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  • JUNIOR S. JACKSON, 90, SILVER LAKE, IN

     

    Junior S. Jackson, 90, Silver Lake, IN died at 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015 in his residence.  He was born October 29, 1924 in Magoffin County, KY to Smith & Goldie (Ramey) Jackson.  He married Thelma Shepherd on July 8, 1950. He retired after 38 years of service from Erie-Lackawana, Penn Central & Conrail Railroad Companies.  Junior enjoyed going to auctions, flea markets, garage sales and being with people.  He is survived by his wife, Thelma Jackson; one son, Henry "Hank" (Marcia) Jackson, North Manchester, IN; four daughters, Sharlene (Bob) Lewis, North Webster, IN, Nadene (George) Hunnicutt, Winchester, KY, Julene (Craig) Latham, North Manchester, IN and Luella (Alan) Earl, Argos, IN; one brother, Kelly (Lillie) Jackson, Wabash, IN; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one daughter, Christine who died in 1989 and one grandchild.  He was also preceded in death by nine brothers and five sisters.  Family and friends may call Friday, January 23, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Services will be Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at McKee Mortuary.  Pastor Dave Cox will officiate.  Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake, IN.   Those wishing to honor his memory may make memorial contributions to  the Wabash County Humane Society, 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, IN  46962. 

  • MARY R. BOWEN, 86, WARSAW, IN

     

    Mary R. Bowen, 86, Warsaw, IN formerly of North Manchester, IN died at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw, IN.  She was born January 1, 1929 in Shamokin, PA to Marvin and Esther (Poticher) Beck.  She graduated from Shamokin High School, Shamokin, PA in 1946.  Mary was a cook at Peabody Retirement Community 1990-1999. She was of Episcopalian faith and a former member of Ladies of the Moose, North Manchester, IN.  She is survived by one son, Terry L. (Jeanne) Bowen, Leesburg, IN; two daughters, Vicki (Jerry) Martin, Leesburg, IN and Valerie (David) Patterson, Morris Town, AZ; five grandchildren, four step grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Two brothers, Donald Beck and Marvin "Bud" Beck are deceased. Family and friends may call Saturday, January 24, 2015 from noon-2:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Graveside service Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at Oaklawn Cemetery, 600 N. Beckley Street, North Manchester, IN.  Pastor Rob Seewald will officiate.  For those who wish to honor the memory of Mary R. Bowen, memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 1608 E. Day Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545, Leesburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 175, Leesburg, IN 46538, Alzheimers Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN 46250.  To send a private condolence to the Bowen family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • NANCY J. MCCAMMON, 64, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    Nancy J. McCammon, 64, North Manchester, IN died at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, IN.  She was born June 12, 1950 in Laketon, IN to Archie & Marietta (Thompson) Holle.  On April 11, 1980 she married Stephen McCammon.  Nancy was employed at Heckman Bindery, North Manchester, IN for several years.  She was an avid quilter, gardner and loved the outdoors.  She loved spending time with her family and friends.  She is survived by her husband, Stephen McCammon, North Manchester, IN; two step daughters, Stephanie (Donald) Owens, Mexico, IN and Stacie McCammon, Fort Wayne, IN; one sister, Arvada (Kent) Trickle, Laketon, IN; five grandchildren, one great grandchild, four nieces and one nephew.  One step son, Shawn McCammon, and one sister, Jo Ellen Fribley, are deceased.  Family and friends may call Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Services at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015 at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. Pastor J. P. Freeman will officiate.  To send a private condolence to the McCammon family, use the condolence link on the homepage.



