Archive - Jul 8, 2013
Jose D. Silva, 57, of Decatur, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at his resdience.
Among survivors are his son, Jose Luis Otero-Silva of Andrews, Texas.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at St. Mary's Parish Hall.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church.
Robert R. "Bob" Toland, 66, of Geneva, died at his home on Sunday.
Among survivors are his wife, Jan Toland of Geneva; a daughter, Cathy (Jeff) Trausch of Geneva, and a son, Mike (Erin) Toland of Geneva.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, at West Missionary Church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Burial will follow in Studebaker Cemetery in rural Geneva.
Judy K. Williamson, 74, of Decatur, passed away at her residence on July 5, 2013.
Judy was born July 17, 1938, to Franklin C. and Mary I. (Kohls) Keller in Adams County.
On July 11, 1958, she married Jerry Williamson; he survives in Decatur.
Judy worked for 19 years at C.T.S. in Berne and was also a homemaker. She attended Antioch Lutheran Church in Hoagland and was a former member of the Tri Kappa Sorority.
She just graduated from college, landed a full-time job that she loves and gets to spend time with her friends and family. What’s the catch? Her work day starts at 3:30 a.m. and she eats dinner for breakfast.
Krista Miller graduated from Bellmont High School in 2009 and moved to Indianapolis where she attended Butler University. She earned a degree in Electronic Journalism and a minor in Political Science.
Seventeen in '13.
That's the plan and the goal for Habitat for Humanity of Adams County as the organization prepares for its 17th home in the county, which will be built on the southern edge of Berne.
The house will be erected on a concrete slab foundation poured, along with a driveway, at 1425 Colonial Court about seven years ago by Ideal Suburban Homes of Decatur. Ideal recently sold the site to the local Habitat affiliate for $10,000.
The Jay County Fair in Portland opens today with Veterans Day as all veterans and everyone in their vehicles will be admitted free into the fairgrounds.
Veterans and one guest will also be admitted free to the grandstand that evening for the Michindoh Truck and Tractor Pull. Officials said veterans should be prepared to show some type of identification card to verify their status.
The fair’s midway opens with a Ride-A-Thon from 5 p.m. to closing priced at $18 per person.