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    COTNER, Steven Sep 25, 1959 – Oct 4, 2019

    Steven M. Cotner, 60, of Logansport, died Fri-Oct 4, 2019 at 3:52 p.m. at St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Sept 25, 1959 in Logansport, to the late Donald & Mary Rush Cotner Sr. His marriage was to Donna L Woolridge in Logansport on Jan 4, 1999, and she survives. He was a 1978 graduate of Logansport High School. He worked for 10 years at Ball Corp in Monticello, and for 8 years at Tinnerman Manufacturing in Logansport. He attended the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Logansport, and formerly volunteered at Great Cats of Indiana, where one of the animals was selected to be the mascot for LSU in…

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    CRESS, Bruce Edwin

    Bruce Edwin Cress, 64, Twelve Mile, passed away Friday evening, October 4, 2019, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Born November 18, 1954, in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of Roger Edwin and Janice K. Fishback Cress. On August 1, 1981, at the Twelve Mile United Methodist Church, he was married to Lori Ann Fisher, and she survives. Bruce was a 1973 graduate of Caston High School. For the past fifteen years, he has served on the Caston School Board, serving many years as the board’s President. He was a self-employed contractor in the area for over thirty-five years. He enjoyed cars, Nascar and IndyCar racing, IU Basketball, and Cubs…

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    Curtis Barnes

    View Curtis Barnes Logansport Curtis J. Barnes, 57, of Logansport, passed away Friday October 4, 2019 in Millers Merry Manor, Logansport. Born November 29, 1961 in Logansport, he is the son to Devon and Auzeline (Owsley) Barnes. Curtis worked for ABC Metals where he was a production manager. He was a 1980 graduate of Logansport High School. Curtis enjoyed muscle cars, music, spending time outdoors and with his friends and family. Surviving along with his mother Auzeline is two sons, Nick Barn…

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    Rist, Marcella

    Marcella M. Rist, 76, of Logansport, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at WoodBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at Kroeger Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be available soon at www. kroegerfuneralhome.com.

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    GRANT, Berl Feb 18, 1938 – Oct 3, 2019

    Mr. Berl John “Bucky” Grant, 81, of Seymour, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Logansport to the late Berl E. and Theresa (Gilsinger) Grant. Funeral mass will be conducted by Voss & Sons Funeral Service at St. Ambrose Catholic Church on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. with Fathers Dan Staublin and Joseph Sheets officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery. A Rosary service will be held on Tuesday at Voss & Sons Funeral Service at 3:30 p.m. followed by visitation from 4-7 p.m. Friends and family may also call on Wednesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church from 9…

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    Marcella M. Rist

    View Marcella M. Rist Logansport Marcella M. Rist, age 76, Logansport, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, at WoodBridge Health Campus. Arrangement are currently pending at this time.   Marcella M. Rist, age 76, Logansport, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, at WoodBridge Health Campus. Arrangement are currently pending at this time.   View   Send Flowers

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    Brian Evans

    View Brian Evans Logansport Brian M. Evans, 57, of Logansport, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Logansport. Born on March 30, 1962 in Logansport, he is the son to the late Roger E. and Marian (Hall) Evans. Brian worked as a design engineer for A. Raymond Tinnerman. He enjoyed micro midget racing at US 24 Racetrack. He also enjoyed dirt bikes and was proud to have taken a flying lesson. Surviving Brian is a daughter, Kira Evans, Huntsville, AL; grandson, Sawyer De…

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    EVANS, Brian Mar 30, 1962 – Sep 30, 2019

    Brian Matthew Evans, 57, of Logansport, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Logan- sport. Born on March 30, 1962 in Logansport, he is the son to the late Roger E. and Marian (Hall) Evans. Brian worked as a design engineer for A. Raymond Tinnerman. He enjoyed micro midget racing at US 24 Racetrack. He also enjoyed dirt bikes and was proud to have taken a flying lesson. Surviving Brian is a daughter, Kira Evans, Huntsville, Alabama; grandson, Sawyer Dean Baldwin, Huntsville, Alabama; sister, Kathy Evans, Logansport; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and a special friend, Charlotte Butler of Logansport. He was preceded in death by his…

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    FINKS, William Nov 5, 1936 – Sep 18, 2019

    Heaven welcomed William D. Finks, 82, Logansport, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, after battling PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) for the past few years. Born in Logansport on Nov. 5, 1936, he was the son of William C. and Loda (McVay) Finks. He was a 1954 graduate of Logansport High School. Bill loved his family life which began more than 61 years ago when on Jan. 24, 1958, in the Metea Baptist Church, Bill married the love of his life, Janet E. (Frank), who survives. Bill was a life-long brick mason. He started his profession in his teen years and later co-founded and co-owned F&S Masonry. For more than 50 years,…

