Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

March 27, 2013

Sue Garten

Nov. 20, 1948-March 27, 2013

SHIPSHEWANA — Sue Garten, 64, died at 12:59 a.m. Wednesday at Kindred Hospital, Mishawaka. She had been in declining health the past seven weeks.

She was born on Nov. 20, 1948 in Charleston, W.Va. to James Wilmer and Lucille Christine (Silcox) Cavender.  

On Nov. 27, 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio, she married John Garten, who survives.

Also surviving are her three sons, John (Stacey) Garten II of Middlebury, Richard Dean (Renae) Garten of Sturgis, Mich., and Jeffery Scott Garten of Shipshewana; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Patty (Junior) Truex of Elkhart, Marie (Mike) Huddleston of Shipshewana, Evelyn Merritt and Joe Ann (Robert) Wade, both of Middlebury; and a brother, James Cavender of Mishawaka.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a Grade-A welder at Syndicate Systems for many years and most recently a homemaker. Sue loved to play guitar and sing, especially at her home church, First Freedom Baptist Church in LaGrange.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury, where funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Revs. Wade Sturdivant and David Watson will conduct the service.

Burial will be in Rice Cemetery, Elkhart.

Online condolences may be shared at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • GN140421 Ruth Meyer Obit Ruth Meyer GOSHEN — Ruth Meyer, 100, passed away early Wednesday morning at The Maples at Waterford Crossing. She was born July 15, 1913, in Zwickau, Germany, to Georg and Margarete (Bernstein) Schilling. On Dec. 9, 1939, she married Siegfried Meyer in Zwickau,

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140421 Judie Eldridge Obit Mug Judie A. Eldridge GOSHEN — Judie A. Eldridge, 70, passed away at home unexpectedly Saturday. She was born on July 7, 1943, to John and Mary (Lung) Etsinger in Goshen. On Oct. 7, 1961, Judie married Thomas M. Eldridge. He passed away Jan. 29, 1989. Judie worked at Ever

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Judie Eldridge GOSHEN — Judie Eldridge, 70, died unexpectedly of natural causes at her home Saturday. She married Thomas Eldridge in Goshen Oct. 7, 1961. He died Jan. 29, 1989. Surviving are her children, Laurie (Roger) Chupp, Murle Anne (Doug) Erschen, Tammy (Mark

    April 19, 2014

  • Verle E. Burke SHIPSHEWANA — Verle E. Burke, 81, died Friday at his residence. On June 3, 1955, in Canal Fulton, Ohio, he married Mary E. Church. She died Jan. 18, 2003. Surviving are a daughter, Mattie Pearl (Dan) Bowman, Creston, Ohio; and a son, Jim (Christina)

    April 19, 2014

  • Larry R. Dean FORT WAYNE — Larry R. Dean, 77, formerly of Goshen, passed away March 19 at his home. He is survived by his daughter, Debra (Jack) Doyle, and son, David (Tamara) Dean, both of Fort Wayne A service took place March 23 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington K

    April 19, 2014

  • OBT GN0419 Toth obit photo Charles W. Toth Sept. 8, 1919-April 17, 2014

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0419 Greiner obit photo James ‘Jim’ Karl Greiner Oct. 31, 1926-April 14, 2014

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Beth Ann Mayhew Sept. 14, 1944-April 14, 2014

    April 18, 2014

  • Cheryl Ann Miller Jan. 15, 1969-April 12, 2014

    April 18, 2014

  • Arrangements pending for April 19, 2014 These arrangements and services appeared in the April 19, 2014 edition of The Goshen News.

    April 18, 2014