September 29th, 2014
Henrietta H. Augsburger, 92, Berne, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at Swiss Village.
Among survivors are three daughters, Anita (Thomas) Wardell of Suffield, Conn.; Susan Augsburger of Fort Wayne; and Karen (Michael)Campbell of Mackinaw, Mich.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Swiss Village Chapel, with Pastor Mike Wertenberger officiating. Burial is at a later date.
Arrangements were made by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Alice M. Baumgartner, 96, Berne, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Swiss Village. She was born on May 20, 1918, in Adams County to the late Joseph and Viola (Beitler) Baumgartner. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Otto Smith Jr., and her second husband, Merle E. Burkhead.
Alice was a member of Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren and Pleasant Dale Women’s Fellowship. She was a waitress and homemaker.
John J. “Junior” Bollenbacher, 89, Willshire, Ohio, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford, Ohio. John was born in Mercer County Feb. 7, 1925, to the late Theodore F. and Minnie L. (Brehm) Bollenbacher.
Estella Canales, 71, Decatur, passed away at noon Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born in Crystal City, Texas, Monday, Dec. 14, 1942, to the late Margarito “Margee” and Paula (Espinoza) Canales.
Stephan “Steve” Tennis Crum, 68, Bluffton, died at 6:33 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. Steve was born Aug. 19, 1946, to the late Tennis Jackson and Mabel Louise (Chaffin) Crum in Cookeville, Tenn. He was raised by his maternal grandparents, Hiram and Sarah Chaffin.
Richard H. Schieferstein, 79, Decatur, died at 12 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Adams Heritage retirement community in Monroeville.
He was born on Friday, Oct. 12, 1934, in Adams County to the late Edward and Hulda L. (Rodenbeck) Schieferstein. He married the late Donna J. Minster Aug. 1, 1964, in Manistee, Mich..
Nicholas Do Valle Cardoso and Meagan O’Campo were crowned 2014 Homecoming king and queen Friday night at Bellmont High School during the school’s annual festivities.
The city of Decatur has developed a Wellhead Protection Plan, approved by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, to help protect the underground aquifer and the water supply wells from potential contamination.
Pictured from left are Jesse Vidal, Johnny Mendez and Maggie Hawkins as the trio performed the last concert of the season at Storybook Park Sunday.
FORT WAYNE—As she has been getting accustomed to, Bellmont's Bailey Beery led a parade of 171 runners to the finish line of the AA Division of the New Haven Girls Cross Country Invitational Saturday and successfully defended her individual title with a time of 18:24.58.