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Marcus D. Brodbeck

November 1, 2013

    Marcus D. Brodbeck, 83, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Ossian Health Care.
    Marcus was born on June 26, 1930, in Adams County, to the late Rufard and Evelyn (Burke) Brodbeck. He married his wife of 48 years Doris Koenig on March 20, 1965; and she survives.

Marcus D. Brodbeck

November 1, 2013

    Marcus D. Brodbeck, 83, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Thomas F. Isch

November 1, 2013

    Thomas Frederick Isch, 73, Fort Wayne, died Oct. 29, 2013, after a long time illness.
    He was born to the late Edward Isch and Ozema "Peggy" Isch, Portland.

Robert L. Wolfe

November 1, 2013

    Robert L. Wolfe, 78, Decatur, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
    Survivors are two sons, Mitchel Wolfe and Michael Wolfe, Decatur; two daughters, Gail (Randy) McAllister, Texas and Gwen Reynolds, Decatur; and a sister, Majorie Schlemmer, Ohio.
    Per families request there are no services.
    Burial will be at Decatur Cemetery at a later date.
    Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Ohio landmark will soon be reduced to memories

November 1, 2013

    A local landmark will shutter its doors come late December.
    The  J & J Butler General Store, located just across the state line in Willshire, Ohio, is officially going out of business after 28 years of dedicated small-town service.
    The corner store, located at the town’s only traffic signal just off U.S. 33, was started by Joe Butler in 1985.

Eidam’s ‘interim’ tag is removed

November 1, 2013

    Adams Memorial Hospital interim chief executive officer JoEllen Eidam officially had the word “interim” removed from her title Wednesday night at a meeting of the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees at the Woodcrest Campus Center.
    Eidam has served since January 1 as an interim CEO since former director Thomas J. Nordwick resigned.
    For the complete story, see today's print or online editions.

EARLY MORNING OOPS

November 1, 2013

 The morning got off to an inauspicious beginning today in Decatur when shortly before 7 a.m. a truck driver and his semi trailer became separated at the intersection of 13th and Monroe streets. The loaded trailer ended up near the parking lot at CVS pharmacy, causing traffic control headaches for local law enforcement.
 

Tomorrow's webcast at Plymouth for semi-state volleyball

November 1, 2013

#5 Bellmont vs. #1 Mishawaka Marian

@ Plymouth

SEMI-STATE V-BALL

    To view the contest live, go to www.decaturdailydemocrat.com and look for the sports tab titled “Bellmont vs. Mish. Marian, semi-state” Saturday morning.
    Once clicked, follow the link to the Livestream site where you will be prompted to log in with a username and password. The service is free to enjoy!

     Tonight's historic contest between the Bellmont Braves @ Adams Central is...
    WOODBURN— Like Bishop Dwenger a few nights before, the Woodlan Warriors...
    The Braves entertained a short-handed South Side tennis squad on Tuesday night...

 

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