Archive - Oct 2012 - Obituary
Ethel E. McKinley, 89, of Bluffton, died Tuesday in Bluffton.
Among survivors are her husband, Victor McKinley; daughter Vicki (Lynn) DeArmond of Berne; foster son Michael (Tracy) Harmon of Findlay, Ohio; foster daughter Denise Harman Thompson of Orrville, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Mt. Hope Church, rural Berne, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Titusville, Pa.
Alfredo "Freddie" Mendez, 53, Decatur, died Sunday at Woodcrest Nursing Home.
Graveside services were held today at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Jack W. Kirk, 68, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital.
Born in Laporte, Ind., Jack was a diesel truck mechanic with Ryder Truck Rental for 28 years before retiring. He then worked for INDOT for nine years before retiring in 2004. He enjoyed gardening, working on cars, movies, classic rock music, woodworking, and spending time with family.
Naomi V. Von Gunten, 94, of Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
Among survivors are a son, Roger (Bonnie) Von Gunten of Berne; a foster son, Richard Sudduth of Fort Loramie, Ohio; and daughters Neva (Derryle) Pharr of Berne and Sueann (John) Alter Von Gunten of Elkhart.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Swiss Village Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at First Mennonite Church, with visitation one hour prior to services.
Ronald L. Luginbill, 61, a lifelong resident of Decatur, passed away on Monday morning, October 29, 2012, at his residence.
Ron was born in Decatur on Saturday, January 27, 1951, to the late Robert L. Luginbill and Patricia L. (Beery) Luginbill.
Maria J. Hochadel Stuckey, 91, of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, October 27, 2012.
Born in Germany on April 15, 1921, she was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
Among survivors are her husband, Paul; children, Josephine (Gerd) Moser of Germany, Christine George of New Hampshire, Barry (Beckie) Stuckey of Decatur, and James (Cindy) Stuckey of Fort Wayne; sisters, Lina Buchtela and Anna Hofstetter of Germany; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Msgr. Alexander Nicholas George, 75, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids.
Funeral Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids, by Archpriest Boris Zabrodsky, Archpriest Constantine (Kurt) Spengler, and Reverend William B. Harnish. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Bonnie D. Hamilton, 91, of Decatur, passed away Saturday October 27, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Home.
She was born in Chicago, Ill., on January 16, 1921, to the late Chester L. and Hazel D. (Brooke) Sines.
On May 7, 1938, she married Carl E. Hamilton; he passed away on October 11, 1979.
Bonnie attended The Bridge Community Church and was a member of the Tiger Lily Garden Club.
Betty J. Lengerich, 72, of Monroe, died on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Adams County on April 25, 1940, to the late Robert J. and H. Wanda (Reidenbach) Baker.
On January 10, 1960 she married Frederick A. Lengerich; he survives in Monroe.
Richard Keith Davis, 80, of Rockford, Ohio, died Tuesday. His deceased wife, Mary Sheets, was a Decatur resident.
Among survivors are two sons, Rick (Kathy) Davis and Steven (Crystal) Sheets, both of Rockford, and one daughter, Dawn (Doug) Coffey of Powell, Ohio.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford. Funeral services will be held there Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, with military services by the Rockford American Legion.