Josephine M. Bozarth, 93, rural Lagro, died at 7:53 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, at her home. She was born Aug. 15, 1921 in White Pigeon, Mich. to Peter Calusio and Alma (Swihart) Gray, and she was raised by her mother and step father, Truman Gray.
Neil Tripp, 69, died Sept. 9. He was born April 4, 1945. He was married to Kathy O’Brien; she preceded him in death.
He is survived by his mother, one daughter, two sisters, and three grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, with visitation from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home.
Janice Elizabeth Schuster, 74, died at 2:25 p.m., Sept. 10. She was born Sept. 8, 1940. She was married to David C. Schuster; he preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter, two grandchildren, four sisters and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her son.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at Friends Cemetery, Wabash.
Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Ruth L. Kline, 81, died Sept. 8. She was born on March 4, 1933.
She is survived by one son, one sister, one son-in-law, and five granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex, her parents, a daughter and a brother.
Funeral services were held Sept. 11 at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home.
Joseph Allen Bates, 43, died Sept. 5. He was born Oct. 29, 1970. He was married to the former Bonnie Sue McIntosh, and she survives.
He is also survived by three children, his mother, five siblings, and his mother-in-law. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday.
Roy D. Malott, 94, died peacefully at home on Sept. 1. He was born in Amboy, on Aug. 31, 1920, to Clifford Malott Sr. and Delcie (Graf) Malott. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Malott and Clifford Malott Jr. He is survived by his loving wife, Marianne (Adams) Malott; two children, Heather Malott (David Cotton) and Jerome Malott (Tonya Hollingsworth); and two grandchildren, Dr. Beauregard Malott Middaugh (Sarah Middaugh), and Haleigh River Middaugh.
Virginia "Ginny" L. Williams, 80, Wabash, went home to be with Jesus on Sept. 8. She was born Aug. 29, 1934 in Wabash, to the late Ora A. and Louise (Owen) Banks.
Darlene Klemmedson, 80, died Sept. 7. She was born Dec. 16, 1933.
She is survived by two daughters, one brother, two sisters, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street, North Manchester, with visitation from 12-1 p.m.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester.