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Moran E Lyall, 82, of Bristol, died last Sunday in Elkhart General Hospital. He was born July 13, 1906 in Hyannis, Neb., the son of Floyd and Louise (Jones) Moran. On June 5, 1930 in Three Rivers, Mich., he married Vivian Kramb. He was nearly a lifetime Bristol resident and was employed by Coachman Industries in Middlebury. He was a 35-year member of the Bristol Volunteer Fire Dept., a member of Bristol United Methodist Church and Lions Club. Surviving are his wife; a son, Robert L. of Kendallville; a daughter, Mrs. Pete (Phyllis) DeMorrow of Idabel, Okla.; 7 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. A son, Richard, preceded him in death. Funeral arrangements are pending. + 3-5-1989
Moran Jarrod Jr, died following a premature birth on July 5, 2007. He was born July 4, 2007 at Dupont North Hospital in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his parents, Jarrod Moran and Erin Avery Sack of Auburn; a sister Jasmine Moran, 4, and a brother Austin Sack, 11 months; grandparents, Michael and Debbie Moran of Kendallville, Teresa and Jay Trammel and William Sack of Fort Wayne; great-grandparents, Joyce Moran of Noblesville and Garl and Janet Winters of Lebanon, Ind. Graveside services Tuesday at Lake View Cemetery. ^ 7-7-2007
Moran Richard J was born March 28, 1914 and died Sept. 17, 1983. Services Sept. 19 from McKee-Miles Funeral Home, Garrett. Burial, Greenlawn Cemetery, Fort Wayne. + 9-17-1983
Moran Robert Lyall, 77, of Kendallville, died May 2, 2008 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. A graduate of Indiana University Police Academy in 1957, he served 28 years with the Indiana State Police, retiring in 1985. He was a licensed plumber and worked part time in construction for Don Strater, Inc. Following retirement from the police, he worked as a transportation and maintenance director for East Noble School Corp. for 7 years and tool room manager for J.O. Mory for 5 years. He served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service during the Korean Conflict. He was born Nov. 19, 1930 in Three Rivers, Mich. to E. Lyann and Vivian (Kramb) Moran. He graduated from Bristol High School in 1949. He married Frances Heitzler on Jan. 4, 1951 in First Methodist Church in Bristol. He was a member of Trinity Church United Methodist, Kendallville American Legion Post 86, Nautilus Alumni Association, Kendallville Masonic Lodge 276, Indiana University Alumni Association, OES, and Pioneers of Indiana State Police. Surviving are his wife; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and David Hockley and Marsha and Raymond Bassett of Kendallville, Nancy and Norman Hockley of Fort Wayne; 6 grandchildren and their spouses, Megan Hockley, Mark and Huong Hockley, Angela and Tim Bruckner, Laura and John Herendeen, Sarah Hockley and Samuel Hockley; a sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Orville deMorrow of Idabel, Okla. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard. Services Wednesday at Trinity Church with Indiana State Police Honor Guard escorting. Burial, Lake View Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 86. ^ 5-4-2008
Moran Thomas L, 66, of Wolcottville, died Monday in Sturgis Hospital, Sturgis, Mich. He was born in Newport, Ky., June 28, 1920, the son of James E. and Mable (Law) Moran. On Sept. 28, 1943 in Howell, Mich., he married Genevieve Roberts. He had lived most of his life in this area, moving from Newport. He was a laborer of Sturgis Foundry. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Cathy Ringler of LaGrange; 4 sons, Tom, John and Jim of LaGrange, and Joe of Sturgis; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; 6 stepsisters, Aggie Reed of LaGrange, Mary Ackerman and Berdeta Weaver of Centreville, Mich., Pansy Baker of Howe, Betty Uptigraph of Fort Wayne, and Hazel Jordon of Sturgis; and 4 stepbrothers, Homer and Bill Randol of LaGrange, Paul Randol of Fla., and Gerald DeKay of Sturgis. Two sons, Chuck and Homer; and one brother, Charles, preceded him in death. Services Thursday in Hutchins Funeral Home, Wolcottville. Burial, Woodland Cemetery. + 6-1-1987
More Frances Adalaide, daughter of John N. and Rebecca Foote, was born at Bainbridge, Ohio on Dec. 8, 1842, and died at her home in York Twp on March 20, 1923, aged 80 years, 3 months and 12 days. She was one of a family of 8 children, 7 girls and one boy, her six sisters preceding her in death. In May 1853 she moved with her parents to Noble County, taking up their residence in York Twp near the then county seat. She was married Dec. 24, 1867 to William C. More. They had 5 children, three of whom, Lulu Black, Effie and Leo, died before their mother. She leaves her husband; two sons, Forrest A. and Otto L.; three grandchildren, Marie More, Glendon and Donald Black; an only brother, John C. Foote. She was a member of the M. E. Aid Society of Wolf Lake and Wolf Lake Pythian Sisters. + 3-?-1923
More George E, 70, died Monday at Whitley County Hospital. He was born October 13, 1922 in Whitley County to Perry and Hildreth (Egolf) More. On April 2, 1955 he married Louise E. Miller in Columbia City. He retired in 1982 from International Harvester in Fort Wayne. He was a veteran of WW II, serving in the U.S. Navy, and was a 1941 graduate of Churubusco High School. He was a member of Blue River Church of the Brethren. Surviving are his wife; 2 sons, John of Churubusco and David of Fort Wayne; one daughter, Mrs. Michael (Linda) Snyder of Bourbonnais, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Jack (Donnabelle) Evers of Columbus, Ohio; and 4 grandchildren. A daughter preceded him in death. Services Thursday at Orr Funeral Home, Churubusco. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-13-1993
More Leo, son of William and Francis More, died at their home in York Twp, aged 4 months and 3 days. Born Dec. 4, 1890. Funeral at York Center school house. Noble Co Democrat 4-15-1891
More Louise E, 82, died April 20, 2002 at Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. She was a registered nurse at Luckey Hospital in Wolf Lake and Linvill Hospital in Columbia City. She was a member of Blue River Church of the Brethren. She was born Dec. 31, 1919 in Whitley County to Melvin Monroe and Juda Elizabeth (Zumbrun) Miller. She graduated from Churubusco High School and in 1942 from Lutheran School of Nursing in Fort Wayne. She married George More April 2, 1955. He died in 1993. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jane; 2 brothers, Ralph and John Miller; a sister, Hildreth Gump; and an infant sister. Surviving are 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, John P. More of Churubusco and David M. and Linda More of Fort Wayne; a stepdaughter; 4 grandchildren; and a sister, Esther Geiger of Columbia City. Services Tuesday at Blue River Church of the Brethren. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. ^ 4-22-2002
More Otto L, about 79, (b. 4-14-1877) who had roomed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Russell near Wolf Lake, was found dead Jan. 22, 1957, the victim of a heart attack. He had been a farmer northwest of Wolf Lake until he retired some time back. Surviving are a niece, Mrs. Marie Marquiss of near Albion; and 2 nephews, Glenn Black of Albion and Donald Black of Owosso, Mich. Funeral Thursday in Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 1-?-1957
More William C, pioneer citizen of York Twp, died Feb. 28 from the infirmities of age. He was born in Adams County, Ind. in 1845 and had he lived until May 27 next would have been 90 years old. Nearly his whole life was spent in or near York Twp. His wife was Frances Foote, who died in 1923. There were 5 children, one died as an infant, a daughter in her teens, and another daughter, Mrs. Charles Black, died a few years ago. He is survived by two sons, Otto at home, and Forrest of near Albion; and 3 grandchildren. Funeral at Sparta on Saturday. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 3-?-1935
Moree - The little child of Frank Moree, west of town, died on Tuesday, about ten months. Funeral at Mt. Pleasant today. The mother of the little one died in April last. ~ 6-1-1893
Moree Benjamin of Allen Twp, a native of Switzerland, immigrated with his parents to Richland County, Ohio, when a boy. He was there reared on a farm and married there in 1843 to Lydia Hoke. Five years afterward, in 1848, they came to Allen Twp and commenced in pioneer style on an uncultivated tract of 140 acres. He was born in Canton Berne, Switzerland, Feb. 18, 1820 and died at his home in Allen Twp Oct. 4, 1895, aged 79 years, 7 months and 15 days. His widow and 6 children, 5 daughters and a son, survive him. One son died in childhood. + Clippings book Funeral at Mt. Pleasant Church. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 10-11-1895
Moree Bert, about 60 years, died last night at the family home five miles west of here. Death was due to a heart attack. He engaged in farming all his life. Fraternally he was a member of the Masons and the Eastern Stars. Surviving besides the widow are two sons, Max of Portsmouth, O., and William of Garrett. + 12-?-1941
Moree E Luella, 86, was born Feb. 22, 1887 in Noble County to Daniel and Mary (Diffendarfer) Leitch and married Bert Moree in Albion in 1941. He preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were four brothers and two sisters. She was a member of Rehoboth Church and Avilla OES Chapter No. 155. She died Friday at the Sacred Heart Home. Survivors include a son, Dale Dreibelbis, R. 3, Albion; a stepson, Bill Moree, Garrett; a sister, Mrs. Lilly Bloom, Wolf Lake; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services August 20 at Bonham, Miser & Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Rehoboth Cemetery. ~ 8-23-1973 + 8-?-1973
Moree Eliza died February 24, 1907. Eliza Bare was born in Adams County, Penn., April 22, 1825. At the age of eight years she came with her parents to Stark County, Ohio. In three years thereafter she again removed with her parents to Richland County, Ohio. Here she grew to womanhood and married Rudolph Moree, April 13, 1848. She became the mother of three children, two sons, and a daughter dying when but one year of age. The sons, the older of whom is John H. Moree of Kendallville, and William Moree, who lives at the old homestead. One brother, Samuel Bare, resides in Albion. Mr. and Mrs. Moree lived for a time in Hancock County, Ohio. From there they moved to this county and purchased the farm where they have since resided. Her husband died in June 1886. Her widowhood has continued through the past twenty-one years. She united with the United Brethren Church in her early years of her married life. There was then a class of that denomination, which she attended, at the Hill school house. She has 6 grandchildren. She died at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 2 days. ~ 1907
Moree Franklin H, 63, native and lifelong resident of Noble County, died this morning at his home, 233 S. Morton St. from a stroke of apoplexy or a fractured skull suffered during the evening in a fall. He was born Oct. 17, 1870 in Noble County, the son of John H. and Hannah Moree. He had been a resident of this city the greater part of his life and was employed many years at the Specialty Case Co. factory. In later years he operated a lunch car on W. Mitchell St. Surviving are the widow; a daughter, Mrs. Beulah Imler, Avilla; one stepson, Harry Aikens; and one sister. Mrs. S. F. Stahl, this city. One brother and 2 sisters preceded him in death. Funeral Thursday from A. J. Berhalter Funeral Parlors. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. ^ 9-18-1934
Moree Harvey M was born in Jefferson Twp Jan. 1, 1874. He died Nov. 12, 1907. He married Cora Moore Aug. 26, 1900. Besides the wife, he leaves father, a brother, three sisters and other relatives. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Knights of Pythias. He and his wife had joined the Methodist Episcopal Church of this city. Funeral at Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 11-21-1907
Moree Ida Leona, wife of Frank Moree, died at her home west of this place Sunday of quick consumption, after an illness of several weeks. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Mallahan and was born in Shelby County, Ohio, March 29, 1873. She came to this vicinity with her parents about three years ago, and on December 29, 1891 was married to Frank Moree. They had a son, now nine months old. She was a member of the Summit M. E. Church, The funeral was at Mt. Pleasant on Tuesday. ~ 4-6-1893
Moree John H, 79, a resident of this community for the past 75 years, died Wednesday in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Toledo, Ohio, as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident a few miles north of Toledo. His nephew, Frank Blaker, at whose home Mr. Moree had been visiting lies at the point of death in the same hospital with little hopes for his recovery. Meager details of the automobile accident are available. Mr. and Mrs. Blaker and Mr. Moree left the Blaker home at 1015 15th Street early Wednesday morning en route to Hamburg, Mich., to spend Thanksgiving day with relatives. A few miles north of Toledo the car driven by Mr. Blaker collided with another machine and was practically demolished. Mr. Blaker and Mr. Moree were both seriously injured, but Mrs. Blaker escaped with minor cuts and bruises. The two men were rushed to St. Vincent’s. The left side of Mr. Moree’s head was crushed. He died without regaining consciousness. Arthur and Richard Berhalter of Berhalter Brothers of Kendallville motored to Toledo and returned with the body. Mr. Moree was brought to the Berhalter Chapel and will later be taken to the Frank Peters home on Lisle St. He was born February 20, 1849 in Richland Center, Ohio, the son of Rudolph Moree. His family moved to Noble County when Moree was but three years of age, and he had made his home in this county since, with the exception of a few months spent at Auburn. In recent years he married Miss Hannah Stahl of Kendallville, who preceded him in death. Since the death of his wife, he made his home with relatives there until a few months ago, when he moved to Auburn. He left for Toledo two weeks ago to visit his nephew and niece. Surviving relatives include a son, Frank Moree, and two daughters, Mrs. Alda Peters and Mrs. Effie Stahl, all of Kendallville. The funeral was held on Saturday from the Mount Pleasant Church with burial in the cemetery nearby. ~ 12-6-1928
Moree Luella b. 2-22-1887 d. 8-17-1973. bu. Rehoboth Cemetery + 1973
Moree Lydia (Mrs. Benjamin), aged 75 years, 7 months and 19 days, died at her home in the west part of the township last Friday. ~ 10-10-1895
Moree Max - Word has been received by William Moree that his brother, Max, died Tuesday at his home in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was born just west of Avilla in 1905. Beside his brother, he is survived by the widow and one daughter. Arrangements for the funeral are still incomplete. ~ 1-26-1961
Moree Nellie E, 73, resided at R. 1, Garrett and died June 3 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was a retired teacher for the East Noble School Corporation, a member of the Garrett OES and Altarstar Methodist Church. She was born Feb. 25, 1907 in Garrett to Alonzo and Elizabeth (Zern) Lung. She married William R. Moree May 30, 1931 in North Manchester. He died Aug. 16, 1975. Survivors include a son, William F., Auburn; one brother, Richard Lung, Montpelier, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Belle Ober, Kendallville; and one grandchild. Services June 5 in McKee Funeral Home, Garrett. Burial, Cedar Chapel Cemetery. ~ 6-12-1980
Moree Rudolph died at his residence in Jefferson Twp June 10. He was about 69 years of age and had resided in Jefferson since 1850. ^ 6-18-1886
Moree William F, son of Rudolph and Eliza Moree, was born in Jefferson Twp May 10, 1855, and died at the old home where he lived all his life Aug. 10, 1927, age 72 years and 3 months. He was a member of the K of P Lodge. In 1881 he married Emma Sheets and they had 2 sons, Bert, who resides with his mother, and Clinton, who preceded his father in death. He also leaves 2 grandsons, Max and Raymond and a great-granddaughter; a brother, John. > No date
Moree William R, 68, was born Feb. 12, 1909 at R. 3, Kendallville, to Bert and Minnie Moree. He married Nellie E. Lung May 30, 1931 in North Manchester. She survives. He was a member of the Avilla Masonic Lodge, Fort Wayne Scottish Rite, Avilla Eastern Star and attended the Altarstar Methodist Church. He was a retired truck driver. He died Saturday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. He had resided at R. 1, Garrett since 1931. Also surviving are one son, William S., who is head football coach at DeKalb High School, Auburn; and one granddaughter. Services Monday in McKee Funeral Home, Garrett. Burial, Cedar Chapel Cemetery. ~ 8-21-1975 + 8-?-1975
Morel Albert, 24, died at his home in Wolcottville of tuberculosis one week ago Friday. He is survived by a mother, two sisters and two brothers. The obsequies were held in the Methodist Episcopal Church of Wolcottville last Monday. Burial, Woodland Cemetery. + 1909
Moreland Beverly J, 87, of Kendallville, died Oct. 16, 2009 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville. She was born Sept. 27, 1922 in Kendallville, the daughter of Frank and Hazel Peters. She married Merle Moreland on Nov. 23, 1940 in Kendallville. He died Aug. 31, 1990. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Delta Theta Tau Sorority and VFW Post 2749 Auxiliary. She once worked part-time at JC Penney in Kendallville. Surviving are 3 daughters, Diana Nichols and Brenda Moreland of Kendallville, Sally (Ron) Blake of Van Wert, Ohio; one son, Jeff (Laura) Moreland of Kendallville; grandchildren, Wendy (Wayne) Wappes, Kelly (Robbie) Craft, Judy Spencer, Sherry Nichols, Angela (Kraig) Keirn, Jason Etzler, Sarah (Ryan) Burtch and Brian Moreland; and great-grandchildren, Megan, Brittney and Paden Wappes, Kristin, Karrie and Adam Craft, Lacey and Mathew Spencer, Gavin and Madelyn Burtch, Dominick Nichols-Eich, Zachary Mullins and Montanna Keirn. Funeral Monday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 10-18-2009
