Willen L. Funk
Friday, 05 November 2010 01:12

July 23, 1933 to November 4, 2010


ROYAL CENTER - Willen “Timer” L. Funk, 77, of Winamac, formerly of Royal Center, passed away at 8:12 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 4, at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac.

Born on July 23, 1933 in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late Willen R. and Beulah (Brown) Funk.

Survivors include sister-in-law, Sandra Funk of Logansport, nieces and nephews, Margaret Roberts and husband Lucas of Arizona, Mary Campbell and husband Herb of Star City, Marcia Funk of Logansport, Marvin Funk and wife Patty of Rochester, Conrad Funk and wife Elaine of Royal Center, Robert Funk and wife Debbie of Royal Center, Garry Funk of Jasper, Deena Hubler and husband Robert of Jasper and Michele Funk-Corey and husband David of Fishers. He is also survived by several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Clive “Tate” Funk, Merlin Funk and Elvin “Busse” Funk.

Mr. Funk was a member of First Baptist Church. He especially enjoyed working at Peak Community Services. He also participated in Special Olympics.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Sunday. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Sunday (Nov. 7) at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Homes, Royal Center Chapel with Pastor Mark Pilger officiating. Burial will be at Kistler Cemetery in Royal Center.

Memorial donations may be made to Peak Community Services and/or the American Heart Association.

Rick S. Disinger
Sunday, 31 October 2010 05:00


October 23, 1961 to October 31, 2010


BLOOMINGTON - Ricky S. Disinger 49, of Monticello passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette with his family by his side.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1961 in Winamac to Charles and Violet (Marchand) Disinger.

He is survived by his mother Violet Disinger of Winamac; his wife Sadona (Martin) Disinger; his sons, Aaron and his wife Leslie Disinger of Monticello, and Zack Disinger of Kokomo; and step-children Ben Knight of Monticello and Sara Knight of Monticello. He also leaves behind his sisters Kay (Alan) Fritz of Winamac, Janet (Bob) Graham of Winamac, Betty (Don) Stotler of Bloomington, and Karen (John) Speicher also of Winamac; and his brother Larry (Diane) Disinger of Winamac; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Charles Disinger, nephew Brian Speicher, and sister-in-law Diana Lynn Disinger.

Mr. Disinger was the founder of Diamond Engine and Machine,Monticello. He was also a member of the Pleasant Ridge Bible Church, rural Francesville.

Friends may come to Pleasant Ridge Bible Church (1068 W 200 S Francesville, IN 47946) on Tuesday, Nov. 2, from 3 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday (Nov. 3), also at the church. Burial will be in Koster Cemetery. Floral contributions may be delivered to the church.

Arrangements are being handled by Day Funeral Home of Bloomington. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Dr. Thomas G. Drach
Sunday, 31 October 2010 00:50

May 31, 1959 to October 30, 2010


WINAMAC - Dr. Thomas G. Drach, D.C., 51, of 301 N. Riverside Drive, Winamac, passed away at 7:50 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, at 952 E 250 N, Winamac.

He was born May 31, 1959, in Rochester, to Bob and Joan Benbow Drach. He married Joyce Huffman on July 28, 1984, in Lewisville. She survives.

Also surviving are:
Joan Drach, Winamac, Mother
John R. (Donna) Drach, Streetsboro, OH, Brother
Several nieces and nephews
Walter Eugene (Cathy) Drach, Stanwood, MI, Uncle
Jean Ann Button, Winamac, Aunt
Mary E. Wagner, Winamac, Aunt

Preceded in death by:
Bob G. Drach, Father

Dr. Drach was a graduate of Winamac High School in the class of 1977. While in high school, he obtained the Eagle Scout Award, the Order of the Arrow in Scouting and a varsity letter for wrestling. He was also a member of the Order of DeMolay. He graduated from Ball State University in 1982 with a four-year degree in the school of nursing. After practicing nursing for over 21 years, he went to Parker College of Chiropratic in Dallas, Texas, where he received his doctoral degree. In 2005 he returned to Winamac and opened Drach Chiropractic.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday (Nov. 4), at the funeral home, with Pastor John Duhnovsky officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to the Indiana Organ Procurement Organization (IOPO) or the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice.

Charles R. Anliker
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 05:32

August 18, 1930 to October 26, 2010


FRANCESVILLE - Charles R. Anliker, 80, of 4547 East Arrowhead Road, Monticello, passed away at 12:32 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.

He was born August 18, 1930 in Francesville, the son of the late Benjamin and Sarah Kuebler Anliker. He  married M argaret A. Criswell on March 5, 1955 in M onticello. She survives.

