Archive - Feb 28, 2011 - Obituary
Bernice Eileen Mathys Bransteter, 88, a resident of the Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne, passed away at 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Swiss Village.
Bernice was born on January 10, 1923, in Geneva, the daughter of Clinton and Jessie (Runkel) Mathys, both deceased.
Bernice was a member of First United Methodist Church in Geneva.
She was a retired employee of the C.T.S. Corporation in Berne with 20 years of service, eight of those years as a lead lady.
Peggy L. Fortney, 78, of rural Convoy, Ohio, died on Thursday in Adams Memorial Hospital,
She was born to Cyrus and Lula Roberts Cranor.
Among survivors are her husband, Harold B. Fortney; one daughter, Mrs. Ed (Ilona) Welker of Convoy; and two sons: Jody Fortney of Ashland, Ohio and Michael Fortney of Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church of rural Convoy, with burial in IOOF Cemetery at Convoy.
LeOrace D. "Lee" Neuenschwander, 82, formerly of Geneva, died Saturday in Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
He was born in Adams County on February 6, 1929, to Joel M. and Cora Winteregg Neuenschwander.
Among survivors are his wife, Betty; one son, Richard "Rick" Neuenschwander of Berne; and three daughters, Mrs. Ron (Kathie) Patterson of Berne, Mrs. Jeff (Carole) Billington of Bryant, and Mrs. Arne (Lori) Liechty of Berne.