Archive - Feb 2013 - Obituary
Judith A. Ainsworth, 73, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Judy was born on January 5, 1940, in Fort Wayne, to the late Robert E. and Bertha I. (Gibson) Lane.
She married Gayle E. Ainsworth on September 5, 1959; he survives in Decatur.
Geraldine R. Meyer, 88, of Bluffton, formerly of rural Ossian, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Christian Care Retirement Community.
She was born on October 1, 1924, in Allen County to the late Paul and Ida (Luttman) Scheumann.
Geraldine worked as a homemaker. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and also the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and will be remembered as an avid supporter of family activities.
Robert A. Pilkington, 81, of Decatur, died on Monday, February 18, 2013, at Bay Pines V.A. Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Bob was born in Alliance, Nebaska., on March 4, 1931, to the late Leonard and Ruth M. (Leonard) Pilkington.
He married Wilma Fredenburg on November 1, 1952; she survives.
Judith A. Ainsworth, 73, of Decatur, died Tuesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy.
Amos B. Schwartz, 81, Berne, died Sunday in Bluffton Regional Hospital .
He was born on January 13, 1932, the 19th of 20 children born into the Old Order Amish home.
Jeff Huffman, 54, of Geneva, passed away at 12:02 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2013, at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
He was born on Sunday, March 16, 1958, in Jay County to the late Francis F. and Margaret Jane (Farlow) Huffman.
Jeff graduated with the South Adams High School Class of 1976. He worked at Franklin Electric and Strick in Monroe for 28 years. Jeff enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, mushroom hunting and the outdoors.
Robert A. Pilkington, 81, of Decatur, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
L. M. “Bud” Poyser Jr., 67, of New Haven, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.
Among survivors are his wife of over 45 years, Barbara (Werling) Poyser; sons, Mark (Shanon) Poyser and Rick (Liz) Poyser, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Riley, Madison, Ethan, and Brianna; mother, Josephine Halter of Fort Wayne; and siblings, Jerry (Patty) Poyser of Angola and Sharron (Jim) Spangle of Fort Wayne.
Peggy Ann Newsome, 58, of Dunkirk, Ind., passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013, in the company of family members at her residence.
Peggy was born in Decatur on March 7, 1954, to Mary E. (Brewster) Robinson, of Geneva, and the late Eugene E. Robinson.
Amos B. Schwartz, 81, of Geneva, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.