Moreland Dorothy Marie, 82, died Feb. 17, 1996 in Sacred Heart Home. She had lived in the home of her son in Avilla. She was born July 12, 1913 in Jackson, Mich. to Jesse W. and Goldie (Wicklif) Rusner. In 1929 in Orland she married Nelson Swager. In 1950 in Coldwater, Mich. she married Floyd Moreland. They both preceded her in death. She had been a photographer in Auburn and Angola for 8 years. Surviving are her son, Richard W. Moreland of Avilla; a sister, Virginia Overkiser of Fort Wayne; 4 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. ~ 2-29-1996
Moreno Kathleen A "Katie", 4, died Dec. 28 in her Avilla residence. She was born Feb. 22, 1992 in Kendallville to Antonio Moreno and Cherree Buckles. Surviving are her parents in Avilla; 2 half-sisters, Pamela and Mia Moreno of Fort Wayne, grandparents, George and Ann Buckles of Avilla; a great-grandmother, Lavina Maulsby of Avilla. Funeral in Brazzell Funeral Home in Avilla. Burial, Eel River Cemetery. ~ 1-19-1997
Moreno Natividad C, 59, died Saturday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born September 8, 1934 in Mexico to Guadalupe and Maria (Rodriguez) Cadena. She had lived in Ligonier 23 years and was a packer for Silgan Plastics Corp. Surviving are 2 sons, Guadalupe and Bernabe Jr. of Ligonier; 5 daughters, Aseneth Moreno, Sara Lopez, Tiodoro Moreno and Esther Oviedo of Ligonier, and Ruth Duque of Houston, Texas; 2 brothers, Felix Cadena of Dallas, Texas, and Juan Cadena of Calif.; and 12 grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday in Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 10-30-1993
Morgan Catherine, 90, (b.5-10-1857 - d.1-1-1948) died Thursday at McCray Hospital. For many years she lived in Nebraska but in recent years had lived with her daughter, Mrs. Cora L. Schell at Rome City. Also surviving are another daughter, Miss Elsie of Freemont, Neb.; 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Services Sunday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 1-?-1948
Morgan Dion, 2-day old son of Malone and Roseanne (Davis) Morgan, U. S. 6 West, died Monday at McCray Hospital. Surviving are his parents; four sisters, Bessie Anne, Tina Marie, Little Miller and Michele, his twin; a brother, Tony Miller, all at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Morgan and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Davis, R. 3. Graveside services this morning at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. + 5-?-1970
Morgan Floyd, 73, of Garrett, died Nov. 20, 2002 at home. He retired from Dana Corp. in Auburn after 30 years of service as a machine operator in 1969. He was a Korean Conflict veteran and a member of the Garrett American Legion. He was born Jan. 20, 1929 to Asa and Elizabeth (Smith) Morgan in Hazard, Ky. Surviving are 3 sons, Jeff of Auburn, Jerry of Bancock, Thailand and Jerome of Leo; 2 daughters, Elaine Creager of Auburn and Elizabeth Simmons of Hammond; a sister, Mallie Harris of Fort Wayne; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Kelly, Chester, Charlie, Walter and Roscoe. No services. ^ 11-24-2002
Morgan Jack D, 62, R. 1, Cromwell, Shady Acres, died Wednesday at Goshen General Hospital. He was employed by Essex Wire in Topeka. He was born Nov. 3, 1917 in Wis. and had lived in the community the past 20 years. He was married to Margie Wheatley in 1963 in Chicago. Survivors include the wife; two stepsons, Charles Ferguson, Cromwell, and James Ferguson, Edwardsburg, Mi.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Clarence (Sue) Young, Cromwell; two brothers, Leo and Dewayne of Wis.; and a sister, Wanda of Minn. Funeral Saturday in Ulrey Funeral Home in Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 3-?-1980
Morgan Leona G, 72, died Friday at her Ligonier residence. She was born May 18, 1922 in Wells County to Ora and Alma (Carnes) Creek. On October 29, 1946 in Rock Creek she married Rev. M. Max Morgan. She graduated from Lutheran School of Nursing in 1944 and was a retired registered nurse who served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army in WW II. She was a member of Ligonier Evangelical Church. Surviving are her husband; 2 sons, Rev. Daniel Morgan of Anderson and Rev. Jonathan Morgan of Sturgis, Mich.; 3 daughters, Mrs. Hubert (Sarah) Harriman and Mrs. Dennis (Mary) Norling of Ligonier; and Mrs. Dallen (Julia) Shields of Huntington; one brother, Everett Creek of Bluffton; 3 sisters, Mrs. Norval (Helen) Kline and Mrs. Lloyd (Ruth) Shriner of Huntington, and Mrs. Edward (Elma) Martz of Ossian; and 12 grandchildren. One brother, Harold Creek, died in 1985. Funeral Tuesday in Ligonier Evangelical Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 10-21-1994
Morgan M Max, 81, died Aug. 28, 2002 in Hope Village Nursing Home, Canby, Ore. He was born Aug. 6, 1921 in Marion, Ind. to Cyrus and Eva (Smithson) Morgan. He graduated from Marion High School in 1939, Taylor University in 1951 and Western Evangelical Seminary in 1954. He was a retired minister and also a retired tool and die maker for Fort Wayne Tool & Die. He served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He married Leona Creek on Oct. 29, 1946. She died in 1994. He married Evelyn Fennern Harder on Nov. 2, 1996. He was also preceded in death by a brother, C. Melvin Morgan. Surviving are his wife; 3 daughters, Sarah and Hubert Harriman of Marion, Mary and Dennis Norling of Ligonier, and Julia and Jeff Hendricksen of Wall, N.J.; 2 sons, Daniel and Lizbeth Morgan of Gillette, Wyo., and Jonathan and Charma Morgan of Bartlesville, Okla.; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services Tuesday at Ligonier Evangelical Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. ^ 8-29-2002
Morgan Margie Louise, 83, of Wolcottville, died Sept. 13, 2008 at Kendallville Manor Health Care Center. She worked at Essex Wire in Ligonier. She was born Aug. 31, 1925 to Robert and Esther Wheatley. She met her husband, Jack D. Morgan, in 1953. He preceded her in death. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Gin Ferguson of Ligonier; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a daughter and 2 sons. Services Tuesday at J.A. Brazzell & Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. ^ 9-14-2008
Morgan Marvin, 78, died December 30, 2000 at Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center, Fort Myers, Fla. He resided in Albion 1952-1993 and was a tool engineer for American Hoist, as well as a carpenter. He was a member of Calvary Temple, Fort Wayne; American Legion Post 246, Albion; a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy; and a member of Battle of Ormoc Bay Association. He was born in Orange County to Lester and Gladys R. (Moon) Morgan. On March 30, 1946 he married Gretna Goodier in Galveston, Indiana. Surviving are his wife; 2 sons and 3 daughters, Gary of Choctaw, OK., Dick of Syracuse, Ind., Vonna ONeill of Morristown, NJ., Darla Steeh of New Haven, Mich., and Jan Ison of Shelby N.C.; 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral January 5, 2001 at Asbury United Methodist Church. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 246. + 1-3-2001
Morgan Mary Jane, 81, died May 19, 2001 in Louisville, Ky. She was born in Kendallville on April 27, 1920, the daughter of Frank and Veda Kaufman. In 1942 she married William F. Morgan. She was a 1938 graduate of Kendallville High School and attended Columbia College of Radio and Drama in Chicago. She was program director for WCAR in Pontiac, Mich. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Nick (Pamela) Alexander, Bradenton, Fla.; a son, James of Colorado Spring; 2 grandchildren, Lilith and Delphine Morgan; and a brother, Phil Kaufman, London, England. Graveside services and burial, June 9 at Lake View Cemetery. ^ 6-15-2001
Morgan Walter, 62, died September 20, 1993 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born February 26, 1931 in Bonnyman, Ky., the son of Asa and Daisy (Smith) Morgan. He owned and operated a heating and cooling service and was later employed by Wolf Lake Lumber Co. He retired from Union Products, Cromwell, in 1987. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of Wolf Lake VFW Post 4717. Surviving are his wife, Ruth: 2 daughters, Jeanne Chard of Garland, Tex., and Carla Thorne of Mich.; 4 sons, Ernest of Albion, Walter J. of Pa., Larry of Fla., and Kelly of LaGrange; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Leila Conner; 2 sisters, Mallie Harris of Fort Wayne and Velma Keen of North Manchester. Four brothers preceded him in death. Services Wednesday in DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, Columbia City. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-20-1993
Morlan Byrd, 92, of Monticello, Ill., for 14 months, died Saturday in the Lake Manor Nursing Home. She was the widow of Frank Morlan. She lived in Avilla for many years. Her first husband, Harvey Moore, owned the furniture store in Avilla. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Paul Ortstadt (Lorene Moore) of Monticello; one grandson and three great-grandsons. A sister-in-law, Minnie Pepple, Avilla; and two nieces, Mrs. Andy Andrews of Howell, Michigan and Ann Andrews of Spokane, Wash., also survive. She was a 50-year member of the Avilla Chapter No. 55 OES. Services Tuesday in the Miller Funeral Home in Monticello. ~ 2-5-1970 + 2-?-1970
Morley Agnes, about 80, (b. 3-29-1876) died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Grossman at Wolcottville July 4, 1956. She served as postmistress of Brimfield 1922 to 1946 and is survived by her husband, E. J.; one other daughter, Mrs. Charles Canen of Wawaka; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist Church but because of repairs now being made at the church, the funeral was held in Brimfield EUB Church Saturday. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 7-?-1956
Morley Edgar, about 90, a well-known resident of Brimfield, died Aug. 19, 1962 at McCray Hospital. He was the son of John and Elvira Duesler Morley. He was born Aug. 4, 1872 in LaGrange County, Ind. He spent most of his life in Brimfield but for the past 6 years resided with his daughter, Mrs. Robert (Maxine) Grossman in Wolcottville. He published the "Brimfield Call" a newspaper in the early 1900’s and was employed by the NYC Railroad until 1921. He operated a general store in Brimfield until his retirement in 1945. He was a member of the Moose Lodge for more than 50 years. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Charles Canen of Wawaka, and Mrs. Grossman; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1956 and by three sisters and one brother. Services at Brimfield Methodist Church Wednesday. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 8-19-1962
Morr Amanda K, about 84, widow of Dr. John W. Morr, died March 29, 1956 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ogden Tipton. She was a native of DeKalb County and is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Tipton, Mrs. Blanch Mason of Syracuse, and Mrs. Evelyn Gersee of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one son, Justin of Albion; a brother, Charles Koch of Garrett; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Women’s Medical Auxiliary, the Methodist Church and the Rebekah Lodge. Funeral at the EUB Church April 2. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 3-?-1956
Morr Ayla Wray, 14, of Fort Wayne, died July 13, 2010 at her residence. She was born July 17, 1995 in Fort Wayne to Travis Shepherd and Amanda Morr. Surviving are her mother of Fort Wayne, Amanda McAtee; her father of Garrett; a sister, Dayanna McAtee; a half-sister Laken Shepherd; her grandparents, Richard and Cheryl Morr, Raymond and Barb Shepherd; and her great-grandmother, Betty Morr. Funeral July 17 in Pathway Community Church, Fort Wayne. Burial Lake View Cemetery. ^ 7-15-2010
Morr Charles William Jr., 18, Fort Wayne, died today in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, as a result of a traffic accident. He was born Feb. 24, 1961 in Kendallville to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morr. He graduated last June from Leo High School and was a member of the First Christian Church, Kendallville. Surviving are the parents; a sister, Mrs. Michelle Weiss, Spencerville; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Scott, Auburn, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morr, Kendallville. Services Monday in Bale Funeral Home, Auburn. Burial, Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. + 12-?-1979
Morr Delbert Earl, 69, of Waldron Lake, died April 25, 2008 at his residence. A 1956 graduate of Kendallville High School, he was a journeyman pattern maker. He had co-owned and operated Morr Pattern & Tool in Kendallville and worked at Diversified Pattern & Engineering in Avilla, retiring in 1999. He then worked part-time at Baseline Tool in Wawaka. He was born Nov. 5, 1938 in Kendallville to John A. and Hildegard (Christen) Morr. He married Iris Ilene Mock on March 10, 1962 in Ashley. Surviving are his mother in South Milford; his wife; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons, Beth and Bruce Newman of South Milford and their children, Brooke and Brian and his 2 sons, Bret and Ethan; Babs and Michael Diehm of Kendallville, their sons, Mitchell and Cameron; Brenda and Larry Gayheart of Rome City, their daughters, Morreen and Odessa; one sister, Jacqueline Hamlin of South Milford; and one brother and sister-in-law, Clayton and Carolyn Morr of Wawaka. He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Darlene Root; and a brother, John. Services Monday at Young Family Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 4-26-2008
Morr Evelyn R, 95, of Albion, died July 18, 2000 in Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. She was born December 7, 1904 in Jefferson Twp, Albion, to Orville and Hattie (McDonald) Rice. On November 11, 1924 in Hillsdale, Mich., she married Justin W. Morr. He died June 13, 1978. She ran the Noble County License Bureau 1960-68 and was Noble County recorder 1971-78. She was a member of the Noble County Democratic Women's Club. Surviving are 2 daughters, Betty Lock and Shirley Weimer of Albion; 3 sons, Jerry and Justin W. Jr. Morr of Albion, and Robert Morr of Ohio; a sister, Orilla Chartrand of Wolcottville; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, John; and a daughter, Barbara Trowbridge. Private services in Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ~ 7-27-2000
Morr G Earl "Stub", 84, of Kendallville, died Monday at his residence. Born in Auburn Junction July 19, 1900, he was the son of Joseph and Lucy Bell (Frick) Morr. On April 6, 1926 in Albion, he married Ruth Sedgwick. He moved from the Auburn area to Kendallville in 1907 and was retired from Morr Brothers Foundry, of which he was one of the founders. He was a member and past commander of the VFW Fathers’ Auxiliary. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Amber) Smith of Kendallville; four sons, Dean and Stephen of R. 2, Kendallville, Michael of R. 3, Kendallville, and David of Kendallville; a brother Robert E. of Kendallville; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Shirley Powers, died June 6, 1984. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Clinton Ray; 4 brothers; and 4 sisters. Services Thursday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 12-10-1984
Morr Hannah Ruth, 81, died June 25, 1992 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born in DeWitt, Ark., July 26, 1910, the daughter of Robert and Harriet (Kilbury) Sedgwick. She married George Earl "Stub" Morr in Albion on April 6, 1926. He died December 10, 1984. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of VFW. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Amber) Smith of Kendallville; 4 sons, David of Rome City and Dean, Stephen and Michael of Kendallville; one sister, Gladys Vaughn of Jackson, Mich.; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Shirley Powers; an infant son, Clinton; 3 sisters and a brother preceded her in death. Funeral Monday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 6-25-1992
Morr Hildegard E, 104, of Wolcottville, died May 9, 2012 in her residence. She came to the United States on January 1, 1924, from Germany. As a young immigrant, she went to work in the Wayne Knitting Mill in Fort Wayne. She later worked for Showalter’s Market in Kendallville and Bakers’ Fruit and Flower Farm in Kendallville. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Kendallville. She was born December 10, 1907, in Huttengrund, Germany, to Walter and Marie (Vogel) Christen. Living in Germany during World War I, she and her family endured extreme hardship while her father served in the German Army. At the end of the war, the decision was made to immigrate to the United States in the year 1922. Due to the immigration quota, they were not allowed entrance to the U.S. until January 1, 1923. She married John Morr November 2, 1932, in Brimfield. After the war, her husband and brothers-in-law started a family business, Morr Brothers Foundry. This enterprise was the training ground for her sons to begin another business, Morr Pattern and Tool. Her husband died July 7, 1974. Surviving are a daughter, Jacqueline Hamlin of Wolcottville; a son and daughter-in-law, Clayton and Carolyn Morr of Wawaka; 16 grandchildren, Vance (Phyllis) Hamlin, Linda (Mike) Metz, Christine (Ric) Jordan, Carol (Mike) Selby, Jennifer (Wayne Jr.) Diehm, Joel (Dana) Streich, Douglas (Kathy) Morr, Sue (Max) Litke, Terri Morr, Glen (Lisa) Morr, Paul (Guenevere) Morr, Beth (Bruce) Newman, Babs (Mike) Diehm, Brenda (Larry) Gayheart, Cathy (Gale) Shultz, and Melissa (Greg) Dickerson; 38 grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sons, John L. Morr and Delbert Morr; a daughter, Darlene Root; and a sister, Johannah Becker. Funeral May 12 in Young Family Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 5-11-2012
Morr John A, 65, 888 Dowling St., died Sunday in St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born Feb. 5, 1909 in Kendallville to Joseph and Lucy (Bell) Frick. He married Hidegard Christen Nov. 2, 1932 in Brimfield. A lifetime resident of the area, he was a retired foundryman of 23 years at Morr Foundry and recently was associated with Morr Pattern Shop. Surviving are his wife; 3 sons, Jon L., Clayton W., and Delbert E., all Kendallville; one daughter, Mrs. Walter (Jacqueline) Hamlin, R. 3, Wolcottville; two brothers, George Earl and Robert E., Kendallville; two sisters, Mrs. Steve (Maude) Walchalk, Kendallville, and Mrs. Lillian C. Paulus, Grants Pass, Ore.; 15 grandchildren. One daughter, Darlene, four brothers, and two sisters preceded him in death. Services Wednesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 7-?-1974
