Archive - Dec 18, 2013 - Obituary
Kathleen “Kathy” Bauman, 58, Geneva, passed away at 9:09 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Kathy was born Oct. 12, 1955, in Bluffton to the late Ralph J. and Harriet “Betty” (Stogdill) McFarren.
She graduated from Bluffton High School with the class of 1974.
Lena Paula Emelia (Sauer) Fleming, 97, Decatur, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Home.
Lena was born Aug. 22, 1916, to the late Henry and Anna (Pflueger) Sauer. She married Russell E. Fleming Nov. 18, 1933; he died Aug. 8, 1980.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She loved to garden and make quilts.
Jerilyn “Jeri” (Deming) Sheets, 70, went to be with the Lord at 4:06 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 6, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn., to the late Gerald and Iva Hanson Deming. She married her best friend, Larry Sheets, March 7, 1964; he survives in Lima, Ohio.
Jeri retired in June after 33 years of teaching in the Elida School System. She was an active member at Shawnee Alliance Church and taught the junior high Sunday school class.