Linda J. Rhodes, 78, of La Porte passed away peacefully at 10:50 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at Northwest Health La Porte.
John Fred Bryant, age 83, of Oak Park, Illinois, formerly of Yorkville, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at the Belmont Village Assisted Living in Oak Park, Illinois.
Ester (Kelly) Braxton, 91, of Michigan City, Indiana, departed this life on Oct. 17, 2020. Funeral services will be held Oct. 24, 2020, at 1 p.m. with visitation at 12 noon until time of service at Greater Powerhouse C.O.G.I.C. with Bishop Charles E. Dowdell to do Eulogy.
Pastor William Rose Sr., 60, of Michigan City passed away on Oct. 12, 2020. A Celebration of life will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at 11 a.m. Blue Chip Hotel Banquet Facilities, 777 Blue Chip Dr. Michigan City. Burial will take place Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at Swan Lake Cemetery.
Peter Joseph Stefanko, age 58, of Wanatah, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Oct. 16, 2020. He was born on Feb. 16, 1962, in Valparaiso, Indiana, to Edward and Sally (Pagels) Stefanko, both of whom preceded him in death.
A graveside service for Etta J. Zila, 81, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in Quaker Cemetery in Camden, South Carolina. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice.
Barbara S. Gipson made her transition on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at the age of 75 after a long and courageous battle with multiple sclerosis and leukemia. Barb was surrounded by her loved ones, including her husband of the past 55 years, Nathaniel Gipson.
Jennifer Lynn Beardslee Crawford, age 53, of West Des Moines, Iowa, formerly of Long Beach, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at Franciscan Health Michigan City, Indiana, surrounded by her loving family.
Dr. Gene Marion Fryar, 92, of Kernersville, North Carolina, went home to be with the Lord Oct. 2, 2020, after being wonderfully cared for at Hospice of the Piedmont, High Point, North Carolina.