Wanda J. Buczek

A Funeral Mass for Wanda J. Buczek, 98, of Medaryville, will be held Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m. EDT at St. Francis Solano Catholic Church in Francesville. Visitation is Wednesday, May 29 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville. A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 4 p.m., and the Rosary will be recited at 9 p.m. Memorials may be given to the West Central Scholarship Fund.

John Branden

Funeral services for John Branden, 37, of Plymouth, are Wednesday, May 29 at 2 p.m. EDT at the Rannells Funeral Home Koontz Lake Chapel, with visitation there from noon until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to the funeral home.

Shaun “Bub” Michael Fugate

Funeral services for Shaun “Bub” Michael Fugate, 34, of Knox, are Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox, with visitation there Monday, May 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the family.

David Vieting

Funeral services for 75-year-old David Vieting, of Hamlet, will be Thursday, May 23 at 11 a.m. CDT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel with visitation there on Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the Hospice Foundation.

Patty L. Ford

Patty L. Ford passed away peacefully on May 15, 2019 at Pulaski Center Health Care Center in Winamac, In.

Patty was a member of the North Judson United Methodist Church and served as treasurer for many years. She enjoyed reading and she was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Surviving are four daughters, Diana (David) Vermilyer, Vicki (Dale) Sturgell, Linda (Lance) Lewandowski, Karen Ford and one son, Steve Ford. Patty is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 46 great grand-children and 8 great, great grandchildren. Her greatest joy was attending all the activities of her grandchildren as they were growing up.

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Tony Wagers

50-year-old Tony Wagers of Plymouth passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. A memorial service will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. A Gathering of Family & Friends will be held one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Dolly (Kajer) Minarik

(Dolly) LaVerne Minarik went to be with the Lord on May 12th, 2019 at the age of 94, in her sleep at Life Care Center, Rochester Indiana. Dolly was born on March 31st, 1925 at Cook County Hospital in Chicago Illinois to Frank and Julia Kajer. Dolly was married to Joseph Minarik on September 23rd, 1946 in Tennessee, was a housewife and helped on the family farm.

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Maria Sirghi

Funeral services for 61-year-old Maria Sirghi, of Plymouth, will be Wednesday, May 15 at 1 p.m. CT at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Harvey Harrison Hatfield Jr.

Graveside services for 83-year-old Harvey Harrison Hatfield Jr., of Plymouth, Indiana, will be Friday, May 17 at 1 p.m. CT at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox. Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox VFW Post #748. The Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Knox, Indiana, is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond C. Christian

Raymond Curtis Christian, 76, of North Judson, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend surrounded by his family. He was born on July 18, 1942 in Lamar County, Alabama to Noble and Mary Francis (McCool) Christian. He was married on September 16, 1984 in North Judson to Susan Liechty, a former resident of Berne.

At an early age, the family moved to Warsaw and he graduated from Warsaw High School in 1961. During his high school career, he participated in band and also ran cross country. Continue reading

Clara Saine

Funeral services for 82-year-old Clara Saine, of North Judson, will be held at Braman & Bailey Funeral Home, Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 11 AM with Rev. Babcock officiating.

Friends will be received 9 AM until the time of service at 11 AM, Thursday, May 16, at the Braman & Bailey Funeral Home, North Judson, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Highland Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Starke County Humane Society.

Charles Wagers

83-year-old-Charles Wagers of Koontz Lake passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to the service.

Larry D. “Bean” Shidler

Funeral services for 79-year-old Larry D. “Bean” Shidler, of Winamac, will be held on Thursday, May 16th at 11 a.m. ET at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Visitation will be held there on Wednesday, May 15th from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., with an Eagle’s Memorial Service at 8 p.m. Memorial Contributions may be made to Mt. Zion-Franklin Township Cemetery in Winamac.

Larry L. Link

Funeral services for 71-year-old Larry L. Link, of Winamac, will be held on Tuesday, May 14th at 11 a.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Visitation will be held there on Monday, May 13th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.

Sandra “Sandy” Sue Bryant

A memorial service for 68-year-old Sandra “Sandy” Sue Bryant, of North Judson will be held at a later date. The Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Henigsmith

Funeral services for 78-year-old Patricia Henigsmith, of Walkerton, will be Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel with visitation there from 4 p.m. until the time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Bonnie Stella Ann Galen

Bonnie Stella Ann Galen,75, passed away in the early morning of Friday, May 3, 2019.

Born in Chicago on June 19, 1943 to James and Loretta (Arnswald) Alexa, Bonnie has been a Knox resident for greater than 10 years. Bonnie married Clarence S. Galen on February 8, 1964 in Matteson, IL. She worked as a cashier in financial institutions most of her life.

Bowling and traveling were some of Bonnie’s favorite activities, but the most joy was spent in time with her grandchildren. Bonnie also enjoyed fishing and gardening. Continue reading

Janet S. Hansell

Funeral services for Janet S. Hansell, 80, of Winamac, formerly of Hobart, will be scheduled at a later date. Memorials may be given to the Pulaski Animal Center. Frain Mortuary in Winamac is in charge of arrangements.

Karol Sue Allen

Funeral services for Karol Sue Allen, 80, of Francesville, are Thursday, May 9 at 2 p.m. EDT at the Francesville First Christian Church. Visitation is Wednesday, May 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville. Memorials may be given to Pulaski County Special Olympics.