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Ellen 'Woogirl' Newton May 10, 1938 - May 15, 2018

Ellen “Woogirl” Newton, 80, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at home. She was born May 10, 1938, in Tallulah, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Henry Philips and Mary F. Clark. She was a member of the Greater New Lig

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Lynn Ellen Gray Jan. 14, 1951 - Oct. 22, 2017

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 26th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Garden House in Matter Park, Marion, Indiana. The family will be sharing memories at 2 pm which is open to all followed by visitation. Lynn Ellen Gray, 66, of Gettysburg, was called ho

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Vicki Jane Nolder June 12, 1938 - May 14, 2018

Vicki Jane Nolder, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 14, 2018. Vicki was born in Logansport, Indiana to the late Charles E. and Catherine L Hayes. Vicki will be missed by her children; James A (Sandra) Nolder II, Kristin L. (Gary) Barnett and Robyn L

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Marsha Ideene Sands July 30, 1946 - May 17, 2018

Marsha Ideene Sands, age 71, of Huntington, died at 4:55 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Visitation will be from 1– 3 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana. Fun

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Lewis A. Walters Oct. 18, 1932 - May 17, 2018

Lewis A. Walters, 85, of Markle, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. in Andrews, Indiana. To honor the wishes of the family there will be no services and a private burial will be at a later date. McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferso

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Pamela 'Pam' Jane Bovie Oct. 30, 1947 - May 15, 2018

Pamela “Pam” Jane Bovie, 70, Marion, went to be with the Lord at Lutheran Hospital on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. She was born in Whitwell, Tennessee, to the late Rev. Joseph and Katherine Louise (Painter) Morrison. Pam was married to Harry Bovie, Jr., who p

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William T. Krebs Dec. 10, 1932 - May 18, 2018

William T. Krebs, 85, of Montpelier, passed away at 3:28 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton. He was born on Saturday, Dec. 10, 1932, in Elwood. He married Barbara B. Prall Coleman on Saturday, June 25, 1983 in Montpelier. M

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James Edward 'Eddie' Holliday Sept. 26, 1965 - May 14, 2018

James Edward “Eddie” Holliday, 52, Marion passed away in his home at 7:43 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018. Eddie was born in Hazard, Kentucky, on September 26, 1965, and was the son of James Holliday, Sr., and Ella Jean Jones. At the age of six months, Edd

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Bruce DeWayne Malott March 2, 1958 - May 16, 2018

Bruce DeWayne Malott, 60, Gas City, passed away in his home at 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was born in Marion on March 2, 1958, to the late Ralph Harold and Betty (Stafford) Malott. Bruce was a graduate of Marion High School and worked at Mike Anderso

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Gary S. Murphy Nov. 21, 1955 - April 11, 2018

Gary S. Murphy, 62, of Hardy, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his home in Hardy, Virginia. He was born on Monday, Nov. 21, 1955, in Delaware County, Indiana. Gary attended Jay County High School. He served his country following graduation in t

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Merrill Hugh Childers Aug. 31, 1937 - May 17, 2018

Merrill Hugh Childers, 80, Marion, passed away in Marion General Hospital at 2:55 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018. He was born in Marion on Aug. 31, 1937, and was the son of the late Hugh Childers and Bessie (Lafavour) Huffman. On March 11, 1956, Merrill married Cha

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Derek Lenual Riddell July 24, 1988 - May 17, 2018

Derek Lenual Riddell, 29, passed away at 12:35 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City with Rev. Susan Finley officiating. Vi

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Robert E. 'Bob' Snyder, Jr. Jan. 24, 1946 - May 17, 2018

Bob, 72, passed away in Community North Hospital, Indianapolis on May 17, 2018. He was born in Curtisville, Indiana on Jan. 24, 1946 to the late Robert E. and Dorothy “Dot” D. (Dellinger) Snyder. Bob graduated from Elwood High School and continued his e

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Pending Services

William T. Krebs: 85, of Montpelier, Indiana passed away Friday afternoon at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home.

