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Beulah L. Anderson 
Feb. 12, 1907-Jan. 23, 1998 
LAPORTE--Beulah L. Anderson, 90, of 517 Woodson St., died at 7:20 a.m. Friday in her home. Survivors include two daughters, Joan Chadderdon of LaPorte and Sally Ochoa of Puebla, Mexico; and a brother, Leslie Swanson of Hershey, Pa. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Pine Lake Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Haverstock Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

Mary Bailey 
Feb. 14, 1913-Jan. 24, 1998 
WINAMAC--Mary Bailey, 84, of 700 N. County Road 200 W., died at 5:20 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Holy Cross Care Center, San Pierre. Survivors include five daughters, Betty Rupert of Winamac, Katherine Wright of Ziegler, Ill., Susan Murphy of Mansfield, Ark., Ruth Allen of Salyersville, Ky., and Ann Singleton of Knox; and four sons, James of LaPorte, LeAnder of South Bend, Frank of North Judson and Robert of Winamac. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Braman and Son Memorial Chapel, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today. 

Darl A. Chalmers 
Oct. 13, 1957-Jan. 23, 1998 
LAPORTE--Darl A. Chalmers, 40, of 210 Pulaski Street, died at about 3 a.m. Friday as a result of a single-vehicle accident on Indiana 4 west of Fish Lake. Survivors include four sisters, Joyce Chambers of South Bend, Joan Hoffer and Sandra Prater, both of Knox, and Lou Ann Troy of LaPorte; and three brothers, Arthur Kretchmer of North Judson, Jack Kretchmer of Waynesville, N.C., and Robert Kretchmer of North Liberty. Services will be at 2 p.m. (EST) Monday in O'Donnell Funeral Home, North Judson, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today. 

Kelly L. Chubb 
Dec. 19, 1962-Jan. 23, 1998 
BUCHANAN--Kelly L. Chubb, 35, of 14762 Rangeline Road, died Friday in her home. Among the surviving is her mother, Kathleen K. Keeton of Chester, Va. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Swem Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today. 

Pauline L. Foss 
Sept. 4, 1910-Jan. 23, 1998 
LAGRANGE--Pauline L. Foss, 87, of Mansfield, Texas, formerly of LaGrange, died Friday in Mansfield Nursing Center. Survivors include a daughter, Marcheta Irving of Mansfield; and a brother, Virgil Schutt of Howe. Services will be at 10 a.m .Tuesday in Frurip-May Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. 

Mary A. Herendeen 
July 28, 1921-Jan. 23, 1998 
KENDALLVILLE--Mary A. (Englert) Herendeen, 76, of 757 E. Richmond St., died at 12:50 p.m. Friday in Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne. Survivors include her husband, Lawrence; two daughters, Deanna Prater of Wawaka, Ind. and Lori Williams of Rome City; five sons, Tom of Demotte, Ind., Warren of Albion, Ind., Gale of Warsaw, and David and Steve, both of Rome City; and a brother, Harold Englert of Auburn, Ind. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in New Hope Baptist Church, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, is handling arrangements. 

Robert E. Kelley Sr. 
Oct. 6, 1916-Jan. 20, 1998 
NILES--Robert E. Kelley Sr., 81, of 711 Iroquois Trail, died Tuesday in his home. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine (McCain); a daughter, Patricia Szot of Merrillville; a son, Robert E. Jr. of Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Jane Harrington and Mary Graham, both of Bradenton; and a brother, Frank of Sarasota, Fla. Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Pifer-Smith Funeral Home. 

Edna E. Krause 
June 23, 1905-Jan. 24, 1998 
LAPORTE--Edna Elizabeth Krause, 92, of 308 North St., died Saturday in LaPorte Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Cutler Funeral Home, where friends may call from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and until services Tuesday. 

Ethelyn Lemons 
Nov. 23, 1938-Jan. 24, 1998 
LAPORTE--Ethelyn "Red" Lemons, 59, of 1404 Scott St., died at 1:44 p.m. Saturday in LaPorte Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Gene R.; three sons, Gary and Cary, both of LaPorte and Jeff of McMinnville, Tenn; her mother, Lucille Perry of LaPorte; and two sisters, Retha L. Ford and Mary A. Perry, both of LaPorte. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Haverstock Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and until services Tuesday. 

