Archive - 2010 - Obituary
Elinor K. Hirschy, 72, of Decatur, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
She was born in Dayton, Ohio on April 4, 1938 to John and Thelma Hileman Bilderback. Her father is deceased, but her mother, now Thelma Kitson, lives in Decatur.
She married Robert E. Hirschy on May 18, 1957 and he passed away on June 1, 2000.
She was employed for 28 years at the former Decatur Bank and Trust Co., until retiring in 2003.
Carl Thompson "Tom" Bartlett Jr., 77, passed away on Monday morning, November 22, 2010, at his home.
He was born August 24, 1933, in Muncie, the son of Grace (Robinson) Bartlett and Carl T. Bartlett.
His dad, Carl T. Bartlett Sr., started Bartlett Auctioneers in 1929 and Tom joined him in business in 1951 and remained in the auction business until he retired in 1997.
Anne M. Gage, 54, of rural Decatur, died on Monday, November 22, 2010, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Anne was born on February 27, 1956, in Decatur to Jack and Mary (Peterson) Gaffer.
On October 1, 1977, she married Roger Gage.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and its Rosary Society.
Anne worked at West End Restaurant in Decatur for more than 40 years as a manager.
Glenn Dale "Butch" Mosser, 84, of Geneva, passed away at 12:41 PM, on Monday, November 22, 2010, at his residence.
He was born on Monday, August 23, 1926, in Hartford Township of Adams County to Harold Mosser and Ruth (Fox) Mosser.
Glenn married Margaret M. Derickson on August 17, 1945 at the First United Methodist Church parsonage in Geneva. Margaret passed away on August 20, 1996.
Daniel L. Boxell, 69, of Decatur, died in Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne on Sunday.
He was born to Melvin B. and Evelyn P. Boxell.
Among survivors are his mother and three sons, Ross Boxell of Decatur and DeWayne and Mark Boxell of Nokomis, Florida.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday in Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Home at Anderson, with burial in East Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation is 11 a.m. to noon Friday.
Irene M. Bultemeier, 88, of Decatur, died at 8:04 a.m. Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born on October 16, 1922, in Adams County to August and Johanna Gallmeyer Buuck.
She married Clarence H. Bultemeier on May 25, 1941; he passed away on August 17, 2004.
She assisted her husband in operating Bultemeier Construction in Decatur, as she handled the bookkeeping and payroll duties.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home for Anne M. Gage, 54, of rural Decatur, who died Monday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Freda J. Mattingly, 89, of New Haven, died on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at home.
Born in Henry County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Harry and Bessie Graham Hitt.
She is survived by her children, Marjean (Kenneth) Hormann of Wolcottville; Noreen (Gary) Provo of Logansport; Lawrence J. Mattingly, Jr. of Angola; and Kent (fiance, Mia Bayron) Mattingly of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Mike Drake, 67, of Decatur, passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2010 in Shipshewana.
He was born on November 20, 1942, in Decatur to Charles E. and Doris (Williams) Drake. He married Linda G. Owens on April 29, 1967.
He is survived by his wife, Linda G. Drake of Decatur; one daughter, Mrs. Shannon (Tom) Bleakney of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Mary Anne and Joseph Michael Bleakney of Fort Wayne; and two sisters-in-law, Donna Owens and Carolyn Baumbartner, both of Decatur.
William C. Foye, 96, a resident of Berne, died November 18, 2010, at the Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
William was born on May 31, 1914, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, the son of Harold H. and Lillian (Foley) Foye, both deceased. He married Winifred Froburg on April, 19, 1941; she survives.