Archive - Dec 2013 - Obituary
Sandra J. (Blume) Allisbaugh, 53, Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital.
She was born Tuesday, Aug. 2, 1960, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Edward A. Blume and the late Patricia A. (Byrd) Agler.
Sandra served her country in the United States Army.
She attended Broadway Christian Church in Fort Wayne where she was an active volunteer. She also attended Jubilee Ministries through LOVE, Inc. in Decatur.
Josephine E. Baker, 94, Berne, died at 8:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Chalet Village in Berne.
Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
Corie Ida Galloway, 63, Geneva, died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Saturday, Sept. 9, 1950, in Maryland, the daughter of the late Frank and Almetta May Smith, Sr. She married James R. Galloway Sept. 25, 1973, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; he survives.
Dale E. Harshman, 59, Decatur, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Dale was born Aug. 1, 1954, in Bluffton, the son of the late Daniel E. and Anna V. Siemik. He married Kathleen M. Snyder Oct. 21, 1983; she survives.
Dale was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was a heavy equipment operator with Local Union 103. He was a hard working and dedicated husband and father. He loved spending time with his grandkids and was an aviation enthusiast and fisherman.
Vivian F. Sprunger, 90, Berne, died Monday, Dec. 30, at Swiss village.
Arrangements pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Anna B. Hisner, 88, Fort Wayne, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Ashton Creek located in Fort Wayne.
Anna was born Friday, Sept. 4, 1925, in Mintonville, Ky., the daughter of the late Clifford C. and Bessie (Emerson) Cain. She married H. Parnell Hisner Jan. 4, 1948, in Indianapolis; and he survives.
Anna was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Marilyn L. Gerig, 87, Berne, died Thursday, Dec. 26, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by two sons, Darrell (Lynn) Gerig of Fort Wayne and Duane (Janet) Gerig of Knoxville, Tenn.; and a daughter, Dawn (Douglas) Kelsey of Cincinnatti, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the West Missionary Church with Pastor Keith Rupp officiating.
Robert A. Lengerich, 88, Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013.
He was born in Decatur to the late August and Ellen Lengerich.
Robert retired as a technician from Rea Magnet Wire. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Fort Wayne. He proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII, was a member of the St. Vincent dePaul Society and volunteered at the Literacy Alliance.
Ernest D. Steiner, 90, Berne, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Swiss Village.
He is survived by a sister, Minnie Mertz of Berne; and a brother, Victor Steiner of Berne
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the M.R.E. Cemetery in Berne with the Rev. Jerry Flueckiger officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.
Stephen R. Wood, 63, Berne, died Dec. 24, 2013, at his residence.
Stephen was born March 31, 1951, in Louisville, Ky. to the late Raymond and Agnes (Ford) Wood.
He retired from Courtesy Motors after 11 years of service. He served during the Vietnam War in the United States Army as a military police officer at Fort Knox, Ky. He was a member of American Legion Post 43.