• Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Nikki Abbett

    Nikki Abbett HUNTINGTON Nikki (Nik) A. Abbett, age 66, of Huntington, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019, at 1:15 pm at his home in Huntington. Nik worked at Clarks Reclamation and was a member of the VFW. Nik was born January 13, 1953, in Franklin, the son of Ottie and Dorothy (Hinen) Abbett. On July 4, 1986 he married Etta Aldridge in Roanoke and she survives in Huntington. Also surviving are a son Nik Aldridge of Huntington, a step-daughter Tonya (Cleaver) Angulo of Fort Wayne, 10 grandchi…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    William Sparks

    William Sparks Warren William L. “Bill” Sparks, age 55, of Warren, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019.  He had worked at Sid Feltts Repair in Montpelier.  He enjoyed golf, bowling, and woodworking, helped family and friends with his handyman skills, loved his grandchildren, and was an avid Colts fan.   Bill was born June 22, 1964, in Bluffton, the son of Leslie “Doc” and Dorothy (Denton) Sparks. His father passed away when he was young and he was raised by his mother and… Wil…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    David Huston

    David Huston Andrews David Leroy Huston, age 58, of Andrews, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:35 am in Andrews.  He served in the US Army, worked at Lawrence Construction in Fort Wayne, and was a member of Lagro American Legion.   David was born April 23, 1961, in Huntington, a son of David L. Huston and Carol Bailey Huston Patton. He married Dawn Martin in Andrews and she survives.  Also surviving are his father David Huston of Montpelier, a son Brandon Huston of Huntin…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Arden Spath

    Arden Spath HUNTINGTON Arden G. Spath, age 86, of Huntington, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:08 am at Parkview Randallia Hospital, Fort Wayne.  He had worked at Schadt Manufacturing, Neter’s Bakery, Turtle Creek Nursing Home,  Southtown Mall, Bob Miller’s Pharmacy, Millers Merry Manor, and retired from Pathfinders Rehabilitation of Indiana where he worked as manager of interstate rest areas for 18 years.  He enjoyed old cars, especially Thunderbirds.   Arden was b…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Patricia Lusch

    Patricia Lusch Huntington   Patricia L. Lusch, age 86, of Huntington, went to be with her Lord Sunday, June 23, 2019 at pm at Oakbrook Village, Huntington.  She was a caregiver for over 30 years.  She was a member of the First Brethren Church where she served as a deacon and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Society. She was also a member of Grandmothers Club. Pat lived to serve her church, family and friends.    Pat was born August 20, 1932, in Huntington, to El…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Robert Ulshafer

    Robert Ulshafer Wabash Robert L. “Bob” Ulshafer, age 77, of Wabash, went to be with his Lord Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 11:10 pm at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He graduated from Wabash High School and served in the US Army National Guard.  He worked at General Tire in Wabash for 42 years.  Bob faithfully attended Wabash Friends Church, and was a member of GWRRA and General Tire Union.  Bob loved riding his motorcycle and was recognized for being the oldest moto…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    John Paul

    John Paul Roanoke John J. Paul, age 63, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, May 30 at 9:27 am at his home.  He graduated from Homestead High School in 1974. He had worked at Omni Source and was a lifetime farmer at Paul Farms. He enjoyed animals, especially his dogs Zeus, Jada, Otto and Simon, and loved to spend time with family and friends.   John was born March 7, 1956, in Huntington, the son of Eldon and Kathryn (Close) Paul.  His father survives in Huntington.  Also surv…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Shirley Hull

    Shirley Hull Andrews Shirley A. Hull, age 83, of Andrews, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 10:27 pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center.  She was a homemaker and farmer’s wife.  She worked as a secretary for Indiana Molding (now Imco Co.) in Huntington.  She also worked at various offices & factories in Indiana, and for Citizens National Bank in the bookkeeping department and Hunnicut & Associates Appraisers Office in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Shirley was bor…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Merle Bucher

    Merle Bucher Wabash, Indiana It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend Merle Dean Bucher, age 66, of Las Cruces, NM, on November 14, 2018. Merle was born on June 4, 1952, in Wabash, Indiana, to Max and Elizabeth (Gump) Bucher. Merle was a devoted family man and well- respected mechanic. Merle served as the mechanic for UPS of Las Cruces for 32 years before his retirement.   Those left to mourn his passing include h…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Delores Miller

