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November 26th

ICY SIGHTS

November 26, 2013

 A smattering of snowfall in recent days has changed the look of the local landscape slightly, and those willing to take a close look may find some picturesque sights awaiting them, as did Daily Democrat photographer Mike Lamm.
 

Jo Ellen Biberstine

November 26, 2013

    Jo Ellen Biberstine, 63, rural Berne, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
    She was born to the late Charles Wulliman and Lavon (Lehman) Wulliman May 4, 1950, in Adams County. She married Ted W. Biberstine Sept. 8, 1979.

Maurice A. Colchin

November 26, 2013

    Maurice A. 'Gabby' Colchin, 90, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Woodcrest Porter Auditorium and from 4-8 p.m.  at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 3:30 p.m. K of C 4th Degree Honor Guard will post from 6-8 p.m. A fireman's Memorial Service will be held at 8 p.m.

Wilfred D. Hoggatt

November 26, 2013

    Wilfred D. "Will" Hoggatt, 94, Decatur, passed away at 11:24 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Will was born Sunday, August 31, 1919, in Scottville, Ill. to the late Luey M. and Barbara E. (Reeve) Hoggatt. He married the late B. Evelyn Hoggatt Sept. 21, 1940, in Whiting; she passed away Oct.15, 2002.

Alvin E. Miller

November 26, 2013

    Alvin E. Miller, 85, Berne, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Swiss Village Retirement Center in Berne. 
    He was born Saturday, Sept.15, 1928, in Union County.  
    Graveside services will take place at 3 p.m. Friday at Green Park Cemetery in Portland.                                      

Joseph H. Vogelwede

November 26, 2013

    Joseph H. Vogelwede, 99, Decatur, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Woodcrest Extended Care.
    Joseph was born Sept.  21, 1914, in Adams County to the late Bernard L. and Edith (Green) Voglewede. He married the Helen Gay Sept. 11, 1939; she preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 1984.

Fuelling named to MAC volleyball squads

November 26, 2013

    MUNCIE—Former Bellmont High School volleyball standout Alex Fuelling was honored recently as she was named to the Mid-American Conference first team in a vote of MAC coaches.

November 25th

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.

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