Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Patricia L. Mansfield, 78, formerly of Decatur, a former three-term Decatur clerk-treasurer, died on Tuesday in the nursing center at Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
Julia McCullough, 85, formerly of Geneva, died Tuesday in Chalet Village Health and Rehabilitation Center at Berne. Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
Lavera A. Fickert, 92, of Decatur, died on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born on February 14, 1918, in Berne to Andrew and Clista (Reusser) Habegger.
Lavera married Homer “Buck” Fickert on June 7, 1952.
Lavera was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Decatur and its Women’s Guild and Friendship Circle.
Margaret L. Chamberlain, 81, of Wolcottville, died Thursday evening in Parkview Hospital at LaGrange.
She was born on February 4, 1929, in Kenton, Ohio, to William and Louise Sheldon Johnson.
She married Albert L. Chamberlain on August 2, 1947; he preceded her in death on May 4, 2010.
She was a homemaker.
Alexander Gene and Dexter Thomas McCullough, twin sons of Thomas J. and Melissa D. (Irwin) McCullough of Decatur, were born on Thursday, January 27, 2011, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne and died at 8:40 a.m.
Ada C. (Merry) Miller, 88, of Rochester, Indiana, died at home on January 27
She was born on May 28, 1922, to Earl W. and Helen Grace Minerva (Vera) Merry in Dunkirk, Indiana.
Ada was married to Burk Boyd Miller on September 27, 1942. Her husband, both parents, and her only sibling, a brother, Earl W. Merry II, preceded her in death.
Roy G. Schwartz, 88, of Decatur, died Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.
Our wonderful husband, Dad, Grandpa, son, brother and uncle, David W. Smith, age 58, of Geneva, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Thursday, July 31, 1952, in Decatur.
Dave worked for Elkhart Products Corp. in Geneva for 40 years as a tool and die maker.
Priscilla H. Wharem, 70, of Berne, died Saturday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born to Francis and Eldora Mendenhall Slagle.
Among survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Jay (Mary) Johnson of Fort Wayne and Mrs. Gary (Angela) Anderson of Epping, New Hampshire; two sons, Richard Alford of Huntington, and Robert Justus of Epping; and a special friend, John Schwartz of Berne.
Visitation and remembrance will be 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Glancy-H. Brown and Son Funeral Home in Warren.
Arrangement are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home for Lavera A. Fickert, 92, of Decatur, who died Wednesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.