Raymond “Ray” Edward Kaiser, 83, of Mill Creek, formerly of Three Oaks, Michigan, passed away peacefully at 9:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor, New Carlisle. 

Irvin Percy Tanksley, 81, of Walkerton passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at La Porte Hospital.

Jean (Craft) Kretschmar, formerly of Michigan City, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Sun Valley Lodge in Sun City, Arizona. Jean was born April 2, 1937, in Michigan City, Indiana, to Loyal and Mina Craft.

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Jim M. Bolding, age 57, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at his home. He was born Feb. 17, 1962, in Michigan City, Indiana, to William and Norma (Stroud) Bolding.

Robert L. “Bob” Kuta, 83, of Marysville, died peacefully Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by his family following a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s disease.

Jeremey “J.D.” Edward Daniel, 30, of Walkerton passed away unexpectedly at 8:33 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at La Porte Hospital.

Jeremey Edward Daniel, 30, of Walkerton, passed away unexpectedly at 8:33 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at La Porte Hospital.

Terence Lee Pagels passed away in his home on Friday, July 5, 2019 surrounded by his entire family after battling lung cancer for several months.

Estelle Irene Schreiber Katz, one of seven sisters, was born in New York City on Dec. 15, 1919. She lived in Dixon, Tennessee and Columbus, Ohio before her family moved to Michigan City when she was 19. After a year in business school she returned to Michigan City where she met and married t…

Lynn Ann Tanner, 57, of Michigan City passed away at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Franciscan Health, Michigan City. Lynn was born Oct. 29, 1961, in Michigan City to the late Ralph and Eleanor (Olsen) Rueter.

Mary Maxine Smith, 87, of Michigan City passed away peacefully at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Aperion Care - The Arbors, Michigan City.

Mary Kathryn Samelson was born on Oct. 2, 1927, in Tylertown, Mississippi. The youngest of six children born to Evelina and Thomas Jefferson Nettles, Mary had two brothers, TJ and JW, and three sisters, Hazel, Era Mae and Vera.

Bobby S. “Steve” Daniel, 67, of New Buffalo passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at La Porte Hospital.

Catherine A. Zehner, 90, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 8:19 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019, in her home surrounded by her daughters. 

Joseph "Joe" Clarence West, 93, of Michigan City passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2019, at his home. 

Jeffry Stepanek died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, June 8, 2019. In honor of his wishes, there will be no funeral services.