Archive - 2010 - Obituary
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.
David Robertson, 68, of Berne, died today at Adams Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.
Amos M. Schwartz, 79, of rural Berne, died Wednesday at home.
He was born in Adams County on April 10, 1931, to Jacob F. and Margueritte P. Schwartz.
Edward L. Bulmahn, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2010, at Hamilton House in Fort Wayne.
Born in Rhea, Texas, Edward worked as a machinist with Phelps Dodge Corp. for 41 years.
He graduated from Monmouth High School in 1945 and served in the U.S. Navy during WW II as a signalman third class.
He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, American Legion Post 43 at Decatur, and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1540.
Dolores M. Duff, 88, of Willshire, Ohio, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in her son's residence at New Palestine, Indiana.
She was born on March 7, 1922, in Adams County to Vercil and Bertha Mae Burnett Hoblet.
She married Eugene J. Duff on December 21, 1940; he passed away on December 5, 2009 They had been married for 69 years.
Rick D. Voreis, 49, of Decatur, died on Sunday, October 17, 2010, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Rick was born Adams County on June 9, 1961 to Richard D. Voreis and Connie S. (Henderson) Gluth.
He married Tamela DeBolt-Sharpe on July 1, 2006.
Rick was a lifelong resident of Adams County and worked for P & B Trucking in Decatur as a truck driver.
Darrell Grice, 69, of Newburgh, Indiana, died Saturday.
He was born on October 26, 1940, in Celina, Ohio, to Frank and Lavone Grice and was reared in Decatur.
He graduated from Decatur High School.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie, whom he married 45 years ago; three children, Dell Grice, Janeen Paulson, and Jacqueline Grice; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Karen Roth of Florida; and his mother, who lives in Ossian.
Carolyn J. Brock, 76, of Decatur, died Friday at home.
She was born to Theodore A. and Agnes I. Gaskill Waltmire.
Among survivors are three sons, Roger L. Everett of Bluffton, Ronald A. Everett of Berne, and Robert E. Everett of Decatur; one brother, Russell E. Waltmire of Decatur; and three sisters, including Connie Goedde of Convoy, Ohio.
Funeral services were held today, with burial in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, rural Decatur.
Rodney K. Lantz, 65, of Fort Wayne, a former Berne resident, died Saturday in Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Adams County on February 11, 1945, to Earl and Pauline Archbold Lantz, who are deceased.
Among survivors are his wife, Jeanie, and two sisters, Mona Windmiller of Fort Wayne and Mrs. Dale (Carol) Hirschy of Gilford, New Hampshire.
Rick D. Voreis, 49, Decatur, died Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.