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Ruby Shelton Swickard

November 17, 2010

    Ruby Shelton Swickard, 89, retired elementary teacher for Muncie Community Schools, died November 8.
    She began her teaching career in North Adams Schools, 1954-1969, before moving to Muncie.
    A free-lance writer who had over 300 articles published, she was a recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award in 2003 from Gov. Frank O'Bannon, given for her lifetime commitment to education, writing and outreach to the community.

Dorathea Hoffman

November 17, 2010

    Dorathea Hoffman, 82, of Decatur, died on Tuesday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community. Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Joseph L. Hough

November 17, 2010

    Joseph L. Hough, 70, of Bryant, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at his residence, with family by his side.
    He was born on Friday, June 21, 1940, in Adams County to Rev. Burley Hough and Hulda (Kessler) Hough.     
    Joseph was married to Kathy Zerby, who survives.
    Joseph worked at General Electric for 25 years and at Geneva Manufacturing for 10 years. He was a lifelong farmer and horse grower.

Harold J. Siefring

November 17, 2010

    Harold J. "Lucky" Siefring, 81, of rural Decatur, died today at Adams Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

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