Obituaries

Posted on July 24, 2014

Nina ‘Guin’ McClain, 90

Nina “Guin” W. McClain, 90, of Anderson, passed away July 23, 2014, at her residence in Anderson. She was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Bluffton, and resided most of her life in Anderson. Nina graduated from Bluffton High...

Posted on July 24, 2014

Ted L. Steffen, 62

Arrangements are pending at Goodwin–Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel for Ted Louis Steffen, 62, who died Thursday, July 23, 2014, at Signature Health Care (formerly Meadowvale Health and Rehabilitation) in...

Posted on July 24, 2014

Linda Schneider, 62

Arrangements are pending at Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home for Linda Schneider, 62, of Poneto, who died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Posted on July 24, 2014

Frances Ilene McIntosh, 76

Frances Ilene McIntosh, 76, a Wells County native, died Monday, July 21, 2014. Born March 4, 1938, in Jackson Township, Wells County, she was a daughter of Glen and Helen Schoeff.  A source of great pride was being...

Posted on July 24, 2014

Keith R. Lannan, 55

Arrangements are pending at Goodwin-Cale & Harnish for Keith R. Lannan, 55, of Kansas City, Mo., and with family in Bluffton. He died Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Posted on July 22, 2014

Betty Jane Burtt, 84

Betty Jane Burtt, 84, of Bluffton, passed away at 11:16 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at her residence in Bluffton. Mrs. Burtt was born Dec. 29, 1929, in Indianapolis, to Wilbur W....

Posted on July 22, 2014

Wesley A. Kinsey, 58

Wesley A. Kinsey, 58, Bluffton, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at his residence in Bluffton. He was born Nov. 2, 1955, in Wells County to David “Bud” Kinsey and Norma J. (Smith) Harrington. He graduated from...

Posted on July 21, 2014

Joyce June Booker, 77

Joyce June Booker passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at Signature HealthCare of Bluffton (formerly Meadowvale Health and Rehabilitation). Originally from Fort Wayne, Mrs. Booker lived most of her life in Ossian. She...

Posted on July 21, 2014

Elmer L. Uhrick, 85

Elmer L. Uhrick, 85, of Bluffton, a lifelong resident of Adams and Wells counties, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Mr. Uhrick worked at Franklin Electric for 25 years,...

Posted on July 21, 2014

Edith A. Myers, 92

Edith A. Myers, 92, a resident of River Terrace Estates, died there at 7:02 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014. She had been employed at Myers Orchard, her family’s business, and was involved in the restaurant there for...

Posted on July 21, 2014

Wesley A. Kinsey, 58

Arrangements are pending at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton for Wesley A. Kinsey, 58, of Bluffton, who died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his residence.

Posted on July 19, 2014

Wayne ‘Woody’ Woodward, 84

Wayne B. “Woody” Woodward, 84, of Boca Raton, Fla., passed away July 16, 2014. He was born in Bluffton to Erma and Forrest Woodward and was a graduate of University of Dayton School of Engineering. He served in the...

Posted on July 19, 2014

Steven D. Cook, 50

Steven D. Cook, 50, of Hartford City and formerly of Montpelier, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. He was born June 20, 1964, in Blackford County, to Kathryn Ford Cook and...

Posted on July 19, 2014

John E. Plummer, 90

John E. Plummer, 90, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Heritage Pointe in Warren. He was born Nov. 6, 1923, to Mary and Herald Plummer. He is survived by his wife, Martha Robinson Plummer; daughters, Kathleen (Bob)...

Posted on July 17, 2014

Richard D. Marshall, 88

Richard D. Marshall, 88, of Bluffton, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his residence in Bluffton. Richard was born May 26, 1926, in Wells County to Homer M. and Lula B. Dedrick Marshall. A lifelong...

Posted on July 17, 2014

Mary E. Klopfenstein, 85

Mary E. Klopfenstein, 85, of Scott, Ohio, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at her residence. She was born Oct. 19, 1928, in Wells County, the daughter of Jacob and Minnie Baumgartner Tonner. On Dec. 10, 1950, she married...

Posted on July 16, 2014

Richard D. Marshall, 88

Richard D. Marshall, 88, of Bluffton passed away at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his residence in Bluffton. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home. A Masonic...

Posted on July 12, 2014

Kenneth W. Kirkwood, 83

Kenneth W. Kirkwood, 83, of Bluffton, passed away at 10:38 p.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. A lifelong resident of Wells County, Kenneth was born Nov. 1, 1930, in Wells County to Ray...

Posted on July 12, 2014

Stephen L. Foster, 77

A memorial service and celebration of life for Stephen L. Foster will be held July 26 at the Wells County Art, Commerce and Visitors Centre, located at 211 Water St. in Bluffton. Mr. Foster, 77, a former resident of...

Posted on July 11, 2014

Kenneth W. Kirkwood, 83

Arrangements are pending at Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home for Kenneth W. Kirkwood, 83, of Bluffton, who died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

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