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October 12th

Charlene J. Davis

October 12, 2012

    Charlene J. Davis, 75, of Decatur, died at her residence on Thursday, October 11, 2012.
    She was born in Letts, Ind., on January 10, 1937, to the late Lawrence W. and Ida H. (Blain) Pearl.
    On July 19, 1958 she married Carl R. Davis; he survives in Decatur.
    Charlene was a school teacher for 29 years with Fort Wayne Community Schools and was a homemaker. She was a member of the ISTA and Allen County Retired Teachers.

Thelma Lee Flueckiger

October 12, 2012

    Thelma Lee Flueckiger, 86, of Berne, died on Wednesday at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors is her husband, Jerome Flueckiger.
    Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the Swiss Village Chapel.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, also at the chapel.
    Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery, Geneva.

Joan Hodle

October 12, 2012

    Joan Hodle, 86, Decatur, died Thursday at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

October 11th

Berniece M. Brittsan

October 11, 2012

    Berniece M. Brittsan, 92, of Wren, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born  in Monroeville on Sunday, March 28, 1920, to the late Frank H. and Ethel M. (Van Buskirk) Laudahn.
     Berniece married Russell D. "Pete" Brittsan on November 19, 1939, in Monroeville; he passed away on September 24, 1994.

Robert L. Clark Sr.

October 11, 2012

    Robert L. Clark Sr., 79, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012, in the comfort of his home.
    He left behind a wife, brother, seven children, 17 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by us all.
    In loving memory of Robert L. Clark Sr., the family and Midwest Funeral Home and Cremation Society of Fort Wayne will conduct a memorial on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Church of Decatur Lighthouse, 8727 US  27, with a luncheon after the service.

October 9th

Trae Scott Findley

October 9, 2012

    Trae Scott Findley, 27, of Decatur died at his residence on Sunday, October 7, 2012.
    He was born in Lakeview, Mich., on November 25, 1984. to the late Richard G. Garcia Sr. and Sherry R. Kamps.
    Trae formerly worked for Dean’s.

Ruth Freed

October 9, 2012

    Ruth Freed, 84, of Decatur, died at her residence on Monday, October 8, 2012.
    She was born in Youngstown, Ohio, to Naomi and Hugh Easton on March 15, 1928.
    Ruth married Russell E. Freed on June 11, 1954, at Pleasant Grove United Presbyterian Church in Youngstown. Russell preceded her in death on November 5, 1971.

Marguerite L. Von Gunten

October 9, 2012

    On Sunday, October 7, 2012 , Marguerite L. "Kitty" Von Gunten, 92, of Berne, went to be with her heavenly father on her 92nd birthday.
    She was born to the late Frank and Joanna (Suman) Kitson on October 7, 1920.
    Kitty married Paul Von Gunten on September 12, 1941; he survives.
    She was a member of the First Mennonite Church where she taught Sunday school, was a member of Women in Mission, and was on the charter committee that started children's church.

October 8th

Marjorie L. (Gase) Sardella

October 8, 2012

    Marjorie L. (Gase) Sardella, 82, a resident of Woodcrest Nursing Home, went to be with the Lord this 6th day of October, 2012.
    She was the daughter of Anthony P. and J. Edna (Miller) Gase.
    Marjorie was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and she retired from United Telephone Company in 1978 after 30 years of service.

Marguerite L. Von Gunten

October 8, 2012

    Marguerite  L. “Kitty” Von Gunten, 92, of Berne, died Sunday at Swiss Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

    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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