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David Cooke, Jr.

David Cooke, Jr., 25, of Grovertown, Indiana passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012.  Funeral services will be Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel.  Visitation is Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be given to the family.

Robert “Bob” Piwtorak

Robert “Bob” Piwtorak, 64, of Grovertown, Indiana passed away Sunday, November 25, 2012.  Funeral Mass will be Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. CT at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Knox.  Visitation is Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. CT at the M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox.

Ray Hancock

Ray Hancock, 70, of Grovertown, Indiana passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. CT at the Hamlet United Methodist Church.  Visitation is Monday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel and Tuesday at the church one hour prior to services.  Memorial contributions may be given to the Starke County Relay for Life or to the Hamlet United Methodist Church.

Rev. Virginia Spillman

Rev. Virginia Spillman, 92, of Bluffton, Ohio formerly of Grovertown, Indiana passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012.  Funeral services will be Thursday, September 13, 2012 at the Highway Chapel Church of God in Hamlet.  Visitation is Thursday at the church from Noon until the time of services.  Memorial contributions may be given to the Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton, Ohio.  The Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn Burch

Marilyn Burch, 85, of Grovertown, Indiana passed away Thursday, July 19th, 2012.   Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. CT at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Hamlet.  Visitation is Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel and Wednesday one hour prior to services.  Memorial contributions may be given to the church.

Bruce Wolber

Bruce Wolber, 65, of Grovertown, Indiana, passed away Monday, June 11th, 2012.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  No visitation is scheduled.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Starke County Horse and Pony Club.  The Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kathleen J. Loftus

Kathleen J. Loftus, 82, of Grovertown, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, May 16th, 2012.   Funeral services will be Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel.  Visitation is Sunday from Noon until the time of services at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care.

Mary “Nannie” Antich

Mary “Nannie” Antich, 86, of Grovertown, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, May 9th, 2012.  A graveside service will be held for Mary and her husband, John, who died April 19th, 2012.  The service is scheduled for Saturday, May 19th, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. CT at the Grovertown Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be given to the family.  The Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Vivian Matusiak

Vivian Matusiak, 77, of Grovertown, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, February 14th, 2012.  Funeral services will be Saturday, February 18th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. CT at the St. Patrick’s Church in Walkerton, Indiana.  Visitation is Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. CT and Saturday from 10:00-10:30 a.m. CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel.

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