• La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Harold Bowman

    View Harold Bowman Harold G. Bowman, 77, of LaFontaine, passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019.  Harold was born on April 17, 1942, in Wabash County, to the late Clarence and Helen (Leach) Bowman. Harold was a 1960 graduate of LaFontaine High School and he attended Porter College. After college, he served in United States Army as part of the 164th MP Division. Harold was stationed in Germany from 1966 to 1968.  Harold retired from Superior Essex in Fort Wayne and i…

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    Martha (Sue) Hays

    View Martha (Sue) Hays On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, Martha (Sue) Hays, loving wife and mother of four children, passed away at the age of 86 in St Louis, Mo after a short illness. Sue was born on September 17, 1932 in Wabash, IN to Dorwin and Lenore (Conner) Pearson. She grew up and attended school in Wabash, IN; received her BA in Elementary Education from Ball State University in Muncie IN. On August 21, 1954 she married Thomas (Tom) A Hays and recently celebrated 65 years of marriage. …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Anna Long

    View Anna Long Anna June Long, 93, of Wabash, surrounded by family and friends, passed away at 3:33 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at her residence.  Anna was born on June 1, 1926, in Miami County, to the late Willard and Mary (Weller) Draper.  She married Neil H. Long on January 16, 1944; he passed away on March 28, 2014.  Anna owned and operated Country Ceramics.  She also managed dress shops in downtown Wabash for many years and knitted hats with her friends to do…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Diane Parsons

    View Diane Parsons Diane Parsons, 64, of Wabash, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, September 2, 2019. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Diane Parsons, 64, of Wabash, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, September 2, 2019. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash,… View &n…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Edith McMillan

    View Edith McMillan Edith I. McMillan, 92, of Wabash, passed away at 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Rolling Meadow Health and Rehabilitation in LaFontaine.  She was born on January 27, 1927, in Huntington County, Indiana, to the late Mason and Ora (Bowler) Keiffer.  Edith married Warren T. McMillan on December 20, 1946. Edith was the 1945 valedictorian of her graduating class at Banquo High School.  After high school, she attended Fort Wayne International Business Co…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Bonnie Roberts

    View Bonnie Roberts Bonnie H. Roberts, 86, of Wabash, passed away at 5:32 p.m., on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Wabash.  Bonnie was born in Santa Rosa, California on July 6, 1933, to the late Clifton Brown and Leora (Hurd) Ledebur.   Bonnie worked for twelve years at the State Hospital in California.   Bonnie is survived by one son, George Blair, of Kokomo; two daughters, Karen (William) Moore, of Roann and Colleen (Gregg) Kniss, of Peru; two sisters, Laurie (Guy)…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Velma Petro-Pearce

    View Velma Petro-Pearce Velma Petro-Pearce, 92, of Wabash, passed away at 5:13 a.m., on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Bickford of Wabash.  She was born in Sweetser, Indiana, on August 25, 1926, to the late Frank and Opal (Flook) Berry. Velma married Grant Petro in 1943; he passed away in 1996. Velma then married Thomas Pearce on April 8, 2002; he passed away on June 11, 2017. Velma worked as a homemaker and was affiliated with the Church of Christ. Velma is survived by two sons, Joseph (C…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Dorothy Timmons

    View Dorothy Timmons Dorothy J. Timmons, 98, of Wabash, passed away at 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor – East, in Wabash.  She was born on July 25, 1921, in Wabash County, to the late Walter L. and Edith (Young) Martin.    Dorothy was a 1939 graduate of Linlawn High School. She retired from First National Bank of Wabash.   Dorothy is survived by her son, Tom Timmons, of Montpelier, Ohio; daughter, Karla Ansel, of Wabash; five grandchildren, Br…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Anna Boucher

    View Anna Boucher Anna M. Boucher, 64, of Somerset, passed away at 1:00 a.m., on Friday, August 9, 2019, at her residence.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Anna M. Boucher, 64, of Somerset, passed away at 1:00 a.m., on Friday, August 9, 2019, at her residence.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Wayne Carpenter

    View Wayne Carpenter Wayne D. Carpenter, 67, of Wabash, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Wayne D. Carpenter, 67, of Wabash, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana… V…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Meredith Speicher

