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    DEHAVEN, Gordon Oct 14, 1947 – Mar 31, 2020

    Gordon Charles DeHaven, “Jug”, 72, died March 31, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma. Gordon was born Oct. 14, 1947 in Logansport. Gordon grew up in Logansport and went to work for his father at the family electric business. Gordon became an electrician. After moving to Norman, Oklahoma in 1980, he continued his work as an electrician. Gordon joined the Moose Lodge #1799 in 1993 and held almost every office there was with the Moose. Gordon was preceded in death by his father, Gordon DeHaven and wife Edna; his mother Roselee Grantham and husband Robert; and several aunts and uncles. Gordon is survived by his daughters, Kellie Hosty (Michael) and Karena (Eric);…

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    GIMSON, Nancy Nov 3, 1936 – Feb 24, 2020

    Nancy L. (Siddall) Gimson, 83, passed away on Feb. 24, 2020 at her home in Winter Haven, Florida. She was born Nov. 3, 1936 to Harry and Mildred Myers in Winchester. She was adopted at a young age by Floyd and Evelyn Siddall. At an early age, Nancy and her family moved to Logansport, where she graduated from Logansport High School in 1954. She worked in the banking business until she met and married the love of her life, Gene H. Gimson in 1959. The couple then moved to, what would become their permanent home, Winter Haven, Florida. Nancy continued her career in banking after moving to Florida by taking…

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    GRUBE, Wayne May 19, 1952 – Mar 24, 2020

    Wayne Grube, 67, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Health Park Medical Center, Fort Myers, Florida. On May 19, 1952, Max Wayne Grube was born in Rochester. He was the second of four sons of Max A. and Stella M. Patton Grube. Growing up, he shared his childhood with Morgan and Mark. In 1971, he graduated from Rochester High School. As a Zebra on the grid iron, Wayne was a stellar football player playing both offense and on the defensive teams. As a man of the mats, he wrestled at heavy weight. He passed on knowledge and passion of wrestling as assistant coach at RHS for 15…

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    Malchow, George

    George L. Malchow, 84, passed away yesterday at Northwoods Village in Kokomo. George’s full obituary is at ransfuneralhomes.com His service will be live streamed at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Rans Funeral Home & Crematory Facebook page.

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    BIXLER, Billy Mar 12, 1933 – Apr 2, 2020

    Billy Wayne “Bill” Bixler, age 87, Logansport, passed away at 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at WoodBridge Health Campus. Born March 12, 1933, in Fulton County, he was the son of James Franklin and Altha Stanchfield Bixler. He married April 12, 1953, in Portland, to Deloris E. Barger, who survives. Bill was retired from the signal department after 43 years of employment with the railroad, Pennsylvania, Penn Center and later, Conrail. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the American Legion Walton Post 418 and the Rochester Moose Manitou Lodge #1107. He enjoyed woodworking, doing picture puzzles, lawn care, electronics…

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    Billy Bixler

    View Billy Bixler Logansport Billy Wayne “Bill” Bixler, age 87, Logansport, passed away at 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020, in WoodBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at this time. Billy Wayne “Bill” Bixler, age 87, Logansport, passed away at 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020, in WoodBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at this time. View   Send Flowers

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    Annette Williamson

    View Annette Williamson Logansport Annette Williamson, age 84, Logansport, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Chase Center. Born February 23, 1936, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Louis and Anna Dallmann Zech. On February 23, 1954, she was married to Donald D. Williamson, who survives. A homemaker, Annette was a life-long member of St. James Lutheran Church. She loved hiking, flowers and animals. Annette was a 1954 graduate of Logansport High School. Surviving, in addition to h…

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    GRIZZELL, Dolores Oct 1, 1932 – Mar 31, 2020