Morr John L, 64, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born May 1, 1935 in Kendallville to John Adam and Hilda (Christen) Morr. On May 20, 1954 in Garrett he married Beulah Hamlin. Surviving are his mother in Wolcottville; his wife; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Max Litke of Kendallville and Teresa and Gib Barker of Indianapolis; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas J. and Kathy of Bourbonnais, Ill., Glen A. and Lisa of Churubusco and Paul L. and Genny of Jersey City, N.J.; a sister, Jacqueline Hamlin of Wolcottville; 2 brothers, Clayton of Wawaka and Delbert of Rome City; and 8 grandchildren, David, Meghan, Victoria, Kristine, Adam and Patrick Morr, Emily and Elizabeth Litke. Funeral Friday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Fairfield Cemetery. + 9-7-1999
Morr John O, 23, (b. 6-25-1926) died Aug. 14, 1949 at McCray Hospital as the result of an automobile accident on U. S. Road 6 about a mile and a half west of Kendallville. He was a veteran of WW II. Services were at Albion Methodist Church Aug. 17. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. Surviving are the wife, the former Delores McCoy and their baby daughter, Marsha Ann; the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Justin Morr; 4 brothers, Jerry and Junior of Albion, James of Garrett, and Robert at Fort Benning, Ga.; 3 sisters, Mrs. Jack Trowbridge and Betty and Shirley Ann of Albion; grandparents, Mrs. Hattie Rice of Wolcottville and Dr. and Mrs. John W. Morr of Albion. + 8-14-1949
Morr John W - A great concourse of relatives and friends gathered from far and near Monday to attend the funeral services at Albion Methodist Church for the late Dr. John Walter Morr, whose death October 25 thoroughly shocked the town of Albion. He was born in DeKalb County on November 2, 1870, a son of George and Rebecca Walter Morr. He is survived by his widow Amanda; one son, Justin, of Albion; three daughters, Mrs. Claude Mason of Syracuse, Mrs. John Gerse of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mrs. Edward Tipton of Albion; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Peter, of Hillsdale, Mich.; and a half-sister, Mrs. Lida Richey of Fort Wayne. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ~ 10-30-1952 + 10-?-1952
Morr Justin Jr, 84, died Oct. 11, 2012 at Northridge Village Nursing Home in Albion. Born in Albion on April 24, 1929, he was one of 5 sons born to Justin and Evelyn (Rice) Moore. He graduated from Albion Jefferson High Shool in 1948. He was a Chief of Police in Albion 1954-1965 and worked at Excel Distribution in Albion. He also worked for Hipskind Asphalt and Group Dekko in Albion. Survivors include 3 sons and a daughter, Monty and Marlene Morr, Kerry Morr and Mark Morr of Albion, Valerie Morr of Belden, Miss; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; his brother, Jerry and Marilyn Morr of Albion, and 2 sisters, Betty and Gene Lock of Albion, and Shirley and Jerry Weimer of Albion. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Roy; 3 brothers, Robert, John and James, and a sister, Barbara Trowbridge. Funeral, Oct. 15 at Brazzell Funeral home. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 10-13 2013
Morr Justin W, 79, Albion, died Tuesday in Alfran Nursing Home, Columbia City. He was a retired monument dealer. He was born May 12, 1899 in Albion the only son of Dr. John W. and Amanda Koch Morr. He married Evelyn Rice Nov. 11, 1924 in Hillsdale, Mich. Survivors include four sons, James W., Hastings, Mich., Robert J., Jerry D., Justin W., all of Albion; three daughters, all of Albion, Barbara Trowbridge, Betty Lock, Shirley Weimer; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Blanch Mason of Syracuse, Evelyn Ogden of Hasting, Mich. A son, John A., and a sister, Ogden Tipton, preceded him in death. Services Friday at Brazzell Funeral Home, Albion. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ~ 6-15-1978 + 6-?-1978
Morr Lalah B, 80, died Wednesday at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born February 15, 1910 in Noble County, the daughter of Arthur A. and Nancy (Westphal) Nichols. She married Philip Merle Morr on June 26, 1926. He died in 1962. She was a volunteer office worker at The Lamplighter, where she resided, and a member of Mitchell St. United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Betty Crager of Ashley; 3 sons, Philip of Kendallville and Robert and George of Auburn; 2 brothers, Robert Nichols of Kendallville and Audley Nichols of Colon, Mich.; 4 sisters, Beatrice Smith of Grand Rapids, Mich., Helen Streeter of Battle Creek, Mich., Violet Marley of Swayzee and Betty Strunk of Benton Harbor, Mich.; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. One son, John, and one daughter, Rosellyn Childress, preceded her in death. Private memorial services Saturday at Mitchell St. U.M. Church. Burial, Christian Union Cemetery. + 10-10-1990
Morr Robert, 88, of Albion, died June 23, 2013 at the Northridge Village Nursing and Rehab Center in Albion. He was born on May 4, 1925, in Albion to Justin and Evelyn R. (Rice) Morr. He graduated from Albion High School in 1947. He was the manager of Morr Appliances in Albion, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was also the former owner of the Sweet Shop in Albion during ’50s and ’60s. He was a member of the Albion American Legion Post #246, and past member of the Albion Lions Club. Surviving are 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Jerry and Marilyn Morr of Albion and Justin “Slug” Morr Jr.; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Jerry Weimer of Albion and Betty and Gene Lock of Albion. He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Trowbridge; a brother, John Morr; and a half-brother, Jim Morr. Funeral, June 26, 2013 at Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 6-25-2013
Morr Robert Elmer, 79, died Wednesday at his residence in Homosassa, Fla. Formerly of Kendallville, he had been a partner of Morr Bros. Foundry from 1946 to 1975. He organized the Kendallville Boxing Club in 1958 and was a member of Kendallville Elks and Eagles. He was born December 27, 1917 in Kendallville. In April 1938 he married Betty D. Wray. Surviving are his wife; 3 sons, Richard of Kendallville, James of Seabreeze and Charles of Homosassa and Auburn; a daughter, Rebecca Kurtz of Kendallville; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Services Sunday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 11-26-1997
Morr Ronald B, 56, of Powell, Ohio, died March 10, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Albion in 1955. He was a graduate of Indiana University, class of 1978. He earned a BS in criminal law before working at Waterfield Home Mortgage and Hallmark Home Mortgage. He was in the mortgage business for 25 years, and he was the founder and owner of Ron’s Express Carwashes and Oil Changes. He was president of Omni, Synergy, and Wingate Homeowners Association, and he was a member of the BIA, Board of Realtors. He was a member of Heritage Christian Church in Westerville. He was survived by his wife of 29 years, Jeanne Huber Morr; daughters, Lindsey and Madison; parents Jerry and Marilyn Morr, and siblings, Jerri Lynn Weitzel, John and Diana Morr, and Garry and Linda Morr. Funeral Wednesday at Rutherford Funeral Home, Powell, OH. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^3-13-2012
Morrell Frank, 33, a member of the firm Morrell Brothers, operating a foundry and machine works at Wolcottville, died Thursday at the St Joseph Hospital at Fort Wayne of a complication of diseases. The remains were brought here Monday and a short service was held at the Catholic Church. Burial in the cemetery north of town. ~ 12-31-1908
Morrell John died suddenly at his work. He had lived in Albion till about 13 years ago and was a plumber here. Funeral was held in Goshen Saturday. Burial was in Topeka, their former home. Survivors are the widow; a daughter, Beulah who lived in Calif.; a son, John Jr. who has been ill of heart trouble and was returned from the hospital the day before his father’s death. + 4-?-1954
Morrell Virginia, 79, died June 6, 1992 at the home of her daughter in Holtwood, Pa. She was born in Henry County, Ohio on March 22, 1913 to Martin H. and Myrtle (Blue) Spangler. She graduated salutatorian of her class in Albion in 1931. She married John Morrell, who is deceased. Their children are Sarah and David of Holtwood, and John, deceased. She was a member of the Charles Goren staff and a reporter for the world tours of the American Contract Bridge League. In Albion she worked in the County Welfare Dept. Also surviving are several grandchildren and 2 brothers, Walter Blue in Tyler, Texas and Robert in Baltimore, Md. A brother, Donald, was killed in WW II, and a sister, Mary Katherine is deceased. A graveside memorial service at Rosehill Cemetery is scheduled for later this summer. + 6-6-1992
Morris Alma Luella, 86, a lifelong resident of the Cromwell community, died last Thursday at her home here. There are no near surviving relatives, her husband, Cash, having preceded her in death a number of years ago. She was a charter member of Cromwell Temple, Pythian Sisters. Funeral Sunday at L. H. Moore Funeral Home. Burial, Byers Cemetery. + 2-?-1950
Morris Anthony Jr., 19, ended his life by shooting himself through the head with a .32 caliber revolver which he reportedly borrowed from neighbor several days ago. Domestic difficulties are said to have prompted him to commit the act. He was home on a 30-day furlough and had re-enlisted in the Army. He entered the armed forces Dec. 26, 1944 and had served 8 months in the Philippine Islands. He married Gertrude Lecount, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Lecount, former Cromwell resident, two years ago. Surviving are the wife; and infant son, Dennis Anthony, about 2 years; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Morris; and a brother. Final rites Wednesday. Burial, Ligonier Cemetery. + 2-?-1946
Morris Clair E, 36, R. 1, Rome City, died Tuesday in McCray Hospital. Services will be held Thursday in Hutchins-Williams Funeral Home, Wolcottville. He was born in Coldwater, Mich., Feb. 17, 1941. He married Peggy Sue Slone Sept. 8, 1975 in Wolcottville. He had lived in Rome City the past 30 years, coming from Coldwater. He had retired from Levin & Sons, Kendallville, and was known to CBers as "Spiderman." Survivors are the wife; his stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Couts, Brimfield; 2 daughters, Lori Ann Morris, Columbia City, Clarice Kay at home; one son, Gerald, Columbia City; one sister, Mrs. Shirley Temperato, Toms River, N.J.; one brother, Henry, Kendallville; grandmother, Mrs. Ann Cornish, Coldwater. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 10-?-1977
Morris Eddy, son of Oliver Morris, died last Monday at his father’s residence from consumption. ^ 12-30-1880
Morris Gladys S, 76, of R. 2, Syracuse, died Sunday at Greencroft Nursing Center, Goshen. She was born in Brook May 5, 1908, the daughter of James and Roberta (Riner) Swartz. On Aug. 12, 1947 in Ligonier she married Arthur J. Morris, who preceded her in death. She had lived in Cromwell since 1920 and had taught 44 years in the area public schools. She was a member of the Cromwell United Methodist Church, Ligonier OES, Indiana and Kosciusko Retired Teachers Associations. Surviving are two sisters, Nellie of Cromwell, and Fern Weirich of Ligonier; two brothers, Henry of Bay City, Mich., and Claude of Cromwell. Services Wednesday at Cromwell United Methodist Church. Burial, Syracuse Cemetery. + 6-3-1984
Morris Henry F, 69, of Kendallville, died unexpectedly Sept. 14, 2004 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He had retired in 1998 from Harvester in Springfield, Ohio. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was born Aug. 25, 1935 in Coldwater, Mich. to Albert and Helen (Cornish) Morris. On Nov. 29, 1957 he married Darlene R. Sayles. Surviving are his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Stephanie Morris of Albion; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Roberta and Dennis Bridges, Christine and Jim Anderson, and Sandra Hull of Kendallville; a sister, Shirley Temperato of Bayville, N.J.; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Memorial service Friday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, later. ^ 9-16-2004
Morris James, 76, of Rome City, died May 5, 2011in Parkview Noble Hospital. He retired from Starcraft RV, working in Wolcottville, Topeka, and Goshen. He was born January 17, 1935, in Prairie County, Ky., to Malcom and Laura (Eldridge) Morris. On June 27, 1981, in Stroh, he married Betty Webster. Surviving are his wife; a son, Rick (Nan) Morris of St. Joe; 2 daughters, Claudetta (Billy Joe) Ritchie of Emmalina, Ky., and Loretta Combs of Fruitland Park, Fla.; 5 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Dave Morris of Austin and Jr. Morris of Hazard, Ky.; and 2 sisters, Delphie Dozart of Austin and Dicie Whitehead of Austin. He was preceded in death by 7 sisters, Gracie Stidham, Ruby Colwell, Alberta Abner, Bertha Watson, Anna Stidham, Hazel Baker, and Edna Mae Ritchie; 2 brothers, Roy Morris and Mark Morris; and a grandson, Michael Morris. Funeral May 11 in Young Family Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 5-8-2011
Morris Kenneth L, 75, died Sunday in Allegan General Hospital, Allegan, Mich. He was born January 14, 1922 in Elkhart County to William and Wilma (Chiddister) Morris. On February 21, 1965 in Brimfield he married Charlotte Miller. He retired in 1985 from Monsanto Corp. in Ligonier and was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of West Noble American Legion Post 243. Surviving are his wife; 7 sons, Ronald of Elizabethtown, Ky., Kenneth and Richard of Syracuse, Phillip of Allegan, Gregory of New Paris and Wayne and Cory of Ligonier; 2 daughters, Luella Peterman of Ligonier and Cathy Stuckman of Syracuse; 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son; 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral Thursday in Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 1-?-1997
Morris Michael J, 16, of Ligonier, died March 6, 2001 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born Dec. 18, 1984 in Tampa, Fla. to Rickie N. and Lisa (Cooper) Morris. His mother preceded him in death. He was a member of Five Corners Baptist Church in Wolcottville. His mother preceded him in death. Surviving are his father and stepmother; 2 brothers, Austin and Keith; grandparents, James and Betty Morris of Rome City and Ron and Jeannetta Springman of Tenn.; great-grandmother, Erie Campbell, Georgetown, Ky. Services Monday at Five Corner Baptist Church. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 3-9-2001
Morris Oliver died at his home in Albion of dropsy on Sept. 24, 1885, aged 49 years 7 months and 2 days. He was born in Fairfield County, Ohio Feb. 26, 1836. In 1863 he enlisted in Co. B, 129th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry and served during the war. Funeral at M. E. Church Saturday. Burial, Albion Cemetery. He leaves a wife and 2 children. One child preceded him in death. Albion New Era 10-1-1885
Morris Robert D, 28, died February 7, 1992 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, from injuries suffered in a pickup-semi accident west of Ligonier. He was born March 31, 1963 in Elkhart to Kenneth and Charlotte (Miller) Morris. He was a 1982 graduate of West Noble High School and was employed by Fairmont Homes in Nappanee. Surviving are his parents; a grandmother, Veda Miller of Elkhart; 2 brothers, Wayne and Cory of Ligonier; 5 half-brothers, Ronald of Vine Grove, Ky., Kenneth of Ligonier, Philip of Allegan, Mich., Richard of Syracuse and Gregory of New Paris; 2 half-sisters, Jean Peterman of Ligonier and Mrs. William (Cathy) Stuckman of Syracuse. Services Tuesday in Orr Funeral Home. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 2-7-1992
Morris Rosey Ann - The remains arrived in the city last Monday from Fort Thomas, Arizona Territory, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery by the side of her husband, Dr. Steven Morris, who died in the spring of 1868. She had been living with her son Edward R. Morris, in the Territory for a number of years and was aged 64 years, 6 months and 6 days. The immediate cause of her death, which occurred May 19, was disease of the heart. ^ 6-22-1888
Morris Sherman, 71, former Sparta Twp trustee from 1918 to 1924, died at his home near Cromwell early April 23. Survivors include on daughter, Mrs. Norman Cole of Peekskill, N.Y.; a brother, Manfred, Syracuse; and a sister, Mrs. Mary J. Eagles, Cromwell. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 5-?-1940
Morris Vada, 69, was found dead Sunday at her farm home four miles northwest of Cromwell. Her husband died about two years ago. Surviving are a son, Lt. Arthur J., in Germany. Funeral was Wednesday at Henney Funeral Home in Cromwell. Burial, Syracuse. + 10-?-1945
Morris William Anthony, 73, lifetime Ligonier resident, died Sept. 12, in McCray Hospital. He was the son of William Ottie and Elizabeth (Calvert) Morris and was married Dec. 24, 1915 to Wilma Chiddister. He was a retired feed mill employee. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Leroy, R. 2, Ligonier; two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth DeBolt, R. 1, Cromwell, and Mrs. Laurel Harlan, R. 2, Ligonier; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ben Walbeezer, Milford, and Mrs. Bertha McGee, Mishawaka. Services Thursday at Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home. + 9-12-1967
Morrison Frank, 85, was born Dec. 1, 1887 in Brown County, Kansas to John and Mattie (Petterson-Henry) Morrison and married Lillian Hunter Feb. 2, 1913. He was retired from Central Soya Co. in Decatur and was a member of the First Baptist Church. He died at Adams County Memorial Hospital Dec. 29. Survivors include his wife, Lillian; and four children, three sons, Lawrence (Larry) Morrison of LaOtto, Glenn of Lynwood, Calif., and Leonard of Bellevue, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Erma) Sliger of Decatur; two sisters, Mrs. Iris (Myrtle) Brown and Mrs. Floyd (Nellie) Hunter, both of Drexel, Mo.; one brother, Roy of Bedford, Iowa; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Louise, and one brother preceded him in death. Services Sunday at Zwick Funeral Home in Decatur. Burial, Decatur Cemetery. ~ 1-4-1973
