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December 28th

Kent R. Freeby

December 28, 2012

    Kent R. Freeby, 55, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, following a brief battle with cancer.
    He was born in Decatur on Saturday, September 7, 1957, to the late Daniel R. Freeby, who died on December 23, 1992, and Eileen (Bieberich) Freeby, who survives.
    He married Teri A. Chin on May 25, 1985, in Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur; she survives.

Carl J. Geimer

December 28, 2012

    Carl J. Geimer, 88, of Angola, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    He was born on June 5, 1924, in Decatur to Herman F. and Matilda (Heiman) Geimer.
    Carl married Marceille E. Denny on July 8, 1972, in Fort Wayne; she preceded him in death on June 30, 2006.

Alta L. Lautzenheiser

December 28, 2012

    Alta L. Lautzenheiser, 94, of Decatur, passed away at 2:20 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on June 17, 1918, to the late Earl R. and Elsie M. (Harmon) Haines.
    Alta married Glen A. Lautzenheiser on February 12, 1944; he passed away on February 12, 1974.

Rita M. Vargas

December 28, 2012

    Rita M. Vargas, 73, Wren, Ohio, passed away on December 26, 2012.
    Rita was born to the late Isaac and Alejandra (Guerrero) Mendez.

December 27th

Max E. Colchin

December 27, 2012

    Max E. “Lightning” Colchin, 87, of Avilla, formerly of Fort Wayne, left this world on Tuesday, December 25, at Provena Sacred Heart Home.
    Max was born on December 26, 1924, in Adams County to the late Fredrick J. and Frances E. (Coffee) Colchin.
    On May 3, 1954, he married Margaret Weber; she passed away on August 27, 2012.

Raymond K. Milligan

December 27, 2012

    Raymond K. "Doc" Milligan, 84, of Geneva, died on Tuesday at his residence.
    Among survivors is his wife, Thelma L. (Longnecker) Milligan of Geneva.
    Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
    Burial will be at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Bryant.

Robert C. Thompson

December 27, 2012

    Robert C. Thompson, 83, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 1:10 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2012, in the Parkview Hospital-Randallia Drive Campus, Fort Wayne.
    Robert was born in Allen County on Wednesday, July 31, 1929, to the late Elmer J. Thompson and Adella W. (Scheumann) Thomspon.
    He married Joan L. Fuelling on April 25, 1945, in St. Peter Lutheran Church (Fuelling) in rural Decatur.

Rita Vargas

December 27, 2012

    Rita Vargas, 73, of Wren, Ohio, died Wednesday.
    Arrangements pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

December 26th

Juanita E. Campos

December 26, 2012

    Juanita E. Campos, 72, of Decatur, died Friday, December 21, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Kentucky on December 13, 1940, to the late Ballard B. and Fannie Elizabeth (Hodge) Combs.
    Juanita had worked for Automatic Sprinkler as a pipe fitter.

Max E. Colchin

December 26, 2012

    Max E. Colchin, 87, Avilla, formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday.
    Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

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