• La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Rachel Miller

    View Rachel Miller Rachel L. Miller, of Amboy, passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at her residence.  She was born on October 16, 1933, in Wabash, Indiana, to the late Charles and Addie Belle Kendall.  Rachel retired from Wabash Healthcare. Rachel is survived by son, Stanley Miller, of Akron; daughter, Dorretta (Richard) Hall, of Bunker Hill; six grandchildren, Darrell Hall, of Bunker Hill, Rachel Beard, of Kokomo, Bryan (Amber) Hall, of Bunker Hill, Matthew Miller, Trent Mille…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Jay McDonald

    View Jay McDonald Wabash Jay S. McDonald, 58, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at his residence after a short heroic battle with cancer.  He was born on February 12, 1961, in Wabash to Terry G. McDonald and Marcia L. Sharp.   Jay was a 1979 graduate of Wabash High School.  He married Doris Jeannie White on June 12, 2004.  Jay was employed as a machinist with Zimmer Biomet in Warsaw, Indiana.  He was a membe…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Donald Dillon

    View Donald Dillon Wabash Donald C. Dillon, 85, of Wabash, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Marion General Hospital in Marion, Indiana.  He was born in Grant County, on May 3, 1934, to the Raymond and Nina Dillon.  Donald married Donna Dailey on May 12, 1961. She still survives.  Donald retired from General Motors in Marion in 1998 after working there for 31 years. He was also a member of the LaFontaine United Methodist Church, The UAW Retirees, Local 97…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Helen Garner

    View Helen Garner Helen L. Garner, 102, of Wabash, passed away at 4:03 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Wellbrooke of Wabash.  She was born in Wabash, on June 20, 1917, to the late Asher and Mattie (Iry) Parrett.  Helen married Vaughn Garner; he passed away on April 7, 1986.  Helen worked at Dannakers Restaurant and Billings in Wabash. Helen is survived by three grandsons, Todd Murphy, Brian (Amy) Murphy and Jay (Sherry) Murphy, all of Wabash; six great-grandchildren; Eliza…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Linda Eakright

    View Linda Eakright Linda “Sue” Eakright, 66, of LaFontaine, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She was born on September 7, 1953 in Linton, Indiana, to the late Phillip R. and Dorothy M. (Stanton) Shields.  Sue was a 1971 graduate of Oak Hill High School and a graduate of the RN program at IPFW.  She married Thomas D. Eakright on September 4, 1982.  She retired from her dream job at Marion General Hospital, where she worked as a…..

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Isobel Ford

    View Isobel Ford Isobel Eileen Ford, 95, of LaFontaine, passed away at 3:49 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Rolling Meadow Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Marion, Indiana on August 3, 1924, to the late Milford and Flossie Blossom (Prime) Freeman. Isobel was a 1942 graduate of Marion High School. She retired from Foster Forbes in Marion. Isobel was a member of LaFontaine Christian Church and the Lagro American Legion Auxiliary, where she served as a treasurer. Isobe…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Evelyn Owen-Wargo

    View Evelyn Owen-Wargo Evelyn Ann Owen-Wargo, 81, of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  She was born August 29, 1938 in LaFontaine, Indiana to Charles and Inez (Sirk) Hall.  Evelyn retired in 1996 from Gary Wirt High School, after teaching for over 30 years. Evelyn is survived by her husband of over 20 years, Bruce W. Wargo; children, Brad (Joni) Owen, Cathy (Ken Gagne) Owen, and Dennis Wargo; grandson, Bradley Owen; sister, Esther (Ray) Terrel…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Donna Haneline

    View Donna Haneline Donna J. Haneline, 76, of Wabash, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born in Sarah Ann, West Virginia on July 11, 1943, to the late Charlie and Louise (Morrison) Hunt. Donna graduated from Logan High School and she attended Concord University in West Virginia.  She married Robert E. Haneline on May 11, 1963.  Donna retired as a public assistant worker for the State of Indiana….

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Glenna Matthews

    View Glenna Matthews Glenna A. Matthews, 86, of Wabash, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, Indiana.  She was born in Wabash, Indiana on September 24, 1933, to the late Herbert & Thelma (Axe) Slagel. Glenna married Robert E. Matthews on August 20, 1952; he passed away on December 3, 2018.  She was a member of the Bachelor Creek Church of Christ.  Glenna worked as a homemaker. Glenna is survived by son, Dan (Kim) Ma…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    James Schetzsle

    View James Schetzsle James D. “Jim” Schetzsle, 65, of Warsaw, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at his residence.  He was born in Norfolk, Virginia, at the Norfolk Naval Hospital, on January 3, 1954, to John B. and Carol (Denney) Schetzsle. Jim was a 1972 graduate of Wabash High School.  He retired from John B. Schetzsle & Sons.  Jim also worked and sold cars for Steve Pusnak.  Jim enjoyed woodworking and was a skilled woodworker.   Jim is survived by his…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Robert Pressler

    View Robert Pressler Robert Gene Pressler, 79, of Indianapolis, passed away at 7:55 a.m., on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born in Wabash, to the late Eugene L. & Annabelle R. (Clupper) Pressler on July 7, 1940. Robert was a 1959 graduate of Wabash High School.  After high school, Robert attended LeTourneau Tech Institute in Long View, Texas and then served in the United States Navy.  After college and the Navy, he worked as a trou…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Norma Bowman

    View Norma Bowman Norma Jean Bowman lived her life serving Jesus and her family.  Norma’s faith in the Lord helped established the Christ-centered spiritual foundation for her five children, eighteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Norma Jean Bowman, 89, LaFontaine, passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at her residence.  Norma was born in Wabash, on May 3, 1930, to the late Dan & Edna Wendel. Norma was a graduate from Lagro High School.  She …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Freida Simpson

    View Freida Simpson Freida M. Simpson, 78, of Wabash, passed away at 11:27 p.m., on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre in Wabash.  Freida was born in Wabash, on May 25, 1941 to the late Richard C. and Wanda (Banks) Simpson.  Freida worked in housekeeping at Miller’s Merry Manor. Freida is survived by daughter, Sally (Greg) Houlihan, of Wabash; brother, Richard Simpson, Jr., of Roann; sister, Peggy Frayley, of Wabash; three grandchildren and three… Fr…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Dorotha Morris

    View Dorotha Morris Dorotha M. Morris, 85, of Wabash, passed away at 6:06 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She was born on September 28, 1933 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, to the late Robert & Vinie (Clark) Griffith. Dorotha married Edgar B. Morris on October 31, 1953; he passed away on November 2, 2003.  Dorotha retired from General Tire in Wabash. Dorotha is survived by; one brother, James (Donna) Griffith, of Mesa, Arizona and one…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Britt Gardner

    View Britt Gardner Britt D. Gardner, of Middle Point, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019, at his residence.  He was born in Wabash, on May 12, 1954, to Robert L. and Lutricia (Blockson) Gardner. Britt attended Saint Bernard Catholic School and was a 1972 graduate of Southwood High School.  He served in the United States Army.  After serving in the Army, he worked as a truck driver.  Britt is survived by his mother, Lutricia, of Wabash; brothers, Robert Gardner…

  • 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…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    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…