Archive - Sep 6, 2013 - Obituary
Cory D. Michael, 27, of 148 N. Lincoln St. Minster, died on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at his residence following a 14-month illness.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1986, in Troy, to Michele Michael of Minster and Douglas and a stepmother Blanca Michael of St. Marys.
He married Angela J. Brown on Oct. 30, 2010, in St. Augustine Church, Minster. She survives in Minster.
Beatrice B. Pifer, 95, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Laurels of Shane Hill.
She was born on April 13, 1918, in Rockford, to LeRoy and Bertha Leininger Pifer.
Beatrice is survived by four sisters; five nieces and nephews; 20 great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Tom Brunstrup, officiating.
Robert “Bob” H. Brandt, 71, of Montpelier passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, following a brief illness. He was born on Nov. 9, 1941, in Bryan, to Robert S. and Josephine (Pignataro) Brandt.
Bob graduated from Montpelier High School in 1959. On Aug. 21, 1965, he married Juanita Briner, and she preceded him in death.
Bettina “Janie” Winters, 68, of 215 Knoxville Ave., St. Marys, died at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in the Emergency Department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 9, 1945, in Celina, the daughter of Harold and Betty (Goodwin) Dunlap.
She is survived by her siblings, James (Sandy) Dunlap of St. Marys, Sandra (Dennis) Kugler of St. Marys, Kathy Ward of St. Marys, Valerie (Danny) Salisbury of St. Marys, Anita (Ron) Savage of St. Marys; by numerous nieces and nephews.