September 20th, 2012
Edward Diaz, 87, of New Lenox, Ill., died Wednesday in Hazel Crest, Ill.
Among survivors are two daughters, Gloria J. Tomchek of New Lenox,Ill., and Dorothy F. Marnell of Mattsen, Ill., and a son Robert L. Diaz of South Holland, Ill.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Yager-Kirchhofer F. Home, Berne, with visitation one hour prior to services.
Burial will be in the MRE Cemetery, Berne.
Rosemary Holthouse, 92, formerly of Decatur, died on January 23, 2012 in Joliet, Illinois.
She was born in Decatur on July 8, 1920, to the late Fredrick (Frickle) Fullenkamp and Esther Corbett Fullenkamp.
Rosemary married Louis A (Jack) Holthouse; he died September 24, 1998.
Rita A. Moore, 81, of Bluffton, passed away at 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at River Terrace Estates.
Rita was born May 4, 1931, in Decatur to Robert L. Osterman and Virginia R. (Keller) Osterman. She married David E. Moore on June 5, 1954 in Decatur; he survives.
Senior Bellmont soccer player Meghan Schueler made history Monday night when she played all 11 positions in a single game during Bellmont's 6-0 win over New Haven.
Scheuler, who played defense her freshman and sophomore years, converted to midfield and forward last season scoring 12 goals, but on Monday the senior started the game at right wingback where she played the first 10 minutes. She then shifted to center midfield and helped her team to to two quick scores.
Wayne E. Frock, 56, of rural Monroe, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Allen County on October 23, 1955, to Robert (Sara) D. Frock, New Haven, and the late Betty Ann (Liebert) Peck.
He married Sherrill A. Myers on June 28, 1975; she survives in rural Monroe.
Gary R. Huffman, 65, of Wren, Ohio, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
He was born on Thursday, January 23, 1947, in Adams County, to Richard "Dick" and Nellie (Affolder) Huffman.
He married Susan Brown on June 27, 1981, in Decatur.
Two Fort Wayne men are being held without bond today in the Adams County Jail in connection with several attacks on Amish residents in southern Adams County Monday.
Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg announced this morning that his department, with assistance from the public and the Berne Police Department, was able to identify and arrest David Veliz, 19, and Alejandro Lopez, 18. Both are preliminarily charged with armed robbery.
South Adams High School's head football coach Jason Arnold will be the new athletic director (AD) at the school. The schools' board unanimously approved hiring Arnold for the position at a special meeting on Tuesday (Steve Dobler was absent).
Arnold will resign from his coaching position at the end of the season and will take on full-time AD responsibilities beginning Monday, Sept. 24. He will serve in both capacities for about six weeks.
David G. Maclean, 81-year-old Decatur resident, who was injured September 11 in a car-moped accident in the city, died Sunday in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Maclean had been in the hospital since the accident.
Police said this morning they were attempting to determine if the death was a result of the traffic accident.
David G. Maclean, 81, of Decatur, died Sunday at Lutheran Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.