Archive - 2013
Marcella L. Driscoll, 90, Fort Wayne, died Oct. 31, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
She was born on April 21, 1923, in New Haven to the late Karl and Anna (Witte) Bradtmueller. She married Marion W. Driscoll; and he survives.
Marcella worked at General Electric for 36 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the Church Alter Guild and Ladies Society, Elex Club and G.E. Quarter Century Club. She also volunteered at Woodview Nursing Home and Byron Healthcare.
Dorothy A. Graft, 87, Fort Wayne, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Woodview Healthcare in Fort Wayne.
She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and spent the past 12 years at Woodview Healthcare where she met many dear friends. She enjoyed Pokeno, Bingo and weekly church services.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 1995; an infant son; and three siblings, Lois Graft, Evelyn Auman and Delmar Thieme.
Joseph W. Schwartz, 45, Geneva, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at his residence.
He was born July 19, 1968, in Adams County to Joseph K. and Elizabeth R. Schwartz; they survive. He was an Old Order Amish.
TERRE HAUTE—Solid performances were turned in Saturday by both Bellmont runner Bailey Beery and the SA boys cross country team at the annual IHSAA cross country state finals meet at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course located near the Indiana State University campus.
BERNE — South Adams took advantage of some breaks on its final drive, but made some big plays, including a 33-yard touchdown pass and a two-point conversion, then Isaiah Amtstutz snuffed out the Jets' final effort with an interception in the end zone as the host Starfires stunned Adams Central 14-13 in the semi-final round of Sectional 43 action Friday night.
The win avenged an earlier 32-22 loss to the Jets, and puts the 4-7 Starfires in the sectional title game this Friday at Southwood, a 42-22 winner over Southern Wells.
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, 83, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
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, 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.