Boung Nguyen, 32, of New Paris, Ind., passed away on Jan. 10, 2014, at his residence.
Arrangements are currently pending at Eastlund Funeral Home.
Mr. Sweatland was born in St. Charles, Mich., on Dec. 31, 1929, to Walter and Mable (Tarrent) Sweatland. On Aug. 30, 1952, he married Joyce Ann Rosser. She preceded him in death.
A longtime member of the Elks and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, Leroy worked as a manager in the R.V. and boat industry. He was an avid woodworker, and loved to fish and hunt. Leroy also enjoyed grilling, cooking and entertaining. In his own words he was, “put on this earth to make people laugh,” and he did.
He is survived by three daughters: Christy (Rex) Shriner, New Paris; Luanne (Dan) Spurling, Cromwell, Ind.; Kathy Sweatland, Fort Wayne, Ind.; one son: Steve (Cherie) Sweatland, Syracuse, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In keeping with Leroy’s wishes, cremation will take place at Yoder-Culp Crematory. There will be a celebration of life at a later date.
Stanley H. Weaver 74, of New Paris, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, 2013, in the emergency room at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
He was born in New Paris on Jan. 1, 1939, to Osee and Mary (Welty) Weaver.
Mr. Weaver was a lifelong area resident who worked in home construction. He enjoyed bowling and received many trophies in his early years, and once rolled a 300 game.
He is survived by four sisters: Elberta Mary Landenberger, New Paris; Marie Weaver, New Paris; Norma (Vernon) Hershberger, Goshen, Ind.; and Jewell Wiggins, Dowagiac, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters: Bertha Krebs, Faye Kauffman and Laveta Stuckman; and four brothers: Francis, Glen, Kenneth and Jay Weaver.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the funeral home. Services will be officiated by Pastor Stan Godfrey of New Paris Church of the Brethren. Burial will follow at New Paris Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 13, 1921, in Elkhart County, Ind., to William A. and Fern Patricia (Barnard) Miller. On May 31, 1944, he married Naomi Mohler, in Syracuse, Ind.
Miller was a lifelong resident of the area. When he wasn’t farming, he worked at Goshen Veneer and Barler Metal. He planted 55 acres as a tree farmer. He was a member of Solomon Creek United Methodist Church and served many years on area boards, including the MACOG Board, and the Soil and Water Conservation Board of Elkhart County. He was a Junior Forest Ranger and received the Uncle Elmer Award in the 1970’s.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter: Darlene K. Stone, Elkhart, Ind.; three grandchildren: Kris Batten, Rochester, Ind.; Justin Stone, Weston, Fla.; Cindy Ralston, New Paris; six great-grandchildren; a sister: Betty (Clifford) Gabbard, El Paso, Tex.; and a brother: Larry D. Miller, Goshen, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son: Roger L. Miller; four brothers: Harold Miller; Ronald Miller; Junior Miller; Robert G. Miller; and two sisters: Mary Swihart; and Marjorie Perrin.
Friends may call 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the funeral home officiated by Pastor Glenda Woodcox of Solomon Creek United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Solomon Creek Cemetery, Syracuse, Ind.
Memorials may be directed to Solomon Creek United Methodist Church or Goshen Care at Home Hospice.