Febe V Byers

Funeral services for 77-year-old Febe V Byers, of Wanatah, will be on Saturday, September 22 at 11 a.m. at the Medaryville Christian Church with visitation there on Friday, September 21st from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. EST and 1 hour prior to services on Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. The Braman and Bailey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Griffo

Funeral services for 77-year-old Thomas Griffo, of North Judson will be held on Saturday, September 15th at 10 a.m. at St Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 14 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Michael Steele

A funeral service for 40-year-old Michael Steele, of Knox will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15th at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox, with visitation there from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Robert A. Troyer

Funeral services for Robert A. Troyer, 86, of Knox, are Thursday, September 13 at 1 p.m. CDT at the Rannells Funeral Home Hamlet Chapel, with visitation there from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Myrna Charlene (Foltz) Davis

Funeral services for Myrna Charlene (Foltz) Davis, 77, of Knox, are Wednesday, September 12 at 2 p.m. CDT at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox, with visitation there from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to the Starke County 4-H Horse and Pony Club.

John Gordon Richard

John Gordon Richard, 84, of Knox, previously of Grand Rapids, MI, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 surrounded by his wife Janet, son Jacob, and daughter Sarah. He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother in-law, and 3 brothers. Born on March 14, 1934 to Arthur and Rose Richard, John was a former US Navy boatswain’s mate on the USS Bennington during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in June of 1954 after his ship was blown up.

An active member of the Knox United Methodist Church, Knox VFW, and American Legion, John will be missed by many. He enjoyed spending time with his four grandchildren, Jaxon, Emma, Callie, and Kason. He also enjoyed his Friday night supper club, fishing, learning about history, and telling stories and jokes.

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Clyde Ritchie

Funeral services for 75-year-old Clyde Ritchie, of Knox, will be held on Friday, September 7 at 12 p.m. CST at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox. Visitation will be held there on Thursday, September 6 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Thomas Aquinas Saint Vicent DePaul Society.

Ronald Lee “Ron” Beiswanger

Private graveside services for Ronald Lee “Ron” Beiswanger, 85, of West Lafayette, will be held at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Veteran’s Home. The Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville is in charge of arrangements.

Hellen Crider

Funeral services for Hellen Crider, 48, of Portage, will be Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at 2 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel with visitation there from noon until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Maxine Gutwein Novotny

Funeral services for Maxine Gutwein Novotny, 90, of Francesville, will be Saturday, Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. ET at the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville. Visitation is Friday, Aug. 31 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church Foundation, Inc. for the benefit of Little Hands Orphanage in Tecate, Mexico.

Dorothy Howard

Graveside services for 86-year-old Dorothy Howard of New Carlisle, Ohio, formerly of Knox will be on Saturday, September 1st at 1 p.m. at the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox.

Marjorie “Joan” Webb

82-year-old Marjorie “Joan” Webb of New Carlisle, formerly of Hamlet, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Visitation is Friday evening at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT and Saturday one hour prior to the service.

Patricia Schaefer

Funeral services for 71-year-old Patricia Schaefer, of North Judson, will be held on Friday, August 24 at 6 p.m. CST at at Braman & Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson, with visitation there from 3 p.m. until the time of services.

Louise Jean Hermanson Schultz

Funeral services for 94-year-old Louise Jean Hermanson Schultz, of Winamac, formerly of Rensselaer, will be held on Saturday, August 25 at 11 a.m. EDT at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Visitation will be held there on Friday, August 24 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church or Parkview Haven Retirement Home.

Kenard Jackson

Kenard Jackson, age 93, of Knox, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Kenard was born April 13, 1925 in Carver, Kentucky to Earl Jackson and Mabel Bailey Jackson, both deceased.

He had worked 31 years for the U. S. Airforce, 20 years active duty and 11 years in Civil Service in Management Information Systems and Communications Electronics Programming, spending time in Japan, Germany and Iceland. He was a Christian man and was a founding member of New Hope Baptist Church, which he actually helped build. After retirement, he loved spending time on the farm gardening. Continue reading

Donald Charles Moss

Donald Charles Moss, age 67, of Knox, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018. He was born March 9, 1951 in Knox to Russell C. Moss and Halcyon Holeman Moss, both deceased.

On June 2, 1973 he married Cynthia Wentz, she survives. Also surviving are his son, Ryan Charles Moss of Knox, his brother, David R. Moss of Knox, and a granddaughter, Madison Elizabeth Moss. He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel T. Moss.

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Darrell Leonard Gabbard

Funeral services for 53-year-old Darrell Leonard Gabbard, of Knox, will be Monday, August 20th at 1 p.m. at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox with visitation there from 11 a.m. until the time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

George Ulrich

87-year-old George Ulrich of Knox passed away Thursday, August 16, 2016.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 22 at 1:00 p.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel.  Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Harbor Light Hospice.

Theodore “Ted” Trinoskey

Theodore “Ted” Trinoskey, age 73, of Oshkosh, died Tuesday morning, August 14, 2018. Born on January 8, 1945, the son of Verne and Burnice (Koepky) Trinoskey, Ted married Diana Safranski on August 6, 1966, in Denham, Indiana and they celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary just last week.

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