  • MARJORIE CARTER, 81, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    Marjorie Carter, 81, North Manchester, IN died at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.  She was born August 17, 1933 in Lafayette, IN to Henry & Josephine (Hamilton) Haywood.  She married Cecil C. Carter in 1950.  He is deceased.  She graduated from Jefferson High School, Lafayette, IN.  A member of Women of the Moose in Goshen and Wabash, IN, American Legion Auxiliary #836, North Manchester, IN and VFW Auxiliary, Lafayette, IN.  She was past State President of the Marine Corp League Women's Auxiliary Lafayette Chapter. She was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church, Lafayette, IN.  She enjoyed oil painting, baking and setting around the campfire at the lake with her grandchildren and friends. She is survived by three sons, Cecil C. (Penny) Carter, White City, KS, Curtis (Regina) Carter, West Lebanon, IN and Richard Carter, West Lebanon, IN; one daughter, Kelly (Mark) Benton, North Manchester, IN; one brother, Bob (Sharon) Haywood, Lafayette, IN; one sister, Dolly Parker, Lafayette, IN; nine grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  One son, Michael Joe Carter, one grandson, Cpl. Curtis A. Carter, one and one brother, James Haywood, are deceased.  There will be no calling or services.  For those who wish to honor the memory of Marjorie Carter, memorial contributions may be made to Mooseheart International, 155 S. International Drive, Mooseheart, IL 60539-1100 or your local Relay for Life Chapter.  To send a private condolence to the Carter family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • JAMES E. ROWE, 89, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    James E. Rowe, 89, North Manchester, IN died at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 28, 2014 in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester, IN.  He was born February 17, 1925 in Woodworth, OH to Ernest & Ruth (Garver) Rowe.  On June 11, 1949 he married Ruth H. Bendsen.  She died May 13, 2012.  He was a mathematics teacher at Manchester High School for 5 years, Illinois State for 10 years and Manchester College for 20 years.  He retired in 1988.  He was a member of of Manchester Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, IN.  He is survived by one son, Kenneth J. (Bonnee) Rowe, Myrtle Beach, SC; two daughters, Karen J. (Randy) Roberts-Sare, North Manchester, IN & Kay J. (David) Shain, Pataskala, OH; one brother, John Otis (Wilma) Rowe, Penney Farms, FL; one sister, Mary Ellen Brent, Tucson, AZ; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  Family and friends may call Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street, North Manchester, IN.  Services will be Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street, North Manchester, IN.  Pastor Kurt Borgmann and Pastor Karen Eberly will officiate.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, North Manchester, IN.  For those who wish to honor the memory of James E. Rowe, memorial contributions may be made to Timbercrest Senior Living Community, PO Box 501, North Manchester, IN 46962. To send a private condolence to the Rowe family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • HAROLD R. WALTERS, 83, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    Harold R. Walters, 83, North Manchester, IN died at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, December 27, 2014 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.  He was born May 12, 1931 in Ligonier, IN to Sherwin & Ruby (Cornelius) Walters. He was a US Army veteran serving in Korea.  Harold was a self employed brick layer and a member of Eel River Community Church of the Brethren, Silver Lake, IN.  He is survived by three sons, Tim Walters, Silver Lake, IN, Jeff (Julie) Walters, North Manchester, IN and Jack (Tina) Walters, Goshen, IN; Six daughters, Jodi (Jason) Barrett, North Manchester, IN, Kelli (Jamie) Stroud, Roann, IN, Patty (Travis) Coburn, Sidney, IN, Jenny (Tim) Taylor, North Manchester, IN, Joyce Walters, North Manchester, IN and Janet Walters, Tampa Bay, FL; fourteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Two brothers and three sisters are deceased.  Family and friends may call Thursday, January 1, 2015 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Services Friday, January 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Eel River Church of the Brethren, State Road 14, Silver Lake, IN.  Rev. Dan Riccius will officiate.  Burial will be in South Pleasant Cemetery, Silver Lake, IN.  For those who wish to honor the memory of Harold Walters, memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with final expenses c/o McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  To send a private condolence to the Walters family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • A. MARGARET HERRING-ROYER, 86, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    A. Margaret Herring-Royer, 86, North Manchester, IN died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, December 27, 2014 in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester, IN.  She was born December 31, 1927 in Aloha Township, Cheboygan, MI to George & Anna (Pellenz) Barr.  On August 29, 1947 she married Vernal W. Herring. He died May 6, 2002. She then married Dee M. Royer on August 11, 2007.  She was a retired Juvenile officer and social worker.  She was a member of North Manchester United Methodist Church, North Manchester, IN and a life member of the Order of Eastern Star holding numerous local and state offices.  