Obituaries

Posted on August 22, 2014

B. Thomas Tinkel, 77

B. Thomas Tinkel, 77 of Bluffton, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Tom was born on May 7, 1937 in Bluffton to Dale D. and Mary E. (Brown) Tinkel. He graduated from...

Posted on August 21, 2014

Catherine M. Binkley, 94

Catherine M. Binkley, 94 Catherine M. Binkley, 94, of Markle, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Pleasant Valley, Ill., to Joseph Willson and...

Posted on August 20, 2014

Hope D. Worster, 90

Hope D. Worster, 90, a former resident of Huntington and Markle, passed away Monday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2014, at Heritage Pointe in Warren. Hope was a homemaker. She was a 1943 graduate of West Union High School and...

Posted on August 20, 2014

Keith Hofstetter, 88

In the Keith Hofstetter obituary in Monday’s News-Banner, there was erroneous information provided by the funeral home. His wife, Conie J. Lingo, preceded him in death.

Posted on August 19, 2014

Wanita Cable, 85

The mother of a Craigville woman, Wanita  Cable, 85, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Wanita was the daughter of the late Delbert Thatcher and the late Catherine (Banning) Thatcher. She married...

Posted on August 19, 2014

Tonya R. Lightner, 36

Tonya R. Lightner, 36, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Fort Wayne, Tonya graduated from Bluffton High School. She went on to earn two associate degrees in...

Posted on August 19, 2014

Hershel A. Schwartz, 89

Hershel A. Schwartz, 89, of Bluffton, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at River Terrace Estates. Hershel was born Jan. 19, 1925, in Zanesville to Glen A. and Ethel Motz Schwartz. He was a 1943 graduate of East...

Posted on August 19, 2014

Myrna Mason, 72

Myrna L. (Crull) Mason, 72, with family in Montpelier, died Aug. 18, 2014. She was born Oct. 16, 1941. Survivors include her daughters, Ruby Caudill of Montpelier, Margaret Ann “Annie” Crouse of Fort Wayne, and...

Posted on August 19, 2014

Hope D. Worster, 90

Arrangements are pending at Myers Funeral Home in Markle for Hope D. Worster, 90, formerly of Markle, who died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Posted on August 18, 2014

Pamela Lea Fuller, 67

Pamela Lea Fuller, 67, of Oneida, Tenn., a former resident of Wells County, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at the Tennova North Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. She was born Apr. 21, 1947, to Robert and Helen (Smith)...

Posted on August 18, 2014

Elmo B. Rieddle, 91

Elmo B. Rieddle, 91, of Bluffton, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 16, 2014, at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton. Born on Feb. 6, 1923, in Bluffton, to Christian and Inez (Hottel) Rieddle, Elmo married Verna M....

Posted on August 18, 2014

Helen G. Bauman, 90

Arrangements are pending at Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren for Helen G. Bauman, 90, of Warren, who died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Posted on August 18, 2014

Keith Hofstetter, 88

The father of a Bluffton woman, Keith Hofstetter, 88, of Berne, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 ,at Swiss Village in Berne.  He was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Decatur. He married Jane Denney on Apr. 24, 1943; she...

Posted on August 18, 2014

Tonya R. Lightner, 37

Arrangements are pending at the D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Funeral Home in Fort Wayne for Tonya R. Lightner, 37, of Fort Wayne. She died at approximately noon on Saturday.

Posted on August 16, 2014

Christopher Havens, 49

Christopher Havens, 49, of Hartford City and formerly of Montpelier, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Bridgewater Centre in Hartford City. He was born May 9, 1965, in Portland, to Francis Havens and Alice Teegarden;...

Posted on August 16, 2014

Jessica A. Lehman, 29

Jessica A. Lehman, 29, of Berne, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at her home. Survivors include her parents, Jim and Bertie Lehman of Berne, and two sisters and one brother. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday,...

Posted on August 15, 2014

Christopher A. Havens, 49

Christopher A. Havens, 49, of Montpelier, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Bridgewater Centre in Hartford City. Arrangements are pending at the Walker and Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.

Posted on August 14, 2014

Robert W. Brickley, 83

Robert W. Brickley, 83, of Markle, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center. Bob was a 1948 graduate of Rock Creek High School in Huntington County. He served in the U.S....

Posted on August 14, 2014

Hurb L. Fuller, 68

Hurb Lee Fuller, 68, of rural Markle, passed away Aug. 11, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Hurb was born Sept. 18, 1945, in Wells County to Willard T. and Marcelle P. McBride Fuller. He...

Posted on August 14, 2014

Janelle Riley, 68

Janelle Riley, 68, of Monroe, died at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Adams Woodcrest retirement community. She was born Oct. 22, 1945, at Decatur, to Floyd M. Roth and Mildred Henschen Roth. She married Gale...

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