• Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Allan Young

    Allan R. Young, 88, of Lafayette, passed away at his residence Tuesday February 18, 2020. He was born in Lafayette November 18, 1931, the son of the late George R. and Mable McKinley Young. Allan attended St. Boniface grade school and was a 1949 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean War from January 1951 until he was discharged in January 1954. Allan was employed at the “Lafayette Journal and Courier” for forty-four and…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Barbara Hosterman

    Barbara Jane Hosterman, 84, of Oxford, IN passed away at Mulberry Healthcare in Mulberry, IN 8:00 AM Friday January 21, 2020 where she had resided the past two years. She was born in Judyville, IN April 10, 1935, the daughter of the late Leon and Mable Oliver Garriott and was a 1954 graduate of Oxford, IN High School. She married Harvey R. “Bud” Hosterman in Attica, IN March 1, 1958, and he preceded her in death December 10, 1994. Barbara was a member of the Oxford Church of Christ and…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Vaughn Amstutz

    Vaughn E. Stutz, age 90, passed away on Tuesday January 28, 2020. He was born in rural Allen County, near Ft. Wayne on January 31, 1929. He was the son of Delbert and Mina Amstutz. He graduated from West Lafayette High School in 1947. On June 18, 1949 he married Ellen Marie Hathaway. They were married 68 years until her death in February 2018. The marriage produced two sons, Allen (wife Jamie) and Harold (wife Cindy). He was preceded in death by his son, Allen; his parents; four brothers,…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Mary Rockwell

    Mary M. Rockwell, 92, formerly of Oxford, Indiana, passed away Thursday, January 16 in the Williamsport Nursing Home. Mary was born November 24, 1927 in Wheatfield, Indiana to Orville and Jesse Jones Meyers. Mary graduated from Wheatfield High School in 1945 and Lowenstein’s Beauty School in 1946. Her greatest joy was working as a sales representative and manager over 25 years with World Book Encyclopedia. Mary married Ralph Rockwell, a farmer, in Rensselaer, Indiana in…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    John Wehrle

    John R. Wehrle, 90, of Lafayette, passed away at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette Tuesday January 14, 2020 at 10:48 PM where he had been a patient the past six days. He was born in Monitor, Tippecanoe County, IN August 12, 1929, the son of Joseph L. and Elsie M. Sheperd Wehrle and was a graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School. John married Margaret C. “Dee” Platt June 1, 1985, and she preceded him in death January 7, 2019. John was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    John Brost

    John Alexander Brost of Indianapolis, IN passed away on December 25, 2019 at the age of 65. John was born on April 12, 1954 in Lafayette, IN to Ray and Peg (McAuley) Brost. He attended Indiana University and spent 41 years in retail working as a buyer for various department stores: LS Ayers, Filenes, and Boston Store. John loved being around water and enjoyed frequent trips to various coasts. A few of his favorite places to visit included Maine, Florida and Ireland, where his mother was…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Marie O’Brien

    Marie O’Brien of Lafayette died December 5, 2019 after a two year battle with cancer, she was 88. Marie was born on May 6, 1931 in Earl Park, IN to Emmett & Delvia Doyle. On June 7, 1952 Marie married Richard O’Brien in Earl Park, IN. They moved to Lafayette where they raised their five children. Marie opened the Bridal Boutique in downtown Lafayette in 1974. After selling the store in 1985 she became a realtor at the Lux Agency until she retired. Marie was also a model for the…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Geri Berns

    Geri J. Berns, 80, of Fishers, IN and formerly of Lafayette, passed away at her residence in Allisonville Meadows at Fishers Friday morning November 29, 2019 where she had resided the past year and a half. She was born in Lafayette April 29, 1939, the daughter of the late Jean and Mary McKibben Hittle. Geri was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in South Bend and attended Ancilla College. She married Robert J. Berns at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Lafayette and he preceded her in death…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Rosio Salazar

