Robert E. Schmalzried, 69, rural Wabash, died at 10:33 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Wabash County Hospital. He was born Feb. 15, 1945 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Newell and O. Ruth (Imler) Schmalzried.
Lolita E. Lobdell, 92, LaFontaine, passed away at 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. She was born to the late DeWitt O. and Bertha A. (Myers) Weaver on Dec. 9, 1921 in Grant County.
Shirley Jean Lamb, 78, Peru, died May 1. She was born March 29, 1936. She was married to James B. Lamb; he survives.
She is also survived by one son, two sisters, six grandchildren, one brother, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepmother, and two sons.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at McClain Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Madalyn Janelle Gardenour, 88, Fort Wayne, formerly of Wabash, died at 8:40 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at her home in Fort Wayne. She was born Sept. 27, 1925 in Millgrove, to Ernest and Vera (Bush) DeBatty.
Memorial services for Richard E. Ford, 75, Wabash, will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 8, at the Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market Street, Wabash.
The family will receive friends from 3–8 p.m., Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.
Preferred memorials are to the Charley Creek Foundation or the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.
James Ernest McNeeley, 78, died April 30. He was born April 16, 1936. Jim was married to Phyllis Hodson; she preceded him in death.
He is survived by four daughters, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, five great, great-grandchildren, one brother, and one sister. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Monday, May 5, at 2 p.m. Friends may call from 12-2 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Jacquelyn "Jackie" L. Pilgrim, 83, Wabash, died at 2 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, at her home. She was born Aug. 26, 1930 in Wabash County, to David and Marie (Zook) Mettler.
Alvin J. "Jeff" Houlihan, 63, died April 28. He was born Sept. 19, 1950. He was married to Karen Roberts; she survives.
He is also survived by three children, two brothers, one sister-in-law, one brother-in-law, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on May 2, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home, with a Moose Twilight Service at 7 p.m.