Archive - Oct 2010 - Obituary
Irma A.M. Koehlinger, 90, of Fort Wayne, died at 6:20 p.m. Monday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born on January 30, 1920, in Van Wert County, Ohio to William J. and Mary Sauer Schumm Schumm.
She married Walter J. Koehlinger on April 9, 1944, in Zion Lutheran Church at Schumm, Ohio; he passed away on May 13, 1983.
Irma was a homemaker, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Fort Wayne, and a graduate of Willshire High School in Ohio in 1938.
Gregory A. Tannehill, 56, of Decatur, died on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Greg was born on September 12, 1954, in Garden City, Michigan, to Robert E. and Virginia C. (Lemons) Tannehill.
He married Linda L. Olds on July 31, 1982.
Greg retired as a wastewater technician and industrial plumber. He was a Vietnam War veteran, having served in the United States Navy.
Beulah M. Schwartz, 80, of Bluffton, died on Monday in Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Adams County on May 7, 1930 to Sam and Rose Minger Bertsch.
Among survivors are two sons, Gary Schwartz of Bluffton and Dale Schwartz of Decatur, and one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Sharon) Merritt of Craigville.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Apostolic Christian Church at Vera Cruz, with burial in Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
V. Eugene Burry, 83, of Berne, died Saturday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
He was born to Vilas and Ella Zimmerman Burry.
Among survivors are four sons, Philip E. Burry of Marion; Stephen Burry and Paul A. Burry of Berne; and Mark E. Burry of Greensburg.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in West Missionary Church, rural Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne.
G. Frederick Dellinger, 94, of Decatur, died at 10:15 a.m. Friday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born on July 2, 1916, in Adams County to Frank and Pearl Everett Dellinger.
He married Marietta Meyer on January 18, 1936; she passed away on March 11, 2002.
He retired with 35 years of service at General Electric Co. in Decatur, where he served as a union official.
David L. Robertson, 68, of Berne, a native of Canada, died Friday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Among survivors are his wife, Barbara; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Brian (Deborah) Burke of Seymour; and four stepsons, Tony Mellencamp of Berne; Michael and Donnie Mellencamp of Columbus, Indiana; and Jamie Mellencamp of Greenwood.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne, with visiting hours from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday.
Rev. James E. Sturgeon, 72, of Rockford, Ohio, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday in his residence.
He was born on June 21, 1938, in Howard County, Indiana, to William E. and Thelma R. Wilson Sturgeon.
He married S. Joann Burgan on May 31, 1959, in Kokomo and she survives.
Gregory A. Tannehill, 56, of Decatur, died Saturday in Lecont Medical Center at Sevierville, Tennessee.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
Lynn F. Burger, 56, formerly of Celina, Ohio, died on Monday, October 18, 2010, at Shawnee Manor in Lima, Ohio.
He was born September 14, 1954, in Decatur to Robert and Betty Barkley Burger, who survive in Decatur. On February 14, 1976, he married Antoinette Huber in Carthagena, Ohio, and she survives in Celina. He is also survived by a brother, Mike Burger of Hamilton, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Burger.
Vernon L. Horther, 85, formerly of Van Wert, Ohio, died Thursday in Lima Manor at Lima, Ohio.
He was born to Clarence and Ina M. Hoffman Horther.
Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. William (Marlene) Otis of Westerville, Ohio, and three sons,Roy Horther of Fort Wayne, Terry Horther of Austin, Texas, and Rick Horther of Decatur.