News-Sentinel, The (Fort Wayne, IN)
January 24, 1995
Section: FIRST SECTION
CITY, AREA AND OTHER DEATHS ALOYSIUS J. BRENKES
90, of Fort Wayne died Saturday in Saint Anne Home. The Whiting native was a retired plumber.
Surviving is his wife, Mary A.
Services are 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, with burial in Catholic Cemetery. Calling is 7 to 9 p.m. today in Mungovan & Sons Memorial Chapel, 2114 S. Calhoun St., and noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Cathedral. A vigil is at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are gifts to Saint Anne Home.
SAMMIE M. HARPER
73, of Fort Wayne died Sunday in Parkview Memorial Hospital.
The Kellerman, Ala., native retired from the hospital after 26 years.
Surviving are her husband, James; and sisters, Hazel Lewis of Abernant , Ala., and Earlean Rowell of Toledo, Ohio.
Services are pending in Pilgrim Baptist Church, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ellis Funeral Home.
LUCILLE E. LILLICH
85, of New Haven died yesterday in Brighton Hall Nursing Center.
The Wren, Ohio, native was a former clerk at Franklin 5 & 10, and R.L. Barrett Department Store, both in New Haven. She was the widow of Edward Brennan, who died in 1961, and Arthur Lillich, who died in 1983.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty Elzey of Tocsin; sons, Donald Brennan of Fort Wayne and Richard Brennan of New Haven; stepdaughters, Alice Adams of Fort Wayne and Judy Baurle of Carmel; a stepson, David Lillich of South Bend; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday in E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, where calling is 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery, New Haven.
Preferred memorials are gifts to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen or a charity. HERBERT O. KOCH
70, of Fort Wayne died Sunday in Parkview Memorial Hospital.
The Jonesville native retired from Zollner Corp. after 33 years, was founder of Pool, Patio & Spas, and a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne Corvette Club and Zollner Quarter Century Club, and a 24-year member the Polar Bear Club.
Surviving are his wife, Rosanna; a daughter, Kathleen A. DePrey of Fort Wayne; sons, Gary H. and William R., both of Fort Wayne; sisters, Else Martin of Sun City, Fla., and Irngard Rockett of Vidalia, Ga.; a brother, Ewald of Madison, Wis.; and seven grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday in D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., where calling is 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Entombment will be in Concordia Cemetery Gardens.
Preferred memorials are gifts to the American Diabetes Association.
WALLACE O. MEDINA
73, of Fort Wayne died Friday in Life Care Center.
The Honolulu, Hawaii, native was a veteran of World War II, retired in 1970 as a civil service engineer for the Navy after 27 years and was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.
Surviving are his wife, Doris E.; a daughter, Claudette "Ginger" Johnson of Fort Wayne; sons, David W. of North Las Vegas and Wayne R. of Fort Wayne; sisters, Gloria Rodriguez and Anne Wiggins, both of Hawaii; a brother, Sonny Rodriguez of Hawaii; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday in D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., where calling is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Preferred memorials are gifts to the family.
HELEN J. MILLER
79, of Fort Wayne died Sunday in Riverbend Health Center.
The Pleasant Lake native retired in 1972 as director of education for the United Methodist Church and was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Bernard C.; a son, Roy of Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Florence Oberlin and Ruby Powell, both of Sarasota, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Thursday in the church. There are no calling hours in Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes. Burial will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola.
Preferred memorials are gifts to the church.
MYRTLE L. ANGLIN
83, of Warsaw died Saturday in Prairie View Health Center.
The Warsaw native retired as secretary for Five County Mental Health Center in Warsaw and was the widow of Russell V., who died last November.
Surviving are a son, Allen of Fremont, Calif.; a sister, Ortha Ingle of Dowagiac, Mich.; and brothers, Lloyd Goshorn of Clinton, Mich., and Glenn Goshorn of Fort Wayne.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday in Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, where calling is 3 to 7 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
WAYNE F. BENDER
77, of rural Wolcottville died Sunday in Parkview Memorial Hospital.
The Fort Wayne native was a retired store manager.
Surviving are his wife, Betty M.; a daughter, Suzanne Hintz of Northbrook, Ill.; a son, David W. of Winnetka, Ill.; sisters, Helen Wiegman and Lois Dinkel, both of Fort Wayne; a brother, Kenneth of Oxford, Miss.; and four grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. tomorrow in St. John Lutheran Church, Kendallville, with burial in Lake View Cemetery. Calling is 7 to 9 p.m. today in Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville, and 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow in the church.
Preferred memorials are gifts to the church or church school.
MARGARET E. BURKHART
64, of South Whitley died Sunday in Lutheran Hospital.
The Angola native is survived by daughters, Jody Wehr of South Whitley and Janna Williams of Huntington; a son, Joe of Huntington; a sister, Sandy Miller of Fremont; a companion, Robert Reade of Coldwater, Mich.; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial services are 1 p.m. Friday in Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, where there are no calling hours. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland.
Preferred memorials are gifts to the family.
72, of Hicksville, Ohio, died yesterday at home.
The native of Czechoslovakia retired in 1978 from Cooper Industries Inc. in Auburn after 10 years and was the widow of Dorlyn , who died in 1986.