Margery F. Mack 
Feb. 24, 1917-Jan. 22, 1998 
MICHIGAN CITY--Margery F. (Lysaught) Mack, 80, of East Coolspring Avenue, died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday in St. Anthony Hospital. Survivors include five daughters, Frances Lysaught, Mary Stark and Geraldine Lysaught, all of Michigan City, and Patricia Oser and Therese Lysaught, both of Wilmette, Ill.; and two sons, Edward Lysaught of Michigan City and James Lysaught of Milwaukee. Friends may call at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Notre Dame Catholic Church, where memorial services will follow. Ott/Haverstock Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

Ellen D. Miller 
March 7, 1943-Jan. 23, 1998 
KNOX--Ellen D. Miller, 54, of 1280 E. County Road 150 South, died at 6:32 p.m. Friday in her home. She is survived by her husband, Edward; two daughters, Lisa Kaiser and Linda Kaiser, both of Knox; a son, Dean of South Bend; four sisters, Joyce Ragan of Oneonta, Ala., Gaynell Burger of Grovertown; Sherry McCray of Mishawaka and Gail McClin of Grafenwoehr, Germany; and a brother, Billy Smith of Mishawaka. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Braman and Son Memorial Chapel, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today. 

Doris I. Thain 
Nov. 4, 1903-Jan. 24, 1998 
PLYMOUTH--Doris I. Thain, 94, of 222 Parkview St., died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Van Gilder Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. 

Zelda L. Wagner 
Aug. 30, 1905-Jan. 24, 1998 
LAGRANGE--Zelda L. Wagner, 92, of Jordan Nursing Home, Bridgman, formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday in the nursing home. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Robins of St. Joseph; a son, Norman G. of Mishawaka; a sister, Eileen Nichols of Huntington, Ind.; and a brother, Arlo Shroyer of Huntington. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in First United Methodist Church. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Frurip-May Funeral Home. 

Caprice D. Wilson 
May 10, 1966-Jan. 22, 1998 
BUCHANAN--Caprice Dawn Wilson, 31, of 316 Remus Drive, died Thursday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident at the intersection of Cleveland and Portage Roads, South Bend. She is survived by her husband, Eric M. I; a son, Eric M. II, at home; her father, George Covington Sr. of Canoga Park, Calif.; her mother, Lula Jones of Benton Harbor; two sisters, Teresa Covington of South Bend and Regina Patterson of San Jacinto, Calif.; and four brothers, George and Curtis Covington, both of Reseda, Calif., Anthony Covington of Winchester, Calif., and Adrian Covington of San Francisco. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Niles. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Hoven Funeral Home, where a wake service will be at 7 p.m. 

Dolores W. Wyatt 
Aug. 19, 1926-Jan. 23, 1998 
PLYMOUTH--Dolores W. Wyatt, 71., of 10320 Pretty Lake Trail, died at 9:55 p.m. Friday in her home. Survivors include her husband, Wade; two daughters, Toni Parsons of Plymouth and Christine Adams of Chicago; and a brother, Harry Johnson of LaPaz. There will be no services. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Van Gilder Funeral Home. 

Mattie J. Chupp
Nov. 2, 1906-Jan. 24, 1998 
MIDDLEBURY--Mattie J. Chupp, 91, of Goshen, formerly of Middlebury, died at 10:10 p.m. Saturday in Extendacare Health Care, Goshen. Survivors include a sister, Sue Mullet of Middlebury; and a brother, Jacob T. of Sarasota, Fla. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Townline Conservative Mennonite Church, Shipshewana. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Miller Funeral Home. 

Robert S. Martin 
April 21, 1926-Jan. 23, 1998 
ELKHART -- Robert S. "Bob" Martin, 71, of County Road 4 East, died Friday in St. Joseph Community Hospital, after an illness. He is survived by his wife, Pauline; two daughters, Wendie House of Mishawaka and Heather Gunnell of North Webster; and three sons, Paul of Elkhart, Scott of Portage and Steven of Fort Knox, Ky. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Osolo Missionary Church, where friends may call one hour before services. Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Osceola, is handling arrangements. 

Irwin Miller 
Jan. 25, 1944-Jan. 23, 1998 
BEVERLY SHORES -- Irwin Miller, 53, of Lake Front Drive, died at 12:47 p.m. Friday of natural causes in Porter Memorial Hospital, Valparaiso. Survivors include his wife, Ellen (Michael); a daughter, Sophia H. Miller of Beverly Shores; and a brother, Theodore N. Miller of Princeton, N.J. Memorial services will be at a later date. Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today in Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City. 

Clyde J. Miller 
Nov. 12, 1905-Jan. 25, 1998 
GOSHEN -- Clyde J. Miller, 82, of 1710 S. 12th St., died at 2:10 a.m. Sunday in Greencroft Nursing Center. Survivors include his wife, Bertha (Leichty); a daughter, Diane Heacock of Goshen; and four sons, Forrest D., Donald C. and Cliff, all of Goshen, and Harold C. of Cassopolis. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in North Leo Mennonite Church. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Rieth, Rohrer & Ehret Funeral Home, and two hours before services Wednesday in the church. 

