Sandra K. Elliott, 59, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 7:17 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Parkview Randallia in Fort Wayne. She was born on Nov. 4, 1961, in Wabash to the late Larry and Myrtle Woodward.

Barbara Sue Branham, 67, of Lagro, Indiana, died at 4:05 am, Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born on May 17, 1954, in Wabash, Indiana, to William L. “Bill” and Naomi (Thorn) Strickler.

Glenda Sue Stone, 73, of Indianapolis, Indiana, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 28, 2021, after a long bout of respiratory health issues. She was born on Feb. 28, 1948, in Matewan, West Virginia, to John Frank and Zanna (Bragg) Gillum.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Jack Vern Paxton, 69, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on July 28, 2021, at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester.

Richard C. Gale, 56, North Manchester, Indiana, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2021, with the love of his life by his side. He was born Nov. 12, 1964, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to the late Lewis and LaDonna (Steele) Gale.

A celebration of Linda Louise Wells life will be 2 – 4 pm, Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Christian Heritage Church, 2776 River Road, Wabash. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Gordon Lowell Bolinger, 78, of Kokomo, Indiana, died 8:34 pm, Monday, July 26, 2021, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 17, 1942, in Kokomo, to Joseph and Viola (Aikens) Bolinger.

Janet Sue Dickos, 88, formally of Wabash, peacefully passed away on July 25, 2021. Born July 1, 1933 in Lagro, Indiana; moved to Wabash and married Christie K Dickos, who preceded her in death. In her later years she moved to Fishers to be near her children. She is survived by her son Greg, …

Jean D. Brainard, 96, North Manchester, Indiana, passed away on July 25, 2021 at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester. Born in North Manchester on April 10, 1925, Jean was the daughter of the late Foster and Edna Marie (Westafer) Brown.

Ronald D. Pore, 74, of Wabash, Indiana, died 9:57 pm, Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born on Dec. 26, 1946, in Wabash, to John and Bettie “Lila” (Owen) Pore.

Raymond “Ray” Bowland, 95, of Greentown passed away at 6:16 AM, July 23, 2021 at St. Vincent, Kokomo Hospital. He was born in Amboy on Feb. 2, 1926 the son of Jesse E. and Emma Myers Bowland. Ray married Thelma Lucille Douglass in Peru on March 9, 1948 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 6, 2020.

Cleo B. Hippensteel, 95, North Manchester, died July 23, 2021. Born in Huntington County on March 2, 1926, Cleo was the daughter of the late Ervin C. and Gladys M. (Baker) Spath.

Joe Blocher, 81, North Manchester, died July 23, 2021. He was born March 22, 1940 in North Manchester.

James “Jim” Ivan Hudson, of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021. He was born at his family home in North Manchester near Wabash, Indiana, on Wednesday, August 15, 1934, to Ivan and Mildred (Palmer) Hudson.

Bonnie Lou Wiley, 81, Urbana, Indiana, passed away July 21, 2021. The memory of Bonnie Lou Wiley will be cherished by her husband, Ronald D. Wiley, Urbana; sons, Edward (Joyce) Wiley, Warsaw, Mark Wiley, Urbana, and Bob (Pam) Wiley, North Manchester; daughter, Debra (Don) Troxel, South Bend;…

A graveside service for Garland Wilcox will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, County Road 300 East and County Road 1000 North, Servia, Indiana with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.

Nicholas T. “Nick” Gentry, 52, of Wabash, passed away at 8:22 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2021, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born on December 4, 1968, in Marion, Indiana, to the late Roger Gentry and Carol Jeanne (Mullett) Gentry.

Ed Ray Jackson passed away on July 16, 2021, with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Jackson, mother, Francis Jackson, and sisters Treva Fagan and Brenda Brown. He is survived by his wife Kathy, his son Aaron Jackson (Allison) who are expecting their first…

Family will receive friends for Chris Anne Rose, from 4 pm – 6 pm, Friday, July 23, 2021 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Jacob “Tyler” Rankin, 26, of Wabash, Indiana, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at his home. He was born on Aug. 1, 1994, in Noblesville, Indiana, to James Alan and Jenice Lynn “Jen” (Smith) Rankin.

Ilah Mae Wagner, 80, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 12 pm, Monday, July 19, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was born on Jan. 16, 1941, in Hudson, Michigan, to Robert and Cora (Bidlack) Varner.

Richard Harold “Dick” Rogers, 91, of Wabash, IN, passed away at 6:32 P.M., Saturday, July 17, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in his parents’ home, located in Miami County, IN on July 9, 1930 to Cecil Harold and Grace Allen Rogers.

Shirley Ann Scheerer Derrow, 88, of Jackson, MS, passed away June 24. She was born in Wabash, IN, on Dec. 9, 1932, and graduated from Wabash High School.

David A. Lyons, 79, a lifetime resident of Portland, Indiana until the last three years when he became a resident of Wabash, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021, at his daughter’s residence.

Arden E. Ayres, 101, North Manchester, passed away on July 14, 2021.

Ralph Keith Shrock, 66, of Wabash, Indiana, died July 16, 2021 at his home. Friends may call 4 – 7 pm, Wednesday July 21, 2021 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Funeral services for Dean Wilhelm, are 2 pm, Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service. Burial in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Urbana. Visitation is 4-7 pm Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Leo Metzger, 100, North Manchester, Indiana, died July 15, 2021. Leo was born in Kosciusko County, Indiana on Oct. 24, 1920 to Howard and Iva (Leckrone) Metzger.