Morrison George, about 67, died June 13, 1953 at LaGrange County Hospital. His home was near Brimfield where he had been a resident for many years. Surviving are the widow, Lillie; one brother, Charles of Crawfordsville; and four sisters, Mrs. Irene Thompson, Mrs. Edith Hamm and Mrs. Blanche Smith of Crawfordsville, and Mrs. Mable McClellan of St. Louis. Funeral Monday at Bonham & Miser Funeral Home in Albion. Burial, Rehoboth Cemetery. + 6-?-1953
Morrison Gladys, about 35, died Feb. 19, 1944 at the Garrett Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Howard; one son, Dennis,; one daughter, Rose Marie; her father, Benjamin Schwartz of Wawaka; a brother, Edward Schwartz of Coldwater, Mich.; and a sister, Mrs. Charles Altimus of Wawaka. Funeral Monday at Miser Funeral Home. Burial, Sweet Cemetery. + 2-?-1944
Morrison Lejeune Russell "Lefty", 87, of Wolcottville, died Oct. 25, 2008 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was a machinist at Sutton Tool in Sturgis, Mich. for 38 1/2 years. A U.S. Navy veteran of WW II, he was a member of St. Gaspar Catholic Church and American Legion Post 381, Rome City. On April 29, 1921 he was born in Kendallville to Russell and Madeline (Tormey) Morrison. He married Margaret Gangwer on Feb. 1, 1941 in Rome City. Surviving are his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, Lejeune and Sandie Morrison of Wichita, Kan.; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Arlene Roberts of Sturgis, Mich. A grandchild; a great-grandchild and a sister, Thelma VanNest, preceded him in death. Funeral mass Thursday at St. Gaspar Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. ^ 10-27-2008
Morrison Maggie, 62, native of Wayne Twp, resident of Hudson the past 35 years, and widow of the late John A. Morrison, died this morning at the Cameron Hospital, Angola from a spinal affliction. She was born Dec. 3, 1871 in Wayne Twp north of this city, the daughter of Phillip and Rhoda Lash. She married John A. Morrison and they resided at Hudson. He died about 4 years ago. Surviving are a son, James, near this city; 4 brothers and 2 sisters, Frank, this city, Fred, South Milford, Roy, Umitilla, Ore., Perry, Dayton, O., Mrs. Mary Franklin, LaGrange County, Mrs. Martha Borden, Warrington, Fla. Funeral Monday from the late home in Hudson. Burial, Hudson Cemetery. ^ 10-6-1934
Morrison William T, 83, who made Morrison's Island famous at Wawasee in early days, died Monday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Bricker, in Goshen. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a former resident of Ligonier, where he was well-known. A daughter, Mrs. Walter Whirledge, resides with her husband in the city. In 1860 he was married to Martha Alexander and to this union 4 children were born. In 1870 he married Lydia A. Sloan, who survives and to this union 13 children were born, 3 of whom are living. He is survived by 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Contributed by Judy Richter  
Morrow Arthur Conklin
wasborn near Albion, this county, Nov 21, 1849, being at the time of his death 51 years, 11months and 4 days old. His mother died when he was but two years old, and from that time till he enlisted in the service of his country at 16 years of age, his home was with his grandparents in Missouri. He saw one year’s service as a soldier, and was always delighted when in a company of his old comrades he could talk over the incidents of army life.On January 17, 1877, he was married to Allie Hathaway. To this union three children were born, one of which died in infancy, the other two, Florence and Ray, remain. Eleven years of this married life was spent at Delaware, Ohio, where he served as engineer on the Big Four Railroad. At the time of his death he was a member in good standing at the Masonic order in this city, and of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In an extended conversation of some two weeks ago he expressed himself very clearly as to his faith in God and trust in Him. He died at his home in this city Friday morning, aged nearly 52 years. Funeral, Sunday in the Methodist Church. Ligonier Leader 10-31-1901
Morrow John, 64, Sparta Twp, settled (a child of 4 years) in 1834; died Sept. 17, 1894. ^ 6-14-1895
Morse Thomas Ray, 48, died October 3, 1991 at his Kendallville residence. He was born in Momence, Ill., February 6, 1943, the son of Clifford and Maria (Shultz) Morse. He married Diana Sue Delong on November 10, 1984 in Kendallville. He moved to Kendallville in 1973 and was maintenance foreman at McIntosh, Inc. since 1974. He was a Navy veteran and member of American Legion Post 86 and Moose Lodge in Kendallville. Surviving are his wife; his parents in Momence; 2 daughters, Mrs. Arthur (Mindy) Frederick of Kendallville and Mrs. Paul (Julie) Winebrenner of Albion; a son, Robert of Kendallville; a sister, Mary Ellen Fennel of Aurora, Colo.; 5 brothers, Leslie of Texas, William and Paul of Momence, Raymond of Fla., and Mike of Kansas; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother. Services Monday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 10-3-1991
Mortimer James Jr, 27, of Churubusco, died Thursday in Ligonier. He was born Aug. 18, 1962 in Fort Wayne, the son of James and Darlene (Dust) Mortimer. He had moved from Fort Wayne to Churubusco in 1988 and was employed by Orr Funeral Homes. Surviving are his parents in Fort Wayne; two sisters, Susan of Indianapolis, and Vicki of Fort Wayne; a grandmother, Esther Dust of Syracuse. Funeral Sunday in Orr Funeral Home, Churubusco. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 9-28-1989
Mortimore Beverly J, 85, of Kendallville, died July 7, 2011 at home. She was the assistant manager for G.C. Murphy Co. in Kendallville for 50 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Kendallville and the ladies auxiliary of VFW Post 2749 in Kendallville. She was born Nov. 24, 1925 in Kendallville to Otis and Wynona (Baughman) Hinkley. On April 14, 1945 in Garrett she married Jack Mortimore. Surviving are her husband; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and David Bryant of Kendallville; 3 granddaughters, Rhonda Black, Cecelee and Chad Shuck and Beverly Bryant; 3 great-grandchildren, Joel Busche, Bryant Shuck and Hannah Black; a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Bill Smith of Columbia City. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Mary Patterson and Helen Borst. Private funeral service. ^ 7-9-2011
Mortimore Blanche, 83, R. 3, died Tuesday in McCray Hospital. A lifetime resident of Noble County, she was born July 29, 1887 to Andrew and Lydia Hale Gretzinger. In April 1909 she married Mike Mortimore who died Dec. 19, 1944. She was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Walter (Helen) Tyler, R. 3; two sons, Homer and Jack, Kendallville; 7 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. One brother and two sisters preceded her in death. Funeral Friday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 3-?-1971
Mortimore Homer Paul, 61, 645 Dowling St., died Saturday in McCray Hospital. He was born Feb. 2, 1910 in Kendallville to Mike and Blanche (Gretzinger) Mortimore. He was married March 2, 1929 in Newcastle to Reba M. Olinger. He was a member of the First Christian Church and Moose Lodge 1301, Kendallville. He was a retired truck driver. Survivors include the wife; 4 daughters, Mrs. Leahmae Palmer, Sturgis, Mrs. Bonnie Marti, Patricia Mortimore, and Mrs. Sandra Mascello, Kendallville; 2 sons, Thomas, Fort Sill, Okla., and Jerry, Kendallville; one sister, Mrs. Helen Tyler, and one brother, Jack, both Kendallville; 15 grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 7-?-1971
Mortimore Jerry l, 64, of Wolcottville, died Dec. 29, 2007 at his residence. He had been employed at S&S Oil and Taylor Made in Kendallville. He was a member of Kendallville Moose Lodge 1301 and Francis Vinyard VFW Post 2749 in Kendallville. He was born May 15, 1943 in Noble County to Homer and Reba (Olinger) Mortimore. He married Barbara Grate on May 8, 1987 in Noble County. Surviving are his wife; 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Jo Johnson, Paula and Randy Robbins, Jan and Terry Longsworth and Penny and Gary Hamman of Kendallville; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Mike Mortimore and Travis and Shay Mortimore of Kendallville; a stepdaughter; 23 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters and brothers-in-law, Bonnie and Paul Shoemaker of Claypool, Pat and Jerry Febles of Cree Lake and Sandy and Russ Muscello of Adams Lake; a brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Carolyn Mortimore of Kendallville. He was preceded in death by a sister, Leahmae Palmer. Services Thursday at Young Family Funeral Home. Burial, Sedan Cemetery. ^ 12-31-2007
Mortimore Reba Mae, 84, died Friday in Shepherd of the Hill nursing home. She was born February 16, 1912 in DeKalb County to Samuel and Lyda (Schoup) Olinger. On March 2, 1929 she married Homer Paul Mortimore in Greencastle. He died July 24, 1971. She was a member of Kendallville Moose and VFW auxiliaries and a retired foster parent. Surviving are 4 daughters, Leahmae Palmer of Sturgis, Mich., Bonnie Shoemaker of Claypool and Patricia Febles and Sandra Muscello of Kendallville; 2 sons, Thomas of Kendallville and Jerry of Howe; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several foster children. One brother, William Olinger; and one sister, Marie Wallace, preceded her in death. Funeral Tuesday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 10-4-1996
Morton James, 60, of Pleasant Lake, died Sunday at home. He was born Jan. 25, 1928 and was owner of Country Furniture at Pleasant Lake. He is survived by his wife, the former Marie Bell; his mother, Maggie Morton of Berne; three daughters, Mary Healey of Pleasant Lake, Janet Leins of Corunna, and Lisa Towers of Angola; a son, Frank of Kendallville; 3 sisters; 4 brothers; and 8 grandchildren. Services Wednesday in Weicht Funeral Home, Angola. Burial, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Steuben County. + 6-12-1988
Mortorff Charles A, 98, died at the Sacred Heart Home Sunday. He was born Dec. 5, 1878 in Smithfield Twp to Samuel and Sarah (Cox) Mortorff. He married Nettie May Watkins on Oct. 16, 1926 in Hillsdale, Mich. She died in May 1936. He was a retired farmer and employee of McCray Corp. Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Dorothy Refner, Ashley; a nephew, L. D. Mortorff, Calif.; and a grand-niece, Donnabelle Rowlison, Kendallville. Graveside services at Circle Cemetery near Hudson Tuesday. + 9-?-1976
Mory Edna E, 86, of South Milford, died today at Sacred Heart Home, Avilla. Born in South Milford Jan. 15, 1893, she was the daughter of Eugene and Etta (Warble) Mory. She was a member of the South Milford Church of Christ, the Ladies Aid Society, and OES of Wolcottville. She had been employed part-time by the South Milford post office. Several nieces and nephews survive. Two brothers and a half-sister preceded her in death. Funeral Thursday in Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, South Milford Cemetery. + 9-?-1979
Mory Lucinda M, 69, died this morning at her home in South Milford from cancer. She was born Dec. 4, 1855 in Fairfield Twp, DeKalb County, the daughter of the late Daniel and Eliza Wert. The early years of her life were spent at the home of her parents, and March 9, 1911, she was married at Angola to E. E. Mory. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are the husband; two brothers and one sister, Isaac of near South Milford, Dallas of Stroh, and Mrs. Carrie Holly of South Milford. Funeral Sunday from the Church of Christ. Burial, Wright’s Cemetery near Stroh. + 3-?-1924
Mory Robert L, 55, died at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Tuesday, after undergoing a heart transplant there on May 11. He was born in South Milford July 18, 1932, the son of John O. and Thelma (Perkins) Mory. He married Lois Stephens Sept. 25, 1955 in Kendallville. He had lived in Kendallville 30 years, moving from South Milford. He was secretary-treasurer of J.O. Mory, Inc. in South Milford and Fort Wayne. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Elks Lodge No. 1194, F&AM No. 276, Moose Lodge No. 1301, and president of McCray Memorial Hospital board of directors. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Melinda at home; a son John R. at home; a sister, Mrs. Ron (Marietta) Hite of Kendallville; and two brothers, Eugene, South Milford, and Richard of Fort Wayne. Services Friday in First Christian Church, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 5-24-1988 + 5-17-1988
Mory Thelma C, 84, resident of South Milford, died Sunday at Sacred Heart Home. She was born in LaGrange County March 31, 1898, the daughter of Jada and Mary (Hayward) Perkins. She married John O. Mory December 23, 1923 in LaGrange County. He died November 22, 1948. Former owner of J. O. Mory Stores, Inc. in South Milford, she was also a former school teacher in South Milford Elementary School and a member of South Milford Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ron (Marietta) Hite, Kendallville; three sons, Eugene, South Milford, Richard, Fort Wayne, and Robert, Kendallville; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Margaret) Lumm of South Bend; two brothers, Keith, Phoenix, Ariz., and Kenneth, Stroh; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Two brothers preceded her in death. Services Tuesday in Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, South Milford Cemetery. ~ 12-30-1982 + 12-26-1982
Moschel Emma, 75, died at Kendallville Hospital May 8 from complications followed by a fractured hip sustained in a fall at her home in Cromwell. She had been a resident of Cromwell 30 years, coming from Bloomington, Ill., where she was born. Surviving are two daughters and one son, Mrs. Blanche Fairchild, of Ligonier, Mrs. Tony Kreager of Indianapolis, and Cedric of LaGrange. + 5-?-1942
Moser Albert, 81, Ligonier, died Sunday. He was born March 26, 1886 in Adams County, the son of Peter and Elizabeth (Wulliman) Moser. On Nov. 24, 1910 he was married at Linn Grove to Clara Meshberger. They had lived in the Ligonier area since 1930. He is survived by his wife; 5 sons, George B., Robert M., Lewis and Grant of the Ligonier area, and Eugene, R. 2, Syracuse; a daughter, Mrs. William Donahue, Minneapolis; 28 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Edward, Huntington, and Joel, Berne. Funeral Tuesday. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 11-?-1967
Moser Beulah M, 89, died Feb. 27, 2000 at Kingston of Ligonier. She was born April 29, 1910 in Ligonier to Charles D. and Viola (Prough) Emmitt. On April 16, 1927 in Syracuse she married Charles E. Moser. He died Sept. 24, 1999. Surviving are 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Helen of Ligonier, Robert and Donna of Millersburg, Jack and Deanna of Ligonier and Larry and Judy Moser of Tucson, Ariz.; 2 daughters and one son-in-law, Ellen Rose and Brooks Cobbum of Orlando, Fla., and Sandra K. Conner of Venice, Fla.; 2 sisters, Dorothy Bobeck of Goshen and Norma Waters of Sebring; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Emmitt; a sister, Helen; and 2 granddaughters, Karen and Suzanne. Services Thursday in Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 2-27-2000
Moser Carl F, 19, was killed today when he was thrown from his motorcycle about 3 miles southeast of Ligonier on the road to Diamond Lake. The machine is thought to have swerved due to rough road. He was the eldest of 7 sons of Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Moser who live two miles west of Ligonier. The family moved here from Berne last spring. The parents and six brothers, George, Robert, Eugene, Warren, Lewis and Grant, all at home, survive. Funeral Tuesday at Linn Grove Evangelical Church. Burial, Greenwood Cemetery, Linn Grove. + 7-?-1930
Moser Carl F, 64, died Jan. 18, 2001 at Goshen Hospital. He was a heavy equipment driver for Northern Indiana Construction for the last 11 years. He served in the U. S. Air Force and was a member of the Bristol American Legion Post. He was born Sept. 17, 1936 in Ligonier to George and Polly (Huss) Moser. On Jan. 7, 1993 in Elkhart he married Sarah Lambright. Surviving are his wife; 3 sons, Carl F. Jr. of Glendale Ariz., Kevin of Brea, Calif., and Bryan of Jones, Mich.; a daughter, Sondra Martin of Edwards, Calif.; a stepson; 6 brothers, George of Osceola, Howard of Syracuse, Gregg of Stockton, Calif., Richard and Kent of Ligonier and Brent of Pewamo, Mich.; 8 sisters, Marlene Kimmel of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Carolyn Ridenour of Middlebury, Phyllis Paler of Kapaa, Hawaii, Thelma Bryant of Hoolehua, Hawaii, Gwen Dallman of Ligonier, Diana Christner of Topeka, Dorothy Feltner of Hazard, Ky., and Denice Apple of Goshen; 7 grandchildren; and 2 foster children, Devin and Keelean. Services Tuesday at Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Sumnerville Cemetery, Sumnerville, Mich., with military rites. ^ 1-21-2001
Moser Clara, 94, died Thursday in Greencroft Nursing Home, Goshen. Born Dec. 7, 1887 in Adams County, she was the daughter of Ben and Mary (Heller) Meschberger. On Nov. 24, 1919 she married Albert Moser in Linn Grove. He died March 26, 1967. She moved from Berne to the Ligonier community 52 years ago and was a member of the Ligonier United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Johnson of Chicago, Ill.; four sons, Robert, Lewis and Grant of rural Ligonier, and Eugene of Syracuse; 29 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. A son, George, preceded her in death. Services Sunday at Ulrey Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 10-28-1982
Moser Eugene V, 95, of Syracuse, died July 16, 2012 at Avalon Village in Ligonier. He was born on October 18, 1916, to Albert and Clara (Meschberger) Moser in Linn Grove, Ind. On October 30, 1937, he married Elizabeth Blue in New Paris. She died January 19, 2005. He owned and operated Over the Road Trucking for many years. He was a member of the Richville United Methodist Church.  He is survived by one son, Maurice (Judy) Moser of Ligonier; one daughter, Cynthia (Layton) Pergrem of Syracuse; 5 grandchildren, Kimberly (Mitch) Moser, Martin (Faith) Moser, Matthew (Kim) Moser, Heather (Chris) Fuleki, and Rob (Nicole) Geiger-Pergrem; 15 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by 7 brothers, Albert Jr., Carl, Warren, George, Grant, Robert, and Lewis Moser; and one sister, Mary (Moser) Johnson. Funeral July 19 at Yeager Funeral Home. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. ^ 7-17-2012