    We generally think of powerful people as assertive, aggressive, telling everything like it is and leaving nothing unsaid. Then there’s Rosio. How many people are so powerful that they can make you smile with one word? With a smile? A sister, a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a friend: and a saint from every one of those angles. We didn’t have her nearly long enough and yet, we had her much longer than we deserved. She’s finally in heaven with other angels, away from the pains of this…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Rosetta Leuck

    Rosetta Leuck, age 94 of Pine Village, IN passed away at 2:10 PM Sunday November 24, 2019 at Creasy Springs Health Campus in Lafayette where she had resided the past four years. She was born in Kilrea, northern Ireland to the late Charles and Ann Gilmore Henry and attended Kilrea schools. Rosetta met her husband Paul Leuck in June, 1947 while Paul was stationed in the military in England, and he was on leave in Ireland. She moved to the United States later in 1947, and they were married at…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Rosella Vaughan

    Rosella Margurite Vaughn, 99, of Lafayette, passed away Friday morning November 8, 2019 at St. Anthony Healthcare in Lafayette. Rosella was born in Lafayette March 2, 1920, the daughter of the late Clarence C. and Cecil Hall Buntin. She had resided in Tippecanoe County since 1935 and attended Klondike High School. Rosella married Edward Vaughan in Lafayette April 18, 1949 and he preceded her in death December 16, 1998. She was a homemaker, enjoyed Purdue basketball and loved chocolate candy….

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Juanita Burnett Marchand

    On October 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm Juanita Maye Newsum Burnett Marchand, 92, joined her Heavenly Father and all her loved ones who passed. She was born to Noble P. Newsum and Flossie L. Oldfield on January 15, 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana but she was raised by Noble and his second wife, Floris W. Ramsey in the Homeplace community of northern Indianapolis. She spent summers as a child with her father’s family in Wabash County, IL, enjoying the country life with her cousins. She attended…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Dr. Richard Shoemaker

    Dr. Richard L. Shoemaker, beloved husband of Alice (Kingma), departed this life on October 15, 2019, after a brief illness. Born in Romney in 1929 to Everet and Elinor (Leaming) Shoemaker, Dick graduated from the Indiana School of Medicine. He married Alice in 1954 and served in the Air Force before opening private practice in Gas City, where he was a member of Kiwanis and served on the Board of Education. In 1977, the Shoemakers moved to Lafayette and became active in St. Ann Catholic…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Dr. Richard Shoemaker, MD

    Dr. Richard L. Shoemaker, beloved husband of Alice (Kingma), departed this life on October 15, 2019, after a brief illness. Born in Romney in 1929 to Everet and Elinor (Leaming) Shoemaker, Dick graduated from the Indiana School of Medicine. He married Alice in 1954 and served in the Air Force before opening private practice in Gas City, where he was a member of Kiwanis and served on the Board of Education. In 1977, the Shoemakers moved to Lafayette and became active in St. Ann Catholic…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Patricia Scott

    Patricia Ann (Chastain) Scott of Oxford, IN joined the angels early on the morning of October 4, 2019 at her home. Born on a farm outside Oxford on October 7, 1930 to Clint and Stella (Gilstrap) Chastain, she lived her entire life in or near Oxford and graduated from Oxford High School in 1948. Pat was married on June 12, 1948 in Fowler, IN. She is survived by he loving and devoted husband of 71 years, Jerry, and sons Greg (Cathy) and Jeff (Bertie). Perhaps most important in her life were…

  • Lafayette,  Linden,  Oxford

    Carl Pearson

    Carl D Pearson of Lafayette passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on October 1, 2019 at the age of 70. Carl was born on August 22, 1949 in Lafayette, Indiana to Kenneth R and Alberta (Wentz) Pearson. He graduated from Wolcott High School in 1968. He proudly served in the US Army from 1968-1970. Carl was a Vietnam Veteran, earning a Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster. Carl married Colleen McIntyre on December 29, 1979 at Blessed Sacrament Church…