Charles Edward "Ed" Curless, 76, rural Lagro, died at 6 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1938 in Wabash, to Willis and Alice (Putnam) Curless.
Ronald Keith Ellet, 60, rural Noble County, went home to be with the Lord, at 8:15 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, at his home. He was born June 23, 1954 in Wabash, to John Jr. and Martha (Scheffer) Ellet.
Joan Shellenbarger, 81, rural Wabash, died at 1:42 a.m., Monday, Dec. 15, at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1933 in Lima, Ohio to Rolla and Frankie (Clark) Frederick.
Gary L. Driscoll, 64, Fort Wayne, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at his home. He was born to the late Mark and Lorene (Miller) Driscoll on June 23, 1950 in Wabash.
Dale Young, 55, died Dec. 13. He was born Jan. 22, 1959. He was married to Victoria Hedden; she survives.
He is also survived by one-step son, two daughters, one-step daughter, one brother, three sisters, and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, with a visitation from 1-3 p.m.
Jeanette S. “Butch” Chaplin Robinson, 88, died Dec. 16. She was born Aug. 2, 1926. She was married to Robert Chaplin; he preceded her in death. She was then married to Victor Robinson; he also preceded her in death.
She is survived by three daughters, five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two sisters. She was also preceded in death by one son, one granddaughter, and a special mother-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.
James Stewart, 83, North Manchester, passed away on Dec. 15 at Peabody Healthcare at 7:25 a.m. He was born in Laketon on Nov. 16, 1931 to Russell Stewart and Lucille Hill.
Betty Jean (Bakehorn) Brim, 85, Wabash, died at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born Dec. 15, 1928 in Wabash, to Ralph E. and Lura (Kistler) Bakehorn.