Elizabeth "Betty" Bigda, 83, of Michigan City, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 at Rittenhouse in Michigan City.

Sharon K. Powell (nee Davis), of Arnold, Missouri and longtime resident of Fenton, Missouri, was born Sept. 27, 1941 in Evansville, Indiana to Elton and Marie (nee Floyd) Davis and died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2019 at Big Bend Woods Healthcare Center in Valley Park, Missouri at the age of 78 years …

Robert J. Murray, 78, of Michigan City passed away Dec. 3, 2019, at VNA Hospice in Valparaiso after a brief illness. He was born in Michigan City on Nov. 13, 1941, to the late Robert W. and Gertrude (Fischer) Murray.

Clara Louise Kegebein passed from her earthly home into eternal life on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 in Arizona. She was surrounded by her daughter, son, daughter-in-law-, and son-in-law as she transitioned peacefully following a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Hilda J. Harrington, 89, formerly of New Buffalo, now of La Porte, Indiana, passed away in La Porte on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel, 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Michigan.

Dr. Kevin M. Groch, currently of Frederick, Maryland, passed away on Nov. 21, 2019.

Ruth L. Welkie, 98, of Columbus, Indiana, formerly of Wanatah passed away peacefully at the Hospice of South Central Indiana, Columbus Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. She was born Oct. 6, 1921, in South Bend, Indiana, to Arlo and Leona Brown. Ruth was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Wanatah and…

Evelyn Marie Carpenter lived a good long life and passed away as comfortably as possible on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. She was born on July 2, 1929, the first child of William and Hazel Mulloy in their home in Hanna, Indiana. Evelyn often expressed her gratitude for a life well lived. She was a …

Helen L. (Burns) Iden, was born March 17, 1941, in Scottville, Michigan, to Melvin and Ellen Hansen. She passed away on Nov. 16, 2019, in Waynesboro, Tennessee, from Parkinson's Disease. She lived in La Porte county until 1981 when she moved to Florida then to Tennessee in 2008.

Peggy Estella Bennitt, age 91, a former resident of Fairhope, Alabama, and was currently residing in Milton, Florida, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

Caroline Theresa Trock, 85, of New Buffalo, Michigan, passed away on Weds., Nov. 20, 2019 in Michigan City, Indiana. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Michigan.

Gernith Harold “Harry” Turner, age 64, of Stillwell, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at La Porte Hospital following an ongoing illness. Harry was born April 9, 1955, in Canoe, Kentucky, to the late Lewis and Elizabeth (Stamper) Turner.

Lisa Marie Tuszynski, 59, of Mill Creek, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was diagnosed in September with Cholangiocarcinoma a rare bile duct cancer.

Richard James Wisenbaugh, 62, of La Porte, passed away unexpectedly at 8:34 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at Franciscan Hospital in Michigan City. He was born Feb. 1, 1957 to James and Delores (Kirby) Wisenbaugh in Michigan City, Indiana.