Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Raymond D. Eckrote, 96, of Geneva, died today in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
LaVon Naomi Grice, 90, of Decatur, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Ossian Health Care.
LaVon was born in on September 26, 1921, in Decatur, to the late Don and Della (Cook) DeBolt.
She lived all her life in or around Decatur; however, the past five years she has resided at Ossian Health and Rehab.
She married Frank J. Grice on June 9, 1939; he preceded her in death.
Danny Dwayne Morgan, 66, Bluffton, died on Saturday, March 3, at his residence.
Among survivors are his wife, Debborah (Cowan) Morgan of Naples, Fla.; sister, Paula (Steven) Holloway of Decatur; and brother Gary (Karla) Morgan of Decatur.
There will be a private family memorial held at a later.
Arrangements were by Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton.
Paul E. Gillespie, 76, of Decatur ded Friday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Among survivors are a daughter, Donna (Kevin) Thieme, of Decatur.
There will be no services.
Arrangements were by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Beatrice G. "Bea" Daniels, 86, of Berne, passed away at 12:44 p.m., on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, in the Swiss Village Community Center.
Bea was a lifelong resident of the Monroeville area.
Bea was born on Wednesday, May 20, 1925, in Allen County, Ind., the daughter of the late Charles C. and Etta Belle (Murfield) Ball.
She married the late Doyle A. "Butch" Daniels on June 7, 1947; he passed away on June 29, 1980.
Paul E. Gillespie, 76, of Decatur, died Friday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Russell S. Oyer, 73, of Berne, died Wednesday in Swiss Village.
He married Nancy (Liechty) Oyer on August 20, 1960, and she survives. Other survivors include a son, Tim (Kristen) Oyer, of Geneva.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2-8 p.m. at Swiss Village. Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Swiss Village Chapel, with visitation one hour prior to services.
Burial will be in MRE Cemetery, Berne.
Donald W. Borne, 90, of rural Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012, at his home.
He was born on September 25, 1921, in Adams County to the late Albert and Loretta (Koldeway) Borne.
Donald worked as a farmer before retiring in the fall of 2011, milked cows for Allen Dairy, and also worked at General Electric for 34 years before retiring in 1985.
He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church.
Beatrice G. “Bea” Daniels, 86, died Wednesday afternoon at Swiss Village.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.
Suzette Marie (Girard) Prchal, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2012, at her residence.
Born October 18, 1946, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Jay and Erline Girard.
She married Bob Prchal on September 6, 1968, and he survivies.
"Suzy's warm and loving smile and sense of humor will be missed by all."