Archive - Aug 29, 2011 - Obituary
Charles S. DeKoninck, 76, of Monroeville, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at The Village of Heritage nursing home.
He married Shirley A. Sorg on August 31, 1957, in St. Joseph Catholic Church at Hessen Cassel; she passed away on September 14, 2001.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Hessen Cassel, a lifelong farmer (including dairy cattle), and the previous co-owner of Sunshine Florist in Decatur for 23 years (1981 to 2004).
Russell K. Nilsen, 86, of Decatur, died on Saturday at his residence following an extended illness.
He married Mary Alderson on July 25, 1953; she survives.
He was plant manager at the Silberline Corp. facility in Decatur, owned and operated the Western Auto store in Decatur in the late 1970s, and started the Adams County branch of Love In the Name of Christ in 1997.
He served in the southern Pacific Ocean in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Delbert Sprunger, 83, of Decatur, a longtime resident of Berne and a former business owner there, died on Saturday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.
Dale R. Workinger, 76, of Berne, formerly of Monroe, died on Wednesday at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
He was born on November 26, 1934 in Adams County to Glenn and Mary Wechter Workinger.
Surviving are a brother, Charles E. Workinger of Monroe, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be on Sunday at 7 p.m. in Swiss Village, with calling from 5-7 p.m.
Burial will be in Ray Cemetery, rural Monroe.