Moser George, 56, Ligonier, was pronounced dead at the scene of a head-on collision of semi-trucks when the other driver swerved to avoid a deer on the highway and lost control of his rig. He was born Sept. 25, 1912 in Linn Grove, Ind., the son of Albert and Clara (Meschberger) Moser. He was a resident of Ligonier for the past 39 years. He was married March 25, 1933 in Ligonier to Mildred Pauline (Polly) Huss. Services were held Tuesday in Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. Survivors include the widow; 7 sons, George B., Mishawaka, Carl and Howard, Ligonier, Greg, Vietnam, and Richard, Kent and Brent at home; 8 daughters, Mrs. Marlene Kimmel, Fort Wayne, Mrs. Carolyn Ridenour, White Pigeon, Mich., Mrs. Phyllis Paler, Elkhart, Mrs. Thelma Armstrong, Ligonier, and Gwendolyn, Diana, Dorothy and Denise at home; 25 grandchildren; his mother, Ligonier; four brothers, Eugene, Robert, Lewis and Grant of Ligonier; and one sister, Mrs. William Donahue, Chicago, Ill. + 10-?-1968
Moser Grant R, 58, Ligonier, was pronounced dead on arrival Friday at Goshen Hospital. Born May 16, 1926 in Adams County, he was the son of Albert and Clara Moser. On Nov. 24, 1946 he married Lucille Norris. He was a truck driver for Kidd & Co. and was a member of the Scottish Rite in Fort Wayne, the Ligonier Masonic Lodge, the Goshen Moose Lodge, the Ligonier American Legion, and OES, and a WW II Air Force veteran. Surviving are his wife; a son, Roger of Ligonier; 6 daughters, Georgia Duesler of Cromwell, Mrs. Robert (Loretta) Shell of Shipshewana, Mrs. David (Melody) Trout of Springfield, Ill, Elaine of Ligonier, Mrs. Thomas (Jane) Mast of Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Terry Dowden of Ligonier; 3 brothers, Robert, Eugene and Lewis of Ligonier; one sister, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Johnson of Warrenville, Ill.; and 13 grandchildren. Services Tuesday in Ligonier United Methodist Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 9-14-1984
Moser Julie, 40, of Guttenberg, N.J., died Sept. 2 when Swissair flight 111 crashed in the ocean off of Nova Scotia. She was a former resident of LaOtto. She was employed with Global Connection. She graduated from the Butler University School of Music. She sang at Opryland USA and at the World’s Fair in Tennessee. Her mother, Carolyn Pequignot, lived in LaOtto for 10 years before moving to Fort Wayne recently with new husband, Richard. Her father, Jim Moser, lives in Loveland, Colo. She is also survived by a brother, Bill of Shreveport, La. and her grandmother, Jane McDuffee of LaOtto. Services are pending in Fort Wayne. ~ 9-10-1998
Moser Lewis L, 81, of Ligonier, died Nov. 23, 2004 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was a retired dairy farmer and superintendent of the Goshen District of Indiana State Highway Dept. He was a member of Ligonier Lions Club, Masonic Lodge 185, Fort Wayne Mizpah Shrine, Scottish Rite and Ligonier Elks Lodge 451. He was a chairman of the Noble County Republican Central Committee for 21 years. He attended Ligonier Presbyterian Church. He was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash from both Gov. Otis Bowen and Gov. Robert Orr. He was born April 12, 1923 in Lynn Grove to Albert and Clara (Meschberger) Moser. He married Georgena Miller on June 25, 1944 in Goshen. Surviving are his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Gail of Ligonier; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Rebecca and Bob Foote of Stockton, Calif., Laura Brattain of Victor, Idaho, Julie and Tim Byer of Fort Wayne; a brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Elizabeth Moser of Syracuse; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Johnson; brothers, George, Albert, Carl Jr., Robert, Warren and Grant. Services Saturday at Ligonier Presbyterian Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. ^ 11-25-2004
Moser Martha E, 78, died Thursday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born in Ligonier Nov. 27, 1914 to Walter E. and Beulah (Bender) Hire. On January 10, 1937 in Ligonier she married Robert Moser. She was a member of Hex Rural Extension Club. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Lester (Marilyn) Miller of Ligonier; 2 sisters, Mrs. Maurice (Betty) Nulf of Coos Bay, Ore., and Mrs. Ralph (Joan) Baughman of Lakeville; 4 half-sisters, Marvis Clark, Mrs. Larry (Norma) Stahly, Mrs. Dennis (Jane) Wade and Mrs. Talbert (Joy) Patrick; a brother, Warren Hire of Millersburg; 2 half-brothers, David and Walter Hire; 3 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, an infant daughter and 2 brothers. Funeral Monday in Richville United Methodist Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 10-7-1993
Moser Pauline "Polly", 84, died Monday in Goshen Hospital. She was born Dec. 11, 1913 in Bluffton to Walter and Laura (Courtney) Huss. On March 25, 1933 in Ligonier she married George Moser. He died Oct. 25, 1968. She retired from Kidd & Co. as a foreman. Surviving are 7 sons, George of Mishawaka, Carl of Elkhart, Gregg of Calif., Kent and Richard of Ligonier, Howard of Syracuse and Brent of Peowman, Mich.; 8 daughters, Marlene Kimmel of Wolcottville, Carolyn Ridenour of Middlebury, Phyllis Paler and Thelma Armstrong of Kauai, Hawaii, Gwendolyn Dallman of Ligonier, Diana Christner of Topeka, Dorothy Feltner of Hazard, Ky., and Denise Apple of Goshen; 4 brothers, Johnny Wilson, James, Charles and Russell Payne; 4 sisters, Jeanette Wagner of Cromwell, Loretta Schnity, Jennie V. McSorely and Mary Paddock; 43 grandchildren and 57 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, a sister and 2 grandchildren. Funeral Saturday in Ulrey-Renner Funeral Home. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 6-15-1998
Moser Robert M, 88, died Dec. 24, 2002 at Avalon Village in Ligonier. He was a farmer and sold International Harvester farm implements and Kaiser-Frazier automobiles. He attended Richville United Methodist Church and was a charter member of Ligonier Industrial Development Corp. He was born in Adams County on March 10, 1914 to Albert and Clara (Meschberger) Moser. He married Martha Hire on Jan. 10, 1937 in Ligonier. She died Oct. 7, 1993. Also preceding him in death were an infant daughter, an infant son, a sister, and 5 brothers. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Lester Miller of Ligonier; 3 grandchildren, Robin and Timothy Miller and Kristen Cox; 7 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Eugene and Betty Moser of Syracuse and Lewis and Gene Moser of Ligonier. Services Saturday at Richville United Methodist Church. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. ^ 12-26-2002
Moses David F, 79, of West Lafayette, died Oct. 3, 2011 at Indiana University Health Hospital. He was born June 4, 1932 in Kendallville, the son of Benjamin and Helen (Eberly) Moses. He graduated from Kendallville High School in 1951. He was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow. An alumnus of Purdue University, he retired on June 30, 1996 after working for 41 years at Purdue. He married Carolyn Baker on July 7, 1957. Surviving are his wife; daughters, Anne (Greg) Kostraba of West Lafayette, Susan (Paul) Heasty of Lafayette, and Brenda (Scott ) Schroeder of West Lafayette; and a son, Scott (Jessica) of West Orange, N.J.; 11 grandchldren, Lily and Julia Kostraba, Chance, Sarah and Sam Heasty, Matthew and Eric Schroeder, Maggie, Samantha, Devan and Kate Moses; and great-grandchildren, Damon Norfleet and Simon Heasty. He was in the Army Reserves, and a Lions Club member. Memorial services Friday at Covenant Church, West Lafayette. Burial, Spring Vale Cemetery. ^ 10-5-2011
Moses Helen Johanna, 83, of 629 Diamond St., died Wednesday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born Dec. 2, 1900 in Waterloo, the daughter of Willis and Netta (Dennison) Eberly, she married Benjamin C. Moses on June 19, 1926 in Kendallville, who died Jan. 18, 1970. A Kendallville resident since Sept. 1923, she was a graduate of Waterloo High School and a 1923 graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich. She taught grade school in the Kendallville Public Schools for 28 years. Surviving are 2 sons, Robert E. of Tulsa, Okla., and David F. of West Lafayette; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Two brothers preceded her in death. Services Monday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 10-31-1984
Moses John C, 56, died May 21, 1993 in Marion General Hospital. He was born in Kendallville April 1, 1937, the son of Robert C. (Doc) and Ruth (Mahnesmith) Moses. He was a graduate and athlete of Kendallville High School and Butler University. He participated twice in the national Olympic trials for Decathalon and was drafted as a free agent by the New York Giants. He was athletic director at Tipton High School and head football and track coach at University of Evansville before moving to Marion. He was a sportscaster for WBAT radio with Jim Brunner. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Evansville, Marion Elks, Aero Club and National Football Coaches Association. Surviving are his wife, Sidenia; a daughter, Kathleen; and 2 sons, John and Michael, all of Tipton; a stepson; a brother, Charles W. of Adams Lake. A brother, Robert, preceded him in death. Funeral Tuesday in Camp United Methodist Church. Burial, Fairview Cemetery in Tipton. + 5-21-1993
Moses Robert E, 70, died July 16 in Tulsa, Okla. He was the son of Benjamin and Helen Moses and was a graduate of Kendallville High School. He married Bobbie Seidel and she preceded him in death. He is survived by his second wife, Sonja; 4 sons, Mark and Matt of Tulsa, Robb of San Diego and Jeff of Marion; a stepson; and a brother, David of Lafayette. Funeral July 19 in Tulsa. + 7-16-1998
Moses Robert L, 61, died April 16, 1991 at McCray Hospital from a massive heart attack. He was born August 22, 1929, the son of former Kendallville mayor, Robert C. and Ruth (Mahnesmith) Moses. On September 9, 1950 he married Mary Louise Hart at Trinity Church United Methodist, where he was a member. He retired March 11 as assistant Kendallville fire chief after more than 40 years with the dept. He retired in 1984 from the post office where he had worked about 35 years. He was a longtime athletic dept. scorekeeper and referee. Surviving are his wife; 3 daughters, Linda Moses of Fort Wayne, Marsha Kingery of Greentown and Roberta Stroble of Coldwater, Mich.; a son, Roger of Kendallville; 2 brothers, Charles of Wolcottville and John of Marion; and 4 grandchildren. Funeral Thursday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 4-14 & 19-1991
Moses Ruth C, 68, 205 S. Parker Ave., died today of a sudden heart attack at her residence. She was born Oct. 1, 1904 in Noble County to Lee and Ida Mahnesmith. A lifetime resident, she was married to Robert (Doc) Moses. He died in June 1963. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Quest Club. Surviving are three sons, Robert L., Kendallville, Charles W., South Bend, and John C.; a sister, Mrs. Dale (Fern) Strater, R. 1; and 10 grandchildren. A brother preceded her in death. Funeral Friday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 11-?-1972
Moses Sarah, 89, died July 4, 1890. ~ 6-11-1891
Mosher Mary H, daughter of William S. and Phebe Sweet, was born in New York City Jan. 30, 1855, came to Grass Lakes with her parents when an infant. For several years she resided with her sister, Mrs. William R. Hookway. She married Frank R. Mosher October 20, 1886, making Trumbull Station her home. In Jan. 1887 she was stricken with sickness that ended after 19 months in death. Her remains were brought to Grass Lake for burial. Funeral May 25 in the M. E. Church of his village and she was interred in the family burying place, Oak Grove Cemetery. + 5-?-1988
Mosier Arline L, 76, died Sept. 29, 1993 in Boswell Memorial Hospital, Sun City, Ariz. She was born March 21, 1917 near Selma in Delaware County, a daughter of Hewitt H. and Edna May (Conwell) Fletcher. She graduated from Center High School. On July 12, 1936 she married Ernest Ray Mosier. In 1946 they moved to a farm near Ormas in Noble County. He died October 17, 1980. She was a member of Ormas Baptist Church. Surviving are 3 sons, Larry, Thomas and James of rural Columbia City; a daughter, Linda of Phoenix, Ariz.; 5 grandchildren, David, Matthew, Amy, Benjamin and Jonathan Mosier; a brother, George Fletcher of Columbia City; and a sister, Marjorie Barefoot of Muncie. Funeral Oct. 3 at Ormas Baptist Church. + 9-29-1993
Mosier James Alan, 47, died Thursday in V.A. Center in Fort Wayne. He was born at Wolf Lake on Jan. 23, 1946 to Ernest Raye and Arline Lavera (Fletcher) Mosier. He graduated from Wolf Lake High School in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps at Walter Reed Army Hospital 1966-1968. He worked on the family farm and at Dana-Weatherhead for 10 years. He was also a self-employed bulldozer operator. He was a member of North Webster American Legion Post 253. Surviving are 2 brothers, Larry and Thomas of Columbia City; and a sister, Linda, of Phoenix, Ariz. Services Monday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Burial, Thorn Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 253. + 10-28-1993
Mosier Richard Jr., 64, died Friday in Fort Wayne Parkview Hospital. He was born June 19, 1939 in Fort Wayne and was a Navy veteran. He retired after 35 years of service from Bank One, in 1999. He had been an instructor for the American Institute of Banking for 25 years. He was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, the former Connie Snell, a native of Avilla; a daughter, Kristin Delawter and her husband, Jeff, of Fort Wayne; a son, Trent and his wife, Angelia of Leo; granddaughters, Nicole and Rylee Delawter and Lauren Mosier; and grandson, Blake Mosier. Services April 20 at Prince of Peach Church. Burial, Lindenwood Cemetery. ^ 4-22-2004
Mosier Virginia H, 70, Wolcottville, died Sunday in St. Joseph Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was born Nov. 5, 1916 and moved from Kosciusko County to Wolcottville 7 years ago. Surviving are 2 daughters, Linda Silbey of Wolcottville, and Shirley Bennett, Florence, Ky.; a son, Maurice Donald Gillum of Calif.; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Private services Monday in Hutchins Funeral Home, Wolcottville. + 11-1-1987
Mosley Cody N, 23, of Kendallville, died Aug. 5, 2012 in Angola. He last worked at Aluminum Recovery in Kendallville. He attended Ashley Love Divine Baptist Church in Ashley. He was born Oct. 25, 1988 in Kendallville to Floyd and Rebeca (Bolen) Mosley. Surviving are a son, Aiden Ray Huff of Topeka; his mother; his father and stepmother; 3 sisters, Mary Bolen, Brooke Wagner and Karina Mosley, all of Kendallville, a brother, Josh Mosley of Kendallville; his grandmothers, Brenda Bolen of Avilla and Georgene Mosley of Auburn.  He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Floyd Mosley and Joe Bolen. Funeral Wednesday in Ashley Love Divine Church.  Burial, later at Orange Cemetery. ^ 8-7-2012
Mosley Floyd, 64, died Jan. 17, 2002 at his Auburn home. He was a coal miner in Floyd County, Ky. for 16 years and worked at Kendallville Foundry for 5 years. He was a member of Community Baptist Church near South Milford. He was born April 29, 1937 to Ben and Dollie (Moore) Mosley. He married Georgene Spears on April 19, 1957 in Prestonsburg, Ky. Surviving are his wife; 6 sons and 5 daughters-in-law, Troy of Auburn, Donald and Cathleen of Kendallville, Douglas and Tammy and Timothy and Veronica of Garrett, Larry and Suzanne of Corunna and Jerry and Ruthie of Wolcottville; 5 daughters and sons-in-law, Ossie and Fred Stenner, Connie and Ray Dorton, Carolyn and Terry Gibson and Patricia and Casey Slone of Garrett, and Teresa and Bud Mosley of Auburn; 2 brothers, Earl of McDowell, Ky., and Ruby Arnold of Ohio; 4 sisters, Cynthia Chaffins of McDowell, Ky., Louvennie Bolen of Wolcottville, Rosetta Arnold of Dayton, Ohio and Pearlie Arnold of Fla.; 31 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 12 brothers and 3 sisters. Services Sunday at Community Baptist Church. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 1-18-2002
Mosley Mildred, 46, of Kendallville, died Saturday at her residence. Born in Knott County, Ky., March 24, 1944, she was the daughter of Kurtis and Mae (Pratt) Bentley. On Aug. 1, 1955 in Hindman, she married Birtchel Mosley Jr. She moved from Dayton, Ohio to Kendallville 27 years ago. She was a member of Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband; her mother in Hindman, Ky.; three daughters, Mary June Hagerman and Cara Mae Mosley of Kendallville, and Danita Smith of Rome City; four sons, Anthony M of Marco Island, Fla.; Gregory of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Scott of Rome City,. and Christopher of Kendallville; 7 grandchildren; six sisters, Sharlene Maggard of West Alexandria, Ohio, Shirley Turnington and Maggie Sue Hutchison of Dayton, Ohio, Juanita Range of Tampa, Fla., Gladys Beavers of Springboro, Ohio, and Ermadean Sloan of Huber Heights, Ohio; two brothers, Forster Bentley of Vandalia, Ohio, and Bobby Ray Bentley of Hindman. One sister preceded her in death. Funeral Thursday at Little Flossie Church. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 3-7-1987
Mosley Ronald D,73, of Kendallville, died December 14, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Lackey, Kentucky on March 29, 1940 to D.C. Mosley and Hershey (Click) Mosley. He graduated from Prestonsburg High School in Prestonsburg, Kentucky in 1958 and served om the U.S, Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He married Geneva Bryant on December 22, 1967 in Clintwood, West Virginia. He worked in communications with the Noble County Sheriff’s Department dispatch two years and later began his career with the City of Kendallville Police Department. He worked for the city for 23 years before retiring. He was a member of the Bethel Christian Baptist Church, the American Legion Post #86 both in Kendallville. Survivors include his wife; 2 daughters, Carmen and Rod Howdyshell of Angola, and Jennifer Mosley of Kendallville; 3 grandchildren: Lauren and Logan Howdyshell, and Lauryl Aleshire. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Georgia Meyers and Dorothy Watkins; and his brothers, Mart Allen, John S. Allen, Billy Allen, and Loye Thurston. Funeral, December 18, 2013 at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 12-16-2013
