• Huntington County

    Sister Paula Wellnitz

    View Sister Paula Wellnitz Huntington SISTER PAULA WELLNITZ, OLVM, 91, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, passed away, March 28, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana. Sister Paula was born in Elgin, IL on December 1, 1928 to Paul Wellnitz and Catherine Brugger Wellnitz.  Three brothers, Paul, Gregory and David Wellnitz, all precede her in death. Several nieces and nephews survive her along with her Victory Noll Sisters with whom she shared life and community fo…

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    Mark Kennedy

    View Mark Kennedy Huntington Mark W. Kennedy, 67, of Huntington, IN, passed away on March 25, 2020 at Heritage Pointe of Huntington, IN. Mark was born on January 26, 1953, in Greenfield, IN, to William L. and Jo Ellyn (Burton) Kennedy. His parents preceded him in death. Mark graduated in 1971 from Greenfield Central High School and retired after many years at General Motors on August 31, 2006. He loved to do archery, golf and bicycling. Mark is survived by one sister, Marsha (David) Kelpe,……

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Grover Bisel

    Grover Bisel Huntington Grover G. “Sonny” Bisel, age 81, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 10:30 pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.  He graduated from Huntington Catholic School in 1957, then served in the US Navy.  He worked at Caswell- Runyan and then in maintenance with Huntington Parks Department for 24 years, retiring in 2005.   He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.   Sonny was born September 9, 1938, in Fort Wayne…

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    Cletus “Bud” Miller

    View Cletus “Bud” Miller Huntington Cletus L. “Bud” Miller, 94, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington. Mr. Miller was born on October 7, 1925, in Whitley County, IN, to Julius and Minnie (Smith) Miller. His parents preceded him in death. Bud married Nancy Burris on April 30, 1977. She preceded him in death on December 10, 2015.  Bud was a 1943 graduate of Huntington High School.  He served in the United States Army Air Force …

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    Wayne Shultz

    View Wayne Shultz Huntington Wayne Dean Shultz, 83, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington. Services and arrangements are pending at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home; 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN. Online condolences to www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com Wayne Dean Shultz, 83, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington. Services and arrangements are pending at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Hom…

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    Richard Keplinger

    View Richard Keplinger Huntington Richard D. Keplinger, Sr., 87, of Huntington, passed away at 1:25 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Mr. Keplinger was born on May 14, 1932, in LaFontaine, IN, (Wabash County), to John and Mary (Beard) Keplinger.  His parents preceded him in death.   He married Sarah Elzey on May 10, 1952. She survives and lives in Huntington. Richard worked at Peabody Seating Company for 15 years in North Manchester, IN, and in ma…

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    Barbara Kastner

    View Barbara Kastner Huntington Barbara Ann Kastner, 89, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne, IN.  Mrs. Kastner was born on August 2, 1930, to Francis and Cecile M. (Allen) Bartrom. Her parents preceded her in death.  Barbara married James H. Kastner on September 30, 1950, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Huntington.  He preceded her in death on October 19, 1997.  Barbara was a 1948 graduate …

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    Kathy Hemker

    View Kathy Hemker Andrews Kathy A. Hemker, 69, of Andrews, IN, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020, at her residence.            Kathy was born on May 12, 1950, in Huntington to Charles and Lucy (Walters) Feighner.  Her parents preceded her in death.  Kathy married Ronald L. Hemker on July 11, 1992, and he survives and resides in Andrews. Kathy graduated from Huntington High School in 1968. She was a laborer at Memcor and retire…

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    Paul Swain

    View Paul Swain Roanoke Paul E. Swain, 71, of Roanoke, IN, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at Markle Health & Rehabilitation Center, Markle, IN. Paul was born on November 2, 1948, in Huntington, IN, to William O. and Edna (Wall) Swain.  His parents preceded him in death.  He married Vickie Baumgardner on December 6, 1986, and she survives and resides in Roanoke.    Paul was a 1967 graduate of Huntington High School.  He was the Superintendent of Uti…

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    Catherine Street

    View Catherine Street Muncie, IN Catherine M. Street, 93, Muncie, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at her residence.             Catherine was born on October 4, 1926, in Huntington, IN, to Orville S. and Laura (Funderburg) Harris.  Her parents preceded her in death. Catherine graduated high school and then went to Ivy Tech in Fort Wayne for Nursing school.  She was an LPN at th…

