Martha Jane Shoemaker, 86, formerly of Wabash, died at 5:45 a.m., Friday, Feb. 21, at her home in Fort Wayne. She was born April 28, 1927 in Wabash County, to Charles and Alice (Carver) Dluzak.
Michael Brown, 62, was a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at his home. He was born to the late John O. Brown Sr. and Ella Jean Brown on June 1, 1951 in Wabash.
Miss Virginia Ford, 87, Winter Park, Fla., died at 2:33 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17, at Winter Park Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 8, 1926 in Wabash, to Wilbur Edwin and Florence Gertrude (Jeup) Ford.
Dale M. Chenault, 74, Wellsville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Elva Nolt, 91, died Feb. 18. She was born July 9, 1922.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
There is no service information at this time. Burial will be at a later date.
James Franklin Stephenson, 87, Denver, died Feb. 18. He was born Aug. 22, 1926 He was married to Muriel D. Stephenson; she preceded him in death.
Survivors include three sons and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers.
Funeral services will be private.
James Edward Snapp, 75, rural Wabash, died at 5:10 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born Aug. 7, 1938 in Wabash, to Russell and Marveleen (Jack) Snapp.
Dr. William Dennis Dannacher, 95, died on Feb. 12, 2014 at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1919, in Indianapolis to Dennis H. and Mae (Withers) Dannacher. Dr. Dannacher was a 1936 graduate of Wabash High School. He attended Indiana University and received scholarships for swimming and wrestling, winning I.U. letters in both sports. His wrestling team became Big Ten Champions and Midwest A.A.W. Champions for two years running. He was also an active member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity.