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Lynn Kolodzek
8/16/1965 - 2/20/2018

Lynn Kolodzek passed away unexpectedly on Feb 20, 2018 at the young age of 52. She is survived by her 8 brothers and sisters, her daughter Larissa, 4 grandchildren, as well as other family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family via Fund the Funeral would be greatly appreciated. 

$1,795 raised
This funeral fund has ended.
Oak Creek, WI
Lorie A McCallister
6/23/1966 - 2/9/2018

Lorie A. “George” McCallister, 51, Marion, lifelong resident of Grant County, passed away at 11:15 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne on Friday, February 9, 2018.  She was born in Marion on June 23, 1966, to Charles Ritter and Deborah Alton.  On August 9, 1991, she married John D. McCallister, and he survives.

Lorie graduated from Marion High School in 1985 and had been employed as the manager of Cash Advance and Subway, as well as the manager of concessions at Splash House.

Some of Lorie’s favorite hobbies were camping, fishing, reading, and going to car shows, especially the Ducktail Run.  Those who knew Lorie will remember her as the type of individual who never put herself first.  She was a loving caregiver who had a heart of gold.  Her family was her world, and she never missed the opportunity to attend the sporting events of her children and grandchildren.  Lorie was always very supportive of her family and those she met in life.

She is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, John; father, Charles L. (Grace) Ritter; mother, Deborah S. (Ken) Alton; father- and mother-in-law, John C. (Suzy A.) McCallister; children, Shaun (Elizabeth) Carrico, Megan Clark, Charles McCallister, Breanna Rennaker, and Chrissy McCallister; grandchildren, Elise, Henry, Alexis, Dylan, Kayden, Mackenzie, Kya, Braydn, Olivia, Gabriel, Adylyn, Bristol and Skye; many neighborhood children whom she raised and was a great mother figure to; brothers, Charles (Deanna) Ritter, Danny (Buffy) VanDiver, and Ace Dollar; sisters, Jami VanDiver, Kaneta (Ed) Purvis, Betty (James) Ritter, Rose (Lupe) Cadena, Stacie Dollar, and Beth (Jason) Hodupp; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and her dogs, Ralph and Roxie.

Lorie’s son, Michael McCallister, preceded her in death.

The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Lorie’s memorial service beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City, IN.

Memorial contributions may be directed to American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington St., Ste. 1180-S, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Online condolences may be made at

$300 of $4,558 raised
6.5818341377797279508556384400 % Complete
Marion, IN
John "J.D." Grigsby
2/15/1969 - 2/20/2018

J.D. passed away unexpectedly and much too soon. He leaves behind his family who now needs help funding his services. Unfortunately J.D. had no life insurance.

Please help J.D.'s family give him a proper service. Any amount helps and the Grigsby family thanks you.  

$395 of $7,000 raised
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Lafayette, IN
Robert H. Brown III
1/10/1988 - 3/6/2018

Robert is survived by parents Linda Miller-Brown, Robert H. Brown Jr., sister, Cory Brown, niece Mirabel Ries–Brown, grandmother, Catherine Murphy Miller and many aunts, uncles, cousins and lots of friends. His heart was as big as his stature. Always ready to help even when he needed it more.  Even in trying times his dry sense of humor shone through.  He was a good friend to many and will be missed by all. Friends may call at Tredway-Pollitt-Staver Funeral Home Tuesday March 13, 2018 5:00pm until 7:00pm.

$2,460 raised
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Cincinnati, OH
Mark N. Kanges
8/23/1956 - 2/17/2018

Mark N. Kanges, 61, Marion, passed away in his home at 5:17 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018.  He was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, on August 23, 1956, to the late Nicholas and Donna (Kekopoulos) Kanges.  Mark married Jenny L. Haworth on December 21, 1985, and they shared 26 years together before she preceded him in death on June 21, 2012.  

Mark was a graduate of East Lyme High School in Connecticut.  He worked in the entertainment industry and became the owner of MJ Promotions and Grant Advertisement.  He loved music, was a great musician, and enjoyed hosting parties.  Mark was a big sports fan and especially followed the Cubs, Bears, and Blackhawks.  He was a member of the N.R.A. and the National Republican Party.  Mark enjoyed spending time with his family and always looked forward to seeing everyone during the holidays.

He is survived by his son, Timothy L. (Timber) Ross, Jr., Marion, and grandchildren, Timothy (Tre) L. Ross, III, and Tristan Ross.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Terrance Ross.

A private memorial service will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to Integrity Funeral Care, 2901 S. Washington St., Marion, IN.

To help with funeral expenses, memorial contributions may be directed to

Online condolences may be made at

$40 of $1,580 raised
2.5316455696202531645569620300 % Complete
Marion, IN
Aaron Haney
3/14/1961 - 2/25/2018

Aaron W. Haney, 56, of Buchanan, passed away at his residence on Sunday, February 25, 2018. Aaron's struggle has been ongoing. His children and family have been effected greatly through the years by the disease of alcoholism. Those wishing to find a way to express their support for his children are welcome to assist them in making a memorial contribution to this site.  

$420 raised
This funeral fund has ended.
Niles, MI
Lisa Gibson
12/23/1962 - 3/13/2018

$360 of $6,909 raised
5.2105948762483716891011723800 % Complete
Levittown, PA