Archive - Jan 16, 2014
Margaret B. (Amsbaugh) Boggs, 93, Decatur, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born May 17, 1920, in Wells County, to the late Grover and Odessa (Martz) Bucher. She was first married to D.C. Amsbaugh, who died in 1980. She then married Ressie Earl Boggs on December 27, 1995; he survives.
Margaret attended New Hope Church. She was a homemaker and worked for General Electric in Decatur for 26 years.
Arnulfo V. Garcia, 77, Decatur, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Arnulfo was born April 7, 1936, in Crystal City, Texas, to the late Bacilio and Maria Apolinar (Venegas) Garcia. He married his wife of 59 years, Genoveva Hernandez Sept. 26, 1954; she survives.
Maurice E. “Maury” Teeple, 88, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 25, 1925, in Decatur to the late Fred E. and Iva A. (Barrone) Teeple. He married Mary L. Whitaker Jan. 26, 1946; she died Aug. 24, 1994.
The Decatur Chamber of Commerce annually gives three awards to recognize outstanding community citizenship and service to the Decatur community. The awards will be presented at the chamber’s annual dinner Feb. 6 at the Knights of Columbus pavilion in Decatur. Social hour begins at 5:45 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. The cost of dinner is $25. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the chamber at 724-2604.
STEPHEN DECATUR AWARD
Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg reported to the Adams County Commissioners this week that 96.7 percent of all tax collections due from local residents from 2013 had already been paid to date, with that percentage expected to rise slightly over the coming weeks as additional and delinquent payments are made.
Krueckeberg indicated the payment percentage was among some of the highest in the state.
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