Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Brother Norbert Lengerich, 84, of Austin, Texas, passed away on December 1, 2012, at St. David’s Rehabilitation, Austin.
He was born on June 9, 1928, the youngest of 13 children of Anthony and Gertrude (Kintz) Lengerich of Decatur. The family had a farm in the area.
Norbert was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary’s Church in Decatur, and he attended St. Joseph Elementary School and St. Joseph High School in Decatur as well, graduating from high school in1946.
Thomas William Adler, 96, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Adams County on November 21, 1916, to the late Carl and Theresa (Baltzell) Adler.
On May 3, 1941, he married Dorothy H. (Howard) Adler; she preceded him in death on July 2, 2009.
Georgianna C. (Engle) Converset - Bowers, 95, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday morning.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Marilyn A. Kirchner, 62, of Decatur, died on Monday, December 10, 2012, at her daughter’s residence.
She was born in Decatur on August 8, 1950, to the late John and Lucille (Lengerich) Brite.
Marilyn was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Women of St. Mary. She was also a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 1311 and Eagles Lodge. She was a nurse at Village of Heritage and Comfort Keepers.
M. Judy Hebble, 73, of Decatur, died Monday, December 10, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Judy was born in Adams County on September 23, 1939, to the late Cecil A. and Margaret L. (Ashbaucher) Melchi.
On June 1, 1958, she married Harry H. Hebble Jr.; he preceded her in death on February 14, 2003.
Judy was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She retired in 1986 from United Telephone Company as a telephone operator. She was also a homemaker.
Marilyn A. Kirchner, 62, of Decatur, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Marilyn L. Rawley, 74 of Warrenville, Ill., died on December 6, 2012, at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Naperville, Ill.
Marilyn was born in Van Wert County, Ohio, on May 30, 1938, to the late Lester and Doris (Yocum) Wittung.
She married Robert Rawley, who preceded her in death on April 3, 1995.
Marilyn had worked for Pathways in Decatur as an assisted living care giver.
Thomas W. Adler, 96, Decatur, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard, Sefton, & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Lester W. Aumann, 90, of Decatur, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012, in the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Lester was born in Adams County on Sunday, January 22, 1922, to the late William C. and Della (Busick) Aumann.
He married Evelyn L. Thieme on August 10, 1947, in Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Decatur; she passed away on July 27, 2012.
John M. Butcher, 61, of Geneva, died on Thursday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, with visitation one hour prior to service.
Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.