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Archive - Apr 2011 - Obituary

April 29th

Wayne Derrickson

April 29, 2011

    Wayne Derrickson, 89, of Geneva, died Thursday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

April 28th

Freddie M. Callow

April 28, 2011

    Freddie M. Callow, 76, of Decatur, died at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born on February 15, 1935, in Speedwell, Tennessee, to McKinley and Cora Tinnell Marsee.
    She married William D. Callow on May 29, 1954; he passed away on October 2, 2003.
    She was employed by the Schafer Co. in Decatur from 1967 to 1996.

Charles W. Small

April 28, 2011

    Charles W. Small, 76, of Convoy, Ohio, died Wednesday in Van Wert In-Patient Hospice at Van Wert, Ohio.
    He was born to Wilbur and Mildred Elmmon Small
    Among survivors are three sons, Brad and Chris Small of Convoy and Greg Small of Monroeville, Ohio; a sister; and a brother, Joe Small of Monroeville, Indiana.

Betty J. Tinkham

April 28, 2011

    Betty J. Tinkham, 85, of Decatur, died at 11:24 a.m. Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital following surgical complications.
    She was born on August 30, 1925, in Hoagland to Rufus and Hester Young Werst.
    She married Melvin H. Tinkham; he preceded her in death in 2001.
    She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Decatur.

April 27th

Esther N. Augsburger

April 27, 2011

    Esther N. Augsburger, 95, of Berne, passed away at 11:35 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2011, in Swiss Village Retirement Community of Berne.
    She was born on September 16, 1915, in Geneva to Gee R. and Edith M. Edgar Greene.
    Mrs. Augsburger was a teacher with Fort Wayne Community Schools and with Geneva schools. She retired in 1978 after 42 years of service.

Neil W. Highland

April 27, 2011

    Neil W. Highland, 91, Decatur, died on Tuesday in Parkview Hospital at Fort Wayne. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Betty J. Tinkham

April 27, 2011

    Betty J. Tinkham, 85, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

April 26th

Esther Augsburger

April 26, 2011

    Esther Augsburger, 95, of Berne, died Monday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Wanda P. Fugate

April 26, 2011

    Wanda P. Neadstine Fugate, 100, who lived in the Monroeville area for more than 60 years, died at 10:32 a.m. Sunday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community of Decatur.
    She was born on September 28, 1910, in Dixon, Ohio.
    She married Howard J. Fugate on July 10, 1937, in Monroeville; he passed away on March 16, 1994.
    Wanda was a homemaker who also operated Fugate's IGA Store in Dixon from 1937-48.

Carl Smith

April 26, 2011

    Carl Smith, 81, formerly of Decatur, died Sunday in The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
    He was born to Charles and Elizabeth Zueber Smith.
    There are no survivors.
    A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Decatur Cemetery. Visitation is 10-10:45 a.m. Wednesday in Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

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