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    Dennis Gaylor

    View Dennis Gaylor Walton, IN Dennis A. Gaylor, age 65, of Walton, went to be with the Lord on Monday September 30, 2019 at 6:51 am in St. Vincent Hospital of Indianapolis. Born May 22, 1954 in Frankfort, IN to John D.  and Nancy (Bull) Gaylor. On June 21, 1975 in Deer Creek, IN he married Joy L. Bryan who survives. Dennis was a supervisor at Delco Electronics and previous co-owner of the Walton Dog Shed. He was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Survivor…

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    GAYLOR, Dennis May 22, 1954 – Sep 30, 2019

    Dennis A. Gaylor, age 65, of Walton, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at 6:55 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital of Indianapolis. Born May 22, 1954 in Frankfort, he was the son of John D. and Nancy (Bull) Gaylor. On June 21, 1975 in Deer Creek, he married Joy L. Bryan who survives. Dennis was a supervisor at Delco Electronics and previous co-owner of the Walton Dog Shed. He was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Survivors are, including his wife Joy, are two daughters, Leslie (Scott) Wandell, San Diego, Californa; Kara (Nate) Burrous, Walton; one sister, Janet (Steve)…

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    MOONEY, Scott Dec 12, 1989 – Sep 29, 2019

    Scott Allen Mooney, 29, Kokomo, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 12, 1989, in Kokomo, the son of Troy and Tammy (Hinze) Mooney. Scott worked for Chrysler Corp. as a Transmission Case Inspector, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He loved his family and his daughter, Aubrey. Scott was known for his big heart and always having a smile on his face. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him. Scott is survived by his parents, Troy and Tammy Mooney; daughter, Aubrey Mooney; girlfriend, Mandy Pitner; grandmothers, Merle Hinze and Carol Mooney;…

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    MINNICK, Robert Mar 24, 1948 – Sep 29, 2019

    Robert A. “Bob” Minnick, 71. of Logansport, passed away at 7:51 a.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019, in Franciscan Hospital, Lafayette, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 24, 1948, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Joseph R. Minnick Jr. and Marie E. (Baade) Minnick On August 22, 1971, in Logansport, he was married to Ingrid (Berglund) Minnick, who survives. Following his1966 graduation from Washington Township High School, Bob served in the Indiana National Guard for seven years. Bob was a life-long farmer in Washington Township, living on and working the land that has been in his family since the early 1900’s. His faith was the foundation…

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    NEILAN, JR., William Oct 23, 1935 – Sep 24, 2019

    William Edward Neilan Jr., 83, of Monticello, passed away Sept. 24, 2019 at 12:45 p.m. at St. Vincent’s Hospice Care Center in Indianapolis. He was born Oct. 23, 1935 in Lafayette, to William E. Neilan, Sr. and Amy (Auburn) Neilan. He is a graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School, then attended Purdue University where he was a member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. He was employed as Chief Draftsman, Chief Production Engineer and a Senior Industrial Engineer for Ross Gear and Tool Company of Lafayette. He taught blueprint reading and construction management at Ivy Tech. He held an Indiana Real Estate Broker license and an Indiana Appraiser license.…

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    GROSS, Gregory Aug 16, 1952 – Sep 26, 2019

    Gregory K. Gross, 67, of Galveston, passed away peacefully at 8:25 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 at Golden Living in Kokomo. He was born Aug. 16, 1952 in Lafayette to Charles and Joyce (Beever) Gross. Greg first married Wanda Brubaker in March of 1971. He later married Naomi Guy on June 12, 1999 in Oakford and she survives. Greg was a 1970 graduate of Carroll High School and was an Eagle Scout. After high school he served his country in the United States Air Force. Greg retired from Delphi Electronics in Kokomo in 2000 with 30 years service. He was a member of ABATE, UAW Local #292. Surviving family include…

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    Watts, Mary

    Mary Ann Watts, 86, of Logansport, passed away on Wednesday. Services will be private. Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit ransfuneralhomes.com to view the full obituary.

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    BEECHER, Stanley Feb 15, 1951 – Sep 22, 2019

    Stanley Alan Beecher, 68, of Englewood, Florida, and formerly of Rochester and Fort Wayne, passed away at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at Port Charlotte Medical Center, Port Charlotte, Florida. Born Feb. 15, 1951 in Peru, Indiana he was the eldest of eight children born to Harold Larkin and Norma Jean Knauff Beecher. On Oct. 13, 2001 he married Barb Petrucci in Fort Wayne, who survives. Stan graduated from Rochester High School in 1969 having been active in show choir, theatre, honor society, football all four years and serving as Student Council President his Senior year. He graduated from the University Of Notre Dame in 1973; and was…

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    O'Donnell, Robert "Bob"

    Robert E. “Bob” O’Donnell, 55, of New Orleans, Louisiana died Sept. 13, 2019. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center. Visitation: 1 p.m. until service. Full obituary at www.ransfuneralhomes.com

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    GALBREATH, Vickie Oct 3, 1961 – Sep 23, 2019

