Charles R. Madlung
Saturday, 01 May 2010 06:41

June 28, 1921 to May 1, 2010

WINAMAC - Charles R. Madlung, 88, of 299 W. Monroe St., Talbotton, GA, formerly of Winamac,  passed away at 1:41a.m., Saturday, May 1, at his residence.j

He was born June 28, 1921, in Reynolds, the son of James and Edith Seymour Madlung.  He married Donna M. Lizenby on March 5, 1946 in Medaryville, IN. She died May 13, 2004.

Survivors include:
Charlotte D. (Joseph) Thomas, Talbotton, GA, Daughter
Bonnie L. Sweeney, Lake Wales, FL, Daughter
Ardys E. (Phillip) Weiand, Fulton, Daughter
Rick A. (Deborah) Madlung, Winamac, Son
Donna D. (Harold) Yarger, Panama City, FL, Daughter
Randall (Sara) Foust, Grandson
Jodi (Michael) Wash, Granddaughter
Ardus "Dee" (Matt) Messer, Granddaughter
DaRick Madlung, Grandson
Kimberly (Aaron) Shidler, Granddaughter
Shawn (Teresa) Tootill, Grandson
Anita (Edward)Johnson, Granddaughter
"JR" Bailey, Grandson
Tina Abrams, Granddaughter
Paul Townsend, Grandson
15 Great Grandchildren

Preceded in death by:
Eileen Wallace, Sister
Louise Johns, Sister
James "Bus" Madlung, Jr. Brother
Beatrice Peden, Sister
Mr. Madlung was a former resident of Reynolds,   Monon,  and Winamac. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #1728 in Winamac. He was a lifelong farmer in Pulaski County. He had worked at Case Implement Co. in Winamac. He had also worked at Singer/Eaton Co. in Winamac and retired in 1988. He was a member of the Talbotton, GA Volunteer Fire Department Auxillary.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will be  at 11 a.m., Saturday (May 8), at the funeral home with Roscoe Cummins officiating.Burial will be in McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Winamac. The American Legion and VFW will conduct military graveside services. 

Pauline L. James
Thursday, 29 April 2010 16:40

November 8, 1915 to April 29, 2010

WINAMAC - Pauline L. James, 94, of 3811 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne, formerly of Winamac, passed away at 11:40 a.m., Thursday, April 29, in the Glenbrook Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center, Fort Wayne.

She was born Nov. 8, 1915, in Leiters Ford, to Lloyd and Grace Shadle Robinson. She married Leslie James in 1933. He preceeded her in death in 1966.

Survivors include:
Paulette (Dennis) Makovicka, Fort Wayne, Daughter
Melissa (Tony) Schultz, Fort Wayne, Granddaughter
Mason Makovicka, Wilmington, NC, Grandson
Kyle Schultz, Fort Wayne, Great Grandson
Connor Schultz, Fort Wayne, Great Grandson
Taylor McLean, Wilmington, NC, Great Grandson

Preceded in death by:
Cecil Robinson Brother
Mildred Howe Sister

Mrs. James was a member of the First Christian Church, Winamac. She was a longtime resident of Winamac, moving to Fort Wayne 16 years ago. She was formerly an Avon representative.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday (May 5), at IOOF Cemetery, Leiters Ford, with Pastor Rick Abbott officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to the First Christian Church, Winamac.

Gregory Allen Stoner
Monday, 26 April 2010 02:35

January 13, 1957 to April 25, 2010

MEDARYVILLE - Gregory Allen Stoner, 53, of 14621 W 450 N, Medaryville, passed awayat 9:35 p.m.,, Sunday, April 25, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born Jan. 13, 1957, in Rushville,  to Robert Nelson and Carolyn Sue Grocox Stoner. He married Charolette Jean Woodard Salyer on June 19, 1999, in Medaryville. She survives.

Also surviving are:
Gregory Allen Stoner Jr., Twin Son
Sissy Stoner, Twin Daughter
Shannon Yevette (Ronald) Broughton, Callahan, FL, Step Daughter
Christie Renee (Ervin III) Marlin, Medaryville, Step Daughter
Everett (Elizabeth) Salyer, Chicago,  Step Son
Megan Amber Marlin, Medaryville, Step Granddaughter
Alyssa Jean Marlin, Medaryville, Step Granddaughter
Brittany Danielle Broughton, Callahan, FL, Step Granddaughter
Austin Dewayne Broughton, Callahan, FL, Step Grandson
Lisa Palmer, Rushville, Half Sister
Ricky Palmer, Rushville, Half Brother

Preceded in death by:
Robert Nelson Stoner, Father
Carolyn Sue Grocox Stoner, Mother

Mr. Stoner was a member of the Medaryville Assembly of God Church.

