Obituaries

Freda Ann Lloyd, 71, of Star City, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at St. Elizabeth East in Lafayette. She was born March 28, 1943, in Silver Point, Tennessee, to Ellis and Flora (Coleman) Clemons. Freda married Sheldon Lloyd on May 29, 1959. He passed away July 21, 1975. She then...
Ruth Ellen Bennett, 88, of Winamac, passed away at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac. Ruth was born on Sept. 9, 1926, in Denham, to the late William and Alice Hoover. She married Raymond Bennett on Jan. 25, 1947, in Knox. He preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 1980. Ruth...
Lola May Pletka, 79, of Winamac, went to be with the Lord at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Hickory Creek in Winamac. She was born on Sept. 6, 1935, at Mercy Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, to the late Guy and Edith (Turney) Spearman. Lola attended school in Fredericktown, Ohio, for 12 years. She had...
Rebecca Sue “Becky” Yount, 92, of Winamac, passed away at 1:21 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac. Becky was born on Oct. 3, 1922, in Royal Center, to the late Albert and Corabelle (Wirwahn) Yount. Becky graduated from Winamac High School in 1940, and attended South Bend...
Woodrow W. “Tom” Skillen, 95, of Peru, formerly of Star City, passed away at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Blair Ridge Health Campus in Peru. He was born Feb. 5, 1919, in Thornhope, to Willard and Lillian (Kochel) Skillen. Tom married Genny Teske on Oct. 18, 1941, in Winamac. Genny survives. Tom...
Dr. Michael Joseph Rausch, 65, of Winamac, passed away at 9:37 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac. He was born on Jan. 18, 1949, in Logansport, to the late Wilbert and Madelyn (Holbrook) Rausch. Mike married Pamela Deafenbaugh on Sept. 8, 1984, in South Bend. She...
Steven George Fry, 70, of Waco, formerly of Winamac, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17.
Robert H. Grieger, 95, of North Judson, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Parkview Haven Retirement Community in Francesville. He was born on Sept. 3, 1919, in Medaryville, to the late Lewis and Hanna (Robey) Grieger. Robert and Edna Grieger married on Nov. 14, 1942, in North Judson. Robert was a...
Richard A. “Rick” Kruger, 64, of Winamac, died Thursday, Jan. 15, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 3, 1950, to Devon and Louise (Shepherd) Kruger. Rick married Paula Henderson on Nov. 15, 2002. She died June 9, 2013. Rick graduated from Francesville High School in 1969. He worked as a mechanic...
Leamon E. “Lum” Ackerman, 78, of Grass Creek, went home with his Lord and savior at 4:45 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Logansport. Born on Dec. 2, 1936, in Fox, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Arthur and Esther (Smith) Ackerman. On May 13, 1967, he married Kathryn “Kathy”...

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