Mildred Louise Eckert, 97, or Atwood, Ind., passed away at 7:50 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Betz Nursing Home, Auburn, Ind.
He was born Feb. 18, 1917, in Kosciusko County, Ind., to Otis and Mary (Cartwright) Albertson. In 1935, he graduated from Atwood High School in Atwood.
On April 19, 1935, she married Edward T. Eckert. She lived most of her life in Atwood and Fort Wayne, Ind. She was a homemaker and attended New Beginnings Church in Atwood.
Mildred is survived by a son: Larry L. Eckert, Auburn, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Edward T. Eckert; and two sons: Ron and Dennis Eckert.
No visitation is planned. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Harrison Center Cemetery with Pastor Dennis Bollenbacher of New Beginnings Church.
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She was born April 7, 1923, in Hammond, Ind., to Roy and Ruth F. (Miner) Mattix. She graduated from 1941 from Hammond High School.
On July 10, 1942, she married Kenneth A. Litton in Hammond.
Marilyn was a bookkeeper for the Hammond Public Schools; secretary for School City of Hammond and was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Atwood, Ind. She enjoyed reading, cooking and gardening and loved living on Hoffman Lake.
She is survived by two daughters: Carol (Gene) Sera, League City, Texas; and Debra (Bill) McDillon, Highland, Ind.; four grandchildren: Amy (Sean) Ricketts, Beth (Ryan) Scheckel, Ken McDillon and Jonathan (Grace) McDillon; five great-grandchildren; and a brother: LeRoy (June) Mattix, South Bend, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Kenneth A. Litton; and a brother: Robert Mattix.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. Her funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Rev. Edward Cunningham, Terrace Park Church of God in Hammond.
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He was born Jan. 7, 1908, in Kosciusko County to Amos and Emily (McColley) Thomas. He graduated from Atwood High School, Atwood, Ind., in 1929.
Warren never married and served as a signalman for Pennsylvania Railroad for 25 years, retiring in 1973. He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Atwood, was the oldest member of Indiana Lions Club and a charter member of Atwood Lions Club, past member of the Atwood Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed a tour trip of the Holy Lands.
He is survived by a nephew: Larry (June) Thomas, Warsaw; two nieces: Jennine (Wade) Bentz, Indio, Calif.; and Darlene (Jim) Maurer, New Paris, Ind.; a sister-in-law: Virginia Thomas, Mentone, Ind.; and an additional three generations of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: Ward Thomas and Max Thomas; and a sister-in-law: Frances Thomas-Albrecht.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. The service will follow at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Thomas, former pastor Otterbein United Methodist Church, Atwood, Ind. Burial will be in Stony Point Cemetery, Atwood, Ind.
Memorials may be made to the Atwood Lions Club, c/o Jay Engle, 4740 W. 300 N., Warsaw, IN 46582.
She was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Warsaw, Ind., to Charles William “Pete” and Vivian Cleora (Slusher) Blue. On Dec. 5, 1954, in Urbana, Ind., she was united in marriage to Richard “Rich” Mikel. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter: Peggy (Bill) Hagenmeyer, Bremen, Ind.; a sister: Clete (Doug) Rensberger, Nappanee, Ind.; a brother: Terry (Nancy) Blue, Warsaw; her mother: Vivian Blue, Nappanee; grandchildren: Aaron Beck and Wendi Beck, both of Nappanee; and great-grandchildren: Kiayn, Bryce and Alexis.
She was preceded by her father; her husband: Rich; a son: James; a brother: Lawrence; and a sister: Charlotte.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 3, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Aaron Snodgrass. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the K21 Foundation, P. O. Box 1810, Warsaw, IN 46581-1810.
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He was born Sept. 22, 1944, Marion, Ind., to Earl Lenfestey and Gwenevere (Powell) Lenfestey. He was a 1963 graduate of Mississinewa High School, Gas City, Ind., and spent most of is life in the Warsaw, Ind., area. Royce married Cathern J. Kneeland on March 19, 1973, in Pierceton, Ind.
He entered the US Navy Sept. 11, 1963; served in the Viet Nam War; ADRAN Royce A. Lenfestey was honorably discharged Sept. 6, 1967. He worked as a Lineman for Guardian in Ligonier, Ind. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #49. He immensely enjoyed shopping for anything that had supped up engines and he worked on the numerous vehicles he owned. Royce enjoyed shopping for guns and hunting in general and he raised and showed Satin Rabbits all over the United States. He enjoyed racing in general but especially Nascar where he was a Kasey Kahne follower and those who in the past drove Dodges. In his younger years, he participated in drag racing. He enjoyed lake activities and times spent in Holden Beach, N.C. He was a loving husband, dad and grandfather who video taped all important family events including the first day of school for his children.
He is survived by his wife; four sons: Ryan Lenfestey, Warsaw; Kyle Lenfestey, Warsaw; Bryan Lenfestey, Warsaw; Shayne Lenfestey, Nashville, Tenn.; two daughters: Heather Stolte, Wanatah, Ind.; Mistina Lenfestey, Oklahoma; 18 grandchildren; a brother: Cort Lenfestey, Warsaw; a sister: Wrenay (Russ) Kann, Leesburg, Ind.; step-brother: Darren Lenfestey, Gas City; and a step-sister: Lisa.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Earl Lenfestey; Jerel Lenfestey; and Pete Lenfestey.
Visitation will take place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, June 3, at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Stony Point Cemetery, Atwood, Ind. Military honors will be conducted by Warsaw’s American Legion Post #49 and VFW Post #1126
Memorial contributions may be made to the family and will be used for multiple charitable gifts of their choosing. Please make your gift payable to: Cathy Lenfestey, c/o Titus Funeral Home, PO Box 705, Warsaw, IN 46581-0705.
Margery Ann Kintzel, 89, of Atwood, Ind., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, unexpectedly at her home.
Margery was born the daughter of Roy Adams and Mary Herron Adams on Feb. 21, 1923, at Warsaw, Ind. She was a resident of the Atwood area the past 67 years. She was a homemaker and attended Alders gate United Methodist Church of Atwood. She also graduated from Warsaw High School in class of 1941.
On Feb. 21, 1942, she married Leonard L. Kintzel who preceded her in death May 25, 2006.
She is survived by her children: Joe L. (Donna Miner) Kintzel, Warsaw; Dona L. (Ervin) Lambright, Plain City, Ohio; and Jack A. (Mollie) Hoffer Kintzel, Warsaw; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a sister: Norma Pinkerton, Warsaw; and a brother: Kent (Nancy) Adams, Winona Lake, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her brother: Don Adams.
In honoring her wishes, graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Etna Green Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.