Elaine Sommers Rich, age 94, died peacefully on Sept. 27, 2020 in North Manchester, Indiana. She was born Feb. 8, 1926 to Monroe and Effie (Horner) Sommers in Plevna,

James Rodney Callison, 57, Wabash, Indiana passed away July 10, 2021 at his residence. The memory of James Rodney Callison will be forever remembered by his wife McKenzie Callison, Wabash; two children, Noah and Ella Callison; three brothers, David (Kendra) Callison, Silver Lake, Indiana, Wi…

Funeral services for Lillie Jackson was held 2 pm, Friday, July 16, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Visitation 1-2 pm Friday, at the funeral home.

Bradly W. Schmidt, 57, of Wabash, previously of Huntington and Logansport, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021, at his residence. Brad was born on June 20, 1964, in Gary, Indiana, to the late Enno F. and Janet R. (Craig) Schmidt.

Jeanne Runkel died July 12, 2021. She was born on June 19, 1929 in North Manchester.

Services for Kelly Jackson are 2 pm, Friday, July 16, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Visitation 1-2 pm Friday, at the funeral home.

William Wayne “Bill” Unger, 76, of Wabash, Indiana and a legend of Spider Lake, Michigan, took his final ski ride at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, 2021.

Makahla Nicole Wilson, 24, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died 12:09 pm, Friday, July 9, 2021, at a friend’s home in Huntington, Indiana. She was born on May 1, 1997, in Anderson, Indiana, to Marvin Lewis Scott and Tracy Nicole (Wilson) Brainard, and was raised by her grandparents, Jerry and Cynd…

Theodore (Ted) Hamilton of Deltona, Florida went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at age 77. He was born Aug. 18, 1943 in Wabash, Indiana to Fred and Geneva (Sriver) Hamilton, the middle child of five siblings.

Douglas Deneve, 62, North Manchester, died July 6, 2021. He was born in Columbia City on Nov. 30, 1958.

Patricia J. Needler, 86, of rural Montpelier, IN, passed away at 12:31 AM on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. at Colonial Oaks Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion, IN. She was born on Friday, June 21, 1935, in Blackford County, IN.

Ronald Arden Carter, 75, Clearwater, FL, passed away June 25, 2021, after a sudden illness. Ron was born in Wabash, IN, to C. Arden and Esther B. (Neal) Carter. He was a 1946 graduate of Wabash High School and a graduate of International Business College, Fort Wayne, IN. He was a long-time I…

Gaye D. Miller, 78, of Wabash, Indiana, died 8:05 pm, Sunday, July 4, 2021, at her home. She was born on Sept. 6, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, to Marion Lawrence and Dorothy F. (Klunder) Davis.

Violet M. Harman, 88, of Wabash, Indiana, went home to be with her Lord at 4:12 pm, Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. She was born at home on April 18, 1933, in Elwood, Indiana, to Lora Vergil and Mae Alice (Whetstone) Martin.

Colleen Conkling, 84, of Roann, passed away at 3:39 a.m. on June 30, 2021

Cory L. Woodward, 43, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 12:27 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Wabash, on Aug. 5, 1977, to Sandra (Woodward) Elliott.

Harriett Belle Lochner, 92, of North Manchester, Indiana, died 6:34 am, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. She was born on March 31, 1929, in Larwill, Indiana, to Ralph LeRoy Barney and Nellie Manilla (Roby) Barney Bolinger.

Wynter Dey Biehl, 26, of Urbana, passed away at 8:10 a.m. on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at her residence. She was born on July 28, 1994, in Peru, Indiana, to Jeffery T. and Gladys Renee (Darnell) Biehl.

Edgar C. Nash, 87, of Gilead, Indiana passed at 2:07 pm, Friday, June 25, 2021 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center of Wabash, Indiana.

Services for Terry Lee Keaffaber were 2 pm Monday, June 28, 2021 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash. Rev. John Cook officiated and memories were shared by his granddaughter, Stacy Johnson. Pallbearers were Jay Rife, Dustin Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Lane A. Keaffaber, Donny Osborn, a…

Services for Gene Alan Miller, 70, of Wabash, were 10:30 am Monday, June 28, 2021 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash. Brian Chamberlain officiated and Janene Dawes was the musician. Pallbearers were Troy N. Miller, Andrew Miller, Carey Wood, Scott Lee, Tod Ulrey, and Steve Emrick.…

Ruthann White, 94, of Wabash, Indiana, died 4:45 am, Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born on Aug. 6, 1926, in Peru, Indiana, to Paul and Grace (Parks) Brackenhamer.

Dorotha Winger Fry Mason, 94, North Manchester, died June 24, 2021. Born Dec. 21, 1926 in North Manchester, Dorotha was the daughter of J.O. and Lofa (Eikenberry) Winger.

Everett “Jim” Metzger, 100, Silver Lake, died June 24, 2021. He was born in Claypool, on April 25, 1921 to Homer and Iva May (Beigh) Metzger.

Lisa Kay Spangler, 57, of Noblesville, passed peacefully at home at 7:00pm on June 24, 2021, surrounded by her beloved wife and those who cared for her most closely throughout her 3+ year odyssey with breast cancer.