Mosley Tivis, 64, of Kendallville, died Monday at his residence. He was born June 6, 1920 in Knott County, Ky. to Clifton and Ruthie (Short) Mosley. A retired coal miner, he moved from Kentucky to Kendallville 12 years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Gayleen Molina of Garrett; four sons, Charles, Billy and Eugene of Kendallville, and Leroy of Corunna; four sisters, Gracie Combs, Becky Thornsberry and Polly Slone, all of Garner, Ky., and Ellen Gamble of Corunna; and 12 grandchildren. Five sisters and one brother preceded him in death. Services Thursday at United Christian Baptist Church in Rockfork, Ky. Burial, Jackson-Slone Cemetery, Garner, Ky. + 6-25-1984
Moss Earl Dale, 85, died Sunday in Oak Leaf Village, Ligonier. He was retired from Monarch Industries in Syracuse. Surviving is a nephew, Larry Rensberger. Graveside services in Salem Cemetery. + 6-28-1998
Moss Howard G, 65, died June 14 in the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. He was born at Elm Hall, Mich., Jan. 16, 1883, and was graduated from Cleary Business College in Ypsilanti in 1900. He was a member of Westlawn Methodist Church and of Friendship Lodge No. 417, F&AM. He was office and personnel manager of Nash-Kelvinator Corp. In 1916 he became the secretary-treasurer of the original Kelvinator Co. Surviving are the wife, the former Mary Elizabeth Haney of Albion; a daughter, Vivian Alice; two uncles, Romaine Moss of Los Angeles, Calif.; Harley Griffin of National City, Calif.; several cousins, Glen E. Moss of Detroit, William and Ellis of Elm Hall, Mich. Funeral in Detroit June 17. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery in the Haney family lot. + 6-?-1948
Moss Mary E, 76, a retired school teacher, died today (d. 11-20-1982) in Columbia City Health Care Center. She was born Jan. 15, 1906 in Albion, the daughter of Allen and Bertha (Sheffer) Haney, and was the widow of Howard Moss. Surviving are a daughter, Vivian Churley, New Baltimore, Mich.; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. Vivian C. Walker, Columbia City. She was a graduate of Wayne State University, Detroit, and a member of OES at Highland Park, Mich. Services Tuesday in Brazzell Funeral Home. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. + 11-20-1982
Mossman Dorothy Margaret, 84, died April 12, 2005 at her Rome City home. Her parents started Brady's Landing on Sylvan Lake in 1928 and Dorothy worked there most of her life. It has been known as Granny's Restaurant since about 1970. She was a 1938 graduate of Rome City High School and a member of American Legion Post 381 Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, Elks Lodge, all in Kendallville, Mizpah Temple Ladies Shrine and Scottish Rite. She was born Aug. 1, 1920 in Mishawaka to Jeff and Helen (Belschner) Brady. On Feb. 28, 1942 in Rome City she married Walter K. Mossman. He died Dec. 4, 1984. Surviving are 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Margaret Mossman of Rome City and Linda and John Yerick of Rome City; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Mike and Glenda, and David of Rome City; 7 grandchildren, Lesa Cassel, Milo, Marshall, Zachary, Easton and Jared Mossman and Jessica Gromaski; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Hudson Brady, in 1988. Services Friday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 4-13-2005
Mossman Walter K, 62, of R. 1, Rome City, died today at his residence. He had been a member of the Rome City town board since last December. He was born April 1, 1922 in Fort Wayne, the son of Milo and Gertrude (Burns) Mossman. On Feb. 28, 1942 in Garrett he married Dorothy Brady. A veteran of WW II and the Korean Conflict, he was retired from International Harvester after 21 years. He was a member of the Mizpah Shrine and Scottish Rite, Fort Wayne, Avilla American Legion Post 240, Kendallville VFW Post 2749 and Elks Lodge No. 1194. He attended Rome City United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters, Margaret, and Mrs. George (Linda) Speakman, and two sons, Michael and David, all of Rome City; two sisters, Carolyn Nuttle and Dorothy Miller of Fort Wayne; and 3 grandchildren. Services Sunday at Hutchins-Armes Funeral Home, Wolcottville. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 12-7-1984
Mote Betty Jean, 72, of Marion, died July 10, 2000 in her home. She was born March 17, 1928 in Noble County to George and Effie (Owen) Kimmel. A former resident of Fort Wayne, she was a graduate of Churubusco High School. She was a homemaker. Surviving are 4 daughters, Mrs. Michael (Sheila) Burkhart and Mrs. John (Pam) McIntyre of Marion, Mrs. Stuart (Debra) Secttor of Richmond, and Mrs. Christopher (Cindy) Kardatzke-Hohe of Huntertown; 4 sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Lalia) Hand of Huntertown, Mrs. Ed (Maxine) Collins of Avilla, Mrs. Bob (Margaret) Marshall of Kimmell, and Barbara Ryder of Larwill; a brother and sister-in-law, William and Bonnie Kimmel of Churubusco; and 5 grandchildren, Josh and Jenny McIntyre of Indianapolis, Sara and Rachel Secttor of Richmond, and Ian Kardatzke of Huntington. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters and a brother. Private family graveside service and burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Noble County. ~ 7-27-2000
Mote Nicole Renee, 2 months, Wawaka, died Friday at her home in a crib death. She was born April 15 in Columbia City, the daughter of Ronald B. Mote and Tammy K. Watts. Survivors include her parents; 2 sisters, Rachel and Christine; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Black, Rocky Gap, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Watts, Topeka; and great-grandmother, Mahalia Watts, Jackson, Ky. Services Monday in Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 6-12-1987
Mott Silas S, 51, died at Pattensburgh, Mo. Jan. 6. He was a son of Mrs. Alpheus Baker of Allen Twp and was for many years a resident of Lisbon. ^ 1-15-1880
Mountz Chester, 62, of the Garrett Hotel, died Monday. Among the many survivors is his mother, Mrs. Ella Mountz of the Sacred Heart Home. Final rites Wednesday in the Carl C. McKee Funeral Home at Garrett. ~ 8-30-1951
Mountz Nancy M, 55, 522 E. Mitchell St., died Wednesday in McCray Hospital. Born Aug. 8, 1919 in Fortville, she was the daughter of Raymond D. and Wanda (Reeves) Irwin. She married William W. Mountz April 13, 1941 in Kendallville. She moved to Kendallville 50 years ago from Fortville. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband; a son, Raymond W., Kendallville. One sister preceded her in death. Services Saturday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 11-?-1974
Mountz William W, 72, died Sunday in LaGrange Hospital. He was born in Auburn February 28, 1918, the son of Walter W. and Myrtle (Osborne) Mountz. On April 13, 1941 he married Nancy Irwin. She died in November 1974. He married Glennis Crosbie Thomas on December 17, 1976 in Kendallville. He was an electrician for King-Seeley in Kendallville and was a WW II Army veteran and a member of VFW and Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife; a son, Raymond, of Plantation, Fla.; a brother, Edward of Kendallville; and 2 granddaughters. Services Thursday in Hutchins Funeral Home, Wolcottville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 10-28-1990
Mowat Theodore James, 63, of Elkhart, died Jan. 25, 2001 in Elkhart General Hospital. He was born Jan. 19, 1938 in White Pigeon, Mich. to Theodore Warren and Utevie Lottie James Mowat. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Ligonier American Legion Post 243, Elkhart Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19 and Ligonier Church of Christ. He was a Goshen High School graduate. Surviving are a son, Thomas Warren Mowat; 4 sisters, Leota Long of Cromwell and Earlis Rex, Alice Johnson and Lynne Douglas of Ligonier. Services Monday at Orr Funeral Home, Ligonier. Burial, Sparta Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 243. ^ 1-27-2001
Mowery Dorothy A, 62, Avilla, died February 23, 2003 at her home. She was born in Fremont January 2, 1941 to Ralph and Helen (Diehm) Powell. She married Eugene Mowery April 21, 1962 in Avilla. He died July 21, 1994. Surviving are her mother in Kendallville; a daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn "Shelly" and Billy Baker of Avilla; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Joe Kessler of Middlebury, Bonnie Powell of Kinderhook, Mich., and Connie and Roger Sparkman of Kendallville; 3 grandchildren, Brandi Blankenbeckler, Cree Baker and Brian Stevens. She was preceded in death by one son, Brian. She was a member of the Gold Wing Motorcycle Association and attended Bethel Christian Baptist Church in Kendallville where services were held. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ~ 3-6-2003
Mowery Eugene M, 56, died today in DeKalb Memorial Hospital. He was born in Fort Wayne on Sept. 11, 1937 to Owen and Evelyn (Wilks) Mowery. On April 21, 1962 in Avilla he married Dorothy Powell. An Air Force veteran 1956-61, he retired after 30 years from Zollner Corp. in Fort Wayne. He was manager of two mobile home parks in Garrett and a member of Gold Wing Road Riders Chapter 2. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Evelyn "Shelly" Mowery of Kendallville; 2 grandchildren, Brandi and Brian Stevens. A son, Brian, died in 1975. Funeral Saturday in Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 7-21-1994
Mowrey Thelma M, 91, died today at the home of her daughter at 1031 S. Main St., Kendallville. She was born in Elkhart Aug. 4, 1898, the daughter of Melvin and Addie (Mills) Frankfort. In 1917 she married George Mowrey, who died Sept. 13, 1977. She moved to Kendallville from Warsaw 12 years ago. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. A. E. (Dona Jean) Wiedenhoeft of Kendallville; and 3 grandchildren. A daughter, a grandson and a sister preceded her in death. Graveside services at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw Thursday. + 5-2-1989
Moyer - An infant child of W. F. Moyer died at South Chicago Monday and was brought to this place Tuesday for interment. ~ 7-3-1890
Moyer Andrew Keller died on Sunday last, Jan. 30, at the home of his sister, Mrs. C. M. Briggs in East Radford, death being due to heart trouble. He was born in Canajoharie, N.Y. 73 years ago. He completed his education in the common schools of that place and afterwards received a business education at the business college at Poughkeepsie. He came to Radford in 1911 and had made his home with his sister since that time. He is survived by a son, George; a sister, Mrs. C. M. Briggs; three brothers, Dewitt, Andrew and Barclay. Funeral from the home of his sister in the Briggs Building Thursday. Burial, East View Cemetery. + 1-30-1921
Moyer Betty J, 68, died Feb. 14, 1992 in her Albion residence. She was born April 17, 1923 in New Castle to Harry C. and Esther B. (Kirby) Cashdollar. On February 13, 1942 in New Castle she married Eldon R. Moyer. She was a 1941 graduate of New Castle High School and 1944 graduate of Ravenscroft Beauty College in Muncie. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Kendallville. Surviving are her husband; 2 daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Mary Jane) Spice of Fort Wayne and Mrs. Daniel (Ann) Griffiths of LaOtto; a son, Michael of Watseka, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Carol) Teague of Mount Summit; 3 brothers, James Cashdollar of Indianapolis, Thomas Cashdollar of New Castle and Albert Cashdollar of Ocean Grove, N.J.; and 5 grandchildren. Two brothers preceded her in death. No services. + 2-14-1992
Moyer Charlotte E, 74, wife of DeWitt Moyer, native and lifelong resident of Noble County, died Tuesday at her home near Wolcottville. Surviving are the husband and a son, Arthur at home. Funeral Thursday from L. E. Berhalter & Son Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 3-?-1935
Moyer Ella died this morning at home in Oak Park, Ill. She was about 56 years of age, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Childs, of this city, deceased. She was a member of the local OES. About 2 years ago she and her husband moved to Oak Park where they have since made their home. She is survived by her husband, H. A.; a daughter, Mrs. Bessie Stratton at Oak Park. Funeral from the residence Friday morning. + 10-16-1912
Moyer Henry, 91,one of Kendallville’s oldest citizens and a pioneer of this community, died Saturday at his home in East St. He was a native of Canajoharie, N.Y., having been born in that city on Feb. 22, 1818 and spent his boyhood amid the scenes where his ancestors had lived along the Mohawk Valley, where they had settled along before the Revolutionary War in which they took an active part. In 1865 immediately after the close of the Civil War, he removed to Washington, Mo., where he opened a bank, but owing to the unsettled condition of the times, left there and came to Ligonier in 1866, and opened the first bank that was ever conducted in that place. Later he came to Kendallville and opened a bank in the building vacated some time ago by the Thompson Grocery north of Dieterle Block. He remained in the banking business here until 1874 and in the meantime the bank occupied several difference locations. He built the brick building at the southwest corner of Main and Mitchell Streets. He was preceded in death by his wife last July. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clara M. Briggs of Bradford, Va.; and four sons, Andrew Keller, Henry A., Barclay Mitchell, and DeWitt Rice, all of this city. One son, William, died at the age of four. Funeral this morning at the residence and was private. + 3-21-1910 ^ 3-21-1910
Moyer Henry Mrs died at her home on East St. this morning. She was 82 last Dec. and a pioneer of this section. She was born in Fries Bush, N.Y. Dec. 29, 1982 and with her husband had resided in this city many years, the old Moyer home on East St. being a landmark of the city. Her husbands and 4 sons survive, Dr. H. A. Moyer, Keller, DeWitt and Barclay of this city; and one daughter in Norfolk, Va. ^ 6-26-1909
Moyer Minnie (Thomas) died at her home, corner of Oak and Diamond Streets this morning from complications. She was 58 years of age, having been born on the 29th day of Feb. 1860. She had been a resident of Kendallville all her life. She is survived by her husband; her aged mother, Mrs. Ella B. Thomas; three brothers, Joseph of Kendallville, G. F. of Little Rock, Ark., and Rev. C. A. of Cannonsburg, O.; two sisters, Mrs. J. W. Shook of Canal Winchester, O. and Mrs. A. W. Brown of Garrett. A nephew, Russell Simpson, has lived in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Moyer and reared as their son. The funeral will probably be held Saturday at the home. + 10-16-1918
Moyer Roy DeWitt, 3, a son of DeWitt Moyer, died Wednesday. Funeral at Brimfield today. ^ 2-18-1887
Mueller C H of Fort Wayne died Saturday when he broke through the ice on Waldron Lake west of Rome City. Death was the result of a heart attack superinduced by drowning. + 1-?-1938
Mueller Clara C, 86, 527 E. Diamond St., died Sunday in McCray Hospital. She was born at Hobart, Ind. March 9, 1885, the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Ernest Scheips. She married Rev. Otto Mueller of Sagerton, Texas, at Peru on Oct. 26, 1910. Surviving are the husband; 2 daughters, Mrs. Samuel (Hildegarde) Snow, Shrewsbury, Mass., and Mrs. J. G. (Gwendolyn) Hellings, Kansas City, Mo.; 2 sons, Dr. Martin, Kansas City, and Eldon, Madison, Wis.; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 3 sisters, Mrs. Louise Dannenfelser, Fort Wayne, Miss Otelia Scheips and Mrs. Lydia Skelly of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Funeral at Hite Funeral Home Wednesday. Burial, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, West Fairfield. + 4-?-1971
Mueller Daniel E, 68, a former resident of Kendallville, died at his home in South Bend August 2, following a three-months’ illness. He was born in Allegan, Mich., February 6, 1883, and located in Kendallville, where he married Alzora Deibele, who died in 1916. They were the parents of one son, Robert W. Mueller of Avilla. Thirty-five years ago Mr. Mueller moved to South Bend, where he married Ruth Landis, who died in 1936. They were the parents of one son, Jack L. Mueller of South Bend. He was a retired employee of Indiana & Michigan Electric Co. Surviving are the two sons; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services Saturday in South Bend. Interment, Highland Cemetery in South Bend. ~ 8-9-1951
Mueller Fred died Jan. 1, 1904. + 1-1-1904
Mueller Joy L, 79, died Oct. 15, 2010 at her LaOtto home. Cremation has taken place. ^ 10-16-2010
Mueller Jerrold C, 81, of rural LaOtto, died July 23, 2011. He was born on September 20, 1929, in Ligonier to Robert and Ruth (Waller) Mueller. On May 28, 1949 in Kendallville he married Joy Weirick. She died October 15, 2010. He was a truck driver for many years driving for Norwalk Trucking out of Norwalk, Ohio. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ege and a member of the Teamsters Union. Survivors are a son and daughter-in-law, John W. and Carla Mueller of La Otto; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Jan Mathews, and Jeryl and Robert Marshal, both of LaOtto; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a brother and 2 sisters-in-law, Robert and Martha Mueller of Avilla and Delores Mueller of Garrett. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph R. Mueller and William Mueller; and a sister, Marsha Bruce. A memorial mass July 30, 2011 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in LaOtto. Burial of ashes, Ege Cemetery. ^ 7-28-2011