Surviving are daughters, Teresa Allen of Edgerton, Ohio, Dorlene Cottrell of Auburn and Lynda Bassett of Hicksville; a son, Dorlyn Jr. of Edgerton, Ohio; a sister, Anna Figgins of Bryan, Ohio,; a brother Tony Vitek of Bryan; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services are 2 p.m. tomorrow in Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, where calling is 2 to 9 p.m. today. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are gifts to charity.
HAZEL M. WONDERLY-FRANKE
84, of Hamilton - omitted from her death notice Thursday was a sister, Madeline Wonderly-Leininger of Kalaheo, Hawaii.
CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL SCOTT FULLER
1, of Albion died Saturday in Parkview Memorial Hospital of injuries sustained in a vehicular accident near Albion. His mother, Amber Ray Applegate, 19, of Albion was killed in the crash.
The mother was an employee of Coldwell Inc., in Kendallville.
Surviving the child are his father, Jeremy Fuller of LaGrange; his stepfather, Ryan Applegate of Albion; a sister, Taylor J.M. Applegate of Albion; grandparents, Bonnie Moran of LaGrange, John Moran of Wolcottville, Karen and Brad Winchester of LaGrange, and James H. Fuller of Orland; stepgrandparents, James Applegate of Howe, and Deb and Matt McClellan of Albion; and great-grandmothers, Genieve Moran of Wolcottville, Marjorie Lebo of Rome City and Katherine Fuller of Orland.
Surviving the mother are her husband, Ryan Applegate; a daughter, Taylor J.M. at home; her parents, Bonnie Moran of LaGrange and John Moran of Wolcottville; a sister, Jonna Moran of LaGrange; a brother, David Moran of LaGrange; and a grandmother, Genieve Moran of Wolcottville.
Services for both are 2 p.m. Thursday in Carney-Frost Funeral Home, LaGrange, where calling is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.
RUTH M. HOLDEN
96, of rural Columbia City died yesterday in Whitley County Memorial Hospital.
The Whitley County native was a former cook at the Studebaker and Millhouse family homes in South Bend. Her husband, Gotthold T., died in 1958.
Surviving are a son, William Valjack of Columbia City; a sister, Marjorie Hazen of Columbia City; brothers, Julius Zumbrun and Frank Zumbrun, both of Columbia City; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. tomorrow in Blue River Church of the Brethren, with burial in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam. Calling is 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City.
Preferred memorials are gifts to Church of the Brethren mission fund.
PAULINE E. MINK
89, of rural South Whitley died Sunday in Renaissance Village.
The Collins native taught school for 30 years in Columbia City, Fort Wayne, South Whitley and Whitley County, and then formed the Pauline Mink Nursery School at South Whitley United Methodist Church, which she operated for another 15 years. Her husband, Ralph R., died in 1954.
Surviving are a daughter, Pollyanna Miranda of Lawrence, Kan., eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. tomorrow in Smith & Sons Miller Chapel, South Whitley, where calling is 9 to 11 a.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in South Whitley Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are gifts to South Whitley United Methodist Church. JAMES E. RAMSEYER
4 1/2 months, died Sunday at home.
Surviving are his parents, Rebecca Everidge and James Ramseyer of Bluffton; a sister, Jamie M. Ramseyer at home; and grandparents, Julia and Art Ramseyer, and Charlene and Troy Mercer, all of Bluffton.
Services are 10:30 a.m. tomorrow in Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton, where calling is 7 to 9 p.m. today. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Wells County.
SISTER DOROTHY MARIE TRAPP
89, of Victory Noll, Huntington, died Saturday.
The Garrett native served missions in California, New Mexico and Texas, before returning to Victory Noll to be the bookkeeper and bursar of the finance department.
Surviving are brothers, Frank J. Trapp of Charles City, Va., and Charles A. Trapp of Frankfort.
A memorial mass will be scheduled later. Arrangements were by Hart Funeral Home, Huntington.
GEORGE LEROY WINEBRENNER
79, of rural North Webster died yesterday at home.
The Noble County native was a retired farmer and veteran of the Army.
Surviving are his wife, Florence; a daughter, Betty J. Carmean of Delphos, Ohio; a son, Brian of Syracuse; a brother, Hugh of Wolf Lake; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services are 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, Columbia City, where calling is noon to 2 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Thorn Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are gifts to Kosciusko County Home Health and Hospice.
CLARA LOUISE WOODCOX
88, of Antwerp, Ohio, died yesterday in Fountain Manor Care Center, Hicksville, Ohio.
The Mark Center, Ohio, native was a licensed practical nurse and widow of Paul, who died in 1974.
Surviving are sons, Kenneth M. and Elmer, both of Antwerp; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. tomorrow in Pauley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where calling is 2 to 9 p.m. today. Burial will be in Maumee Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are gifts to Antwerp First Presbyterian Church or Paulding Area Visiting Nurses Association.
MABEL W. AXEL-HOOVER
75, of Cambridge City died Sunday in Pinehurst Village, Centerville. The Union City, Ohio, native worked at Dana Corp. for 25 years and was the widow of John C., who died in 1991. Surviving are two daughters, including Jeanette Edwards of Fort Wayne, four sons, five stepchildren, a brother, 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services are 11 a.m. Thursday in Waskom-Howard- Fisher Capitol Hill Chapel Cambridge City.
MILDRED T. SCHELPER
92, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Jan. 18. The Converse native formerly lived in Fort Wayne where she was a clerk for G.C. Murphy Co. Surviving are a daughter, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great- grandchildren. Arrangements were in Florida.