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Pending Services

Kylene S. Royal, 54: of Markle, Indiana formerly of Bluffton, Indiana passed away at 4:15 AM on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier, Indiana. Bruce DeWayne Malott

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Pending Services

Gary Steven Murphy, 62: passed away at his home in Hardy, VA. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, Indiana.

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Carolyn R. Shinn May 19, 1933 - May 15, 2018

Carolyn R. Shinn, 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Colonial Oaks Healthcare in Marion. Carolyn was born on May 19, 1933, to the late Abraham and Margaret Delight (Presnall) Richey in Grant County. Carolyn graduated from Swayzee High School in

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Linda Kramer May 11, 1952 - May 15, 2018

Linda Kramer, age 66, of Marion passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in her home. Linda was born May 11, 1952 in Marion, Indiana the daughter of the late Max Eugene and Marjorie (Kesler) Geese. She married Paul O. Kramer on July 1, 1978 and he preceded her in death in

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Mary Z. Cochern May 9, 1925 - May 16, 2018

Mary Z. Cochern, age 93, of Marion passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Rolling Meadows Health & Rehabilitation, LaFontaine, Indiana. Mary was born May 9, 1925 in Converse, Indiana the daughter of the late Jesse Lloyd and Minnie (Parson). She married Bert Coc

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Everett I. Music Oct. 30, 1929 - May 15, 2018

Everett I. Music, 88, of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at his residence.   Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor John De

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Dale E. Wall June 8, 1920 - May 16, 2018

Dale E. Wall, age 97, of Huntington, died at 8:07 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Tipton Place in Huntington. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana. Funeral services will be held at

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Cynthia Ann Hess July 10, 1950 - May 12, 2018

Cynthia Ann Hess, 67, of Huntington, Indiana, passed away at her home on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 2:50 p.m. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington 46750. Fu

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Special Notice

Please notify Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service at 664-5030 if you are related to Ronald E. Liston who died on May 15, 2018, at University Health Care Center in Upland. Ron’s date of birth is October 15, 1952.

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Max E. Smith Sept. 7, 1928 - May 14, 2018

Max E. Smith, 89, of Fairmount, Indiana, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Rolling Meadows Health Care in LaFontaine, Indiana, after a long illness. Max was born in Fairmount Township, Indiana, on Sept. 7, 1928, son of the late Leath and Inez (Kimes) Smith. Max graduat

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Helen M. Sinclair Dec. 15, 1931 - May 14, 2018

Helen M. Sinclair, 86, Marion, passed away in her home at 8:51 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018. Born in Sims on Dec. 15, 1931, Helen was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lilly L. (DeCoursey) Thomas. Helen graduated from Swayzee High School in 1950 and, on June 1, 1

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Sandra Joy Tucker Feb. 1, 1936 - May 13, 2018

Sandra Joy Tucker, 82, passed away at 4:10 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Marion General Hospital. A private visitation and funeral will be at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St. Hartford City with Rev. Chris Neel officiating. Burial will be at Hartford City Ceme

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Patricia Ann Wilcox-Knight Sept. 16, 1968 - May 12, 2018

Patricia Ann Wilcox-Knight, 49, passed away in her Marion home on May 12, 2018. She was born in Marion to Ellis G. Wilcox and Charity E. (Rose) Wilcox-Middleton on Sept. 16, 1968. Patricia attended Adams Street Christian School and Wrights Beauty College and spent

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Pending Services

Carolyn R. Shinn, 84, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Colonial Oaks Healthcare in Marion. Arrangements are pending with Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services College Park Chapel, 4601 S. Western Ave., Marion 46953.