Mueller Mabel Lillian, 90, of Kendallville, died Friday at the Kendallville Lutheran Home. She was born July 25, 1895 in Albion to George and Ida (Butz) Hoffman. She married Julius Mueller in Kendallville on Oct. 23, 1918. He died Sept. 20, 1974. A lifetime resident of Noble County, she was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Kendallville. Surviving are three daughters, Mae Evelyn Imes and Mrs. Edwin (Jean) Smith of Kendallville and Mrs. Roger (Laura) Woodcock, Corunna; one son, Frederick Miller, Kendallville; one sister, one brother, 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services Monday at Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 1-3-1986
Mueller Mary J, 88, of Fremont, died Feb. 16, 2005 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola. She was born March 11, 1916 in Indianapolis to Elmer and Alma (Downey) Wilson. She was the foster daughter of John and Freda Clingerman. She married Harold Robert Mueller on Sept. 2, 1950 in Churubusco. He died Aug. 10, 1985. She worked at Shaw Show Factory in Coldwater, Mich., and was a cook at Community Health Center in Coldwater for 20 years and worked at the Angola Canvas Shop until retiring in 1980. She attended Jamestown Church in Fremont. Surviving are a brother, Elmer Wilson of Columbia City. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Aleen Summers and Louise Worland. Services Saturday at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. ^ 2-18-2005
Mueller Otto E, 94, died Saturday at McCray Hospital. He was retired and had lived in Kendallville since 1961. The Lutheran minister made his home at 527 E. Diamond St. He was born in St. Louis June 28, 1882, the son of Frederick C. and Mary M. (Mertz) Mueller. He graduated from Concordia Seminary, Springfield, Ill. June 25, 1907 and was ordained in Stanford, Texas. His first wife, Clara Scheips, died April 17, 1971. On April 20, 1974 he married Emma J. Mittelsted. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters, Mrs. Samuel Snow, Shrewsbury, Mass., and Mrs. J. H. Hellings, Kansas City, Mo.; two sons, Dr. Martin, Kansas City, Mo., and Eldon J., Madison, Wis. Funeral at St. John’s Lutheran Church Monday. Burial, Zion Lutheran Cemetery. + 7-?-1976
Mueller Otto Herman, 79, died Feb. 13 in Goshen Hospital. He was born in Leipzig, Germany March 20, 1889. He had been a Cromwell resident since 1953 when he moved here from Chicago, Ill. He was married to Pearl Olive Ryan in Albion in 1920. She died in Nov. 1966. Survivors include 3 sons, Richard of Cromwell, Victor and Ralph of Chicago., Ill.; 2 stepsons, Paul Sawyer of Toledo, Ohio, and Delmont Sawyer, Chicago; 18 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Martha Monroe, Chicago, Ill. Services Saturday from the Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Cromwell. + 2-?-1969
Mueller Pearl O, 78, Cromwell, died Sunday in McCray Hospital. Born July 1, 1888 in Noble County, she was the foster daughter of Milo and Sylvia Pepple. She was married in Albion in 1920 to Otto Mueller. Surviving are her husband; 5 sons, Victor and Ralph of Chicago, Ill., Richard, Cromwell, Paul Sawyer, Toledo, Ohio, and Delmont Sawyer of Chicago; one brother, James Ryan, Jonesville; 15 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday in Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Cromwell. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 11-?-1966
Mueller Robert Joseph "Joe", 64, died Tuesday at his Garrett residence. He was born September 23, 1926 in Ligonier, the son of Robert W. and Ruth M. (Waller) Mueller. On October 4, 1947 in Avilla he married Dolores H. Depew. A U.S. Navy WW II veteran, he owned and operated Mueller's Standard Service in Garrett 1958-73. He was a former Dana Corp. employee and former Garrett city councilman; a member of Garrett Fire Dept., St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Garrett American Legion Post. Surviving are his wife; 2 daughters, Mary Lynn Weber of Woodridge, Ill., and Virgilia "Jill" Mueller of Rome City; 2 sons, Daniel J. of Huntertown and Randy A. of Indianapolis; 3 brothers, Jerrold of LaOtto, Gene of Denver, Colo., and Jim of Kendallville; and 3 grandchildren. A daughter, Sara, and a sister, Marcia Bruce, preceded him in death. Services Friday in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial, Calvary Cemetery, Garrett. + 10-16-1990
Mueller Robert W, 81, Avilla, died June 29 in Sacred Heart Home. He was born in Kendallville Dec. 19, 1901, the son of Daniel E. and Alzora (Deibele) Mueller. He married Ruth Waller in Albion Dec. 26, 1925. She died Aug. 24, 1977. He came to Avilla from Garrett in 1939 and was a retired agent for Standard Oil in Avilla. He served two terms as Allen Twp trustee and was a 20-year school bus driver at the Avilla and East Noble School Corporation. He retired in 1977 after 31 years with the Avilla Fire Department, was a charter member of Avilla Lions Club and a member of Noble-DeKalb Umpire Association. Survivors include four sons and one daughter, R. Joseph, Garrett, Gene, Denver, Colo., Jerry, Ege, Mrs. Robert (Marcia) Bruce, and James, both Kendallville; 22 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and a half-brother, Jack, in South Bend. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Avilla, where services were held July 2. Burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery. ~ 7-7-1983 + 6-29-1983
Mueller Ruth M, 73, wife of Robert Mueller, died Aug. 24 at Sacred Heart Home. She had lived at 140 S. Main St. She was born July 19, 1904 in Convoy, Ohio, to Ira and Christina (Svoboda) Waller. She and her husband were married Dec. 26, 1925 and he survives. A resident of the Avilla community 39 years, she was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella, Queen of Peace Circle No. 262 of Garrett. She had been employed by United Telephone Co. and was a member of the Auxiliary of the Avilla American Legion Post 240 and past president of the Fourth District Auxiliary. Other survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Robert (Marcia) Bruce, Kendallville, four sons, James D., Kendallville, R. Joseph, Garrett, Jerrold, LaOtto, and William Eugene, Denver, Col.; one sister, Ellen Treesh, South Bend; two brothers, Robert, South Bend and Leo, Kendallville; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass was Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial, St. Mary’s Cemetery. ~ 9-1-1977 + 8-24-1977
Mueller Sara Sue was dead at birth Tuesday at Garrett Hospital. Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Joseph Mueller, Garrett. Also surviving are two brothers, Daniel and Randal; and two sisters, Mary and Virgilia, all at home; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman DePew of Garrett, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Mueller, Avilla; and the great-grandmother, Mrs. Christina Waller, Kendallville. The child was taken to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avilla, where graveside services were held Wednesday. ~ 11-15-1962
Mueller William Eugene, 75, of Colorado Springs, died March 3, 2004. He was born March 19, 1928 in Kendallville to Robert W. and Ruth Christine (Waller) Mueller. On Aug. 26, 1982 he married JoAnn Franks. Surviving are his wife; his children, Linda, Mark, Kim and Dana; 2 brothers, Jim of Avilla and Jerry of LaOtto; 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother, Joe; and a sister, Marcia Bruce. Memorial services March 12, at Greater Christ Temple Apostolic Church in Colorado Springs. ^ 3-17-2004
Muesing Cleo L, 74, Indian River, Mich., and formerly of Kendallville, died Monday in Little Traverse Hospital, Petoskey, Mich. A native of Waterloo, she was born Sept. 16, 1897, the daughter of Fred and Dora (Stafford) Crooks. She and Herman F. Muesing were married March 14, 1915 in Auburn. She was a member of the Lutheran Church and Primrose Chapter OES in Indian River. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Jenevie) Wayger, Indian River; a brother, Theodore, Fort Wayne; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday in A. M. Schneider Funeral Home, Indian River. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 3-?-1972
Muesing Edward C, 57, died of a heart attack at his farm home two miles northeast of Kendallville last Thursday night. Born near this city, he had resided in this vicinity all his life. Surviving are the widow and three children, all at home, and one brother, William of this city. Funeral Sunday in the local Lutheran Church. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 11-?-1938
Muesing Estella Marie, 94, died Jan. 14 in Sacred Heart Home. She was born in LaOtto Sept. 12, 1894, the daughter of John and Arie L. (Bennett) Dudley. She married Louis F. Muesing Jan. 21, 1915 in Kendallville and he died in November 1928. She had lived in Kendallville since 1902, moving from LaOtto. She was a secretary at McCray Refrigerator Co. and a member of First Christian Church, Kendallville and McCray Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Surviving are a niece, Virginia Lemon of Milwaukee, Wis. Three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Services Monday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 1-24-1989 + 1-7-1989
Muesing Eva M of Lake Wales, Fla., died Jan. 8, 2009 at the Lake Wales Medical Center. No services. ^ 1-10-2009
Muesing Floyd J, 74, former Kendallville resident, who moved to Sebring in 1973, died April 22. He was a retired foundry foreman. He was born in 1911 in Kendallville. Surviving are his wife, Eva May of Sebring; daughters, Joanne Huth, Joyce Holcomb and Gloria Guay, all of Indiana; a sister, Dorothy Clements of Sebring; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. + 4-22-1985
Muesing Fred William, a pioneer of Kendallville, coming here 43 years ago, died Sunday at his home, 614 N. Railroad St. During war times he operated a grocery near where Pfaffman Hall now stands. His death was due to a complication of diseases, the result of old age. He was born at Preis Minden, Germany in 1832 and came to this country with his parents in 1836. The family arrived in America with 5 other German families seeking a home in America. The party came to Toledo via Buffalo and Detroit, and the journey from Toledo to Adams County, this state, was made by boat. Mr. Muesing and older sister, Louise, made the entire journey on foot. The family resided in Adams County until he was 15 years of age, when he went to Fort Wayne and learned the trade of wagon maker. Here he married Louise Kuester, and they had five children, Christopher, Mrs. I. J. Waltman and F. C. surviving. Both sons live in Kendallville while Mrs. Waltman lives at Rome City. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Louise Rose of Fort Wayne, who is 83 years of age, and by 2 brothers, Charles of Fort Wayne and Benjamin of Wayne Twp. His last work was caring for the North Side school house. Funeral Wednesday at the house and at the Lutheran Church. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ^ 1-16-1911
Muesing Herman F, 76, Indian River, Mich., died today in Mich. He moved to Mich. 30 years ago from Kendallville. While in Kendallville he was employed by McCray Refrigeration and was a member of the 20-year club there. In Indian River he operated the Indian River Inn and the Feed Store. He was a district representative for McCray for 10 years in Mich. He married Cleo L. Crooks March 14, 1915 in Auburn. She died in Feb. 1972. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Jenevie) Wayger, Indian River, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Earl Baumgartner, Kendallville; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Services Friday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 5-?-1974
Muesing Julia M, 77, R. 1, Kendallville, died this morning in McCray Hospital. She was born Aug. 9, 1893 in Jefferson Twp to August and Pauline Hass. She married Edward C. Muesing, who died in 1938. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Griffin, Garrett, with whom she had been residing the last 5 years; one son, Robert, R. 1,; one stepdaughter, Eleanor Schuman, Corunna; 2 sisters, Mrs. Paul Sprandel and Mrs. Minnie Stein, Kendallville; 2 brothers, Gustave, Kendallville, and Walter, Albion; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Two brothers and 2 sisters preceded her in death. Funeral Thursday in Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 6-?-1971
Muesing Opal E, 84, died Saturday in McCray Hospital. She was born April 1, 1914 in Columbia City to Walter and Erah (Conrad) Ramsey. On July 23, 1933 in Kendallville she married Paul O. Muesing. He died in February 1976. She was a member of First Christian Church of Kendallville. Surviving are a daughter, Sylvia Barber of Calif.; a son, Walter of Kendallville; and 4 grandchildren, LuAnn, David and Mark Muesing and Susan Grubbs. She was also preceded in death by a stepbrother, Maynard Pray; a brother, Benjamin Muesing; and a grandson, Walter P. Muesing. Funeral Friday in Hite Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 2-13-1999
Muesing Paul O, 67, R. 2, Kendallville, died Monday in McCray Hospital. He was born Jan. 26, 1909 in Noble County to William and Susanna (Engelbrecht) Muesing. He married Opal Ramsey July 23, 1932 in Noble County. He was a lifetime area resident, a retired custodian who formerly worked at North Side School. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Sylvia) Barber, Walnut Creek, Calif.; one son, Walter, Kendallville; one sister, Ruth, Fort Wayne; one brother, Herman, Fort Wayne; and 5 grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 2-?-1976
Muesing Rosa Smith, 95, a native and resident of Kendallville 73 years, died today in Colonial Crest Nursing Home, Fort Wayne. She was born Sept. 3, 1883 in Kendallville, the daughter of John and Fredericka (Witt) Fritz, and was married in 1901 to Jesse Smith. He died in 1940. In 1943 she married William Muesing, who died in 1965. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Kendallville. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. Josephine Strang, Marshall, Mich., and Mrs. Jessie Haynes, Auburn; 4 sons, Russel Smith of Auburn, Harold Smith of Kendallville, Robert Smith, Garrett, and Howard Smith, Kansas City, Mo.; 2 brothers, Albert, Kendallville, and Charles, Fort Wayne; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. One daughter also preceded her in death. Services Thursday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 11-?-1978
Muesing Ruth S, 80, Fort Wayne Lutheran Home, died Thursday. Born Nov. 14, 1902 in Kendallville, she was the daughter of William and Susanna (Engelbrecht) Muesing. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Kendallville. Surviving are a brother, Herman, Concord Village Nursing Home, Fort Wayne, and several nieces and nephews. A brother preceded her in death. Funeral at the Lutheran Home chapel, Fort Wayne, Saturday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 11-25-1982
Muesing Walter P Jr., 34, Kendallville, died Saturday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, from cancer. He was general foreman for Leatherman Construction Co. and a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Avilla. He was born in Kendallville Dec. 8, 1954, the son of Walter P. and Faunda (Leatherman) Muesing. On Oct. 5, 1974 in Columbia City he married Lu Ann Hurley. Surviving are his parents of Kendallville; his grandmother, Opal Muesing of Kendallville; his wife; two daughters, Kelli and Katelin, both at home; two brothers, Mark and David of Kendallville; and a sister, Susan Grubbs of Stirum, N.D.. Services today at Calvary United Methodist Church in Avilla. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. ~ 7-25-1989 + 7-23-1989
Muldary Michael T, PFC, of R. 2, Auburn, who entered the Marines four months ago and was stationed at Camp Pendleton near Oceanside, Calif., was killed Saturday in a one-car accident north of Twenty-Nine Palms. Surviving are his wife, the former Charleen Peffer, who resides west of Avilla with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Clouse; his mother, Mrs. Mary Maybee, Auburn; a brother, Patrick; and two sisters, Caleene and Maureene. The body will be returned to Mungovan & Sons Mortuary in Fort Wayne. ~ 7-10-1969
Mulholland Alice L, 76, 315 N. State St., a resident of Kendallville 55 years, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She had knee surgery and suffered a sudden heart attack. Born Feb. 28, 1894 in North Wales, England, she was the daughter of Maurice L. and Mary Jones and was married in 1919 to Orea E. Mulholland in Hillsdale, Mich. He died in March 1942. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and was a retired registered nurse. She moved to Kendallville from Toledo 55 years ago. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Oliva Campbell and Mrs. Beverly Emrick, and a son, Orea E (Tony), all Kendallville; one grandchild; a sister, Gwen Roberts, Wrexham, Wales. Five brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Funeral Friday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. 9-?-1970
Mulholland H Maud, 74, of Kendallville, died July 28, 1989 in Kenney Health Care Center, Ligonier. Born in Three Rivers, Mich. Feb. 20, 1915, she was the daughter of Emil and Lena (Christoferson) Halvorsen. On Dec. 24, 1935 in Kendallville, she married John W. Mulholland, who died in Feb. 1950. She had lived in the area 54 years and was a retired hostess for the V&A Restaurant where she had worked 37 years. Surviving are a son, John W. of Kendallville; a sister, Fannie DeForest of Cassopolis, Mich.; 3 brothers, Erling, Hoken, and Daniel, all of Three Rivers, Mich.; 3 grandsons, John W. II of Fort Wayne, Shawn P. of Saratoga, Fla., and Shane C. of Kendallville. Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death. Services today in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 7-28-1989
Mulholland James N, 45, R. 1, Kendallville, died this morning. A native of Kendallville, he was born Jan. 31, 1925 to Lyle and Maudena I. (Deter) Mulholland. He was a lifetime resident of this area. He was employed by Jerry Grey Construction Co. and was a veteran of WW II and a member of American Legion Post in Rome City. Surviving are one daughter, Patricia of Indianapolis; three sons, John and Timothy of Indianapolis, and Michael, R. 1; the parents; five sisters, Mrs. Ben (Martha) Amerman, R. 1, Mrs. Edward (June) Brown, Auburn, Mrs. Robert (Marilee) Obendorf, Butler, Mrs. Charles (Shirley) Blevins, Auburn, and Mrs. Bill (Margaret) Patton, Wolcottville. Two children preceded him in death. Funeral Saturday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 11-?-1970
