Karen Sue France, 60, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at her home. She was born to Lacy and Mary (Miller) Carpenter on Nov. 13, 1953 in Wabash. Her parents survive in Wabash.
Dorothy Anna Boots, 71, rural Wabash, formerly of Corinth, Ky., died at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Wabash County Hospital. She was born Feb. 25, 1943 in Lexington, Ky. to James Benge and Mildred (Davis) Baker.
Frank Joseph Hoagland, 76, rural Urbana, died at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.16, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1937 in Peru, to Rufus and Frances (Fisher) Hoagland.
Richard “Dick” Harkness Flora, 93, went home to be with his Lord on Sept. 16, surrounded by his beloved wife of 73 years and all of their children. He was born in Wabash County on Jan. 30, 1921 to Richard Donaldson Flora and Edna Lou (Harkness) Flora. He was their only child.
Eugene E. Wilson, 93, rural Wabash, died at 3:20 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14, at Wabash County Hospital. He was born March 17, 1921 in Wabash County, to Ira and Anna (Story) Wilson.
Mrs. Valette Eileen (Eppley) Hartong, 85, Sturgis, Mich., went to be with Jesus, Saturday, Sept. 13, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1928, in Wabash, daughter of Garl and Alice (Speicher) Eppley.
Elmer Joseph Hagan, 87, died Sept.15. He was born Feb. 13, 1927. He was married to Patricia Daine; she preceded him in death. He later married Becky Wilson; she survives.
He is also survived by four sons, two stepdaughters, ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 12-7 p.m. on Friday at the Denver Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, where a Moose Service will be held at 6:45 p.m. and a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at St. Charles in Peru.
Arrangements were entrusted to McClain Funeral Home, Denver.
Curtis Devon Carpenter, 82, died Sept. 13. He was born June 2, 1932 in Roann. He was married to Margaret Hettsmansperger; she preceded him in death.
He is survived by two children and three grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents and sister.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.