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November 11th, 2010

Roger L. Albertson

November 11, 2010

Roger L. Albertson, 67, died at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 in his Winona Lake residence.

He was born July 1, 1943 in Pierceton, a son of Rouff and Bertha (Bell) Albertson. He was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County.

On June 30, 2001 he married Pamela Slusher in Milford. He worked in the maintenance department of Kimble Glass for 35 years, retiring in 2008.

November 8th

Joan L. Johnson, 74

November 9, 2010

Joan L. Johnson, 74, formerly of Columbia City, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 at Martin Memorial Hospital North in Stuart, Fla.

She was born April 13, 1936 in Peru, Ind. a daughter of Dalbert D. and Pauline L. (Bruner) Gibson. In 1947 her family moved to a farm near South Whitley from Fort Wayne. She graduated from Washington Center High School.

November 5th

Roy “Sam” McCoy, 96

November 5, 2010

Roy G. “Sam” McCoy, 96, of Jefferson Township, Whitley County, died at 4:10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 at Renaissance Village where he had been a resident since September.

He was born Oct. 7, 1914 in Washington Township, Whitley County, a son of Orin Hubert and Edna Mae (Schinbeckler) McCoy. In 1926 his family moved to Jefferson Township. He graduated from Jefferson Center High School in 1933.

Suzanne Shock, 65

November 5, 2010

Suzanne Jeanne Shock, 65, of North Webster, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born Oct. 2, 1945 in Muncie, she was a daughter of Dallas Floyd and Marguerite J. “Peggy” (Sweeney) Buis.

Martha Miller, 72

November 5, 2010

Martha J. Miller, 72, of Garrett, died at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at Cameron Hospital, Angola. She was born July 13, 1938 in Whitley County to Harold and Helen (Traster) Cooperrider and they preceded her in death. She married Edward E. Miller Sept. 6, 1958 in Columbia City and he died Oct. 12, 2002. Martha was a collator at Renaissance Publishing in Auburn, retiring in 2001.

She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Auburn and the Ashley Eastern Star Lodge 229.

Deborah Verberkmoes, 48

November 5, 2010

Deborah J. “Debbie” Verberkmoes, 48, of Columbia City, died at 3:18 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital Rehab, Fort Wayne where she was transferred Oct. 21 from Parkview Hospital, where she was admitted Sept. 17.

She was born Feb. 17, 1962 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Ralph B. and Marian J. (Chandler) Weller. Her formative years were spent in the New Haven area. She graduated from Heritage High School and International Business College.

On June 14, 1985 she was united in marriage to Randall C. Verberkmoes. They have always made their home in the Columbia City area.

Deborah Verberkmoes, 48

November 5, 2010

Deborah J. “Debbie” Verberkmoes, 48, of Columbia City, died at 3:18 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital Rehab, Fort Wayne where she was transferred Oct. 21 from Parkview Hospital, where she was admitted Sept. 17.
She was born Feb. 17, 1962 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Ralph B. and Marian J. (Chandler) Weller. Her formative years were spent in the New Haven area. She graduated from Heritage High School and International Business College.

November 1st

Lois Mote, 89

November 1, 2010

Lois N. Mote, age 89, of Columbia City, IN passed away at 8:53 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at The Oaks, Columbia City. Born April 16, 1921 in Laud, Jefferson Township, she was a daughter of Otto and Dessie (Roberts) Ward.

Robert Reed, 69

November 1, 2010

Robert Allen Reed, 69, of Laketon formerly of South Whitley, died at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at the Peabody Home, North Manchester where he had been a resident for the past seven weeks.

He was born July 30, 1941 in South Whitley a son of Donel Frederick and Annabella (Hartsough) Reed. His formative years were spent in South Whitley where he attended elementary school and then graduated from South Whitley High School.

On Oct. 21, 1964 he entered the U.S. Marine Corp. He served in Vietnam.

On Oct. 21, 1967, he received his honorable discharge.

Shirley Kerr-Kruger, 78

November 1, 2010

Shirley Kerr-Kruger, 78 of Santa Rosa, Calif., died Oct. 24, 2010 at her home.

Born Nov. 7, 1932 in Columbia City, she was a daughter of the late Arley and Gladys Kerr.

Survivors include eight children and one brother, Tom Kerr of Hobart.

Services were held at Santa Rosa Memorial Park in California.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 52 Ascot Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 or her brother at 919 8th Street, Hobart, IN 46542.

 

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