Obituaries

Vaneada A. Brettin, 86, of Winamac, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth.  Vaneada was born March 10, 1934, in Hanna, to Otto Wolters and Leona (Spenner) Wolters. On Aug. 18, 1951, in Knox, she married James J. Brettin, he has preceded her in death. She was a life member...
Neil Eugene Hoesel died on Monday, Feb. 22. He was born on a farm near Winamac, on Jan. 4, 1928, to George and Gertrude (Powers) Hoesel. He grew up in that area graduating from Star City High School and then got his bachelor’s degrees from Purdue University in 1950. Neil married Dixie Lyn King from...
Douglas M. Wilson, 79, passed away Friday, March 5, at his home in Francesville.  Wilson, who retired in 2003, received a bachelor’s degree in 1964 and a master’s degree in history in 1969 from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He served his alma mater as director of alumni affairs and later as vice...
Alma R. Moody McFarland, 89, of Winamac, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, at Hickory Creek Healthcare in Winamac.  She was born on Oct. 21, 1931, in Pulaski, to the late Frank Louis and Catherine “Katie” (Foerg) Worley. Alma graduated from Pulaski High School. On Aug. 15, 1953, she married...
On Friday, Feb. 19, Glenda Salzer, our beloved mother, passed away at the age of 92.  Glenda was born Sept. 24, 1928, in Starke County, to Samuel and Millie Sellers. She married Richard L. Salzer and they had three daughters, Tari, Toni and Lori, and a son Ed.  Glenda is survived by her brothers:...
William Charles “Bill” Goble, 89, of Winamac, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Franciscan Health Hospital in Lafayette.  Bill was born on March 25, 1931, in Moline, Illinois, to the late Orland and Kathryn (Miller) Goble. Bill, his sister Anasue and his parents moved to Winamac...
Richard Lynn Overmyer, 78, of Francesville, went to sleep in Jesus on Saturday, Feb. 13, at IU Health Hospital in Lafayette.   He was born on Jan. 30, 1943, in Rensselaer, to the late Henry Lee and Velda Virginia (Wuethrich) Overmyer. Richard graduated from Francesville High School in 1961 and...
Norma Delores (Ezra) Gunnerson, 83, passed away on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, with her high school sweetheart and husband of 62 years, Samuel Gunnerson, and family at her side. Norma was born Jan. 31, 1938, in Francesville, to the late Loren and Ellen (Marion) Ezra. She was the first-born child in...
Jeffrey R. “Jeff” Weyer, 41, of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, at his home.  He was born on March 7, 1979, in Merrillville, to Jerry and Judy (Johnson) Weyer. Jeff graduated from Washington Township High School in Valparaiso. He worked for NIPSCO as a lineman for many years. Jeff...
Larry Joe Edmondson, 77, of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Star City, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 25. He passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side. (Pulaski County Journal — March 3, 2021)

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