Mildred L. Reynolds 
Sept. 11, 1921-Jan. 24, 1998 
BRIDGMAN -- Mildred L. Reynolds, 76, of Gast Road, died Saturday in her home. She is survived by two sons, David Mutz of Bridgman and Steve Mutz of Detroit; two sisters, Nancy Orris of Bridgman and Karen Kirsch of Milford, Mich.; and two brothers, Erv and Don Reck, both of Bridgman. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Immanuel Lutheran Church. Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Boyd Funeral Home. 

Helen Sidor 
Feb. 19, 1905-Jan. 24, 1998 
BUCHANAN -- Helen Sidor, 92, of 819 Rynearson St., died Saturday in Lakeland Continuing Care Center, Berrien Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today. A Scripture vigil service will be at 7 p.m. 

Marvin C. Hartford 
Nov. 20, 1910-Jan. 25, 1998 
MICHIGAN CITY--Marvin C. "Peg" Hartford, 87, of Cleveland Avenue, died at 10:55 a.m. Sunday in Baker Home. Surviving are his wife, Genevieve (Jarnutowski); and a daughter, Denice Schroll of Lafayette, Ind. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. today and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Root Funeral Home, where a rosary will be said at 4 p.m. today. 

Sylvia M. Hoover 
Aug. 2, 1906-Jan. 26, 1998 
WINAMAC--Sylvia Marie Hoover, 91, of 624 E. 13th St., died Monday in Pulaski Health Care Center. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Alma of Royal Center, Ind. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Frain Mortuary, where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday. 

Dennis D. Humes 
Sept. 23, 1962-Jan. 25, 1998 
LAPORTE--Dennis D. Humes, 35, of Michigan Avenue, died at 11 a.m. Sunday in his home of natural causes. Survivors include a daughter, Courtney Hartley of Star City; his mother, Maretta Dickson of Monon, Ind.; his father, Earl D. Scott of Grovertown; four sisters, Robin Clemmons and Sandra Howard, both of Knox, Tammy Nuss of Rensselaer and Crystal Scott of Anderson, Ala.; and four brothers, Rick "Rude" Roberts of Hanna, Joe Dickson II of Hanover Park, Ill., and Earl Scott II and Thomas Scott, both of Knox. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Haverstock Funeral Home, where friends may call one hour before services. 

Janet L. Jeffrey 
Dec. 19, 1922-Jan. 24, 1998 
ROLLING PRAIRIE--Janet Louise Jeffrey, 75, of 3506 E. County Road 900 North, died Saturday in LaPorte Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Donald L.; a daughter, Karen Luedtke of Minneapolis; her mother, Helen Caler of Minneapolis; a sister, Marjorie Albert of Culver; and a brother, Frank R. Caler of San Antonio. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Cutler Funeral Home, LaPorte, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and before services Thursday. 

Normalee Johnson 
Feb. 12, 1933-Jan. 26, 1998 
BOURBON--Normalee Johnson, 64, of 103 W. Clay Street, died Monday in Miller's Merry Manor, Plymouth. She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Austin of Newport News, Va.; a son, Mark of Los Angeles; her father, Verl Baney of Punta Gorda, Fla.; and a brother, Richard Baney of Bourbon. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Deaton Funeral Home. 

Audrey U. Krugh 
March 17, 1906-Jan. 25, 1998 
HOWE -- Audrey U. Krugh, 91, of Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Three Rivers, formerly of Howe, died at 9:40 a.m. Sunday in the nursing home. Survivors include a son, Douglas of Sturgis; a sister, Erma Hyde of Sturgis; and two brothers, John Foss and Willis Foss Jr. of Reading, Ohio. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Shoup-Carney-Frost Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. 

Clyde K. Landrum 
March 23, 1909-Jan. 25, 1998 
WINONA LAKE--Clyde K. Landrum, 88, of 1108 Chestnut St., died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in his home. Survivors include his wife, Ruby A. (Larson); two sons, Phil of Wheaton, Ill., and Jerry of Winona Lake; two sisters, Fern Baldwin of Las Vegas and Ruth Austerman of Villa Park, Calif.; and two brothers, C. Logan Sr. of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Blake of Fort Myers, Fla. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Community Grace Brethren Church, Warsaw, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, is handling arrangements. 

James H. Leonard 
March 3, 1923-Jan. 24, 1998 
JONES--James H. Leonard, 74, of Wiggins Adult Foster Care Home, died Saturday in the home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Connelly Funeral Home, Cassopolis, where friends may call one hour before services. 

