Roy Howard

Funeral services for Roy Howard, 89, of Walkerton, will be Thursday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. ET at the Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel with visitation there Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Military graveside honors will be conducted. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Dorothy Risner

Dorothy Risner

Dorothy Risner, 86, of Knox, Indiana passed away November 30, 2018 in her home. She was born February 27, 1932 in Knox, Indiana to Leroy and Sadie Marie (Vanote) Dickson. In May of 1950 she married Arnold “Buck” Risner, who preceded her in death.

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Pearl May (Garbison) Combs

Funeral services for 88-year-old Pearl May (Garbison) Combs, of North Judson, will be held on Friday, December 7th at 1 p.m. CT at the Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson with visitation there from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Interment will follow at the Highland Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.

Gregory “Greg” Whitaker

Funeral Services for 57-year-old Gregory “Greg” Whitaker, of Winamac, will be held on Tuesday, December 4th at 11 a.m. CT at the Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson, with visitation there from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services. Interment will follow in the Round Lake Cemetery.

Ed Kean Jr.

65-year-old Ed Kean Jr. of Plymouth passed away Tuesday. Funeral services will be on Saturday, December 1st at 11:00 a.m. CST at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Visitation will be on Friday, November 30 at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to the service.

James Russell “Jim” Hindle

James Russell “Jim” Hindle, age 86, of Knox, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Golden Living Center in Knox. Jim was born October 2, 1932 in Carlinville, Illinois to John R. Hindle and Ann C. Erthal Hindle, both deceased. He graduated from Knox High School in 1950. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War from 1950-52. He was a Life Member and Past Commander of American Legion Post 131 in Knox. He had worked in factories and as a bartender until his retirement. On January 26, 1960 he married Carol Rose, she preceded him in death on November 14, 2017. Continue reading

Edward Stanley Janik

A Celebration of Life service for 44-year-old Edward Stanley Janik, of North Judson, will be Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. CT the Methodist Church Hall in North Judson.

Betty Lou Hinderlider

Funeral services for Betty Lou Hinderlider, 83, of Kewanna, are Friday, November 30 at 11 a.m. at the Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home Kewanna Chapel, with visitation there Thursday, November 29 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Georgianna “Porgie” Smith

Funeral services for Georgianna “Porgie” Smith (French), 91, of LaPorte, formerly of Knox, will be Sunday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. CT at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox with visitation there on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Memorial donations may be given to the La Porte County Public Library.

Betty Jane Bennett

Funeral Mass for Betty Jane Bennett, 91, of West Lafayette (formerly of Winamac and Francesville, IN) will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m. ET at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac with visitation there one hour prior to the Funeral Mass. Memorial Contributions may be made to Pulaski Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by the Frain Mortuary in Winamac.

Grayson Goulet

Funeral services for infant Grayson Goulet of Fort Wayne are Saturday, December 8 at 4 p.m. at Heritage Baptist Church, with visitation there from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to the family. Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox is in charge of arrangements.

Dickie K. “Dick” Gearhart

Funeral services for Dickie K. “Dick” Gearhart, 86, of Winamac, are Friday, November 23 at 2 p.m. EST at the Winamac First United Methodist Church, with visitation there from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Masonic services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. The American Legion and VFW will conduct Military Graveside Services. Memorials may be given to the Winamac First United Methodist Church. Frain Mortuary in Winamac is in charge of arrangements.

Martin D. “M.D.” Patrick

Martin D. “M.D.” Patrick, age 89, of Knox, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018. Funeral services will be Friday, November 23, 2018 at 1 p.m. CST at M.C. Smith Funeral Home, with visitation 2 hours prior to services. Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Martin was born April 10, 1929 in Salyersville, Kentucky, to Watt Patrick and Erin Higgins Patrick, both deceased. He was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War for two tours of duty. Continue reading

Shirley Fornelli

91-year-old Shirley Fornelli of Knox passed away Friday, November 16, 2018. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m. CST at Rannells Funeral Home Hamlet Chapel. Visitation will be Monday evening at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday one hour prior to the service.

Kenneth Lee Feig

Kenneth Lee Feig
Aug. 7, 1936- Sept. 26, 2018 

Kenny, 82 of Monterey passed away September 26, 2018 in Belding Michigan while receiving in home hospice services for his long fight with prostate cancer.
He was born in Cook County IL., on Aug 7, 1936 to Leila (Watrous) Feig and Oscar Feig (both deceased) of Bass Station. 
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Michael Knowlton

Funeral services for Michael Knowlton, 20, of Knox, are Friday, November 16 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.