    View Meredith Speicher Meredith E. Speicher, 89, of Wabash, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com   Meredith E. Speicher, 89, of Wabash, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana… Vi…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Bonnie Garlish

    View Bonnie Garlish Bonnie J. Garlish, age 79, of LaFontaine, Indiana, went to be with her husband, Garry Garlish, on August 3, 2019. She was born on March 24,1940 in Peoria, Illinois to the late Paul and Laura Alice (Buckner) Turner. She was a devoted mother to Lynn Bauer (Brian), of Hartford City, Lori (Mike) Brane, of LaFontaine and Loretta (Bob) Mottram, of Huntington. Bonnie was a dedicated grandmother to Taran, Lauren, and Victoria Bauer, Meghan (Fiancee, Bryce Doyle) and Zachary Brane,…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Martha Robinson

    View Martha Robinson Martha L. Robinson, 92, of Wabash, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Wellbrooke of Wabash.  She was born on January 31, 1927, in Wells County, to the late Homer E. and Nola (Hoover) Harvey.   Martha married Charles H. Robinson on August 17, 1946; he passed away on June 21, 2005.  Martha worked as a homemaker.  She was a member of Treaty Church of Christ and a former member of the Liberty Township Homemakers Club.  Martha is survived by two s…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Ruby Wright

    View Ruby Wright Ruby A. Wright, 93, formerly of LaFontaine, passed away at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ossian.  She was born June 11, 1926, in Marion, Indiana, to the late Charles and Alice Ferguson. Ruby married James E. Wright in 1946; he passed away in 1993.  She retired from Foster Forbes Glass Company in Marion, Indiana and then went to work at Walmart, retiring at the age of 81.  Ruby was a member of the Liberty Baptis…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Dolores Snyder

    View Dolores Snyder Dolores Jean Snyder, 89, of LaFontaine, passed away at 6:54 a.m., on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Wabash Parkview Hospital. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Dolores Jean Snyder, 89, of LaFontaine, passed away at 6:54 a.m., on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Wabash Parkview Hospital. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funera…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Richard Alex Watkins

    View Richard Alex Watkins Richard Alex Watkins, 31, of Wabash, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Richard Alex Watkins, 31, of Wabash, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana…..

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Edison Smith

    View Edison Smith Edison “Dean” Smith, 73, of Wabash, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Edison “Dean” Smith, 73, of Wabash, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. Funeral services are pending and have been entrust…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Thomas Nance

    View Thomas Nance Thomas R. “Ray” Nance, 73, of Wabash, passed away at 1:35 a.m., on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor – East in Wabash.  Ray was born on October 17, 1945, in Illinois, to the late Thomas Nance & Lola Reams. Ray married Modelle Penix in 1993; she passed away on March 2, 2018. Ray retired from Grandstaff Rendering in North Manchester and then worked for Peabody in North Manchester.  Ray is survived by step-son, John (Amy) Yoakum, of Wabash;… Thomas …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Mary Leland

    View Mary Leland Mary E. Leland, 84, of Wabash, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at her residence.  She was born in Kokomo, Indiana on January 5, 1935, to the late Ralph C. Metzger and Ethel (Hendricks) Kerr. Mary graduated from Lagro High School.  She married James McNoldy in 1981; he passed away in 1995.  She then married Wendell Leland in 2004. Mary was a member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church.  She owned the Blue Rabbit Antique Store in Wabash. Ma…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Wilma Hurt

    View Wilma Hurt Wilma J. Hurt, 89, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 4:12 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Wellbrooke of Wabash.   Wilma was born, in Wabash, on November 1, 1929, to the late William & Mary (Clupper) Ogan.  She married Deward Hurt on March 25, 1955.  He passed away on April 8, 2012. Wilma worked as a homemaker.  She was a lifetime member of Treaty Church of Christ and former member of Tri-Township Home Economics Club. Wilma is survived by …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Tim Sailors

    View Tim Sailors Tim J. Sailors, 64, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at his residence.  He was born, in Wabash, on December 19, 1954, to the late Donald B. and Augusta Sailors. Tim graduated from Wabash High School and worked at CMI, Wabash Castings, Inc. and Wabash Alloys.  He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 15, Wabash and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #549, Wabash. Tim is survived by his two sons, Tim (Sara) Sailors, …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Tanner Correll