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    Sr. Francesca McGarry, OLVM

    View Sr. Francesca McGarry, OLVM Huntington SISTER FRANCESCA McGARRY, OLVM, 94, a Victory Noll Sister, died Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Saint Anne Community Victory Noll, Huntington Indiana.  Sister Francesca was born in Euclid, Ohio, on April 17, 1925, to John McGarry and Frances (Wagner) McGarry.  Her two brothers, John and Thomas McGarry, precede her in death.  Sister Francesca is survived by her two sisters, Eileen Shelton and Kathleen Mlakar, both of Willoughby, Ohio; h…

  • Huntington County

    Doris Meyer

    View Doris Meyer Huntington Doris E. Meyer, 93, of Huntington, IN, passed away at 9:38 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.   Mrs. Meyer was born January 23, 1927, in Huntington County to Ernest and Gladys Beck.  Her parents preceded her in death. Doris married Eldon Meyer at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church on May 31, 1950. He preceded her in death on February 18, 2010. Doris graduated from Huntington Township High School in 1945.  Doris wa…

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    Mary “Mag” Conley

    View Mary “Mag” Conley Huntington Mary Magdalene (Mag) Conley, 77, of Huntington, IN, passed away at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, February 8, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Conley was born on June 18, 1942, in Lower John’s Creek, KY, to Ferrell and Viola (Hamilton) King.  Her parents preceded her in death. She married Brunk Conley on March 7, 1964, in Hilton, NY, he survives in Huntington. Mag attended Lower John’s Creek High School in Kentucky and worked at Wabash Techn…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Michael Wood

    Michael Wood Huntington   Michael E. “Mike” Wood, age 53, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in Huntington.  He previously worked at LKQ, was an avid fisherman and a Tampa Bay Buccaneer fan.  Mike loved his family and was a loyal friend.   Mike was born January 25, 1967, at Ramey Air Force Base, Puerto Rico, a son of Wallace E. Wood and Donna (Ferrell) Raver. His mother survives in Andrews. Also  surviving are a brother David (Tammy) Williams of……

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    Michael Hunnicutt

    View Michael Hunnicutt Huntington Michael Kennedy Hunnicutt, 61, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Parkview Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.  Michael was born on November 6, 1958, in Huntington, IN, to Joseph K. and Margaret “Margi” (Kennedy) Hunnicutt, who survives and resides in Huntington. Michael attended Huntington Catholic Schools and graduated his senior year from Huntington North High School in 1977.  He received an Associate’s Degree from IPFW.  Michael …

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    Sr. Ruth Ellert, OLVM

    View Sr. Ruth Ellert, OLVM Huntington SISTER RUTH ELLERT, OLVM, 92, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died Monday, February 3, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana. Sister Ruth was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on July 12, 1927, to John Ellert and Victoria (Royal) Ellert.  Both of her sisters, Constance Lindsley and Jo Ann Freygang, precede her in death. Her nieces and nephews survive her along with her Victory Noll Sisters with whom she shared life and communi…

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    John Sellers

    View John Sellers Huntington John B. Sellers, 86, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 8:41 a.m. at his residence.            Mr. Sellers was born on October 23, 1933, in Huntington, IN, to Reuben Sellers and Loretta (Kastner) Sellers PeGan.  His parents preceded him in death.  Mr. Sellers married Mary M. Hunnicutt on May 14, 1955.   She survives and resides in Huntington. Mr. Sellers was a 1952 g…

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    Helene Craig

    View Helene Craig Huntington Helene M. Craig, 96, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at her residence in Huntington. Mrs. Craig was born on March 1, 1923, in Huntington, IN, to Frank and Mary (Gill) Stoffel.  Her parents preceded her in death.    Mrs. Craig married Donald Craig in Huntington, IN, on April 15, 1944, and celebrated 70 years of marriage before he passed away on June 21, 2014. Helene was a 1941 graduate of Huntington Catholic High Sch…

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    Carla Knowles

    View Carla Knowles Huntington Carla E. (Ferris) Knowles, 64, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020, at her residence.           Carla was born on January 3, 1956, in Decatur, IL, to Bobbie and Kathleen (Gray) Ferris. Her parents preceded her in death.   She married Roy A. Knowles on April 6, 1974.  He survives and resides in Huntington. Carla was a 1974 graduate from Eisenhower High School in Decatur, IL.&nb…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    John Faulkner

