Archive - 2014
John M. Zuber, 62, Decatur, passed away Aug. 9, 2014, in Decatur.
He was born Dec. 29, 1951, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late James Zuber and Florine (Stoeckly) Zuber. He married Sandy Peveler June 10, 2001, in Brown County.
John was a member of New Beginnings Family Center in Decatur.
He was employed for 43 years with American Electric Power as a serviceman.
Dr. Hyung Soo Lee
Dr. Hyung Soo "Terry" Lee, 74, a surgeon in Decatur for almost 40 years, passed away Aug. 7, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 21, 1940, to the late Chang Ho Lee and Bok Soon (Hong) Lee.
He was married to Antoinette (Kim) Lee in June 1971 in New York City. The ceremony was presided by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. She survives in Decatur.
Anna Marie Spangler, 77, rural Decatur, died Thursday Aug. 7, 2014 at her residence.
Anna was born Aug. 1, 1937 in Adams County to the late Perry A. and Bessie G. (Irwin) Everett.
She married Paul E. Spangler on Oct. 10, 1953.
Anna was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Rosary Society.
She was also a member of the Tiger Lillies Ladies Club, Harley Owner Group, Gold Wing Road Riders Association and a life member of the NRA.
A rural Adams County teenager was arrested Friday after a brief investigation into weapons violations. Zachary T. Fiechter, 18, was jailed on a preliminary felony charge of dangerous control of a firearm, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.
Police did not elaborate on why the charge was brought against Fiechter or how the investigation started.
Pat Briede provided the musical entertainment at Storybook Park in Decatur during the regular second- and fourth-Sunday event.
Captain Mae Boczynski and First Mate Megan Boczynski powered the aptly-named M&M boat toward the finish line Saturday in the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department’s fifth annual cardboard boat races.
The panel discuss the injuries on the Colts' offensive line.
A former railroad depot owned by the city of Decatur is getting a major boost of oxygen and may in the not-too-distant future be alive and breathing again, thanks to the energetic efforts of three local women.
Those ladies are going to need the support of the local community, though, as they seek to bring to life a building believed to be 122 years old; a building the city has preserved and made some crucial repairs to in recent years.
INDIANAPOLIS — Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first female chief justice Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a long run at the court’s helm.
The seven-member Judicial Nominating Commission chose Rush to succeed Justice Brent Dickson as the high court’s leader. Dickson announced in June that he would step down as chief justice but remain an associate justice.
The Adams County Historical Society Museum will feature the history of the Model T Ford over the next two weekends — Saturday and Sunday and again Aug. 16-17. On display will be the museum’s 1926 Model T Coupe, donated by Dwight Edgell in memory of his brother Olin Edgell. Also featured will be a brief video of the construction of the automobile and the invention of the assembly line. The museum, located at 420 W. Monroe St., Decatur, is open each day during the exhibit from 1-4 p.m.