    Dolores Margaret Grizzell, 87, of Winamac, passed away at her home surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Dolores was born on Oct. 1, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Ernest Myron and Margaret Anastasia Russell Small. On April 22, 1952, she joined the US Air Force and served three years during the Korean War as a cryptographer with Top Secret clearance. Dolores married Claud Si Grizzell on May 31, 1986 at All Saints Catholic Church in Logansport. Si passed away on Jan. 29, 2013. Dolores was a longtime member of All Saints Catholic Church. She was very devoted to her Catholic faith. Dolores felt a strong connection…

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    SROUFE, Thomas Aug 29, 1933 – Apr 1, 2020

    Thomas M. Sroufe, 86, Macy, passed away at 12:23 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his residence. He was born in the home of his parents, Russel and Georgianna (Jones) Sroufe, on Aug. 29, 1933, near Macy. Tom spent his childhood with two younger siblings: Beth and Mark. In 1951, Tom graduated from Macy High School. In August 1953, Tom joined the United States Army and was stationed in Germany for 15 months. He was honorably discharged in August 1955. On Nov. 27, 1955, Thomas M. Sroufe and Alice J. Barts were united in marriage at Grace United Methodist Church in Rochester. They moved to a farm southeast of…

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    WILLIAMSON, Annette Feb 23, 1936 – Apr 2, 2020

    Annette Williamson, 84, Logansport, passed away at Chase Center Thursday, April 2, 2020. Born Feb. 23, 1936, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Louis and Anna Dallmann Zech. On Feb. 23, 1954, she was married to Donald D. Williamson, who survives. A homemaker, Annette was a life-long member of St. James Lutheran Church. She loved hiking, flowers and animals. Annette was a 1954 graduate of Logansport High School. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Connie (Dale) Petzing, Lafayette; son, Rodney (Melissa) Williamson, Lafayette; grandchildren, Amanda (Colin) Deckard, Brad Petzing, Ryan Williamson, Neal Williamson; two great-grandchildren, Harper Deckard, Hyatt Deckard; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Nancy Williamson,…

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    MAXWELL, Larry Aug 31, 1943 – Apr 1, 2020

    Larry A. Maxwell, 76, of Logansport, passed away unexpectedly on April 1, 2020 at the Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne following injuries sustained in a serious fall at home. Born Aug. 31, 1943, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Fred and Bonita (DeFord) Maxwell. On May 18, 1987, in Las Vegas, he was married to Shirley (Dunn) Maxwell. Larry was a graduate of Camden High School. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Larry worked as a processing superintendent at Indiana Packers, retiring after 15 years of service. He had previously worked for Wilson Foods for…

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    DIAL, Richard Aug 30, 1942 – Apr 1, 2020

    Richard Allen Dial, 77, Logansport, passed away at 6:23 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at the Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis. Born Aug. 30, 1942, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Clarence and Dorothy Dial. Richard attended Longfellow grade school, Lincoln Junior High and Logansport High School. He attended both Franklin College and Indiana University. From 1964 to 1968, Richard served in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by the State of Indiana and a large Clinical Laboratory in California in a non-medical department. In recent years, Richard attended the Harvest Chapel Church in Logansport. Richard is survived by his double cousin, Linda Lutes Welch;…

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    Long, Richard

    Richard E. “Rick” Long, 76, born in Logansport and resident of Lafayette and Avon areas, died Sunday in Avon. Educator in Lafayette, Crawfordsville and Avon Schools. Service planned this summer in Indianapolis. Full obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com

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    CALLAWAY, William Jul 22, 1928 – Mar 31, 2020

    William “Bill” J. Callaway, of Royal Center, passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Woodbridge Health Campus. Born July 22, 1928, in Carroll County, he was the son of the late Willard and Minnie (Wise) Callaway. On July 26, 1974, in the Wheatland Avenue United Methodist Church, he was married to Dolores “Dee” G. (Lowery) Callaway. Bill was a 1946 graduate of Camden High School. In 1985, Bill retired from Conrail, where he had worked as a railroad conductor for 35 years, having started with the Pennsylvania Railroad and then the PennCentral Railroad. Bill was a dedicated member of the First Church of the Nazarene in…

