R. Ned Brooks, 86, formerly of North Manchester, died on Dec. 8 at 7:20 p.m. at Hospice of the Valley, Glendale, Ariz. He was born on March 5, 1927 to Raymond and Beatrice (Churchill) Brooks in North Manchester.
Jean Wright, 66, LaFontaine, went peacefully to be with her Lord at 12:56 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, with her family at her side at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born on Oct. 11, 1947 in Wabash County, to the late Lawrence “Shorty” Guenin and Marguerite (Troyer) Guenin, she survives in LaFontaine.
Charles Edwin Allen Jr., 55, died Dec. 5. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Virginia Sproul) Allen Sr. on Feb. 26, 1958 in Marion.
Donald E. Watkins Sr., 79, Wabash, passed away at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at his residence. He was born to the late Adam and Polly (Patton) Watkins on June 11, 1934 in Bosco, Ky.
Dean Alan Hettmansperger, 53, Wabash, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1960 in Wabash, to B.R. and Jo Ann (Koerner) Hettmansperger.
Charlie Skeens, 71, North Manchester, died Dec. 4 at 9:10 a.m. at his residence. He was born Dec. 4, 1942 to Roy and Sadie (Mullett) Skeens in Logan County, W.V.
Elizabeth M. Fleck, 99, North Manchester, died at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. She was born Oct. 1, 1914 in Laketon, to David and Bertha (Buck) Whitehurst.
James Patrick "Pat" Houlihan, 69, Peru, died at 4:05 p.m., Dec. 3, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born June 17, 1944 in Fort Wayne, to Paul and Phoebe (Millican) Houlihan.