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April 11th

Andrea “Andi” Orme

April 11, 2012

    Andrea “Andi” Orme, 50, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at her residence.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

April 10th

Phyllis J. Fisher

April 10, 2012

    Phyllis J. Fisher, 82 of Fort Wayne, passed away April 5, 2012, at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, Florida.
    Phyllis was born April 1, 1930, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Donald and Edith (Johnson) Morrison.
    She married James C. Fisher on February 25, 1951; he survives.
    Phyllis attended Decatur Church of the Nazarene and was a homemaker.

James ‘Paul’ Henrey

April 10, 2012

    James ‘Paul’ Henrey, 88, of rural Wren, Ohio, went to the arms of his Savior in his home on April 9, 2012, at 1 p.m..
    He was born on February 25, 1924, to James Edward and Della Mae (Anderson) Henrey in Benton Township, Paulding County.
    He graduated from Tully Convoy High School in 1942 where he received a letter for playing baseball.
    On April 9, 1944, he married Esther Jane Abbott.

Delores E. Rickord

April 10, 2012

    Delores E. Rickord, 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012, at University Park Nursing Center, in Fort Wayne. 
    Born in the Belgian Congo, in Africa, Delores worked in the plastics industry for 12 years before retiring in 1988. She was a member of Super Sixties at Blackhawk Baptist Church and the Fifty Plus group at First Assembly of God. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.  

April 9th

Phylis J. Fisher

April 9, 2012

    Phylis J. Fisher, 82, Fort Wayne, died Thursday in Florida.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Charlotte E. Vera

April 9, 2012

    Charlotte E. Vera, 101, of Decatur, passed away Friday, April 6, 2012.
    She was born to Walter L. and Lulu (Triplett) Vera on October 1, 1910, in Dunkirk, Indiana. 

Dorothy Elizabeth White

April 9, 2012

    Dorothy Elizabeth White, 97, of Willshire, Ohio, died Saturday in Van Wert County Hospital. 
    Among survivors are her son, Robert White of Decatur, and daughter, Karen (Ronald) Heiser of Decatur. 
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold D. White, and one daughter.
    Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, Ohio, and one hour prior to the services there on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

April 6th

Joan T. Heimann

April 6, 2012

    Joan T. Heimann, 84, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. 
    Born in Decatur, Joan worked with Southwick Cafeteria for 16 years before retiring in 1991. 

Lew E. Heiser

April 6, 2012

    Lew E. Heiser, 70, of Decatur, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012, at his residence.
    He was born in Allen County on July 20, 1941, to the late Ray E. and Pansey (Biggs) Heiser.
    Lew worked for Schwartz Ford and McDonald's.
    Among survivors are his brother, Howard D. (Patricia) Heiser; brother-in-law Ted Douglas; several nieces and nephews; and friend Mike Harmon of Decatur.

Jane Ann Zander

April 6, 2012

    Jane Ann Zander, 88, of Decatur, died Wednesdayin Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne.
    Among survivors are her son, Ralph Zander of Decatur.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard G. Zander.
    Visitation will be Monday, April 9, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Decatur.
    Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
  

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