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November 19th

Arnold O. Schueler

November 19, 2010

    Arnold O. Schueler, 89, of Ossian, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Ossian Health Care.
    He was born on April 22, 1921, in Wells County to Otto and Frieda (Prange) Schueler.
    He was the former owner of A & E Schueler Supply, farmed, and drove school bus. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

November 18th

Dorathea Hoffman

November 18, 2010

    Dorathea Hoffman, 82, of Decatur, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community. She had been in the nursing center for three years.
    She was born on April 10, 1928, in Fort Wayne to Herman and Bertha Scheumann Moellering.
    She married Werner E. Hoffman on June 4, 1949, in Zion Lutheran Church (Friedheim); he passed away on May 31, 2004.

Julie Johnson

November 18, 2010

    Julie Johnson, 51, of Bluffton, a former Decatur resident, died Wednesday at home,
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

Harold J. Siefring

November 18, 2010

    Harold J. “Lucky” Siefring, 81, of rural Decatur, died on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Harold was born on December 5, 1928, in Sharpsburg, Ohio, to John J. and Rose (Kramer) Siefring.
    On August 23, 1950, he married Pauline M. Phlipot.

November 17th

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.

November 16th

Tony Kelly

November 16, 2010

    Tony Allen Kelly of St. Augustine, Florida, died on November 8, 2010, unexpectedly in Philadelphia.
    He is survived by his wife, Karen McBride Kelly, and three daughters, Shannon Kelly, Paige Pawson (Todd), and Alix Overbeek (Dan), along with four grandsons and one granddaughter; a sister, Nan Law of Port Charlotte, Floridaa, and five nieces and nephews.

Eugene Morrison

November 16, 2010

    Eugene "Gene" Morrison, 74, of Laotto, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010, at home.
    Born in Adams County, Gene was a loving husband, family man, and friend.  He always had a good story or joke to tell.  He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and gospel music.
    Gene also had a great kindness toward animals, including stray dogs, cats, and wild critters.
    He had a lifelong involvement with farming and auctions, which he loved.

 

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