    Vickie L. Galbreath, 57, of Winamac, passed away at 9:27 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at Franciscan Hospital in Indianapolis after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on Oct. 3, 1961 in Rochester, she was the daughter of Donald E. and Delores “Dee” Galbreath. Vickie was a 1980 Winamac High School graduate. While in high school she displayed her love for music by playing trombone in the band, and because of her musical appreciation the Galbreath Scholarship for music students was created. In recent years, Vickie had been expanding her abilities by teaching herself to play violin using online videos. She also had a great love for animals, especially…

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    GRAFTON, Donald Jul 23, 1930 – Sep 23, 2019

    Donald E. Grafton, 89, of Royal Center, passed away peacefully at noon, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at AMG Specialty Hospital in Muncie. He was born on July 23, 1930 in Cass County. Don was a 1949 Royal Center High School graduate. He was a U.S. Army veteran. On Oct. 25, 1957 he married Ruth A. Packard, she survives. Don retired in 1991 from Chrysler in Kokomo after 35 years. He was a member of Baptist Christian Church and the UAW Union #685 in Kokomo. Don enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, playing euchre and fixing ball gloves. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Grafton, of Royal Center; daughter, Pam (Rick) Miller, of St.…

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    WEESE, Dorothy Mar 8, 1925 – Sep 22, 2019

    Dorothy L. Weese, 94, of Logansport, passed away at 12:53 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Logansport. Born on March 8, 1925 in White County, she was the daughter of the late Stacy M. and Margaret P. (Hines) Logan. Dorothy was a Royal Center High School graduate. Dorothy was a retired cook at the former White County Hospital in Monticello. She was a member of Caley United Methodist Church. Dorothy was an avid Pioneer, Purdue and Cubs fan and she was known for writing poetry. Survivors include her son, Doug Weese of Royal Center; brother, Ivan Logan of Royal Center; grandchildren, Tracy (Gregg) Mitchell of Chicago,…

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    MOON, Mary

    Mary Ann Flora Moon, 89, of Kokomo, passed away at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Golden Living Center-Sycamore Village. She was born June 8, 1930 to Howard Flora and Ava Fisher in Twelve Mile. On Sept. 12, 1948, she married Charles “Charley” Moon, who preceded her in death on April 12, 2019. Mary Ann graduated from Twelve Mile High School in 1948. She was a homemaker most of her life. Mary Ann enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling to Florida and spending time with family. Mary Ann is survived by her sons, Edward “Ed” (Monelle) Moon, Charles “Chuck” Moon and Jeffrey (Tammy) Moon; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. In addition…

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    SHAVER, Walter Jul 31, 1932 – Sep 23, 1932

    Walter Shaver Jr., 87, of Logansport, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Chase Center. Born July 31, 1932, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shaver Sr. On Sept., 2 1950, in Logansport, he was married to Shirley (Brown) Shaver, who survives. Walter worked for Logan Machine for twenty-five years, he also worked as a truck driver for Gangloff Trucking for more than twenty years. After retiring he enjoyed being a school bus driver for Pioneer schools A member of the Logansport First Church of the Nazarene, Walter was a man with his priorities in order. He was a motorcycle…

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    POWLEN, Barry Mar 18, 1954 – Sep 21, 2019

    Barry Dean Powlen, 65, of Peru, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at his residence. Born on March 18, 1954 in Logansport, he was the son of the late Tommie and Helen (Overmyer) Powlen. He was a 1972 Pioneer High School graduate. Barry was a self-employed carpenter who loved taking care of his dogs. Survivors include his companion, Pam Goodnight of Peru; son, Jason Goodnight of Peru; sisters, Carol (Alan) Chesley of Lucerne; Julia (Tim) Hatfield of Upland; and Sandra (Tim Osborn) Gunter of Logansport; brother, Ronald (Judi) Powlen of Logansport; and Steven (Maribel) Powlen. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Per Barry’s wishes there…

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    Debra A. Thomas

    View Debra A. Thomas Logansport Debra A. Thomas, age 65, Logansport, passed away at 7:21 p.m. on Monday, September 23, in Chase Center. Arrangements are currently pending.  Debra A. Thomas, age 65, Logansport, passed away at 7:21 p.m. on Monday, September 23, in Chase Center. Arrangements are currently pending.  View   Send Flowers

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    RODRIGUEZ, SR., Alfred Mar 31, 1955 – Sep 22, 2019

    Alfred Joseph Rodriguez, 64, of Logansport, passed away into the loving arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, surrounded by his family in the quietness of his home. On March 31, 1955, in Lafayette, Al was born to the late Alfredo “Al” Jesus Rodriguez and Marta (Nemec) Rodriguez. Having been born the son of parents who immigrated from Mexico and Czechoslovakia, respectively, Al was proud of his heritage – the rich cultural background and the history his family shared. A 1973 graduate of Logansport High School, Al entered the U.S. Navy in 1974 aboard the USS Okinawa in the latter part of the Vietnam War and…