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Archive - Jan 10, 2013

Chris L. Eicher

January 10, 2013

    Chris L. Eicher, 50, of Geneva, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, in White Pigeon, Mich.
    Among survivors are his wife, Esther (Ruben) Eicher of Geneva; six sons, Menno (Ruby) C. Eicher of Goshen, Daniel (Malinda) C. Eicher of Berne, Ernest (Elizabeth) C. Eicher and Chris (Freda) Eicher Jr., both of Macy, Ind., Henry Eicher of Geneva, John Miller of Wooster, Ohio; and daughter, Elizabeth (Luke) C. Shetler of Brinkhaven, Ohio.

Daniel C. Graber

January 10, 2013

    Daniel C. Graber, 48, of Portland, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, in White Pigeon, Mich.
    Among survivors are his wife, Anna R. (Hilty) Graber of Portland; three daughters, Leah (Ernest) Eicher of Geneva, Elizabeth Graber, and Anna Graber, both of Portland; and three sons, Daniel, Chris, and David Graber, all of Portland.
    Visitation will be from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, January 11, and from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, at the Daniel C. Graber residence, 638 W - 400 N Portland.

Fred Haugk

January 10, 2013

    Fred Haugk, 93, died December 29, 2012, at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla.
    He was born in Ingalls, Ind.
    Fred was a 1937 graduate of Anderson High School and attended Indiana University from 1937-1940.
    He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in China during World War II.

Charles A. Nunery

January 10, 2013

    Charles Albert "Al" Nunery, 93, of Indianapolis, former pastor of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Decatur, died January 6.
    Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday at Leppert Mortuary at 740 E 86th St., Indianapolis.
    Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis.

Patricia J. Richards

January 10, 2013

    Patricia J. Richards, 77, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.
    Pat was born in Geneva on February 19, 1935, to the late Woodrow W. and Vera D. (Anspaugh) Kelly.
    She married Jack J. Richards on October 30, 1954; he preceded her in death in 1980.
    Pat attended Cornerstone Community Church and was a member of the former United Brethren Women’s Mission Fellowship. She was Activity Director for Adams Memorial Hospital.

Lyle R. Scott

January 10, 2013

   Lyle Robert Scott, 30, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana following a brief illness.

    He was born in Decatur on Tuesday, August 31, 1982, to Robert Wayne Scott and Kathleen Ann (Dawson) Scott.
    Lyle married Cristy Dawn Fore on May 21, 2011, in St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Monroeville; she survives in Decatur.

Jacqueline Smith

January 10, 2013

    Jacqueline “Jackie” Smith, 85, of Decatur, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
    Jackie was born in Wells County on September 3, 1927, to the late Wayne M. and Martha V. (Rowe) Huffman.
    She married William A. “Bill” Smith on June 17, 1951; he survives in Decatur.

Being prepared – Various officials in county discuss school safety

January 10, 2013

    School officials and representatives of police departments from throughout Adams County took part on Wednesday in a table-top exercise at Adams Central Schools designed to discuss security situations at schools.
    Among those attending were the resource officers for the three high schools in the county. as well as the superintendents of the three school systems.
    Indiana State Police Sgt. Dan Mawhoor offered different scenarios and possible reactions to each were discussed

Michigan crash claims 2 lives

January 10, 2013

    Icy roadways have been blamed for a single-vehicle crash in southern Michigan Wednesday morning that left two area men dead and five others with various injuries.
    The St. Joseph County Sheriff's office said in a press release issued this morning that at 6:40 a.m. Wednesday a van driven by Kirk Wayne Miller, 30, of Keystone, Indiana, was westbound on Fawn River Road in White Pigeon Township, approximately 30 miles south of Kalamazoo, when Miller lost control and rolled the van into a tree.

Council leader remains the same

January 10, 2013

    Adams County Council held its first meeting of the year on Tuesday.
    The first order of business was reorganizing the council; however, the council members seemed to like things the way they were, as Randy Colclasure remains president and Eric Orr continues as vice president.
    Council members also made it a point to welcome Tony Mellencamp as their newest member, and Colclasure expressed confidence that Mellencamp would soon get the hang of things.

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