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    STARNES, Carolyn Dec 29, 1943 – Mar 29, 2020

    Carolyn Lee (Insley) Starnes, 76, died Sunday, March 29 at her home. Carolyn was born in Logansport on Dec. 29, 1943. She was the daughter of the late James M. and Beatrice L. Insley. She married John Starnes on June 11, 1966. She graduated from Logansport High School in 1962. She earned a B.S. in Education from Ball State University in 1966, and an M.A. in Education in 1969. She fulfilled her lifelong dream of teaching elementary education. She taught first grade at East Longfellow Elementary, taught at Wee Wisdom Nursery School, and finished her teaching career in the third grade at Yorktown Elementary. Carolyn enjoyed attending all events involving…

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    BRAUN, PATRICIA Feb 25, 1945 – Mar 23, 2020

    Patricia Ann “Pat” Braun, 75, of Chicago Heights (formerly Winamac) died Friday, March 23, 2020 She was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac. Although she was afflicted with epilepsy in her youth, she proudly graduated from the 8th grade from St. Peter’s Catholic School. Pat always maintained a positive attitude throughout her entire life. She was loving, kind, and fun to be with. She was always encouraging others to be kind to one another. Pat was our treasure and will be dearly missed. Survived by her siblings, Elizabeth “Betty” (Walt) Wallace, Janice “Jan” (Paul) Meyer, Dorothy Braun, Margaret Shegas, Anthony “Tony” (Joy) Braun, George “Andy” Braun,…

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    KIRKPATRICK, Samuel Oct 15, 1945 – Mar 28, 2020

    Samuel Richard Kirkpatrick, 74, of Galveston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at home, on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Born October 15, 1945, in Beech Grove, Indiana, he was the son of the late John and Mildred (Treadway) Kirkpatrick. Sam and Linda (Jones) Kirkpatrick had graduated together in 1964 from Carroll High School. On April 10, 1966, in Kokomo, the couple were married in the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer. As a man who loved his country dearly, Sam enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and served three years. He started a job at Chrysler Die Casting in Kokomo where he retired in 2003 after 36…

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    BAER, David Feb 13, 1958 – Mar 26, 2020

    David E. Baer, 62, of Logansport, passed away at his home early Thursday morning, March 26, 2020. He was born February 13, 1958 in Logansport to Robert “Bob” and Marilyn (Bernhardt) Baer. David married Linda Smith in 1976 and she survives. He worked in setup for Small Parts in Logansport and had also worked for Wilson Foods. David enjoyed bowling and playing golf. Surviving family include his wife Linda Baer, Logansport; his children, Heather Baer, Alisha Baer, and Angela (David) Klein all of Logansport; his grandchildren, Ashton, Kaidynz, Savanna, Elliot, Alexis, Atley and Trenton. David is also survived by his parents, Bob and Marilyn Baer of Logansport and his sisters,…

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    Shirley Shanks

    Shirley Ann Shanks, 85, of Logansport, very peacefully went to be with Jesus, with her husband and family by her side, on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor. Born on Christmas Eve 1934, in Logansport, Shirley was the daughter of Earl G. and Irene Rosella (Francis) Purcell. Shirley was a 1953 graduate of Washington Township High School, where she was a cheerleader. Following a county tournament, she went with a group of friends to Shanks’ Drive-in on top of College Hill. The carhop just happened to be the owner’s son, Bob Shanks. It was love at first sight. On July 5, 1953, in the Union Presbyterian Church, Shirley…

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    NEUBAUM, Dale Nov 26, 1961 – Mar 24, 2020

    Dale Neubaum, 58, Kokomo, passed away Tuesday, in Kokomo. Surviving are son, Chad Neubaum; siblings, John Neubaum, Janice Sparks (Dennis Stansbury) and Cathy Neubaum; and nephew and niece, Cody Sparks and Brianna (Thomas) Walsh. Visit www.fisherfuneral chapel.com for full obituary.