Millard R. Smith
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00

November 6, 1956 to September 19, 2016

WINAMAC - Millard R. "Red" Smith, 59, of Royal Center, passed away at 1:32 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19, at Woodbridge Health Campus, Logansport.

He was born on Nov. 6, 1956 in Suffolk, Va. to the late Billy and Lillie Parker Smith. On July 4, 1980 he married Grace E. Jophlin, in Plymouth. She survives.

He is also survived by: 
Christina "Beth" (Joseph) Smith, Lucerne, Daughter 
Amanda "Mandi" (Floyd) Williams, Sidney, Daughter 
Jason (Terah) Smith, Leiter's Ford, Son 
Grandchildren: Drake Smith, Kaitlyn Smith, Dakota Clark, Dylan Williams, Dallas Williams, and Micah Smith 
Doris (Mike) Moss, Sister 
Beulah (Don Rausch) Braun, Sister 
Wiona Dyke, Sister 
William (Joeanna) Smith, Brother 
Several Nieces and Nephews

Preceded in death by: 
Lewis Smith, Brother 
Angelo Smith, Brother 
Lois Vollmer, Niece 

Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member and former chaplain at the Winamac Eagle's Lodge. He enjoyed fishing, playing Euchre, and small engine repair. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be sadly missed. 

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23, at Word of Faith Church in Winamac, with Rev. Bobby Board officiating. The American Legion and VFW will conduct military rites following services.

Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook online at

Edward D. Risner
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00

April 1, 1941 to December 13, 2016

MEDARYVILLE - Edward Duane Risner, 75, of Medaryville, lost his battle with cancer at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, at his residence in Medaryville, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born April 1, 1941 in Winamac, to the late Fred and Dora Jackson Risner. On Feb. 23, 1963 he married Marlene F. Harris in Las Vegas. They net in 1960 while he was serving in the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton, CA. She survives.

He is also survived by: 
Edward Duane (Shelly) Risner II. Chesterton, Son 
Mitzi (Kenny Waibel) Risner, Goodland, Daughter 
Raymond Eugene (Jeri Chapman) Risner, Medaryville, Son 
Anastacia (Steve) Smith, Santa Monica, CA, Daughter 
10 Grandchildren 
3 Great Grandchildren 
Ralph Eugene (Sue) Risner, Medaryville, Brother 
Hank (Alvina) Risner, Medaryville, Brother 
Norma Jean (Earl) Clark, Argos, Sister

Mr. Risner served as a corporal in the Marine Corps from 1960 until 1964. He was a diesel mechanic, and retired from Castongia's John Deere in Demotte. He was a member of the Medaryville Christian Church and the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He also enjoyed working on old tractors and traveling. He especially enjoyed visiting and playing games with his family and friends.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of services Saturday, Dec, 17, at the Medaryville Christian Church, Medaryville. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m.,
Saturday, at the church with Don Nedza officiating. Burial will be at White Post Cemetery, Medaryville. Military graveside services will be conducted.

Memorial donations may be made to the Medaryville Christian Church or the VA House in Indianapolis, IN.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville. 


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