Memorial services for Jerry Lynn Scott, 70, of Pulaski, are Saturday, January 4 at 10 a.m. EST at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, with visitation there Friday, January 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Pulaski Health Care Center Resident’s Fund or Quilts of Valor.
Johnny Ray Strong, age 54, of Plymouth, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019.
Johnny was born January 10, 1965 in Gary, Indiana. He will be remembered for his love of Christ and as a huge fan of the Purdue Boilermakers.
Janice “Jan” Laloni (Miller) Archer, of Knox, passed away on December 22, 2019 due to complications from diabetes and heart disease.
61-year-old Mark Reed, of North Judson, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 28th at 2:00 p.m. CST at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CST. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the family.
Michael Keiper, 61, of Walkerton, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 27, 2019 at 12:00 noon EST at the First Presbyterian Church of Walkerton. A memorial visitation will be Thursday evening at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST and Friday at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the First Presbyterian Church.
80-year-old Mary Jane Thompson, of North Judson, passed away on Thursday, December 19th. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 23 at 11 a.m. at the Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson with visitation there from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 22th and again on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Dove Baptist Church.
James N. “Jim” Johnson, age 85, of Knox, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019. Jim was born July 1, 1934 in Decatur, Illinois to Joseph Byrl Johnson and Emma Elizabeth Hurst Johnson, both deceased.
Jim graduated from Ramsay High School in Mt. Pleasant, PA. He married the love of his life Mary Ann Pieszak on October 15, 1955 in Mt. Pleasant, PA. He was the previous co-owner of Kemco in Knox and he also owned and operated Ourco, Inc. in Hamlet. Continue reading
A Funeral Mass for Delores A. “Dee” Girton, 86, of Winamac, will be held Monday, December 23 at 10 a.m. EST at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac. A Scriptural Wake Service will be held Sunday, December 22 at 1 p.m. at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, followed by a Ladies of Charity service, Christian Mothers service, and the rosary, with visitation there from 2 to 6 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Ladies of Charity or St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
87-year-old Altie Pike of Plymouth, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. A funeral service will be Monday December 23, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. EST at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel with visitation Monday at the funeral home 12:00 Noon EST until time of services.
Linda Joan Cronkhite, 57, of Knox, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 after battling a long illness. She was born January 26, 1962, in Greencastle, Indiana, to the late Dale and Reba (Randel) Cronkhite.
Cremation will take place. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. (E.S.T.), Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, 1225 W. Jefferson St., Plymouth, Indiana 46563. Continue reading
Funeral services for 72-year-old Stanley Sexton, of Knox, will be held on Friday, December 20th at 12 p.m. at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox with visitation there from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boys Town or to the National Rifle Association.
Funeral services for Sandra Yung, 84, of Hamlet, are Saturday, December 21 at 2 p.m. CST at the Rannells Funeral Home Hamlet Chapel, with visitation there from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to the Breast Cancer Research Fund.
Private burial for Brian K. Woermbke, 47, of Winamac, formerly of Lowell, will take place at St. John’s Cemetery in Hammond. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association. Frain Mortuary in Winamac is in charge of arrangements.
No services will be held for James L. Walters Jr., 70, of Valparaiso. Memorials may be given to Roseland Cemetery in Francesville. The Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville is in charge of arrangements.
60-year-old Donald Cooper, of Grovertown, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Funeral services will be Sunday at 4:00 p.m. EST at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Visitation will be Sunday at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST.
Funeral services for Carolyn Shaffer, 84, of Koontz Lake, are Friday, December 13 at 11 a.m. EST at the First Presbyterian Church of Walkerton. Visitation is Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. EST at the Rannells Funeral Home Koontz Lake Chapel and Friday, December 13 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the church.
Funeral mass for Geraldine “Jerry” Rose, 85, of Winamac, will be Saturday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. ET at the St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac. Visitation is Friday, Dec. 13, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary in Winamac with a Scriptural Wake Service to follow at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the St. Peter’s Catholic Church, or to Hickory Creek.
Funeral services for 84-year-old Joan Ellis Kroft, of Medarvyille, will be on Wednesday, December 11th at 2 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Medaryville, with visitation there from 2 p.m. until the time of the services. Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Graveside services for Shane Thomas, 31, formerly of Walkerton, will be Thursday, Dec. 5th at 2 p.m. ET at the North Woodlawn Cemetery in Walkerton. Visitation is Thursday, Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. ET until the time of services at the Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home in Walkerton.
Knox, IN – Minnie Wagner, 93, passed away quietly on Friday, November 29, 2019 at LaPorte Hospital. She and her twin sister Mary were born May 6, 1926, in Lansing Illinois, to the late John and Margretha DeYoung. On February 22, 1944 she married James E. Wagner in Rensselaer, Indiana.