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Archive - Jul 2012

July 30th

Thomas L. Butler

July 30, 2012

    Thomas L. Butler, 77, of Decatur, died this morning at Woodcrest Extended Care.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Marvin E. Hart

July 30, 2012

    Marvin E. Hart, 87, of Geneva, died on Friday at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    Among survivors are his son, Stanley (Tom) Hart, of Bluffton.
    Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday,.
    Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Geneva. 
 

Mary Alice Kitson

July 30, 2012

    Mary Alice Kitson, 75, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
    She was born on November 6, 1936, in Jay County, to the late Ben D. and Helen I. (Wilhelm) Stratton.
    Mary married Herbert F. Kitson on November 20, 1954; he passed away on May 15, 1977.

Dennis W. Williams

July 30, 2012

    Dennis W. Williams, 66, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born on November 23, 1945, in Defiance, Ohio, to the late Carl W. and Alverda M. (Collett) Williams.
    Dennis married Sandra J. (Sprunger) on February 9, 1999; she survives in Decatur.
    He worked for Uniroyal Goodrich Tire, and was a member of Blackhawk Ministries in Fort Wayne.

July 29th

Johnson takes 4th Brickyard 400

July 29, 2012

     NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson earned the checkered flag in this year's Brickyard 400, a record-tying fourth victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and DDD corospondent Chris McCoy was present taking the festivities, including this shot of Johnson's #48 car.

July 27th

Evelyn L. Aumann

July 27, 2012

     Evelyn L. Aumann, 88, Decatur, passed away at 1:05 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born July 20, 1924, in Adams County, to the late Fred and Adela (Bohnke) Thieme.
    On August 10, 1947, she married Lester W. Aumann in Immanuel Lutheran Church; he survives.

Taylor to pass through around 2:30 Sunday

July 27, 2012

    The body of the fallen Army Spc. Nick Taylor is expected to pass through Decatur around 2:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, according to various officials.
     Earlier reports put the pass-through at 3:30.
    The body will arrive on the grounds of the 122nd Fighter Wing base of the Air National Guard in Fort Wayne at approximately 2 p.m. Following a ceremony of approximately 15 minutes, the drive on US 27 to Berne will begin, with an escort.

Services are held today for Guardsman killed with Taylor

July 27, 2012

    Funeral services were scheduled today for the Indiana National Guardsman killed with Nick Taylor of Berne in an attack in Afghanistan.
    Approximately 60 Indiana Patriot Guard riders and local law enforcement escorted the body of Spc. Sergio Eduardo Perez Jr. of Crown Point from Gary/Chicago International Airport to a funeral home in his hometown on Wednesday.

Aging council gets Berne funds; fire protection pacts up in air

July 27, 2012

    The Berne City Council earlier this week agreed to continue its $3,000 annual stipend to the Adams County Council on Aging in support of the agency's senior transportation system.
    Council on Aging Director Sharon Tester made her annual appearance to request continued financial support, which she said is crucial to the agency's continued operation.

Joseph H. Morin

July 27, 2012

    Joseph H. Morin, 83, of Maumee, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at his residence.
    He was born in Toronto, Ontario, on December 11, 1928, to the late Delphis M. and Margaret (Axson) Morin.
    Joe married Marlene Laurent, of Decatur, on May 18, 1957.
     He earned his bachelor's degree in music education from The University of Washington and a master's in Music Degree from Bowling Green State University. 

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