Archive - Nov 4, 2011 - Obituary
Vera C. Heimann Ahne, 86, of Scranton, Arkansas, passed away in Clarksville, Arkansas, on October 21, 2011.
She was born in Decatur on May 6, 1925 to Henry and Rose Geels Heimann.
She is survived by nine children, 24 grandchildren, and 34 great-grandchildren.
Local survivors are a brother, Cletus Heimann (and wife Dorothy) of Monroeville; a sister, Marjorie Shell of rural Decatur; a sister-in-law, Rita Heimann of rural Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.
Dr. Otto Arnold Spiegel, 87, of Sebring, Florida, a former chiropractor in Decatur and known as "Dr. O.A." in Sebring, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Lake Placid Nursing Home.
He was born to Otto and Stella Spiegel in Indiana on February 4, 1924, and the family moved shortly after to Wisconsin, where he grew up.
He joined the U.S. Navy in 1941 and was a radio operator at a secret military radio station overlooking Pearl Harbor during World War II.