Gladys Lowery

Gladys LoweryGladys L. Lowery, 94, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at 3:30 AM in Grace Village Healthcare, Winona Lake, Indiana.

Gladys, the daughter of Lawrence and Pearl (Yarman) Dunnuck, was born December 1, 1919 in Warsaw, Indiana.  She was a 1937 graduate of Warsaw High School.

She and Harold G. Lowery were joined in marriage December 24, 1942 in Springfield, Missouri.  They would share 71 years together.  He survives.

Living most of her life in Warsaw she and Harold co-owned Lowery Sewing Center for 20 years retiring in 1974.  Together they attended Calvary Baptist Church in Oswego, Indiana.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by 2 daughters and sons-in-law:  Linda and Dean Harman of Leesburg, Indiana and Landra and David Grant of Pensacola, Florida; 5 grandchildren and their spouses:  Landon and Kim Harman of Sharpsburg, Georgia; Britton and Jodi Harman of Guatemala; Adam and Mindy Harman of Winona Lake; Amy and James Hogan of Bartlett, Tennessee; and Jessica and Roger Bowman of Deatsville, Alabama; along with 18 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Doris Makulowich.

Family and friends will gather for a time of sharing in support of each other Tuesday, April 15th from 10-11 AM at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw.  A service celebrating the life of Gladys L. Lowery will continue beginning at 11 AM with Pastor Rick Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

The family has asked that gifts in Gladys’ memory be given to Calvary Baptist Church, 3065 E. Armstrong Road, Leesburg, Indiana 46538 or Gideons International, PO Box 766, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590.

To sign a guest register or leave online condolences, visit the Titus Funeral Home website.

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Clarence Nickols

Clarence Nickols (350x310)Clarence Nickols, 80, of Warsaw, Ind., formally of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away at 1:45 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw.

He was born on Dec. 3, 1933, in Bowling Green, Ky. He married Delores Thompson, who preceded him in death.

Clarence was a Vietnam Veteran. He worked in steel factory making galvanized steel and he also worked for Colonial Bread Bakery both in Indianapolis. He attended Bethany Fellowship in Warsaw.

He is survived by his three sons: Anthony ‘Tony’ Thompson, Warsaw; Darrell Thompson (companion Ivee) Hobbs, Warsaw; Clarence Thompson, Oklahoma City, Okla.; one sister: Nedra Marie Thompson St. Augustine, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 14, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 14, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. The Elders from Bethany Fellowship will officiate the service. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

To send condolences or sign a guestbook go to the McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels website.

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Leonard L. Hileman

Hileman copyLeonard L. Hileman, 62, of Wabash, Ind., passed away at 9:05 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, in his residence.

He was born June 2, 1951, in Wabash to Leonard L. and Evelyn B. (Schultz) Hileman. He graduated from Wabash High School in 1969 and served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division from 1971-1977. On Sept. 10, 2012, he married Trysh J. Von Stetina. She survives.

He worked at the Laketon Refinery for 20 years and was then employed at Warsaw Plating Works and retired from AM General, Mishawaka, Ind., in 2011. Lenny was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs and also enjoyed watching IU Hoosier basketball games. He loved to travel and camp and spent many summer days on his Harley Davidson.

Lenny was quick witted with a sharp sense of humor and always had a good joke to share.  He spent many nights relaxing with his family and friends around a campfire sharing stories and laughing, often with Jimmy Buffet in the background.

Lenny is also survived by one son: Ryne E. (Sandra) Hileman, Akron, Ind.; four daughters: Melissa L. (Shannon) Carter, North Manchester, Ind.; Stephanie A. (Harry) Bekel, Wabash, Ind.; Rebecca N. (Billy) Tolson, Wabash; and Meghann L. (Brian) Foust, North Manchester, Ind.; two brothers: Ronnie (Aleda) Hileman, Summersville, W.Va.; and Donnie Hileman, Summersville, W.Va.; and 19 grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 14, at American Legion Post #402, Troyer Road, Laketon, Ind. The memorial service will follow at 5 p.m. in the Legion with Pastor J. P. Freeman officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Mary E. Roush

Roush, Mary E.Mary E. Roush, 89, of Fishers, Ind., and formerly of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 11:13 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, in Allisonville Meadows, Fishers, Ind.

