Archive - Sep 12, 2012 - Obituary
Beatrice Lavaughn Johnson, 107, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Adams County on April 16, 1905, to the late Harvey and Cora (Lee) Stetzel.
Lavaughn married Teddy J. Sudduth; he died December, 1960. She then married Lester Johnson; he died August, 1980.
She was a member of the former Decatur Nazarene Church and was a homemaker.
D. Joseph Wilder, 75, of rural Decatur, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.
Joe was born in Adams County on April 3, 1937, to the late Arthur B. and Helen I. (Tricker) Wilder.
On August 9, 1958, he married Ruth A. Lengerich; she survives in rural Decatur.
Joe was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society. He worked for Central Soya (Bunge) for 46 years, retiring in 2002; he also retired from farming.