Mulholland Letitia, wife of the late James Mulholland, died Friday at the home 2 miles southwest of Albion. She was born in Ireland in 1829. She was an old settler of Noble County, having resided on the home place between forty and fifty years. She was a Universalist by faith. She is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Fred Lewis who with her husband resides on the farm, and Mrs. Simon Cramer of this city; and one son, James of St. Louis. Funeral Sunday at the United Brethren Church. Burial, Rose Hill Cemetery. ^ 1-8-1910
Mulholland Lyle, 91, of the Kendallville Nursing Home, died there Saturday. Born in Kendallville July 18, 1894, he was the son of James S. and Olivia Jane (Waddell) Mulholland. On Jan. 6, 1922 in Centreville, Mich., he married Maudena Deter, who died Nov. 11, 1973. A lifetime Kendallville resident, he was employed as a mechanic, was a WW I veteran, a member of the First Christian Church, American Legion Post 86, Kendallville, Post 331, Rome City, and VFW Post 2749, Kendallville. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Ben (Martha) Amerman of Kendallville, Mrs. Ed (June) Brown and Mrs. Charles (Shirley) Blevins of Auburn, Mrs. Robert (Marilee) Obendorf of Butler, and Mrs. Bill (Margaret) Patton of Mousie, Ky.; 16 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. A son, James, and two brothers preceded him in death. Services Tuesday at Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home, Kendallville. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 9-28-1985
Mulholland Maudena E, 69, Kendallville, died Sunday in McCray Hospital. She was born Oct. 12, 1903 in LaGrange, the daughter of Noah and Jesse (Forney) Deter, was married Jan. 6, 1923 in Centreville, Mich. to Lyle Mulholland. She was a member of Presbyterian Church in Kendallville, Royal Neighbors, American Legion Auxiliary 381 in Rome City, and a charter member of VFW Auxiliary 2749 in Kendallville. She was a former telephone operator in Kendallville and LaGrange. Surviving are the husband; 5 daughters, Mrs. Ben (Martha) Amerman, Kendallville, Mrs. Robert (Marilee) Obendorf, Butler, Mrs. Ed (June) Brown and Mrs. Charles (Shirley) Blevins, Auburn, and Mrs. Bill (Margaret) Patton, Wolcottville; a sister, Mrs. Maxine Harp, Edwardsburg, Mich.; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A son preceded her in death. Funeral Wednesday in Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. + 3-?-1973
Mull Mary E (Voorhies) died Dec. 27, 1898 at their residence on N. Main St., Ligonier, aged 59 years 2 months and 22 days. Funeral was held at the house Sunday. She was born in the state of New Jersey and moved with her parents to Sandusky County, Ohio in the fall of 1833. She was married to Samuel Mull March 14, 1850. Nov. 1, 1876 they moved to Ligonier, where they have since resided. They had two boys and four girls, who with the husband survive. +12-27-1888
Mullen Charles H, about 68, a former resident of Albion, but who for the past 45 years had made his home in Kendallville, died Dec. 23, 1950 at his home. Funeral was at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kendallville Tuesday. Burial, Lake View Cemetery. + 12-?-1950
Mullen Claude R, 72, Albany, died Dec. 23 at the Delaware County Health Center in Muncie. He was a former resident of Ligonier. He was born in Paris, Ky., Oct. 8, 1905, son of James Asbury and Jennie (Lawson) Mullen. He married Dorothy Billings June 2, 1928. He was a member of the Ligonier Church of Christ and the Ligonier Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife; a son, James; a daughter; a sister; and a brother; 5 grandchildren. Services Monday at Ulrey Funeral Home. Burial, Oak Park Cemetery. + 12-23-1977
Mullen John C, 85, of Bear Lake, died Wednesday in Columbia City Community Care Center. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., June 25, 1900 and moved to this area 20 years ago. He was a taxi cab driver for 40 years and a member of the Teamsters Union. The only survivors are cousins Peter and Helen Kraick of Fort Wayne. Services Friday at Brazzell Funeral Home in Albion. Burial, Christian Chapel Cemetery. + 3-5-1986
Mullen Oscar "Vet" was born in Licking County, Ohio Dec. 14, 1856 and died March 7, 1922. He was the son of Thomas and Berilla Mullen and was one of 9 children, 5 boys and 4 girls, only 4 of whom survive him, Alexander of Ky., Bert, a B&O passenger brakeman of Willard, Ohio, and Charles Mullen, of Kendallville, and Mrs. James (Della) Stevens of Elkhart. When only a child he came to Albion, where he resided until his departure from this life. He married Catharine Fuller on Aug. 26, 1892. He died as a result of a railroad accident at Nappanee, Ind. on Nov. 7, 1922. He had been cooking for a gang of bridge workmen on the B&O for several years and was killed instantly when run down by an engine backing some cars on the siding where the cook cars were located. He was 65 years, 10 months and 23 days of age. + 3-?-1922
Mullen Thomas B, son of Jacob and Katherine Mullen, was born in Delaware County, Ohio, and died in Albion, Dec. 10, 1908, aged 74 years, 2 months and 2 days. He married Berilla Kirkpatrick Oct. 5, 1854. They had 9 children, 4 preceding him in death. He came to Indiana in 1861 and entered the Civil War Aug. 18, 1864, returning home July 1, 1865. He leaves a wife, 5 children 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 4 brothers. Funeral at the Wesleyan Methodist Church Sunday. > 12-16-1908
Mullenix Orlando E, 95, resident of New Castle, Ind., died Sept. 8 at his home. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Rev. Milton (Madonna) Person, Albion, and Louis Stevens, New Castle; 4 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; brother Rosco, Canada; sister, Marjorie Lehman, Dayton, Ohio. His wife, Ester (Drew) died in 1981. Funeral Monday at Hostler Funeral Home, New Castle. Burial, South Mound Cemetery, New Castle. + 9-8-1989
Mullens Charles D, 23, Rome City, was killed last Thursday in an accident on his motorcycle. Services will be Sunday in Little Rose Baptist Church, Amburgey, Ky. Burial, Amburgey Cemetery. He was born March 17, 1950 in Amburgey. He came to Rome City 3 years ago. He leaves his widow, the former Creeda Cook; an infant daughter; two brothers, Hargis, Rome City, and Lewis, Columbia City; four sisters, Mrs. Geneva Holliday and Mrs. Shelby (Jean) Rowak of Rome City, Mrs. Dorothy Masters, Kendallville, and Mrs. Louise Madden, Sassafrass, Ky.; his parents; and a grandfather, William Sizemore, Amburgey. + 7-?-1973
Muller Disa M, 73, died Sunday at her Green Twp, R. 1, Churubusco home. She was born April 5, 1895 in a log cabin on the farm where she died, a daughter of Eli and Lottie Haag. On May 24, 1924, she was married to Henry Muller and they resided in Fort Wayne until 1932 when they returned to the Haag farm. Mr. Muller, a retired General Electric employee, died in 1961. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and the Green Twp Homemakers Club. Surviving are a son, Paul, of 7912 Leo Rd, Fort Wayne; a granddaughter, Cynthia Muller; a brother, Guy Haag of R. 1, Churubusco. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Burnis Tucker. Services Tuesday in Sheets Funeral Home, Churubusco. Burial, Eel River Cemetery. * 2-?-1969
Muller Lucille, 68, of R. 3, Churubusco, died Saturday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born Dec. 25, 1920 in Steuben County to Oscar and Opal (Allomong) Imhoff. On July 18, 1970 she married Paul C. Muller. She grew up in Hamilton and moved to Noble County following her marriage in 1970. She was office assistant for 19 years at Albion Production Credit Association, retired in 1984. She was a member of Churubusco United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Sue Boyer of Fort Wayne; two sons, Mitchell D. Carey of Fairborn, Ohio, and Thomas D. Cary of Angola; and 5 grandchildren. Services Tuesday in Churubusco United Methodist Church. Burial, Eel River Cemetery. + 12-2-1989
Muller Paul C of rural Churubusco in Noble County, died Dec. 24, 2003 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1943 and served with the U.S. Navy during WW II. A union electrician, he retired in 1987 as a construction foreman for Morehead Electric Co. in Fort Wayne after 14 years. He was an expert woodworking craftsman. He attended Churubusco United Methodist Church and was a member of Churubusco Lodge 515 F&AM in Fort Wayne, Scottish Rite, Valley of Fort Wayne and Mizpah Shrine in Fort Wayne. He was born in Fort Wayne on Jan. 23, 1925 to Henry and Disa (Haag) Muller. He married Lucille Imhoff on July 18, 1970. She died Dec. 2, 1989. Surviving are 6 grandchildren, Holly Mathis and her husband, Thomas, Timothy, Ruthan, April, Wendy and Austin Turner. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Turner. Services Monday at Churubusco United Methodist Church. Burial, Eel River Cemetery, with military graveside rites by the U.S. Navy. ^ 12-27-2003
Mullet Bernadine B, 73, R. 2, Wolcottville, died Sunday at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1896 in Fitchburg, Mass. to James and Delia (Laventure) Carey. On March 11, 1920, she and Robert E. Mullet were married. He died in 1961. She had resided at Messick Lake since 1964. She was a member of St. Gaspar del Buffalo Catholic Church, Rome City, American Legion Auxiliary Post 110, Wolcottville, Clearsprings Home Demonstration Club and Five Lakes Conservation Club. Surviving are 2 sisters, Mrs. Edward (Ernestine) MacCombs, R. 2, Wolcottville, and Mrs. E. J. (Marie) Morone, Hollywood, Fla. Funeral will be Wednesday at St. Gaspar Church. Burial, South Mound Cemetery, New Castle. + 9-?-1970
Mullett Duane, 4-months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Mullett of near Wawaka, died Saturday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Mullett of near Topeka. Funeral was Sunday at the grandparents’ home. Burial, Maple Grove Cemetery near Topeka. + 11-?-1938
Mullin Ida E, 85, of Cromwell, died of complications Saturday in the Kendallville Lutheran Home. A lifetime resident of Cromwell, she was born there on Jan. 17, 1877. She married Kory Mullin in June 1900. She was a member of the Cromwell Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband, Kendallville Lutheran Home; a son, Meredith R. of South Bend; a brother, Harry Rodgers of Kimmell; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Last rites were held Monday in Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Cromwell. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 5-?-1962
Mullin Isabella was born in Clark County, O. April 18, 1831; died April 18, 1899 age 68 years. ^ 6-9-1899
Mullin Kory F, 86, Cromwell, died of complications Tuesday in the Lutheran Home, Kendallville. He was born in Whitley County on Sept. 16, 1878 to James and Maria (Bissicomer) Mullin. In June 1900 he married Ida Rodgers, who died May 16, 1962. A lifetime resident of the Cromwell community, he was an electrician and a member of the Cromwell Lutheran Church. He is survived by one son, Meredith, South Bend; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral Thursday in Ulrey-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Cromwell. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 5-?-1965
Mullin Maria M (Bissicomer) was born in Putnam County, O. Feb. 13, 1841; died March 2, 1899 age 58 years 29 days. ^ 6-9-1899
Mullin Sarah Almeda, 83, died Wednesday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. George Zollinger, in Goshen from complications. In 1887 she married Elmer Mullin, who died Sept. 8, 1921. She was born Jun 6, 1866 in Perry Twp, the daughter of David and Cass (Yost) Maggart. She had resided in and near Cromwell most of her life until 1947 when she went to Goshen to make her home with her daughter. Surviving are 4 children, Walter of Camden, N.J., Mrs. Frank Wilson of Mishawaka, Milo of Schiller Park, Ill., and Mrs. Zollinger; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral Saturday at Culp Funeral Home in Goshen. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. + 1949
Mullins Belle E, 62, of Wolcottville, died May 28, 2012 at the Hospice Care Center, Hazard, Ky. She was born on October 19, 1949, in Kendallville to Arthur and Mary (Hall) Jewell. She married Michael Mullins on June 30, 1973, in Stroh. He died May 26, 2011. She had worked in the manufacturing business and was a cook in restaurants most of her life. She is survived by one daughter Angie and William Owens of Talcum, Ky.; one son, Scott and Amie Jewell of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 4 brothers, Bob and Sheila Jewell, Larry and Ann Jewell, Jesse and Emily Jewell and Skeete and Blanche Jewell, all of Michigan; one sister, Pam and Rex Highland, of Michigan; and 5 grandchildren, John and Nathaniel Owens, and Katherine, Sarah and Kimberly Jewell. She is also preceded in death by a son, Joshua Mullins on June 13, 1991. Funeral May 31 at Craney-Frost Funeral Home.  Burial, Woodruff Cemetery. ^ 5-30-2012
Mullins Elvita
, 64, of Ligonier, died Jan. 30, 2011, at her home. Funeral Friday at Yeager Funeral Home. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 2-1-2011
Mullins Emal, 90, of Kimmell, died July 11, 2011, at Northridge Village in Albion. He had worked at Sorg Products in Ligonier and had retired from Starcraft. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 243 in Ligonier and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Wolf Lake. He was born August 19, 1920, in Ramey Flats, Va., to Harrison and Roxie (Stanley) Mullins. He married Bessie J. Vanover on November 21, 1946, in Clintwood, Va. Survivors include his wife; 4 children, Linda (John) Craft of Kimmell, Bernie (Linda) Mullins, Ray (Jo) Mullins, and Marie (Todd) Renner, all of Ligonier; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Freeman, Clifford, Benny and Arthur Mullins; and a sister, Elsie Skipper. Funeral Friday at Yeager Funeral Home. Burial, Sparta Cemetery. ^ 7-13-2011
Mullins Gaynell, 50, Fort Wayne, died Aug. 7 in St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was a native of Kentucky. Surviving are her parents, Chester and Mary Taulbee of LaOtto; three sisters, Viola Butler, Churubusco, Judy Vanderbosch of Ohio, and Reva Christlieb of Provo, Utah; and four brothers, Bob, Fort Wayne, Buck, Kendallville, Harold of LaOtto, and Ricky of Auburn. Services Friday in Tom Mungovan Funeral Home, Fort Wayne. Burial, Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery. ~ 8-16-1984 + No date
Mullins Hargus E, 57, died April 7, 2002 at Parkview Noble Hospital. He worked since 1981 for Atwood Mobile Products in LaGrange. He was a member of LaGrange Moose Lodge and had been inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Avilla Raceway. He was born Feb. 3, 1945 in Amburgey, Ky. to Arvil and Maggie (Sizemore) Mullins. He graduated from Carr Creek High School in Hindman, Ky. He married Mary Lou Castetter in Clintwood, Va. on Oct. 25, 1968. Surviving are his wife in Rome City; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Charles Wechter of New Washington, Ohio and Cindy and Phil Fisel of Goshen; 6 grandchildren, Scott and Josh Lynch, Alexandria and Tyler Tuttle and Kidron and Kanaan Wechter; a brother and sister-in-law, Lewis and Judy Mullins of Columbia City; 4 sisters and brothers-in-law, Geneva and Archie Holliday of Rome City, Louise and Charles Madden of Sassafras, Ky., Dorothy and Roger Engle of Kendallville and Shelby and Jimmy Roark of Carrie, Ky. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ophelia; and a brother, Charles. Services Thursday at Little Flossie Baptist Church in Lisbon. Burial, Orange Cemetery. ^ 4-9-2002
Mullins Jasper, 71, of Albion, died May 11, 2006 at Parkview Noble Hospital. He had retired in April 2000 from Tenneco Automotive in Ligonier. He was born Feb. 16, 1934 in Darb Fork, Ky., to Elige and Lula (Miller) Mullins. He married Dora Fuller on Aug. 5, 1952 in Hindman, Ky. Surviving are his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, Jasper Jr. and Tracy of Kendallville; a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Loren Biggs of LaGrange; a brother, Mark of Va.; a sister, Ida Clark of N.C.; 6 grandchildren, Crystal Lewis, Diane, Merinda, Sasha and Gabrielle Mullins and Todd Buckland; and 5 great-grandchildren, Anthony Buckland, Kendra Woodworth, Shelby and Jessie Lewis and David Neil. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers, 3 sisters and one grandchild. Graveside services Saturday at Orange Cemetery. ^ 5-12-2006
Mullins Lucy Faye, 63, of Wolf Lake, died Dec. 27, 2004 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He had been employed for 8 years at Tokheim Corp. in Albion. She was a member of Big Lake Church of God in Columbia City. She was born Sept. 6, 1941 in Floyd County, Ky., to Herbert and Martha (Sexton) Bentley. On April 2, 1961 she married Vernon R. Mullins. Surviving are her husband; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Sherry Mullins of Wolf Lake, and Susan and Kevin Moore and Shelly and Lloyd Geiger of Albion; a sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Russell Uptgraft of Churubusco; a brother, Stevie Bentley of Ligonier; 5 grandchildren, Dane and Heather Leitch, Dylan Baxter, Nathan and Hannah Geiger. Services Thursday at Big Lake Church of God. Burial, Wolf Lake Cemetery. ^ 12-29-2004
Mullins Megan Marie was stillborn April 17 in Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her father, Louis R. Graham; and her mother, Tracy M. Mullins, both of Avilla; and grandparents, Beuford and Lois Mullins of Avilla, and Danny and Patty Barrand of Woodburn. Graveside services Monday in Fairview Cemetery, Huntertown. ~ 4-25-1996
Mulvaney Harold H, 85, R. 3, Albion, died Thursday (d. 12-17-1987) at Kendallville Manor. Born April 28, 1902 in Clinton, Mich., he was the son of James and Lena (Hawkins) Mulvaney. His wife, Theresia, whom he married on June 23, 1951, survives. He was employed by Morgan Drive-Away and owned Mulvaney Dry Cleaners, Albion, for many years. He was a member of Elks Lodge, Kendallville. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Connie Brown of Lakeland, Fla., and Travis "Peachy" Worthley of Fremont, Calif.; 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. A son, Harold, preceded him in death. Funeral Monday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Burial, Horton Cemetery, Horton, Mich. + 12-17-1987

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