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                                                   Marian E. Watnick                    1929 - 1996

66, of Rolling Prairie, In died Tuesday January 16th, at 7:30 a.m. LaPorte time at South Bend Memorial Hospital after short battle with liver cancer.

She was born Oct. 11,1929 in Chicago, IL to Francis & Elizabeth (Wittinger) Hebert, and had lived in Rolling Prairie for 52 years, coming from Chicago.

Mrs. Watnick was a member of Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church and Rolling Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, and had retired as teller after 13 years at First Citizens Bank, Rolling Prairie.

On Nov. 15, 1947 in Rolling Prairie, she married Joseph N. Watnick, who survives. Also surviving: two daughters, Bette Ann (Dave) Schaefer and Debra Jean (Mike) Harris, both of Rolling Prairie,  one son, Joseph F. (Jackie) Watnick, of Laporte, Her mother, Elizabeth (Betty) Hebert of Rolling Prairie, a brother, Charles Hebert of Tucson, Az.

Six grandchildren, Roseann Schaefer, Denny Masek, Darin Watnick, Ken Watnick, Chris Watnick and Tammie Umphrey.

She was preceded in death by her father..

Services will be at 11 a.m.  Friday at Haverstock Funeral Home with the Rev Phillip Lutz officiating.


   Our Hearts are very saddened by your death..

  You will be so missed and always remembered.

    You will be carried in the hearts of many....

​  Rayna Lynn Rison  16,  Was Born May 6, 1976 to Ben & Karen Rison.

   Rested in the arms of Jesus  March 26, 1993. She is survived by her parents, 

  two sisters, Lori McCarty and Wendy Rison, her grandmother Gladys McCleland.

   Burial in Rolling Prairie Cemetery..

Romans 15:13  May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

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If tears could build a stairway,
and memories a lane.
I would walk right up to Heaven
and bring you back again.


                                         James A. Fritzen      1926  -  1998

James A. Fritzen, 72, of LaPorte, Indiana passed away on Friday, July 31, 1998 at LaPorte Hospital. He is survived by wife, Thelma Fritzen of LaPorte;
three daughters, Ann Gropp of LaPorte, Lynn Emmert of Syracuse, Indiana and Amy Bruce of Glendale, Arizona; one son, Eric Fritzen of LaPorte; 11 grandchildren;
two sisters, Margorie DeBortoli of Chicago and Kathleen Layman of New Paris, Indiana. Preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 1998 at 11 a.m. at the Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church, Rev. Phillip Lutz officiating. Burial,
Oak Grove Cemetery, Mill Creek, Indiana. Visitation at the Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc. on Monday, August 3, 1998 from 4 to 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. Tuesday until
the time of service at Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church. Mr. Fritzen was born July 20, 1926 in LaPorte, Indiana to Gertrude (Boesiger) and Arthur Fritzen.

On October 18, 1947 in LaPorte he married Thelma Lotter. He was a retired manger and sales representative for Area John Deer Dealers for 28 years;

member of Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church; Past Master of the Masonic Lodge of Rolling Prairie, Indiana; Boy Scout Leader for Troop 353 of Rolling Prairie;

4-H Leader for many years and a Veteran of World War II in the US Navy.

Nolan Sater, 56  was called home to be with Jesus, September 24, 1993, of natural causes at 9:05 p.m at LaPorte Hospital.

Mr Sater was production supervisor for Parco Foods, Inc of Michigan City.  

Nolan was born May 27, 1937 in Logan Ohio, to Everett & Goldie Sater. He lived here for 15 years coming from Schaumburg, ILL.

On May 18th 1957, in Liberty, Ind, he married the former Shirley VanBibber. She survives with one daughter Kristin A. Busfield of Laporte,   

two sons, Randy L of Bartlett, Ill,  and Terry M of LaPorte.  Also surviving are two grand daughters, Kendall Sater, Jaclyn Busfield, one grandson, Kyle Sater,  his father, Everette Sater of Rockbridge, Ohio: two sisters, Lenora Pausch of Northfield, Ohio, and Ann Sauers of Columbia, Ala: and a brother, Paul of Rockbridge, Ohio. 

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Rolling Prairie where he served as a board member and church usher, Kings & Queens Bowling league and Future Farmers of America in Ohio and had been selected as Stater Farmer in 1955.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the church. Burial will be in Rolling Prairie Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m Monday at the funeral home and 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.  Essling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made to the church..  Service by Ron Dixon