Archive - 2013
Viola Dennison, 95, of Berne, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Harold J. Feasby, 94, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born February 3, 1919, in Tully Township to the late Willis K. and Othal (Foley) Feasby.
Harold married June Violet Gipe on May 16, 1942; she preceded him in death on December 20, 2010.
Lorine Hoffman, 91, of Decatur died Saturday.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Janet Kenworthy, 84, of Fort Wayne, died Friday.
Among survivors are her husband, former Decatur resident Forest Kenworthy; two sons, Jim (Karen) Yankosky, and Bob (Maria) Kenworthy; and a daughter, Judy (Randy) Kahn.
Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
The board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Adams County recently was stunned by receipt of one of the largest monetary bequests in county history, one which will allow the organization to complete a number of homes for local families who cannot afford to buy houses.
The bequest of almost $125,000 came in the will of Pauline M. DeBolt of Berne, who died on April 4, 2012 in Decatur at the age of 81.
Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reminded the commissioners this week that the date for compliance with the new Fertilizer Use Rule was February 16.
This rule will be enforced by the office of the Indiana chemist's office and affects operations who use more than 10 cubic yards of dry fertilizer or 4,000 gallons of liquid fertilizer per year. Its purpose is largely regulation of organic fertilizer usage, such as manure.
Free bingo sponsored by WZBD radio will officially kick off Spotlight 2013 on Saturday, March 9, at Bellmont Middle School.
The bingo will be held in the school, cafetorium, starting at 9, with participants playing for prizes donated by local businesses. WZBD's Al Converset will call the numbers, assisted by another member of the radio staff, Dave Nathan.
Gerald J. “Jerry” Martin, 91, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
He was born on October 31, 1921, in Monroeville to the late Paul E. and Clara C. (Minnich) Martin.
Gerald married Anna Joyce Meyer on May 3, 1947, in St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church - Nix Settlement; she survives.
MONROE—In the fourth installment of the Lakewood Park Christian/Adams Central rivalry and senior night for the Jets at the Hangar, it was the Panthers' Wes Davidson and Blake Mann who stole the show tallying 43 of LPC's 80 points in a rout of the Jets, 80-47.
Davidson and Mann did most of their work on the glass tallying 15 rebounds apiece (30 of the team's 44 boards) in Friday night's non-conference contest. Adams Central had only 17 rebounds in the game.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday continued to call for a 10 percent reduction in personal income tax rates, even as that proposal has seemingly stalled in the General Assembly.
Pence made his comments in Decatur as the guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Decatur Rotary Club.