Archive - Oct 2011 - Obituary
Teresa Annette Fisher, 59, of Liberty Center, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at Canterbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Wayne .
She was born on August 31, 1952, in Wabash County Hospital to Roger J. and Maxine (Lewis) Noble. On March 13, 1973, in Huntington, she married Terry L. Fisher. They shared 34 years of marriage together before he preceded her in death on November 4, 2007.
Andy J. Hilty, 64, of rural Monroe, died Saturday in a traffic accident in Adams County.
He was born to Jacob J. and Emma J. Troyer Hilty.
Among survivors are his wife, Martha; three sons, Andrew and Levi Hilty of rural Monroe and James Hilty of rural Bryant; and four daughters, Mrs. Jonas (Rosann) Schwartz of rural Winchester, Ohio and Mrs. Devon (Marietta) Stutzman, Miriam Hilty, and Mrs. Chris (Kathryn) Graber, all of rural Monroe.
Phyllis J. Wittwer Martin, a resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away at The Cedars Retirement Center in Leo-Cedarville, Indiana, on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
She was born on December 16, 1927, to Sam and Mary (Zimmerman) Wittwer.
She was married on June 9, 1963 to Jay Martin, who preceded her in death on March 24, 1989.
She was a member of Westview Alliance Church at 9804 Illinois Rd. in Fort Wayne, where she inspired all who came in contact with her.
Phyllis Martin, 83, of Leo-Cedarville, a former Decatur resident, died on Wednesday at The Cedars, a nursing home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.
Kenneth L. Pyle, 64, of Delphi, Indiana, passed away at 11:28 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011, at his home after a year-long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
He was born on March 24, 1947, in Warsaw, Indiana, to Everette and Agnes Norr Pyle, who are deceased.
Ken was a 1965 graduate of Adams Central High School at Monroe.
On November 30, 1968, he married Irene Flora at her parents' home near Delphi. She survives.
Janet M. Roughia, 83, of Decatur, died at 8:17 a.m. Wednesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born on September 9, 1928, in Fort Wayne to Chester and Blanche Byer Bryan.
She was married to Arnold R. Roughia for more than 50 years; he passed away on April 29, 2004.
Alan Lee Hendricks, 59, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011, in Fort Wayne.
Born in Decatur, Alan was an Indiana Air National Guard veteran who retired from B.F. Goodrich after 37 years.
He loved his family and grandchildren and enjoyed fishing and being outdoors.
Lucile M. Gelzleichter, 91, of Fort Wayne, a former Decatur resident, died on Sunday in Fort Wayne.
She was born in Decatur on November 27, 1919, to Lawrence and Matilda Rumschlag Braun.
Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Kevin (Kathy) Ethier of Mishawaka, and four sons, Ken Gelzleichter of Lewisville, Texas; Jim Gelzleichter of New Haven; Dave Gelzleichter of Poe; and Tom Gelzleichter of Brisbane, California.
Carol Ann Gresley, 56, of Hoagland, died at 1:02 p.m. Sunday in Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home of Fort Wayne, following an illness that lasted seven years.
She was born on September 30, 1955, in Fort Wayne to Donald F. and Violet M. Poehler Bohnke. Her father is deceased; her mother lives in Monroeville.
She married Don C. Gresley on September 22, 1984, in St. John Lutheran Church (Flatrock); he also survives.
Raymond C. "Bing" Johnson, 88, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011, in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
He was born on September 30, 1923, in Decatur to Edward and Maude Kurtz Johnson.
He married Helen M. Ward on December 1, 1956; she died in September of 2000.
"Bing" was a member of Decatur Church of Christ and American Legion Post 43 in Decatur. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II.