Joe Roger Necessary, 67, Roann, died at 3:15 p.m., Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born May 14, 1946 in Paintsville, Ky. to Joe Masby and Frances (Meek) Necessary.
Lynda Jean Flott, 73, Wabash, died at 8 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, at her home. She was born May 15, 1940 in Chicago, Ill. to Roy and Elizabeth (Pillar) Wietzorek.
Mary M. Collins 79, Kewanna, passed away at 2:03 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Woodbridge Health Campus, Logansport.
Francis Gene Vandegrift, 92, Wabash, died at 10:20 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. He was born Dec. 29, 1920 in Wabash to Clarence and Grace (Miller) Vandegrift.
Bud Strong, 71, was born Dec. 30, 1941 in Muncie. He was the son of Fred and June Cochran Strong. On June 5, 1965 in Madison, Wis., he was married to Margaretha “Maggi” Elert, who survives.
Gleva Sommers, 93, formerly of Lagro, died at 9:54 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash, where she had lived since 2009. She was born Dec. 2, 1920 in Morgan, Minn., to Robert and Mary (Lightfoot) Walker.
Willa Dean Schaaf, 74, Wabash, died at 3:25 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born May 24, 1939 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Brooksie Sr. and Maggie (Wells) Collins.
Justo Rodriguez, 91, died at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Millers Merry Manor in Wabash. He lived in Port Lavaca, Texas most of his life. He was born on May 5, 1922 in Falls City, Texas to the late Justo and Guadalupe (Munoz) Rodriguez. He recently moved to Wabash to be with his family. A special thank you goes to Millers Merry Manor for taking exceptional care of Justo.