Friends may call after 11 a.m., Friday, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m., (Friday, April 30), at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Dewlen officiating. Burial will be in White Post Cemetery, Medaryville.

Memorial donations may be given to the Medaryville Assembly of God Church.

Eunice M. Bedwell
Sunday, 25 April 2010 05:00
Blaine Pitts
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 05:00

April 22, 1945 to April 20, 2010

KNOX - Blaine Pitts, 65, Monterey, died Tuesday, April 20.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters, Thelma Smith of Tennessee, Jean Hatfield of Monterey, Maudie Eberhardt of Brownsburg, Loucinda Myers of Culver, Lisa Ann Miller of Kewanna, Jay C. Pitts and Les Pitts, both of Rochester.

A private family memorial service will take place at a later date.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Knox, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert M. Fritz
Thursday, 15 April 2010 20:17

September 11, 1950 to April 15, 2010

WINAMAC - Robert M. Fritz, 59, of 342 E. Galbreath Drive, Winamac, passed away at 3:17 p.m., Thursday, April 15, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.

He was born Sept. 11, 1950, in Winamac, to Robert G. and Bernice M. Kruger Fritz.

Survivors include:
Jennifer (Jason) Mosley , Middletown, OH, Daughter
Kimberly (Brandon Davis) Fritz, Winamac, Daughter and Fiancee
Ashley (Timothy) Davis, Winamac, Daughter
Joshua Anthony Fritz, Clark County, MS, Grandson
Ashlynn Ariana Fritz, Winamac, Granddaughter
Gavin Scott Taylor, Winamac, Grandson
Juliana Jenna Renee Mosley, Middletown, OH, Granddaughter
Janet Fritz, Winamac, Sister
Julie (William) Stigall, Winamac, Sister
Ronald L. (Patricia) Fritz, Winamac, Brother

Preceded in death by:
Robert G. Fritz, Father
Bernice M. Kruger Fritz, Mother

Mr. Fritz was a retired truck driver for Diamond Trucking, Peru. He was a member of the Teamster's Local 135. He had attended Calvary Baptist Church, Winamac. He was very active with the re-enactment of the 1800's.

Friends may call after 12 noon, Friday, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., (Friday, April 23), at the funeral home. Burial will be in Idle Cemetery, Francesville.

Memorial donations may be given to the family.

Mitzi Buckley
Thursday, 15 April 2010 16:00

January 13, 1941 to April 15, 2010

WINAMAC - Mitzi Buckley, 69, 3058 Pheasant Run Drive, Lafayette, passed away at 11 a.m., April 15, at her residence.

She was born Jan. 13, 1941, in Medaryville, the daughter of Everett Russell and Vivian Jewel Shepperd Odle. She married Ralph Buckley Dec. 26, 1970 in Medaryville. He died Feb. 14, 1976.  

Survivors include:
Larry R. (Mary) Eldridge, Star City, Son & daughter-in-law
Darla D. Darling, Lafayette,  Daughter
Eric C. Eldridge, Lafayette,  Son
Randy Buckley, Kokomo,  Step-son
Denny Buckley, Georgia, Step-son
10 grandchidren
7 Great grandchildren
Sherry G. (David) Wright, Medaryville,  Sister
Perry Dean Odle, Medaryville, Brother
Dr. Jack (Willa) Odle, Raleigh, NC, Brother

She was preceded in death by:

Ronald Odle, Brother

Mrs. Buckley was a member of the Church Alive in Lafayette. She was a beatician. She was the former owner of the Country Scene Headquarters beauty shop in Rensselaer, from 1978-1985. She also had a the Mitzi's barber and beauty shop in Lafayette, where she worked with the residents of Rose Walk Village nursing home.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m., Monday (April 19), at White Post Cemetery, Medaryville, with Pastor Owen Mason officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to Simon Cancer Center IU Med Center, Indianapolis.


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