Margaret Lobdell

Margaret Lobdell, 84, of Winamac, Indiana, passed away Saturday, December 18th, 2010.  No funeral services or visitation are scheduled.  The Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson, Indiana, is in charge of arrangements.

Alfred Heater

Alfred Heater, 81, of Star City, Indiana, passed away Monday, December 20th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary in Winamac, Indiana.  Visitation is Sunday, December 26th, 2010 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. ET at the Funeral Home.  A Rosary Service will be held Sunday at 7:00 p.m. ET, immediately followed by a Scriptural Wake Service at the Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Star City West Cemetery or to the Alzheimers Association.

William J. Howat

William J. Howat, 73, of Francesville, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, December 21st, 2010.  Graveside services will be Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. ET at the Roseland Cemetery in Francesville, Indiana.  No visitation is scheduled.  Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.  The Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville is handling arrangements.

Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis, 64, of Gary, Indiana, passed away Saturday, December 18th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel.  Visitation is Thursday from 11:00 a.m. CT until the time of services at the Funeral Home.

Ruth Awald

Ruth Awald, 83, of Hamlet, Indiana, passed away Friday, December 17th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel.  Visitation is Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CT at the Funeral Home.

Normalee Rosenbaum

Normalee Rosenbau, 82, of Hanna, Indiana, passed away Saturday, December 18th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. CT at the First Lutheran Church of Hanna.  Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church.  Memorial contributions may be made to the church.  The Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Patrick Furlong

Patrick Furlong, 27, of Knox, Indiana, passed away Friday, December 17th, 2010.  Funeral services are Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. CT at the M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox.  Visitation is Tuesday after 4:00 p.m.CT until the time of services at the Funeral Home.

Terry Metts

Terry Metts, 61, of Hamlet, Indiana, passed away Thursday, December 16th, 2010.  Graveside services will be held Friday, December 17th, 2010 at the Ora Cemetery.  No visitation is scheduled.  The Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox, Indiana is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Rose “Nan” McIlvain

Dorothy Rose “Nan” McIlvain, 85, of Medaryville, Indiana, passed away Thursday, December 16th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville.  Visitation is Sunday from 3:00-8:00 p.m. ET at the Funeral Chapel.

Joseph Otto Fort

Joseph Otto Fort, 81, of North Judson, Indiana, passed away Thursday, December 16th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. CT at the O’Donnell Funeral Home in North Judson.  Visitation is Sunday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. CT at the O’Donnell Funeral Home.

Charles Chidalek

Charles Chidalek, 52, of Walkerton, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, December 14th, 2010.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.  The Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Straker

Ruth Straker, 90, of Walkerton, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, December 15th, 2010.  There are no services or visitation at this time  The Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is handling arrangements.

Howard “Coach” Leedy

Howard “Coach” Leedy, 75, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away Friday, December 10th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. ET at the Dover Christian Church in Lebanon.  Visitation is Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. ET and Thursday, one hour prior to services, at the church.  Memorials may be made to “Hope for His Children”.  Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.

Lois Varro

Lois Varro, 87, of Knox, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, December 14th, 2010.  Funeral services will be Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. CT with visitation one hour prior to services at the Round Lake Church.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Starke County Historical Society Museum or to the Round Lake Church.  The M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox is in charge of arrangements.

Leon E. Wera

46 year old Leon E Wera of New Buffalo, Michigan (Formally of Knox). Passed away on Wednesday, December 8th. Funeral Services will December, 14th at 7:00 pm at O’Donnell funeral home in North Judson. Visitation will be at 5:00 pm, Tuesday December 14th at O’Donnell funeral home.

Lucy Haug

91 year old Lucy Haug of Walkerton passed away on Saturday, December 11th. No services or visitation, a graveside service will take place in the Spring. Rannells Funeral home, Koontz Lake Chapel is handling arrangements

Rita Lawson

Rita Lawson, 73, of Culver, Indiana, passed away Sunday, December 12th. Memorial services are Saturday, December 18th, 201 at 11:00 a.m. ET at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Culver.  Visitation is Friday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET at the Wesley United Methodist Church Fireside Room.  Memorials may be made to the church or to the Culver Public Library.  The Odom Funeral Home in Culver is in charge of arrangements.

Emilie Anliker

95 year old Emilie Anliker of Francesville passed away on Sunday, Dec 12th. Visitation from 4-8pm est on Thursday December 16th at the Frain Mortuary-Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville. Funeral Services will be Friday December 17th at 10:30 am at the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville.

Richard A. Rabenau

Richard A. Rabenau, 79, of Knox, Indiana, passed away Thursday, December 9th, 2010.  No funeral services or visitation are scheduled.  The Frain Mortuary in Winamac, Indiana, is in charge of arrangements.