Archive - Sep 26, 2011 - Obituary
DeWayne L. Beer, 74, of rural Berne, a former superintendent of the Adams County Highway Department, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 22, 1937, in Adams County. His parents were the late Marcella Beer Meshberger and his stepfather, the late Chris Meshberger.
He married Alice Stauffer on July 4, 1957, in Berne; she survives.
Kenneth P. Birch, 82, of Decatur, died at home on Sunday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.
Carl D. Hofstetter, 77, of Geneva, died at home on Sunday.
He was born in Adams County on May 14, 1934, to Ernest and Twila Hofstetter.
Among survivors are two sons, John E. Hofstetter of Bluffton and DeWayne Hofstetter of Geneva, and two brothers, Calvin Hofstetter of Geneva and Jerry L. Hofstetter.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, with burial in West Lawn Cemetery, Geneva. Visiting hours are 2-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Ann Marie Mawhorr, 70, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, September 23, 2011, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Born in Fort Wayne, she graduated from Central Catholic High School and Marquette University at Milwaukee.
She married James K. Mawhorr on October 3, 1964.
Jack F. Whitacre Jr., 59, of Berne, died on Saturday in Chalet Village Health Care Center.
He was born to Jack F. Whitacre Sr., who is deceased, and Mildred Whitacre, who lives in Berne.
Other survivors include two sons, Aaron Whitacre of Decatur and Ernie Whitacre of Bryant, and two sisters, Mrs. Bill (Carol) Schabacker of Ossian and Mrs. Cliff (Jo) Moser of Portland.