Also surviving are:

Kenneth C. (Terri) Anliker, Chalmers, Son & daughter-in-law
Kurtis J. Anliker, Denver, CO, Son
Christopher Anliker, Grandson
Joshua Anliker, Grandson
Tai Kralis, Granddaughter
Earl Anliker, Winamac, Brother
M ildred Clauss, Francesville, Sister
Eleanor Bogart, North Judson, Sister
EmmaJean Stieglitz, Harlen, Sister
Gary (Sheila) Gilmore, Reynolds, Third Son & wife.

Preceded in death by:
Kathryn Anliker, Daughter

Mr. Anliker was a farmer. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion in Chalmers.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m., Thursday,  at Frain M ortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel-Francesville and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. The funeral service will be at 10:30 p.m., Friday (Oct. 29), at the Apostolic Christian Church, Francesville with ministers of the church  officiating. Burial will be in Roseland Cemetery, Francesville. The American Legion will conduct military graveside services.

Memorial donations may be given to Parkview Haven Retirement Home or the charity of the donor's choice.

Tami Lea Iverson
Saturday, 23 October 2010 19:17

January 17, 1959 to October 23, 2010


WINAMAC - Tami Lea Iverson, 51, of 5921 S. SR 119 Star City (formerly of Wheatfield), lost her courageous battle with cancer at 2:17 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.

She was born Jan. 17, 1959, in Valparaiso, to George and Janice Garling Stansberry.

Survivors include:
Stephani (Eric Mullens) Iverson, Winamac, Daughter
Joshua (Jamie Beckner) Iverson, Pulaski, Son
Ryan Keith (Kathleen) Iverson, Levittown, PA, Son
Terry Lee Iverson, Pulaski, Son
11 Grandchildren
Janice Garling & George Mack Stansberry, Pulaski, Parents
George (Robin) Stansberry, Jr., Clarion, PA, Brother
Debbie (Bob) Wertz, Las Vegas, Sister
Robbie (Marina) Stansberry, Pulaski, Brother
Samantha Stansberry, Kentucky, Sister

She was preceded in death by:
Brian Stansberry, Brother

Mrs. Iverson was a resident of Pulaski, where she enjoyed living on the Tippecanoe River.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m., (Friday, Oct. 29), at the funeral home with Pastor David Norris officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to the family, Brethren Disaster Minsitries, or American Cancer Society.

James Reinholt
Thursday, 21 October 2010 23:21

October 28, 1941 to October 21, 2010


WINAMAC - James Reinholt, 69, 8747 W 100 N, Winamac, passed away at 6:21 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, at Pulaski Health Care Center, Winamac. 

He was born Oct. 28, 1941 in Winamac, the son of the late L. Jay and Evelyn J. Brucker Reinholt. He married Carol J. Christensen on Aug. 11, 1962, in Monterey. She survives.

Also surviving are:
Shelley Werner, Winamac, Daughter
Kim (Dennis) Forhart, Vashon Island, WA, Daughter
Rankin (LeAnn) Reinholt, Las Vegas, Son
Lauren Werner, Granddaughter
Abby Reinholt, Granddaughter
Conner Reinholt, Grandson
Jack (Sylvia) Reinholt, Bristol, RI, Brother
Jerry (Mary) Reinholt, Plattsmouth, NE, Brother

Preceded in death by:

Casey Reinholt, Son

Mr. Reinholt was a retired elementary school teacher at the Eastern Pulaski Schools, having taught for 40 years. He graduated from Monterey High School in 1959.  He was also a graduate of Western New Mexico University and received his master's degree from Purdue University. He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Winamac.

He was a life member of the National Rifle Association, a life member and former president of the Indiana State Rifle and Pistol Association, and a member of the Indiana State Retired Teachers Association. He owned Reinholt Firearms and also operated a shooting range at his home. He conducted many NRA state and regional pistol matches as well as training for numerous police departments. He raised and showed quarter horses and also was horse show judge for many years. He was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash in 2004 by Gov. Joseph Kernan.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m., Monday, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m., followed by the scriptural wake service, at the funeral home. The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday (Oct. 26), at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Winamac with Rev. Martin Sandhage and Rev. Bert Woolson officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Winamac.

Memorial donations may be given to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Wanda Parks
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 14:26

March 14, 1955 to October 18, 2010


WINAMAC - Wanda Parks, 55, of 918 S. Monticello St. Winamac, died at 2:37 p.m, Monday, Oct. 18, at her residence.

She was born March 14, 1955, in Tazewell, TN, to the late Hubert and Hazel Gulilly Parks. 

Survivors include:
Guy (Heather Hurlburt) Harlan, Winamac, Son & companion
Trinity Harlan, Winamac, Grandchild
Austin Hurlburt, Winamac, Grandchild
Ron (Barb)Parks, Frankfort, Brother
Troy Parks, Frankfort, Brother

She was preceded in death by:
Sue Parks, Sister
Max Harlan, Companion

Ms. Parks came to Winamac in 1997 from Monticello. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Winamac.

Friends may call from 6 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be in Parks Cemetery, Tazewell, TN.

Memorial donations may be given to the family. 


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