    John Faulkner Roanoke, IN John R. Faulkner, age 69, of Roanoke, passed away Jan. 24, 2020 at his home following an extended illness.  John was born March 1, 1950 in Marion, IN the son of Leona B. (Maher) and Donald E. Faulkner.  John served in the U.S. Air Force and was an Executive Flight Attendant for United Technologies and then was a final tester at Water Furnace for 25 years and retiring from there.   John is survived by his wife Linda A. Garvey in Roanoke, a son Benjamin …

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    Carol Book

    View Carol Book Hartford City Carol J. Book, 72, of Hartford City, IN, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020, at her residence. Carol was born on October 4, 1947, in Hazard, KY, to Ora and Lucy (Isom) Johnson. Her parents preceded her in death. She married Robert Matthew Book on July 16, 1995; and he preceded her in death on April 16, 2015. Carol is survived by three sons, Danny (fiancé’ Jennifer Farmer) Reynolds, Elkhart, IN, Ken (JoAnn) Reynolds, Webberville, MI, Paul (fiancé’ Kate… Car…

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    Charlene Bolding

    View Charlene Bolding Huntington Charlene Collette (Bigler) Bolding, 72, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Oakbrook Village in Huntington. Charlene was born on April 28, 1947, in Huntington, IN, to Gilbert and C. Viola (Pressler) Bigler.  Her parents preceded her in death.  Charlene was a 1966 graduate of Huntington High School.  She retired after 29 years at Bendix doing data entry.   She was a lifetime member of Faith Community Church in Huntington. Charl…

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    Neil Garretson

    View Neil Garretson Huntington Neil E. Garretson, 52, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Neil was born on May 24, 1967, in Huntington, IN, to Willard and Janet (Smith) Garretson.  His father preceded him in death.  He married Penny Denton on September 9, 1989.  She survives and resides in Huntington. Neil was a 1985 graduate of Huntington North High School.  He was a Binder operator at LSC Communication in Ken…

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    Betty Bowers

    View Betty Bowers Huntington Betty M. Bowers, 82, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN. Betty was born on November 13, 1937, in Huntington, IN, to Vern and Chloella (Lash) Heffelfinger. Her parents preceded her in death.  Betty married Norm Bowers in 1958 and celebrated 61 years of marriage.  Norm survives and resides in Huntington. Betty was experienced in upholstery and custom sewing and was co…

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    Robert Eckert, Sr.

    View Robert Eckert, Sr. Robert Emmett Eckert, Sr., 91, of Albion, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe, Columbia City, IN. Mr. Eckert was born on May 7, 1928, in Huntington, IN, to Herman J. and Hazel M. (Eltzroth) Eckert.  His parents preceded him in death.   Robert married Bertha Rudy on June 24, 1977, she preceded him in death on September 20, 1994.   Robert graduated from Huntington Catholic High Scho…

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    Joseph Harrison

    View Joseph Harrison Huntington Joseph E. Harrison, 91, of Huntington, IN passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington, Huntington, IN. Mr. Harrison was born on October 19, 1928, to Harry William and Frances (Wahrer) Harrison in Huntington, IN.    His parents preceded him in death. He married Glenna J. Fahrnow on May 28, 1954, and she preceded him in death on August 30, 2008. Mr. Harrison was a 1945 graduate of Huntington High School.  He serv…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Scott Dafforn

    Scott Dafforn Roanoke   Scott E. Dafforn, age 56, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at 6:29 am at his home.  Scott graduated from New Haven High School in 1982.  He was a manager at TruckPro and Power Train in Fort Wayne.  He was a member of Sonrise Church.  Scott was devoted to his family, an avid Cincinnati Reds baseball fan, collected baseball cards, and was known for his great sense of humor.   Scott was born January 5, 1964, in Fort Wayne, a …

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    Dennis Opal

    View Dennis Opal Fort Wayne Dennis R. Opal, 77, of Fort Wayne, IN and formerly of Huntington, IN, passed away on January 3, 2020 at his residence in Fort Wayne, IN. Mr. Opal was born on February 15, 1942, in Grand Rapids, MI, to George Anthony Opalewski and Eleanore (Barziekowski) Opalewski. His parents preceded him in death.  Mr. Opal married Ann L. Ware on December 17, 1994.  She survives and lives in Fort Wayne, IN.  Mr. Opal graduated from Cathedral High School, Indianapoli…