Archive - May 2011 - Obituary
Virgil D. Henschen, 98, of Wakarusa, Indiana, died Wednesday at home.
He was born in Decatur on April 2, 1913, to Charles and Elta C. Ginter Henschen.
Among survivors are his second wife, Bessie. His first wife, Ruth, died on November 28, 1992.
Other survivors are a son, Gene Henschen of Nappanee; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Sandra) Loucks of Nappanee and Mrs. Bill (Karen) Jessup of Goshen; and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Phil (Linda) Nusbaum of Elkhart.
Olive M. Morrison, 86, of New Haven, a former longtime Decatur resident, died at 8:40 a.m. Thursday in the residence of granddaughter Dana Morrison in New Haven, where she had lived for the past year.
She was born in Willshire Township of Van Wert County, Ohio.
She married Charles W. Morrison on May 12, 1943, in Wren, Ohio; passed away in December of 1996.
She worked at the former General Electric Co. plant in Decatur during World War II and was a homemaker most of her life.
Richard G. Brown, 62, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Marion, Indiana, on May 17, 1948, to Harry G. Brown Jr. and Margaret M. (Hix) Brown, who are deceased.
On March 23, 1981, he married Sharon M. Springer.
Richard served in the United States Air Force and retired from Central Soya in Decatur.
Richard G. Brown, 62, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur.
Lila Mae Hersberger, 83, of Ridgeville, passed away at 11:04 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, while in the company of family members at her residence.
Lila was born in Bisbee, Arizona, on September 17, 1927, a daughter of Myrtle Frazier Hodges and Wendell T. Hodges.
She was a member of Bearcreek Friends Church at Ridgeville.
Alice R. Journay, 90, of Berne, died there on Monday.
She was born in Adams County on January 5, 1921, to James T. and Dessie Ludy Bailey.
Among survivors are two daughters, Mrs. James (Brenda) Garber and Angelia Journay of Berne, and two sisters, Mrs. Fred (Chloe) Davidson of Geneva and Mrs. LaVerne (Martha) Miller of Monroe.
Helen M, Keller, 92, of Berne, died Tuesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
She was born in Berne on November 21, 1918, to Edward and Ethel Davidson Elzey.
Among survivors is a daughter, Mrs. David (JoAnn) Gierhart of Bryant.
Stuart A. Braun, 46, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on May 26, 1964, to Richard E. and Catherine “Ann” (Gass) Braun.
Linda L. Chrisman, 62, of Berne, died on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 9, 1948, in Adams County to Charles and Eileen (Krick) Garwood, who are deceased.
On November 28, 1970, she married Jeffery L. Chrisman.
Sharon E. Dague, 68, of Berne, died at 9:05 p.m. on Thursday in Berne.
She was born to Raymond and Pauline Bollenbacher Miller.
She married Donald W. Dague; he passed away in 1992.