He was born May 4, 1956, in Aguascalientes, Mexico, to Tomas Medina Llamas and Refugia Castillo Becerro. He married Elena Medina on Sept. 4, 1976.
For 20 years he owned and operated Medina’s Body Repair in Milford.
Jose is survived by six children: Frank (Tania) Medina, Junior (Katie) Medina, Anna (Daniel) Moro, Nancy (Jonathan) Garcia, Karina (Ivan) Esparza and Alexa Medina, all of Goshen, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and six siblings: Manuel (Isabel) Medina, Rafael Medina, Maria Luisa Medina, Juan (Estela) Medina, Guadalupe Medina and Micaela Medina.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home in Goshen. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in the funeral home.
Cremation will follow the service.
Wilma ‘Faye’ Bradley, 64, of Prestonsburg Ky., and formerly of Milford, Ind., passed away Dec. 22, 2013, at Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Ky.
She was born Sept. 10, 1949, in Prestonsburg, to Ulysses and Eunice Wright. After retiring from Chore-Time Brock, she moved to Kentucky in 1996 to be closer to her children. She was an avid collector of Longaberger baskets and dishes and she loved to shop QVC and HSN. She also loved dogs of all sorts and spending time with her grandson.
She is survived by her two children: Tonya Foley, Wooton, Ky.; and Rod (Trish) Foley, Prestonsburg; one grandson: Tristan Reed; four brothers: Ell ‘Doug’ Wright, Milford; David ‘Moe’ (Kim) Wright, Milford; Jim Wright, Cromwell, Ind.; Danny Wright, Milford; and three sister: Sybil (Curt) Bradley, Florida; Virginia (Andres) Garza, Florida; and Sylvia Wilson, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; her sister: Rosemary Morgan; and brothers: Robert and Kenneth Wright.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Mishler Funeral Home, Milford. Funeral services will take place at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the funeral home. Burial will follow immediately after at Milford Cemetery.
Faye Bradley passed away Dec. 22, 2013.
There will be a celebration of life for Faye Bradley at noon Saturday, Jan. 11, at Mishler Funeral Home, Milford, Ind., with burial to follow in the Milford Cemetery. Family and friends can gather two hours prior to the service.
Eldon J. Sorensen, 83, of Milford, Ind., passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare.
He was born Jan. 10, 1930, in Milford to Emil and Edna (Wheeler) Sorensen. He married Nola Morehouse who preceded him in death on April 20, 2004.
Eldon was a lifetime area resident who worked many years for Phend & Brown and delivered the South Bend Tribune to local readers for over 25 years. He worked hard and enjoyed watching NCAA basketball and was a member of the Milford Christian Church.
He is survived by four children: Devon (Mary) Sorensen, Three Rivers, Mich.; Mark (Lorinda) Sorensen, Lafayette, Ind.; Craig (Patty) Sorensen, Huston, Texas; Jeffrey “Squeak” Sorensen, Milford; and seven grandchildren: Brandi, Nathan, Adam, Tyler, Amy, Stacy, Haley; and one great-granddaughter: Megan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Nola; and three brothers: Elmer, Dale and Ray.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Mishler Funeral Home, Milford, and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Milford Christian Church. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the church with Pastor Stephen Leininger officiating. Burial will follow in Milford Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Milford Christian Church.
He was born March 30, 1943, in Long Island, N.Y., to the late Edward A. and Nilah (Harvey) Jonasch. He was a Navy veteran and member of the VFW.
James worked as the bar manager at Club Soda in Fort Wayne.
Surviving are his children: Jennifer (Andrew) McKeever, Fort Wayne; Kimberly (David) Priest, Hoagland, Ind.; and Jonathan Jonasch, Carmel, Ind.; a sister: Nilah (Daniel) Brown, Milford, Ind.; grandchildren: Jordan, Chloe and Abby Priest, Justin Jonasch and Shelbie Reuille; a great-grandchild: Osirus Reuille; and step sons: Mark Caldwell and Terry Burris, both of Fort Wayne.
He was preceded in death by his parents and longtime companion: Judi Stout.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne. A celebration gathering will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St., Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be made to the Allen County SPCA.
Janelle Renae Schmucker, infant daughter of Steven and Karen (Miller) Schmucker, of Milford, Ind., was stillborn on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Ind.
Janelle is survived by her parents; a brother: Lyndon Dale; grandparents: John and Donna (Borkholder) Schmucker, Nappanee, Ind.; Homer Lee and Naomi (Miller) Miller, Milford; great-grandparents: Homer and Freida (Mullet) Miller, Nappanee; great-grandmothers: Dorothy Borkholder, Nappanee; Anne Miller, Milford; and a great-grandfather: Earl Schmucker, Nappanee.
There will be a gathering at the family home at 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, followed by a graveside service at 1 p.m. at Graber Cemetery. The Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.