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Vicki Jane Nolder June 12, 1938 - May 14, 2018

Vicki Jane Nolder, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 14, 2018. Vicki was born in Logansport, Indiana to the late Charles E. and Catherine L. Hayes. Vicki will be missed by her children, James A. (Sandra) Nolder II, Kristin L. (Gary) Barnett and Robyn

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Paul Edward Smith Sunrise: July 30, 1992 - Sunset: May 8, 2018

Paul Edward Smith, 25, Marion, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Marion General Hospital. The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. to noon with Paul’s funeral service beginning at noon on Friday, May 18, 2018, at Grant Memorial Park Mausoleum Chape

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Patricia Kathryn Ottinger Wilson May 19, 1935 - May 6, 2018

Patricia Kathryn Ottinger Wilson, 82, left this earthly realm on Sunday May 6, 2018 after a brief decline in her health, to join her husband The Rev. Dale Wilson in heaven. She is survived by her daughter Kathryn Conley, granddaughters Kat Marine and Samantha Conle

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James S. 'Jim' Wiles Dec. 28, 1940 - May 13, 2018

James S. “Jim” Wiles, 77, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Heritage Point in Warren, Indiana. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Av

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Patty Jean (George) Ratcliff Sept. 4, 1951 - May 11, 2018

Patty Jean (George) Ratcliff, 66, Marion, passed away at 10:25 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born in Marion on Sept. 4, 1951, to the late Raymond and Bernice (Shuff) George. On Sept. 15, 1979, Patty married

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Patsy L. Hallmark Dec. 22, 1949 - May 12, 2018

Patsy L. Hallmark, 68, Marion, went to be with the Lord in her home at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018. She was born in Wise, Virginia, on Dec. 22, 1949, to the late Wiley and Nora (Ledford) Green. Patsy married Houston F. Hallmark on June 7, 1985, and they sha

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Michael K. Weaver Feb. 5, 1962 - May 8, 2018

Michael K. Weaver, born Feb. 5, 1962. He was called home to be with our father, May 8, 2018. He was born and raised in Marion, Indiana and later moved to Angola. He and his family later moved to Madison, Wisconsin. He is survived by his mother, Daphne Royal, daught

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Michael E. Studebaker, Sr. March 24, 1954 - May 12, 2018

Michael E. Studebaker, Sr., 64, Swayzee, died at 3:02 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Marion General Hospital. He was born in Marion on March 24, 1954, to the late Eugene L. and Louise “Mickey” (Schribner) Studebaker. Michael was previously employed

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David J. Smith Dec. 19, 1972 - May 13, 2018

David J. Smith, age 45, of Matthews passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 in his home. David was born Dec. 19, 1972 in Marion, Indiana the son of James Smith and Cheryl “Sherry” (Cooper) Smith. He married Cheryl Wise on Oct. 16, 1999 and she survives. He had

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Doris E. Bailey Smitley July 5, 1928 - May 14, 2018

Doris E. Bailey Smitley, 89, of Huntington, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, at her home. Calling hours are from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at t

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Carolyn J. Patterson Nov. 4, 1942 - May 11, 2018

Carolyn J. Patterson, 75, died at 7:01 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, in her home. She was born on November 4, 1942, to the late William D. and Finnie (McNutt) Lawson. She married Fred Edward Patterson on Dec. 30, 1960, and he preceded her in death on April 2, 1996.

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Payton Marie Rogers August 13, 1999 - May 11, 2018

Payton Rogers, 18, died tragically Friday, May 11, 2018 in her car in Marion, Indiana. Payton was a lifelong resident of Marion and Fort Wayne. Payton was born Aug. 13, 1999 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Brandy and Aaron Rogers. Payton was a Senior at Marion High Schoo

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Bradley Allen Eakins Dec. 9, 1954 - May 13, 2018

Bradley Allen Eakins, 63, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018. He was born December 9, 1954, to the late Kenneth and Doris (Hurst) Eakins. Brad graduated from Marion High School, class of 1973. He worked as a firefighter for the Marion Fire Department for many years.

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Pending Services

Patricia Ann Wilcox-Knight: 49, passed away My 12, 2018 in her Marion home. Arrangements are pending at Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 South Washington Street, Marion, Indiana 46953. Online condolences may be made at www.owenweilertduncan.com

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