowers

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    Charles “Bud” Rogers

    View Charles “Bud” Rogers Fort Wayne Charles W. “Bud” Rogers, 87, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019, at 6:40 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Mr. Rogers was born on March 25, 1932, in Azalia, MI, to Charles A. and Gladys (Covell) Rogers. His parents preceded him in death. Charles married Carol A. Ade on March 1, 1957; and she preceded him in death on May 28, 1989.  He then married April Miller on October 30, 2001. She surviv…

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    John Bauer

    View John Bauer Huntington John L. Bauer, 78, of Huntington, IN, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.                                               Mr. Bauer was born on April 12, 1941, in Marion, OH, to the late Robert and Lucy (Brady) Bauer. He was raised by his… John L. Bauer, 78, of Huntington, IN, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, September 25,… View   Send Flowers

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    Sister Mary Doran, OLVM

    View Sister Mary Doran, OLVM SISTER MARY DORAN, OLVM, 85, a Victory Noll sister and resident of Bermuda Dunes California, died on September 15, 2019, in California. Sister Mary was born in Ludlow, Kentucky, on September 11, 1934, to Charles J. Doran and Lillian Kohnen Doran. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John Doran. She is survived by two sisters, Patricia Brauer Eileen Northcutt and one brother, James Doran, all of Las Vegas, Nevada. Sr. Mary is also survived by he…

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    Sondra Fisher

    View Sondra Fisher Huntington Sondra S. Fisher, 82, of Huntington passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019,  at her residence.         Mrs. Fisher was born on July 7, 1937, in Huntington, IN, to Clarence and Leota (Shull) Foster.  Her parents preceded her in death.  She married William J. Fisher on March 3, 1990, and he preceded her in death on March 3, 2013.  Mrs. Fisher was a member of the VFW Auxiliary #2689.   She retired fro…

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    Douglas Baker

    View Douglas Baker Huntington Douglas Earl Baker, 79, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Visiting Nurse And Hospice Home, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN.  Mr. Baker was born on March 25, 1940, in Huntington, IN, to Chester Earl and Ruth Evelyn (Bowers) Baker.  His parents preceded him in death.  Mr. Baker married Margaret Lucetta McKinley on July 21, 1961, in Huntington.  She preceded him in death on March 18, 2010. Mr. Baker was a member of The Church…

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    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…

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    Sharon Cuttriss

    View Sharon Cuttriss Roanoke, IN Sharon R. (Lamkin) Cuttriss, 29, of Roanoke, IN, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019, following a traffic accident in Elkhart County, IN. Sharon was born on January 25, 1990 in Indianapolis, IN to Charles and Carol (Daniels) Lamkin. Her parents survive in Indianapolis, IN.   Sharon married Adam M. Cuttriss on October 11, 2014, in Fort Wayne, IN at the Tin Caps Stadium.  Her husband survives. Sharon graduated from Pike High School, Indian…

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    Lisa Riecke

    View Lisa Riecke Huntington Lisa Riecke, 54, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at her residence surrounded by family and friends.             Lisa was born on June 21, 1965, in Lansing, MI, to Roy and Geraldine (Johnson) Green.  Her parents preceded her in death.  Lisa married Steve Riecke on March 4, 1989, and he survives and resides in Huntington. Lisa was a 1985 Huntington North High School gradua…

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    James Eckert

    View James Eckert Huntington James Edward Eckert, 91, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at The Hearth at Sycamore Village, Fort Wayne, IN. Services and arrangements are pending at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home; 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN.   Online condolences to www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com   James Edward Eckert, 91, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at The Hearth at Sycamore Village, Fort Wayne, IN. Services and arrang…

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    Richard Holley

    View Richard Holley Columbia City Richard E. Holley, 87, of Columbia City, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, IN.    Mr. Holley was born on August 7, 1932, in Huntington, IN, to Curtis and Cecelia Holley.  Richard married Lois (Griffiths) in 1961 and she passed away in 1985.  He then married Betty (Niblick) Adams in 1986 and she preceded him in death in 2000. Richard was a high scho…

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    Sister Lucy Vega, OLVM

    View Sister Lucy Vega, OLVM Huntington Sister Lucy Marie Vega, OLVM, 95, died at Saint Anne Community at Victory Noll, in Huntington, Indiana, on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Sister Lucy Marie was born in Mason City, Iowa, on August 16, 1924, to Leon Vega and Maria Perez Vega.  She had eight brothers and two sisters. She is preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Louis, Jesus Estevan, Daniel, Raymond, Philip, her sister Rufina Sanchez and her adopted siblings, Albert Chavez, and M…

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    Randell “Randy” Tackett

    View Randell “Randy” Tackett Huntington Randell E. “Randy” Tackett, 72, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019, at his residence in Huntington. Randy was born on July 27, 1947, in Melvin, KY, to Millard and Geraldean (Vance) Tackett.  His parents preceded him in death.  Randy married Carol Ann Miller on May 9, 1970, in Clintwood, VA.  His wife survives. Randy was a graduate of Huntington North High School.  He served in the United States Army during the …

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    Cameron Krause

    View Cameron Krause Huntington Cameron Taylor Krause, 24, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019, in Huntington, IN.  Cameron was born on March 11, 1995, in Huntington, IN, to the late Timothy Patrick Krause and Angela LaFlower.   Cameron attended Huntington North High School and the Awakening Church in Huntington.  He had worked at Randy’s Under Pressure Power Washing business.  He loved being outdoors, going fishing and camping. Cameron is survive…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…