Archive - Oct 2013 - Obituary
Lora L. McLemore, 61, Convoy, Ohio, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Kathleen A. Ray, 74, Ossian, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born in Tulsa, Okla. to the late Kenneth A and Wanda Thelma (Isaacs) Harper.
Kate was a member of Grace Fellowship in Decatur. She was a homemaker and also worked as a health care provider.
Wellington C. "Bill" Snyder, 84, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Adams Woodcrest.
He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1929, in Fort Wayne, to the late Peter D. and Gladys O. (Place) Snyder. He married his first wife, M. Helen Morehous on Aug. 16, 1950, she passed away on Oct. 11, 1991. He married Mary E. (Beer) Schindler on Feb. 19, 1993, she survives.
Danny E. Wildman, 63, Little Rock, Kans., died Oct. 23, 2013.
Among survivors are his wife, Mary Anne(Ouellette) Wildman; and a child, Sarah O. Wildman.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2013 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Little Rock.
Ervin C. Christner, 71, Berne, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on May 25, 1942, in Adams County to the late Alvin S. and Caroline (Schwartz) Christner. He married Elizabeth M. Girod; she survives.
Ervin was an Old Order Amish and a retired carpenter.
Bradley A. Combs, 52, New Haven, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his mother, Judith Dowell, Decatur; two sons, Dakota and Hunter Combs, Decatur; a brother, Larry Combs, Janesville, Wis.; and a sister, Kathleen (Kirk) Smith, Decatur.
No service will be held.
Memorials may be made to Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home for final funeral expenses.
Anselm B. (Jack) Hackman Jr., 85, Decatur, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. Jack was born Dec. 9, 1927, in Decatur, to the late Anselm B. and Christina (Ulman) Hackman. He married Berniece Agnes Kintz on May 28, 1949.
Jack was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He retired from Teeple Truck Line in Decatur after 30 years of service. Jack was an avid hunter and card player.
Mary L. Lepper, 99, Fort Wayne, passed away at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Lutheran Life Villages in Fort Wayne.
Mary was born Tuesday, April 7, 1914, in Allen County, to the late Joseph Russel and Nettie F. (Sites) Bergdall. She married the late Theodore H. Lepper on May 10, 1942, in Hoagland; he passed away on Aug. 22, 1996.
Mary was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church-Soest on Wayne Trace in Fort Wayne, Concordia Seminary Guild and Ladies Aid of the church.
David N. Schirack, 59, Decatur, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in Saginaw, Mich. He was born Nov. 21, 1953 to the late Cornelius L. "Shorty" and Mary E. (Wolpert) Schirack.
Alverna E. Reinking
Alverna E. Reinking, 88, Decatur, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1925, in Adams County, to the late Theodore K. and Clara (Macke) Ewell. She married Louis W. "Bud" Reinking Jr. on June 11, 1944; he passed away on July 11, 1995.
Alverna was a homemaker and a member homemaker and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Preble.