The Lodge, a retreat center in Syracuse, Ind., owned by Grace Community Church, Goshen, Ind. (Jim Brown, senior pastor), was the site of a community memorial service on Thursday night as people gathered to remember five individuals from the area who had died suddenly over the last few weeks. Below is a report on the event from ABC 57 South Bend. Click here to read the complete story or view the video.
Kosciusko County community mourns recent losses
KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. – On Thursday night the community gathered to show love and support to each other in the wake of five recent deaths effecting Kosciusko County.
Most recently, 32- year-old Stephen Conrad and his mom Kim Conrad were killed in a head-on collision on Christmas Day.
“She felt what was on your heart and she lived with you in that moment. And you know I say that she did all these special things for me but my stories are not unique to me, she did special things for everybody that who Kim was,” said friend Kristina Long.
Just a few days before Christmas middle school coach and former firefighter Jeff Rostochak unexpectedly died of a heart attack.
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