She was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Hebron, Ind., to Everett and Hazel G. (Grimes) Cox. On April 20, 1945, she married Ivan E. Roush in Warsaw. She was a Warsaw resident all of her life, until 3 1/2 years ago.

Mary was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church, Warsaw. She loved volunteer work.

She is survived by a son: Danny Roush, Ty Ty, Ga.; three grandchildren: Terry, Jennifer and George; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Ivan E. Roush; a son: Terry Roush; two brothers: Don Cox and Robert Cox; and three sisters: Vera Wright, Ruth Davis and Charlene Bradbury.

Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. Her funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home  with Pastor Gary Boschain, First Christian Church, Warsaw, officiating. Burial is to follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

Memorials may be made to the Beaman Home, P.O. Box 12, Warsaw, IN 46581-0012.

To sign the guest book or leave online condolences, visit the Titus Funeral Home website.

Yvonne Beyer

Yvonne A. Miner Beyer

Yvonne BeyerYvonne A. Miner Beyer, 90, Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 7:05 p.m. March 18, 2014.

She was born July 12, 1923, in Oshkosh, Wisc., to Harold Schabloski and Rose Beck Schabloski. On Aug. 17, 1944, she married R. Lloyd Miner, who died Dec. 25, 1975. On March 16, 1979, she married O. Fredrick Beyer, who died March 4, 2007.

She was very independent, creative and artistic.  She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, drawing and painting.  She loved to read, eat dessert, had an inquisitive mind and enjoyed learning new things. She helped both of her husbands with their farming businesses. She loved spending time with family and friends.

Yvonne is survived by her daughters: Diana (Bill) Stump, Warsaw; and Mary (Doug) Robinson; her sons: Mike (Gloria) Miner; and Steve (Sandy) Miner; eight grandchildren: Sheila Thomson, Bill Stump III and Brian Stump, all of Pierceton, Ind; Chad Miner, Silver Lake, Ind.; Shana Collier, Carmel, Ind.; Serena Miner, Indianapolis, Ind.; Julie Robinson, Warsaw; and Steve Robinson, Fort Wayne, Ind.; nine great-grandchildren; a step daughter: Zelpha (Ty) Robinson, Pierceton; and stepgrandaughters: Gail, Ithica, Angie and Olivia.

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration of her life on her birthday in July.

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John Andrew Norris

Norris, John obit photoJohn Andrew Norris, 32, of North Vernon, Ind., passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Jennings County, Ind.

John worked as a warehouse attendant for 6 months with Exegistics in North Vernon and had previously worked for AISIN USA in Seymour and currently worked part-time for Circle K Gas Station for 1 year.

He was a member of Boy Scouts of America and served as a leader and on the Boy Scout Committee. He was a 2000 graduate of Warsaw Community High School in Warsaw, Ind., and he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed hunting, coaching soccer, riding motorcycles and tattoos.

John was born on July 25, 1981, in Kosciusko County, Ind., the son of Jo Anne (Fouts) Williams. He married Natasha Guenthenspberger on May 13, 2012, in Brown County, Ind.; she survives in North Vernon, Ind.

John is also survived by his daughter: Claire Norris, North Vernon; three sons: John Ryne Norris, Kyle Francis Norris and Zachary Liam Norris, all of Pennsylvania; two step-sons:  Gabriel Guenthenspberger and Vincent Clark, both of North Vernon; his mother and stepfather: Jo Anne and Kevin Williams, Warsaw; three brothers: William (Jamie) Norris and Robert Norris, both of Warsaw; James (Asacia) Norris, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister: Krista (Steve) Parmenter, Warsaw; maternal grandparents: John and Sharon Fouts, Syracuse, Ind.; his paternal grandmother: Ruth Richters, Grabill, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his uncle: John Kevin Fouts.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 420 S. State St., North Vernon. Another visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Redpath Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Rd., Warsaw. His funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Redpath Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by Scott Wiley. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw with military graveside honors.

Memorial donations may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 420 S. State St., North Vernon, IN 47265.

To sign the guest book or leave online condolences, visit the Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home website.