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Archive - Aug 2011 - Obituary

August 5th

Rex E. Bovine

August 5, 2011

    Rex E. Bovine, 75, of Decatur, died at home on Thursday.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Olive M. Taylor

August 5, 2011

    Olive M. Taylor, 85, formerly of Decatur, died on August 3, 2011, at Convoy Care Center in Convoy, Ohio.
    She was born on July 26, 1926 in Granite City, Illinois, to William C. and Ruth E. (Lewis) Bilyeu.
    She married B. Lee Taylor on January 29, 1944. He preceded her in death on January 31, 2002.
    Olive was a graduate of the University of Louisville and a homemaker and had attended Crossroad Church in Decatur.

August 2nd

Julia W. Banta

August 2, 2011

    Julia W. Banta, 89, of Geneva, passed away at 4:10 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur.
    She was born on Friday, February 10, 1922, in Portland to LeFinley Hiles and Shirley Maud Teagle Farris.
    Mrs. Banta was a graduate of Portland High School.

Audra E. Miller

August 2, 2011

    Audra E. Miller, 88, of Decatur, passed away at 1:15 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2011, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Born on June 2, 1923, in Celina, Ohio, to Dallas and Anna (Suhr) Coats, she married Fuhrman P. Miller on March 24, 1946; he died on Oct. 3, 2010.
    A graduate of Celina High School, she was a homemaker and supported her husband's ministry for more than 50 years, which took her to Avilla (1952-1954), Rensselaer (1954-1957), Linn Grove (1957-1961), Decatur (1961-1976), and Goshen (1976-1987).

August 1st

G.M. Alspaugh

August 1, 2011

    G.M. Alspaugh, 85, of Celina, Ohio, died on July 19 in Celina Manor Nursing Home.
    He was born to Arnold and Ruah Clouse Alspaugh.
    Among survivors are four sons, Albert Alspaugh of Rockford, Ohio; Terry Alspaugh of Decatur; Mark Alspaugh of Celina; and Todd Alspaugh of Greenville, Ohio, and two sisters, including Joy Steele of Decatur.
    A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, in the Village Community Center at Shane's Park in Rockford.

Julia W. Banta

August 1, 2011

    Julia W. Banta, 89, of Geneva, died Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Mary E. Fiechter

August 1, 2011

    Mary E. Fiechter, 76, of rural Berne, died on Saturday at home.
    She was born to Theo and Naoma Speheger Beer.
    Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Kris (Ann) Frauhiger of Montpelier and four sons: Don and Lynn Fiechter of Keystone; Rick Fiechter of Montpelier; and Jim Fiechter of Bluffton.

Howard E. Hess

August 1, 2011

    Howard E. Hess, 69, of Willshire, Ohio, died at 12:43 p.m. Saturday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne following an accident at his residence on Friday.
    He was born to Robert E. and Ida L. McClish Hess.
    He married Judith C. Miller and she survives.

Paul S. Liechty

August 1, 2011

    Paul S. Liechty, 93, of Berne, passed away on July 22 at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    He was born on November 17, 1917, in Adams County to Albert W. and Ida Moser Liechty.
    Paul taught for four years in Union City, Indiana, and for 30 years in elementary schools at Decatur. He graduated from Goshen College in Indiana with a bachelor's degree in education and received a master's degree in education and a specialist degree in education from Ball State University at Muncie.

Audra E. Miller

August 1, 2011

    Audra E. Miller, 88, of Decatur, widow of Rev. Fuhrman Miller, died today in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard, Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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