• La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Jon Guenin

    View Jon Guenin LaFontaine Jon W. Guenin, 77, of LaFontaine, passed away at 4:56 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at his home.  He was born on January 19, 1943, in Marion, Indiana to the late Wayne E. and Dorothy (Spencer) Guenin.   Jon was a 1962 graduate of Marion High School.  Jon married Karen Schaper on November 26, 1964.  He worked for the Coca-Cola Factory and retired from Preferred Technical Group.  Jon was member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Marion.&…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Scott McKitrick

    View Scott McKitrick Wabash Scott L. McKitrick, 58, of Wabash, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020, at his residence.  He was born on September 26, 1961, in Findlay, Ohio, to Carl L. and Carol (Fruchey) McKitrick. Scott was the owner of Variety Recycling in Findlay, Ohio, which was founded by his father, Carl. Scott is survived by his wife, Sara McKitrick, of Wabash; one son, Tyler McKitrick, of Wabash; step-daughter, Tiara McKitrick; mother, Carol McKitrick, of Findlay, Ohio; brothe…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    James Cochran

    View James Cochran LaFontaine James L.  “Jim” Cochran, 74, of LaFontaine, passed away at 5:57 a.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at his residence.   He was born on February 17, 1945, in Hartford City, to the late Luther and Lorene (Edwards) Cochran. Jim married Carol Dice on September 9, 1967.  He was a dairy farmer for 44 years and loved to milk cows. Jim attended many auctions and was an avid mushroom hunter.  Jim enjoyed going to Circle K in LaFontaine and hanging with t…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Sierra Curtis

    View Sierra Curtis Wabash Sierra S. Curtis, 60, of Wabash, passed away at 9:08 a.m., on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at her residence.  She was born in Wabash on March 2, 1959, to the late Edward and Phyllis (Troyer) Warren, Sr.  Sierra married Thomas Curtis, Sr. on September 3, 1983.  She worked at Miller’s Merry Manor as a CNA.   Sierra is survived by her husband, Tom; son, Thomas Curtis, Jr., of Wabash; daughter, Nakeia (James ) Hartley, of Wabash; three brothers, Paul …

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Margaret Courtney

    View Margaret Courtney Hartford City Margaret A. Courtney, 75, of Hartford City, Indiana, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020, at her residence.  She was born in Blackford County, on October 9, 1944, to the late Ora & Emma (Pratt) Wilson, Sr. Margaret married Donald Courtney on August 14, 1995. She was a member of Calvary Christian Church in Hartford City.  Margaret is survived by her husband, Donald; Stepson, Anthony (Stacie) Courtney, of Marion; foster children, Christophe…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Jack Gidley

    View Jack Gidley Wabash Jack R. Gidley, 76, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Peabody Retirement Community.  Jack was born on May 29, 1943, in Wabash, to the late Truman (Mary Jane) Gidley and Helen Harden Gidley. Jack served in the United States Navy.  He was retired from Ford Meter Box of Wabash. Jack is survived by his son, Keith (Veronica) Gidley, of Wabash; daughters, Amber Holley, of Wabash and Kim (Steve) Hively, of Somer…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Peggy Drook

    View Peggy Drook Wabash Peggy L. Drook, 73, of Wabash, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at her residence.  She was born in Marion, Indiana on August 7, 1946, to the late Alva & Verda (Hiatt) Manning.   Peggy was a 1964 graduate of Southwood High School.  She married John H. Drook on January 31, 1964; he passed away on December 16, 2004.  Peggy worked as a pharmacy technician at the Wabash County Hospital and Walgreens in Wabash.  She also wor…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Walt Ansel

    View Walt Ansel Wabash Walt Ansel, 71, of Wabash, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born in Floyd County Kentucky on August 17, 1948, to Bud Delbert and Dussie (Perry) Ansel. Walt married Karla on July 4, 1996. He retired from General Tire after 25 years. He also worked as a janitor for MJV- Econoclean. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge. Walt is survived by his wife; Karla, two sons; Craig David An…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Enno Schmidt

    View Enno Schmidt Wabash Enno F. Schmidt, 83, of Wabash, passed away at 3:11 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020.  He was born in Miami County on June 14, 1936, to Otto and Pauline (Burrous) Schmidt. Enno married Janet on November 19, 1961. He served in the United States Army.  He retired from being an engineer for the Soil Conservation Service, which is a division of the United States Department of Agriculture. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wabash. Enno enjoyed the…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Mary Carpenter

    View Mary Carpenter Wabash Mary F. Carpenter, 90, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 4:07 p.m., on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She was born on August 12, 1929, in Wabash, to the late Hubert and Lenore (King) Miller.   Mary was a 1947 graduate from Wabash High School.  She married Lacy Carpenter on July 26, 1947.  He passed away on December 10, 2016.  Mary worked for many years at the City Meat Market.&nbs…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    James Hostetler

    View James Hostetler Wabash James Earl “Jim” Hostetler, 79, of Wabash, passed away at 5:32 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born on July 11, 1940, in Peru, Indiana to the late Harold A. and Esther V. (Loe) Hostetler. Jim was a 1958 graduate of Peru High School.  He married Beverly Jean Randall on March 17, 1963.  Jim served in the National Guard.  He was a foreman and manager at Dataview Products for 25 yea…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Cleo Snyder

    View Cleo Snyder Cleo D. “CD” Snyder, 96, of Wabash, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 in Fort Wayne.  He was born on November 27, 1923, in Larwill, Indiana, to the late Charles C. and Phoebe (Starner) Snyder.  CD married Wilma M. Hatten on November 24, 1954 in Chillocothe, Ohio. She passed away on September 14, 2003.  CD was a 1941 graduate of Pierceton High School where he played numerous sports. He was a 1951 graduate of Purdue University, where he earned a Bachelor o…

  • La Fontaine,  Wabash

    Betty “Judy” Lafferty

    View Betty “Judy” Lafferty Betty C. “Judy” Lafferty, 69, of Wabash, passed away at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com Betty C. “Judy” Lafferty, 69, of Wabash, passed away at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019.   Funeral services are pending and have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home,… …

  • 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…