She had been a resident of Timbercrest Senior Living Community with husband since 2007. She is survived by her husband, Dee M. Royer, North Manchester, IN; one daughter, Ann L. (Gregory P.) Hermann, Fond de Lac, WI; one brother, Bryant Barr, Cheboygan, MI; one sister Barbara Miller, Tuscon, AZ; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  One brother, George Barr, is deceased. One half brother and four sisters are deceased.  Family and friends may call Tuesday, December 30, 2014 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Services Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Pastor Mark Eastway will officiate.  Calling in Michigan will be Friday, January 2, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Nordman-Christian Funeral Home, Cheboygan, MI with Eastern Star Service at 7:00 p.m..  Services will be Saturday, January 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Methodist Church, Cheboygan, MI.  Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cheboygan, MI.  For those who wish to honor the memory of Margaret Herring-Royer, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 8604 Alisonville Road, Suite 14, Indianapolis, IN 46250 or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-3914.  To send a private condolence to the Herring-Royer family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • TERRY R. MARTIN, 62, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    Terry R. "Scrappy" Martin, 62, North Manchester, IN died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, IN. He was born May 2, 1952 in Wabash, IN to Rex & Patricia (Schenkel) Martin. He was a labor worker for CFS, Roann, IN. Terry was and avid bingo player at Silver Lake Lions Club and he loved to scrap. He is survived by two daughters, Teresa Applegate, North Manchester, IN and Kim Baker, North Manchester, IN; one brother, Jerry Martin, North Manchester, IN; six grandchildren, Matthew, Nathan & Zach Applegate, North Manchester, IN, Caitlin & Caleb Baker and Caden Kline, North Manchester, IN.  Family and friends may call Tuesday, December 30, 2014 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Services will be Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Pastor J. P. Freeman will officiate.  Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, IN. For those who wish to honor the memory of Terry R. Martin, memorial contributions may be made to Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Ave., Wabash, IN 46992 or Wabash County Cancer Society, PO Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962. To send a private condolence to the Martin family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • HUGH BRYANT JR., 45, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    Hugh Bryant Jr., 45, North Manchester, IN died at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in his residence. He was born October 9, 1969 in Wabash, IN to Hugh & Nancy (Chafin) Bryant Sr.  He was a 1989 Manchester High School graduate.  He was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and enjoyed watching IU Basketball and the Dallas Cowboys.  Growing up in church he enjoyed Bible quizzing, reading his Bible and going to church camp.  He was a former employee of Holiday Inn Express, Fort Wayne, IN.  He is survived by his parents, Hugh & Nancy Bryant Sr., North Manchester, IN; his lifelong friend, Tim Easterday, Wabash, IN and several aunts, uncles and cousins.    Family and friends may call Sunday, December 28, 2014 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. Services Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN.  Chaplain Forrest Tabor & Rev. Chad McAtee will officiate.  Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, IN.  For those who wish to honor the memory of Hugh Bryant Jr. memorial contributions may be made to Arthritis Foundation, 615 N. Alabama, Suite 430, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or Church of the Nazarene, 504 W. Main Street, North Manchester, IN 46962.   To send a private condolence to the Bryant family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

  • JOHN SCHMALZRIED, 62, NORTH MANCHESTER, IN

     

    John Schmalzried, 62, North Manchester, IN died at 4:00 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 in his residence. He was born October 18, 1952 in Wabash, IN to John C. & Peggy (Stewart) Schmalzried.  He graduated from Manchester High School in 1971. He was a longtime employee of Peabody Seating Co., North Manchester, IN. He was then employed at CFM Majestic, Huntington, IN.  He enjoyed meeting his friends for coffee at Hardee's.  He also enjoyed railroad history, his dog "Eddie" and was an avid New York Yankees fan. He attended Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester, IN.   He is survived by one son, Justin Schmalzried, Huntsville, AL and countless relatives and friends.  One sister, Janet Schmalzried, died in 2008.   Family and friends may call Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5:00-8:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, IN and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church. Services Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN. Pastor J. P. Freeman will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Urbana, IN.  For those who wish to honor the memory of John Schmalzried, memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with final expenses, c/o McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN 46962.    To send a private condolence to the Schmalzried family, use the condolence link on the homepage.

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