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Kathleen J. Agler

November 25, 2013

    Kathleen J. Agler, 76, Berne, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Swiss Village, Berne.
    She was born to the late Clinton and Silva (Stucky) Dubach March 16, 1937, in Adams County. She married Thomas E. Agler July 17, 1955; he survives.

Jo E. Biberstine

November 25, 2013

    Jo Ellen Biberstine, 63, Berne, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at her residence.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Maurice A. Colchin

November 25, 2013

    Maurice A. 'Gabby' Colchin, 90, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    He was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Adams County to the late Fredrick and Frances (Coffee) Colchin. He married Alberta C. 'Bertie' Adams; she passed away in 2006.
    Gabby graduated from Decatur Catholic High School and served as a firefighter for the city of Decatur for 28 years. He serve his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Special X mechanics mate submarine torpedo specialist.

Derek O. Franz

November 25, 2013

    Derek Ogden Franz, 21, Monroeville, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013. Derek was fatally injured following a traffic accident on Hoagland Road in Allen County.
    Derek was born Monday, Nov. 16, 1992, in Ft. Wayne, the son of Kent R. Franz and the late Sandra J. (Ogden) Franz. 
    Derek was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church-Fuelling.  He was a 2011 graduate of Heritage High School. Derek was a self-employed farmer working with his father on the family farm known as Franz Farms.

Everly D. Kauffman

November 25, 2013

    Everlyn D. (Fetters) Kauffman, 96, Berne, passed away Nov. 24, 2013, at Swiss Village, Berne.
    She was born to the late Bryson C. and Iva (Foreman) Fetters March 12, 1917, in Adams County. She married the late Karl E. Kauffman June 21, 1936.

Santa makes appearance at downtown open house

November 25, 2013

The holiday season kicked off over the just-completed weekend during the Decatur Small Business Association’s sixth annual Christmas Open House.
  Above, Kaden Hurst, 5, gives his wish list to Santa.

Crash kills Monroeville 21-year-old

November 25, 2013

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department reported that Derek Franz, 21, Monroeville, was killed Saturday evening around 11 p.m. when the pick-up truck he was driving left the roadway and then hit a guard rail and concrete barrier. The impact of the initial collision caused his truck to roll over several times.
Franz was pronounced dead at the scene by the Allen County Coroner’s Office with blunt force trauma being ruled as the cause of death.
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Trio honored for substance abuse efforts

November 25, 2013

Three members of the Adams County Substance Abuse Awareness Council were recognized recently by the Northeast Regional Advisory Board of the Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana at the group’s 18th annual meeting.  The purpose of the Northeast Regional Advisory Board is to collaborate to reduce the impact of alcohol and drugs in the 14-county northeast Indiana area.
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