Mary Elizabeth Slinker, 72, formerly of California, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 23, at her home in Converse. She was born to the late Rudolph Gale and Emma Berniece (Mettler) Courtney on March 21, 1942 in Vevay.
Allen H. “Bud” Sailors, a lifetime resident of LaFontaine, passed away on his 91st birthday at 7:05 a.m. on Nov. 24, at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center, LaFontaine. He was born to the late Russell and Mary K. (Hunt) Sailors on Nov. 24, 1923 in LaFontaine.
Karl Francis Merritt, 76, North Manchester, died Sunday, Nov. 23. He was born Sept. 18, 1938 in Huntington, to Herschel and Mary Ellen (Burkhart) Merritt.
Lucille T. Highley, 95, LaFontaine, passed away at 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born to the late Alvah F. and Lottie (Waggoner) Troyer on July 19, 1919 in Grant County.
Kathryn E. Brady, 97, Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, former longtime Wabash resident, died at 2:15 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 27, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She was born Oct. 3, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio to Lawrence and Edna (Copeland) Lewellyn.
Phyllis Irene Armentrout, 64, Wabash, formerly of Clare, Mich., went to be with the Lord at 11:20 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, at her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1950 to Carlton and Grace (Goodall) Pillsbury in Big Rapids, Mich.
Jene A. McCarty, 64, Marion, died at 9:05 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, at Northern Indiana Regional Veterans Center in Marion. He was born Sept. 18, 1950 in Wabash, to John W. and Jacqueline (Sherman) McCarty.
James Lamoine Draper, 80, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and formerly of Wabash County, passed from this life to join the Lord and his loving wife of 55 years, Cheri Anne at 9:25 p.m., Nov. 21, at his daughter's home in Fort Wayne. He was born Oct. 11, 1934 in Roann, to Paul and Alice (McElwee) Draper.