    View Tanner Correll Tanner Michael Correll, 25, of Huntington, Indiana, passed away at 12:57 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, at his residence.  He was born on May 16, 1994, in Indianapolis, to Jeff Correll and Megan (Kosteniuk) Wales. The Rebellion lost a great Jedi.  Tanner’s entire life was difficult due to health issues.  Through the tremendous support of close friends and family, Tanner graduated from Wabash High School in 2013 and attended Ivy Tech College for one year. Tan…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Janet Schmidt

    View Janet Schmidt Janet R. Schmidt, 75, of Wabash, passed away at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019.  She was born in Buckingham, Florida on March 5, 1944, to the late John H. and Mary Ann (Biggs) Craig. Janet married Enno Schmidt on November 19, 1961.  She worked as a homemaker and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wabash.   Janet is survived by her husband, Enno, of Wabash; one son, Bradly W. Schmidt, of Wabash; one daughter, Becky Bolinger, of Kokomo; one si…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Barbara Ansel

    View Barbara Ansel Barbara A. Ansel, 78, of Wabash, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Vernon Manor Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born on June 24, 1940, in Wabash, to Cecil Clupper and Alice C. Ault Morris.  Barbara was a 1959 Wabash High School graduate. She was married to Junior Ansel in 1979 and she worked as a homemaker.  Barbara is survived by her husband, Junior, of Wabash; two daughters, Brenda (Rick) Collins Tyson, of Wabash and Teresa (Donald) Collins Goodw…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Marion Higgley

    View Marion Higgley Marion Jacqueline Higgley, 89, of Peru, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru, Indiana.  Marion was born on November 21, 1929, in Knox, Indiana, to the late W.K. & Emma (Schultz Thompson) Delaplane. Marion was a 1947 graduate of Wabash High School. Marion worked for 10 years, at General Telephone, as an operator. She also worked as a housewife and took care of her family.  Marion was a member, for over 50 years and served as …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Robert Thompson

    View Robert Thompson Robert L. Thompson, 87, of LaFontaine, passed away at 5:26 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor – East, in Wabash.  He was born on March 15, 1932, in Wabash County, to the late John S. and Leona (Beidel) Thompson.   Robert married Lorraine Hopkins on November 11, 1956.  Robert was a farmer and he retired from General Motors in Marion, Indiana. He enjoyed traveling for his job at GM.  Robert also loved watching sports, especially IU an…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Henry Edwards

    View Henry Edwards Henry Nathan “Nate” Edwards, 80, of Wabash, passed away May 5, 2019, at his daughter’s residence, in Silver Lake.  Nate was born on December 2, 1938, in Wabash, to the late Henry F. and Juanita V. (Shoemaker) Edwards.  Nate married Carolyn S. Gant, in 1959; she passed away, in 1990.  In 1992, he married Arlene Hyden; she passed away, in 2017.   After many years of service, Nate retired from General Tire, in Wabash. Nate was the former President of Wabash…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Betty Reahard

    View Betty Reahard Betty Jean Reahard, 95, of Wabash, passed away at 6:37 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash.  She was born on October 3, 1923 in Peru, Indiana to the late Charles & Genevieve (Siegfried) Butzin.  Betty married James E. Reahard., Sr.  She worked at Kroger Egg in Wabash and was a member of the Grace Fellowship Church in Wabash. Betty is survived by two sons, Robert (Julie) Reahard, of Wabash and James E. (Debbie) Reahard, Jr….

