Lora M. Hopper

Location - Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren, Indiana | Posted - Thursday 02 July 2015 - 13:47:13

Lora M. Hopper, 44, of Van Buren, IN, passed away after battling several health problems at 2:50 PM on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.  She was born on Saturday, August 08, 1970, in Marion, IN.  Lora was a 1988 graduate of Eastbrook High School; she also graduated from both Ivy Tech and Indiana School of Business. Lora worked as the secretary at Ivy Tech in Marion for many years. She enjoyed cooking, crossword puzzles and especially loved her cats. Lora was a member of the Central Christian Church in Van Buren.


Loving Survivors include: Mother - Virginia (Rogers) Hopper, Van Buren, IN., Brother - David (Janice) Hopper, Van Buren, IN., Nephew - Christian Hopper, Marion, IN., Step Brother - Flint Hopper, FL., Nephew-Logan Hopper, FL.,  Step-Sister - Jamie, Delaware Co., IN., Step Brother - J.R. Hopper, Delaware Co., IN., Uncle - Kenneth Boyd (Jaye Dee) Hopper, Darlington, IN., Aunt - Sylvia (Raymond) Ashley, FL., Uncle - Cecil (Joyce) Rogers, Springport, IN., Several Cousins and Extended Family - Peggy Ruble, Ange Miller, Rab Miller and Brittney Dauscher.


She was preceded in death by her: Father - R. Max Hopper.


There will be no services held at this time. A Memorial Service is being planned for a later date.


Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Josslyn Sophia Jewel Gee

Location - Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier, IN | Posted - Tuesday 30 June 2015 - 10:57:18

Josslyn Sophia Jewel Gee, 1, of Hartford City, IN, passed away at 6:03 AM on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City, IN.  She was born on Saturday, December 14, 2013  in Delaware Co., IN.  Josslyn will be sadly missed by her

Father - Michael Shane Gee, Hartford City, IN., Mother - Jessica Diane O'Hern, Hartford City, IN., Brothers - Kien Gee, Treyton Gee,  and Ethan Gee all of Hartford City,  Maternal Grandparents - Terry & Jaunice Bowman, Montpelier, Maternal Grandparents - Pat & LeeAnn O'Hern, Hartford City, Paternal Grandmother - Vickie Gee, Hartford City,  Great Grandparents - Pat & Wilma O'Hern, Hartford City, Great Grandparents - Jill (Renn) Doyle- McClintic, Atlanta, GA., Great Grandparents - Daniel (Carla) Besser, Hartford City,  Great Grandparent - Ed Bowman, Hartford City, Great Grandparent - Carol Sills, Montpelier,  Aunt - Holli (Dustin) O'Hern, Aunt - Heather O'Hern, Aunt - Hayley Sterling, Uncle - Trevor O'Hern, Aunt - Melissa (Dave) Dow, Uncle - Drew Kemp, Aunt - Courtney Pope, Aunt - Kaleigh (Kent) Hesher, Aunt - Summer (Michael) Cason, Cousins -  KenzieDelporte, , Kellan Delporte, Devin Dow,  Dayton Dow, Gracie Dow, Gage Dow,  Ryleigh Kemp,  Tinley Jewel Cason, and  Tristan Michael Cason.


She was preceded in death by her Great Grandparents - Wayne & Carrie Garton, Great Grandparent - Freida Jewel Gee,  Great Grandparent - Tennis Gee, Uncle - Chad Bowman, Cousin - Dillon Dow and Cousin - Faith Dow.



Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Thursday, July 02, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A service to celebrate Josslyn’s  life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home  at 10:30 AM on Friday, July 03, 2015 with the Pastor Bobby Thomas  officiating.  Interment will follow in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Hartford City.


Preferred memorials:  To the Family                                     


Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.


Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com




Catherine S. Crosby

Location - Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier, IN | Posted - Monday 29 June 2015 - 09:12:13

Catherine Starr Crosby, 92, passed away in her home on June 28, 2015.  Born January 14, 1923, in Wells County, Catherine was a daughter of John and Margaret (Starr) Minnich. She had three brothers, Ralph, Robert Dale and Roger, and two sisters, Vera Mae Minnich Cochran, and Nancy Minnich Thompson.  She was raised on a farm in the southern part of Wells County.


