Saturday Night
65°
Partly Cloudy
17%
Sunday
89°
Partly Sunny
6%
Sunday Night
66°
Mostly Clear
6%
Memorial Day
92°
Mostly Sunny
4%
Monday Night
68°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Tuesday
89°
Mostly Cloudy
11%
Tuesday Night
68°
Chance Rain Showers
50%
Wednesday
82°
Rain Showers
81%
Wednesday Night
67°
Rain Showers Likely
70%
Thursday
80°
Rain Showers
80%
Thursday Night
66°
Chance Rain Showers
35%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, February 11th, 2008
Violet Smoker
Violet I. Smoker, 91, 1119 Sunset Drive, Celina, and formerly of Akron, Ind., died at 10:40 p.m. Feb. 8, 2008, at Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Oct. 16, 1916, in Kosciusko County, Ind., to Melvin Merl Smith and Sadie Faun Jones Smith. On Feb. 1, 1934, she married Doin M. Smoker, who died Sept. 10, 2004.
Survivors are: a daughter, Merlee (Fred) Heckathorn, Celina; a brother, Devon Smith, Warsaw, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Jean Smith, Warsaw, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Charles; a brother, Doyle Smith; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn; and a grandson.
She was a homemaker and active in 4-H and the Farm Bureau.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, Ind., the Rev. Terry Canfield officiating. Burial is at Akron Cemetery.
Calling is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Akron Lions Club.
Condolences can be made at www.hartzlerfuneralservices.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
The Rev. Francis Kinney, C.PP.S., 86, died Feb. 9, 2008, in the infirmary at St [More]
Christopher H. Knotts, 40, 651 Bruns Ave., Celina, died at 12:56 p.m. Feb. 9, 2008, at home. An autopsy is pending. [More]
Mary Ellen Matthews, 86, 8525 Howick Road, Celina, died at 9:20 a.m. Feb. 10, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Edgar A. Moorman, 81, 919 W. Vine, Coldwater died at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Loree "Ree" Caroline Nicodemus, 56, Covington, died Feb. 7, 2008, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. Death was due to leukemia. [More]