Stephen E. Waite, 61, Russiaville passed away at 6:57 p.m. on Dec. 21, at Community Howard Region Hospital. He was born on July 27, 1952 in Wabash to Carl E. and Eileen (Wise) Waite. On Jan. 21, 1995 he married Darla Bever and she survives.
Ruby M. Tyner, 98, North Manchester, died at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 20, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born Feb. 28, 1915 in North Manchester, to Fred and Gladys (Grossnickle) Cummins.
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.