Catherine graduated from Chester Center School in 1940.  She married Verlice ‘Spud’ Crosby on December 21, 1940.  Spud and Katie were the parents of three children, Marilyn (John) Maddox, Dick (Barb) Crosby and Patricia ‘Joy’ Liddy Beer.  Catherine lived in her home for over 70 years


In addition to being the wife of a farmer, a mother and a homemaker, Catherine was the office manager for Habig Trucking for 40 years. She retired in 2003, at the age of 80.


Catherine spent her life as a faithful servant to God.  She attended Chester Center Church the majority of her life and has attended the Keystone Methodist Church for the past several years.


Catherine is survived by two children, nine grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; two siblings and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Spud, her youngest child Joy, one great-grandson Casey Montgomery and three siblings, Ralph, Vera Mae and Robert Dale.


Visitation will be Wednesday, July 1 from 4 to 8 pm.  Funeral services will be Thursday, July 2 at 11:00 am with Pastor Marlene Ellis officiating.  Burial will follow at the Miller Cemetery, Poneto, Indiana.


Memorials to Family Life Care / NE Indiana Hospice / 265 W Water St / Berne, IN  46711


Walker &  Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier is in charge of arrangements. 


Eva E. Bowling

Location - Glancy-H.Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren, Indiana | Posted - Wednesday 01 July 2015 - 13:37:06

Eva E. Bowling, 85, of Warren, IN, passed away at 5:50 AM on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at her residence.  She was born on Thursday, September 05, 1929, in Gary, IN., to Vernie E. Hairrell and Ruth J. Hart.  She graduated from Jackson Twp. High School in Roanoke, IN in 1947, then from St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Ft. Wayne in 1950. Eva had worked as a Registered Nurse at Miller’s Merry Manor for seven years, and at Heritage Pointe (Warren Methodist Memorial Home) in Warren for twenty years.


Her marriage was to Earl D. Bowling on Friday, August 18, 1950, he preceded her in death in 1971. Also passed away in addition to her parents, is a Brother-Richard Hairrell in 1981, Sister-Ruth J. Talent, in 2005 and Brother-James Hairrell in 2014.


She is survived by five sons: Leslie (Jeanne) Bowling, Huber Heights, OH., Bruce Bowling, Markle, IN., Mike (Lori) Bowling, Warren, IN., Frank (Connie) Bowling, Huntington, IN., and Brian Bowling, Warren, IN., Two Daughters - Lisa Jackson and Lois Mills, both of Ft. Wayne, IN and a Sister - Sheryl Edris, Marion, IN. Additional survivors include 19 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.


There will be no funeral or cemetery services. Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.


Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

Amanda (Schwartz) Hilty

Location - Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, Indiana | Posted - Monday 29 June 2015 - 15:45:31

Amanda (Schwartz) Hilty, 91, of Monroe, IN, passed away at 8:55 AM on Monday, June 29, 2015 at her residence in Monroe, IN.  She was born on Friday, March 21, 1924, in Adams Co., IN.  She married Andrew  Hilty on Thursday, December 19, 1946 in Adams Co.  Amanda was a homemaker and a member of the Old Amish Church.

Survivors Include: Son - Jerome A. (Wife, Bertha) Hilty, Berne, IN., Daughter - Anna A. (Husband, John K.) Schwartz, Monroe, IN., Son - Martin A.(Wife, Elizabeth) Hilty, Monroe, IN., Son - Ernest A. Hilty, Monroe, IN., Brother - Levi H. Schwartz, Monroe, IN., Brother - Menno H. Schwartz, Montgomery, IN., 29 Grandchildren and 117 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her Father - Daniel A. Schwartz, Mother - Maryann (Hochstler) Schwartz, Husband - Andrew A. Hilty, Daughter - Mary Ann Hilty, Son - Joseph A. Hilty, Daughter - Lucinda Hilty, Son - Daniel Hilty, Son - Levi A. Hilty, Son - Eldon A. Hilty, Son - Mahlon A. Hilty, Sister - Sarah Schwartz, Sister - Emma Wickey,

Sister - Mattie Wickey, Brother - William H. Schwartz, Brother - Henry H. Schwartz, and Brother - Amos H. Schwartz.



Family and friends may gather to share and remember at the Residence 1891 S. 100 E. Monroe on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM and from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the residence ,Thursday, July 02, 2015.


A service to celebrate Amanda’s  life will be at the Residence 1891 S. 100 E. Monroe at 9:00 AM on Friday, July 03, 2015 with the Bishop Jacob M. Shetler officiating.  Interment will follow in the Schwartz Cemetery in Berne.


Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.


Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com


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