Shirley A. Hoffman

Funeral services for 71-year-old Shirley A. Hoffman, of Winamac, will be held on Saturday, September 21st at 2 p.m. ET at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, with visitation there from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

LaVerne Carol Smith

No funeral services or visitation are scheduled for 78-year-old LaVerne Carol Smith, of Monterey. Memorial contributions may be made to Hickory Creek or Pulaski Animal Center. The Frain Mortuary in Winamac is in charge of arrangements.

Willard H. Peters

Funeral services for 94-year-old Willard H. Peters, of Winamac, will be held on Thursday, September 19 at 11 a.m. ET at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in Lake Bruce. Masonic Services and Eastern Star Services will be held on Wednesday, September 18 at 3 p.m. at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 18 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN and one hour prior to services at the church Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Hill Church Memorial Fund or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Michael Lee “Mike” Elston (aka Elmo or Chief Renegade)

Funeral services for 63-year-old Michael Lee “Mike” Elston (aka Elmo or Chief Renegade) of Rensselaer will be Friday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville with visitation from 10 a.m. ET until the time of the service. Memorial Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, ABATE or to the family.

Elmer White, Jr.

Funeral services for 93-year-old Elmer White, Jr. of Francesville (a longtime resident of rural Winamac) will be Monday, Sept. 16 at noon ET at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville with visitation there from 10 a.m. ET until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkview Haven Retirement Home.

Lydia Lucille Kennedy

Funeral services for 94-year-old Lydia Lucille Kennedy, of Winamac, will be held on Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m. EDT at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Visitation will be held there on Friday, September 13th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or Pulaski Health Care Center.

Melvin Devon Kruger

Funeral services for 92-year-old Melvin Devon Kruger, of Francesville, will be held on Sunday, September 15th at 2:30 p.m. EDT at the Francesville First Christian Church, with visitation there from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the services. Masonic Services will be held on Saturday, September 14th at 2:30 p.m. at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, with visitation there from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Francesville First Christian Church or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Edward A. Goodan

Edward A. Goodan, 83, died September 3, 2019 in Shelby. He was born December 28, 1935, in Lewistown, Montana to Albert and Alice (Combs) Goodan of Kolin, MT.

He grew up on the family farm/ranch there. He went to grade school in Kolin, high school in Moccasin, and “Montana State College” (Bozeman). He taught math and science in 1958 in Belt, MT, moved to Stevensville in 1962, and finished his teaching career in Shelby, MT (1969-1997).

Ed met and married the love of his life, Katherinette Malone, in 1961. They had three children, Gary, Elaine and Anita. Continue reading

Chris Lee Wuethrich

Funeral services for 84-year-old Chris Lee Wuethrich, of Francesville, will be held on Saturday, September 7 at 10:30 AM ET at the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville. Visitation will be held at the Apostolic Fellowship Center on Friday, September 6 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. ET and one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Harvest Call or Southern Care Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville.

Tamera D. “Tammy” Tirey

Funeral services for 57-year-old Tamera D. “Tammy” Tirey, of Winamac, will be held on Friday, September 6th at 12 p.m. ET at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Visitation will be held there on Thursday, September 5th from 4-8 PM ET and one hour prior to services on Friday. Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses.

Mae Elizabeth Dipert

100-year-old Mae Elizabeth Dipert, of Walkerton, passed away Sunday, September 1st, 2019.  Funeral services will be Friday, September 6th at 1:00 p.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel with visitation there from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services.

 

 

Amelia “Milly” (Saylor) Meyers


NORTH JUDSON – Amelia “Milly” (Saylor) Meyers, 79, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Pulaski Health Care Center, Winamac, IN.

Funeral services will be Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will follow at the Hanna Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday, September 4th  from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CDT and Thursday one hour prior to the service.

Milly was born November 25, 1939, in Hamlet to Harry and Edna (Coil) Saylor. On November 9, 1963, in Hamlet, she was married to Donald J. Meyers, who preceded her in death. Continue reading

Doris Arlene Prettyman Getz

Funeral Services for 88-year-old Doris Arlene Prettyman Getz, of Francesville, will be held on Wednesday, September 4th 10:30 AM ET at the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3rd from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville and one hour prior to the services at the church Wednesday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Francesville Library or the Francesville Apostolic Christian Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville.

Matthew D. Hamilton

Funeral services for Matthew D. Hamilton, 29, of Knox, are Thursday, August 29 at 1 p.m. at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox, with visitation there from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to the funeral home.

Dolores Marie Kacius

Funeral services for Dolores Marie Kacius, 91, of Knox, are Saturday, August 31 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Knox, with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox. Memorials may be given to St. Thomas Aquinas Church for a memorial mass.

Mary Wieczorek

Mary Wieczorek, 77 years old of Monterey, Indiana, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, in Monterey, Indiana surrounded by her family.

Friends will be received 4-7 PM, Sunday, August 18 at the Braman & Bailey Funeral Home, North Judson, Indiana. Services will be held at Braman & Bailey Funeral Home, Monday, August 19 at 11 AM with Rev. Bob Metzer officiating. Interment will follow in the North Bend Township Cemetery.

Vivian Lundstrom

Vivian Lundstrom, age 91, of Knox, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Vivian was born on June 9, 1928 in Chicago to Henry Warren and Ethel Milner Warren, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her step-mother Mae Warren. She loved gardening, working in her flower bed and feeding the birds. She also was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. On August 7, 1946 she married William “Bill” Lundstrom, he precedes her in death. Also preceding her in death are her siblings Marge Greenwood and Allen Warren and special cousins Jim, Jack and Bill Milner. Continue reading

Carl Emerson Lucas

Carl Emerson Lucas, age 96, of North Judson, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Oak Grove Christian Village in DeMotte. Carl was born May 1, 1923, in Aldine, Indiana to Charles E. Lucas and Hariett Deardorff Lucas, both deceased. He was a WWII Veteran having served as a Naval Air Cadet in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the North Judson American Legion. Continue reading