Milo W. Lightfoot 
March 21, 1914-Jan. 25, 1998 
WARSAW--Milo W. Lightfoot, 83, of 11 Fairlane Drive, died at 4:40 p.m. Sunday in Kosciusko Community Hospital. Survivors include three daughters, Pat Johnston of Pierceton, Virginia L. Goll of Phoenix and Jeannie Albright of Noblesville, Ind.; a son, John Goll of Indianapolis; and a sister, Helen Treesh of Albion. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Titus Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. 

Madeline Martin 
Oct. 29, 1920-Jan. 23, 1998 
NAPPANEE--Madeline Martin, 77, of Lot 37, Meadows Home Park, died Friday in her home. Survivors include her husband, James A. There will be no services or visitation. Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen, handled arrangements. 

Larry L. Meyers 
Nov. 1, 1950-Jan. 25, 1998 
LAPORTE -- Larry L. Meyers, 47, of North County Road 200 East, died Sunday in St. Anthony Hospital, Michigan City. The death is being investigated by LaPorte County Coroner Barbara Houston. Survivors include his wife, Suzanne; a daughter, Brittany Meyers at home; a son, Chase at home; his parents, Mary Lou and George Bladecki of Rolling Prairie; three sisters, Kay M. Gardner of Apache Junction, Ariz., Julia Hendricks of Evansville, Ind., and Mary Meyers of Batavia, Ohio; and a brother, George Bladecki of Rolling Prairie. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Pobocik Funeral Home, Connelly-Noble Chapel, Three Oaks, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 

Bert M. Parker 
Sept. 25, 1913-Jan. 26, 1998 
WARSAW -- Bert M. Parker, 84, of 900 Provident Drive, died at 10:25 a.m. Monday in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne. Survivors include a daughter, Janet K. Miller of Warsaw; two sons, Jerry D. of LaPorte, and Robert F. of Fenton, Mich.; two sisters, Betty Gross and Helen Piper, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; and two brothers, Cluster of Houston and Eugene of Fort Worth, Texas. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today. 

Virginia Rufenbarger 
April 28, 1924-Jan. 25, 1998 
WARSAW--Virginia Rufenbarger, 73, of Miller's Merry Manor, died at 3:20 a.m. Sunday in the nursing home. She is survived by two daughters, Sandy Fly of Warsaw and Carol Montgomery of Ligonier; a son, Steve of Warsaw; and a brother, Robert Perkins of Parker City, Ind. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. today in Titus Funeral Home, where a rosary will be said at 6 p.m. 

Lisa A. Shaw 
April 16, 1964-Jan. 25, 1998 
DOWAGIAC -- Lisa Anne Shaw, 33, of 104 N. Mill St., died Sunday in Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, of natural causes. Survivors include her husband, James L.; a daughter, Leeann at home; and her parents, Betty and Marvin Probst of Dowagiac. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Groner Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today. 

Mildred I. Sheets 
Feb. 12, 1918-Jan. 25, 1998 
NEW PARIS--Mildred I. Sheets, 79, of 17675 County Road 48, died Sunday in Goshen General Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Carl; four daughters, Mary Louise Fox, Melba Garza and Judy Good, all of New Paris, and Linda Replogle of Milford; two sons, Donald of Goshen and Richard of Bristol. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Bethany Church of the Brethren. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Rieth, Rohrer & Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, and one hour before services Thursday in the church. 

James D. Stanley 
April 11, 1931-Jan. 23, 1998 
ELKHART--James D. Stanley, 66, of 54153 Kehres Street, died Friday in Elkhart Gneral Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Pamela Paege of Osceola; three sons, Jeff and Bret A., both of Elkhart, and Gregory of Evanston, Ill.; seven sisters, Kay Wise, Thelma Gilbert, Phyllis Ott, and Gayle Miller, all of Elkhart, and Reta Strumble of Cherokee Village, Ark., Eva Jane Blickenstaff of Portage, and Marilyn Dickey of Pequot Lake, Minn.; and a brother, Charles of Elkhart. Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Osceola. 

Thelma Mae Wilkes 
Dec. 20, 1922-Jan. 24, 1998 
GOSHEN -- Thelma Mae Wilkes, 75, of 1004 Foxbriar, died at 9:35 p.m. Saturday in Goshen General Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca K. Jones of Granger; two sisters, Geraldine Edwards of Stilesville, Ind., and Juanita Stiffler of Indianapolis; and a brother, Harry Groves of Bloomington, Ind. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in McClanahan Funeral Home, Jasonville, Ind., where friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 


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