    Delores Miller Huntington   Delores I. Miller, age 93, of Huntington, went to be with her Lord Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 8:30 pm at Parkview Huntington Hospital.  She worked at Bradley Drug Store, Wolf & Dessauer, and then in the cafeteria at Lincoln Elementary School for 33 years, retiring in 1999.  She was a member of the former Good Shepherd Church and attended The Well.  She enjoyed collecting Precious Moments and spending joyous times with her family.   De…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Rhynard Abbett

    Rhynard Abbett Huntington   Rhynard L. Abbett, age 92, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 3:19 am at Parkview Huntington Hospital. He served in the US Army in Japan in WWII. He worked in maintenance for the Erie Lakawana Railroad for 17 years, for E-Systems for 17 years, and then as building maintenance supervisor for the Chronicle Tribune for 5 years. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and VFW Post #2689.   Rhynard was born on Au…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Jeanette Nine

    Jeanette Nine Roanoke   Jeanette I. Nine, 82, of Huntington and formerly of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 10:17 am at her home.  She had a cleaning business and worked for First National Bank and Winan’s Insurance. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Roanoke, where she was a member of the Rosery Society, taught CCD, sang in the choir and helped with the Senior Luncheons and Roanoke Festival.  In addition to being a devoted grandma she …

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Jo Ellen Worden

    Jo Ellen Worden Roanoke         Jo Ellen Worden, age 83, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 11:43 am at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.  She graduated from Huntington High School in 1953. She worked at Indiana Air National Guard from 1953-1957, was a farm wife and stay at home Mom, then worked at Supermarket Services, Inc. from 1974 until her retirement in 2002.  She enjoyed watching her 4 grandchildren in school and 4H activities, baking, cross…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Janet Perkins

    Janet Perkins Huntington   Janet E. Perkins, age 84, of Huntington, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:03 pm at Aperion Care of Fort Wayne.  She graduated from Gettysburg Ohio High School in 1952 and with an AA in accounting from Miami-Jacobs Business College in 1953.  She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she played in the handbell choir and served as president of Rebecca UMW, vice president of UMW, and was honored by UMW as Woman of the year in 201…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Timothy Wilson

    Timothy Wilson HUNTINGTON Timothy W. “Tim” Wilson, age 67, of Huntington, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11:45 pm at at Parkview Randallia, Fort Wayne. He retired from the Highway Department. Tim was born February 20, 1951, in Huntington, the son of Richard J. and Ruby J (Giddens) Wilson. He married Rose and she preceded him in death. He is survived by sisters Cheryl Ivins and Kelly Tyler and brother Michael Wilson all of Huntington, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to …

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Betty Hasty

    Betty Hasty HUNTINGTON         Betty L. Hasty, age 97, of Huntington, passed away Monday January 7, 2019, at 5:00 pm  at her home.  She graduated from Huntington High School in 1939. She worked at Wabash Magnetics for 20 years, retiring in 1981.  She was devoted to her family and enjoyed quilting and reading.     Betty was born September 9, 1921, in Huntington, the daughter of Herman and Martha Schultz.  On May 10. 1941 she married Clayton Kra…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Carolyn Shearer

    Carolyn Shearer Huntington     Carolyn S. Shearer, age 64, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 7:15 pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.  She had worked at Utah, Pyles Industry, Peyton in Bluffton, Huntington Electric, Memcor, and most recently at Wilson Country Auction, Zanesville.  She was a member of New Life Fellowship Church where she volunteered with their food ministry.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and …

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Rolando Medina

    Rolando Medina Huntington Rolondo Javier “Rollie” “Miss Doubtfire” Medina, age 54, of Marion, passed away Saturday December 15, 2018 in Huntington.  He worked as a cook at an adult day care for 8 years and a manager at Dairy Queen. He was a member of Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Mercedes, Texas, and a dedicated Mercedes Tigers fan.  He loved life, people, cooking and never met a stranger. Rollie was born October 21, 1964, in Mercedes, Texas, the son of Celestino and Herminia… Ro…

  • Andrews,  Huntington County,  Roanoke

    Charles McClurg

    Charles McClurg Fort Wayne Charles E. McClurg, age 77, of Fort Wayne (formerly Huntington) passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at 7:45 pm at Canterbury Nursing Center.  He worked at ITT Optical Aerospace.  He loved camping, flying model airplanes and fishing.  Charles was born on November 1, 1941, the son of Rexford and Florentine (King) McClurg. On December 30, 1994 he married Leetta Souder in Greentown, IN and she survives along with a son Brian (Carliene) McClurg of Fort …