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Ervin Hahn

    View Ervin Hahn North Manchester Ervin E. Hahn 86, of North Manchester, Indiana is now residing in the peaceful Garden of Heaven after a valiant fight against cancer. Ervin was born on November 8, 1932 to Ervin Hahn and Ruth (Wagoner) Hahn; both are deceased. Ervin was raised as a farm boy in Huntington County, Indiana.  Ervin graduated from Monument City High School. He served in the United States Army for 2 years and served in the Korean War. He worked as a Pipefitter at Wabash General…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Glenn Reed

    View Glenn Reed Glenn L. Reed, 88, of Wabash, passed away at 7:02 a.m., on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Parkview Wabash Hospital.  He was born on November 22, 1930, in North Manchester, Indiana to the late John C. and Elizabeth (Flor) Reed.   Glenn married Bonnie Hamilton on May 9, 1954.  He served in the United States Army.  Afterwards, he worked as a mechanic for John Richards and Oswalt & Thomas, both of Wabash.  Glenn was a member of Treaty Church of Christ. &nb…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Adam Roberts

    View Adam Roberts Adam T. Roberts, 76, of Wabash, passed away at 7:10 p.m., on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his residence.  He was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, on August 14, 1942, to the late Mack Eugene and Ruth (Holbrook Thomas) Roberts.  In 1950, Adam and his family moved to Tipton, Indiana, where he grew up.  He married Beula Mitchell Himes on July 3, 1972 in Richmond, Indiana and eventually, the family, moved to Wabash, Indiana.   Adam worked as a engineer for vario…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Jerry Elliott

    View Jerry Elliott Jerry Joe Elliott, 74, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 3:45 p.m., on Saturday, April 13, 2019, Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born in Wabash on June 9, 1944 to the late Joseph W. and Maxine (Kerr) Elliott.  He married Sandra (Woodward) Elliott on March 17, 1992. Jerry was a graduate of Wabash High School.  He was a United States Army veteran and lifetime member of the American Legion Post #15 and the Eagles Lodg…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Alan Meyer

    View Alan Meyer Alan Douglas Meyer, 65, passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington, Indiana.  He was born, in Wabash, on March 23, 1954, to Everett and A. Eileen (Haymond) Meyer. Alan is survived by his niece, Eileen (Robert) Meyer Sklar of North Manchester.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, David Clinton Meyer. There will be no funeral services.  A private family burial will be held at Falls Cemetery in…..

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Catherine Proffitt

    View Catherine Proffitt Catherine Marie Proffitt passed away on March 20, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  Her family was at her side. She was born on July 13, 1949 to John E. and Mary Ellen (Titus) Kerr. She married Dennis Proffitt on May 22, 1982. Since 2007, Cathy worked as a cashier at Kroger’s Grocery Store.  She lived all her life in Wabash. Cathy enjoyed cross-stitch, which she gave many of her cross-stitch products to her family.  Cathy was known by many people…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Wayne Hansen

    View Wayne Hansen Wayne L. “Doc” Hansen, 74, of Wabash, passed away at 5:40 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Parkview Wabash Hospital. He was born on February 18, 1945 in Milton, Indiana to the late Clyde and Frances (Murley) Hansen.   Doc married JoAnn Weida on October 19, 1991.  He worked as a mechanic at Dorais Chevrolet and then retired from Kirtlan Automotive, both of Wabash. Doc was a member of the NSRA Car Club and a former member of the NHRA.  Doc truly loved his fam…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Leonel Duhamell

    View Leonel Duhamell Leonel Edward “Pete” Duhamell, of Wabash, passed away at 12:55 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, Indiana. He was 86 years old. Pete was born on February 19, 1933 in Huntington County, Indiana to the late Elmer H. and Mary (Waters) Duhamell.  He was a 1951 graduate of Urbana High School.  Pete married Phyllis “Elaine” Francis Haynes on February 20, 1953. She passed away on July 4, 2017.   Pete served in… L…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Rodney King

    View Rodney King Rodney W. King, 48, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com. Rodney W. King, 48, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Adrian Anderson

    View Adrian Anderson Adrian Daniel Anderson, 34, formerly of Wabash, Indiana, passed away on March 5, 2019. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com. Adrian Daniel Anderson, 34, formerly of Wabash, Indiana, passed away on March 5, 2019. Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash,…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Jan Bachman

    View Jan Bachman Jan W. Bachman, 74, of Marion, Indiana, passed away at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019.  Jan was born in Hamilton, Ohio on October 10, 1944 to the late Paul A. and Frances (Sauer) Bachman. Jan was a 1962 graduate of Ross High School and a 1967 graduate of GMI with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He retired as a Supervisor in the Maintenance Department from General Motors in Marion after forty-six years of service.    Jan married Sandra M. Eastman on Dece…