Archive - Feb 2013 - Obituary
Dorothea Thieme, 94, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 8:32 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Dorothea was born on Friday, September 27, 1918, in Allen County, to the late Carl and Mary (Heine) Boese.
She married Herman F. Thieme at Emmanuel Lutheran Church-Soest; he passed away in June of 1989.
Dorothea was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Decatur.
Estella L. "Bonnie" Vorhees, 76, of rural Silver Springs, Fla., died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on August 3, 1936, in Bryant, Ind., to the late Lyle and Dorothy Vorhees.
Among survivors are a brother and sister.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Booher; and brother, E. Harold Vorhees.
There will be no viewing or services.
Margaret H. Buuck, 91, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Friday, May 20, 1921, in Decatur to the late Jacob and Minnie (Borne) Hoffman.
Margaret married Richard Buuck on May 8, 1943, in the Zion Reformed Church in Decatur; he survives.
Ruth Ellen Wiggins Edwards, 86, of Warren, Ind., passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Heritage Pointe Home.
She was born in Dixon, Ill., to the late Frank Davis Sr. and Frances Irene Taylor Wiggins.
Ruth married Herbert LeRoy Edwards of Lanark, Ill. in 1945; he survives.
Reverend Paul A. Amstutz, 85, Mt. Morris, Michigan, formerly of Berne, died Tuesday.
Among survivors are his wife, M. Jean (Andrews) Amstutz; two sons, David (Carrie) Amstutz of Gladwin and Dan (Barbara) Amstutz of Grand Island, Fla.; and daughter, Helyn (Craig) Smith of Flint.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on February 9 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Flint, Mich. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery in New Lothrop, Mich.
Robert L. Beitler, 81, of Pendleton, Ind., passed away on February 11, 2013, at his residence.
He was born May 20, 1931, in Monroe, Ind., and resided most of his life in Pendleton.
David A. Runyon, 55, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana.
He was born on Thursday, June 6, 1957, in Bluffton, Ind., to Floyd Runyon, who passed away in 2004, and Evelyn (Messick) Runyon, who passed away in 2012.
David married Cathy Cable on November 26, 1983, in Bluffton; she survives in Decatur.
Flora D. Wright, 69, formerly of Decatur, died on Monday.
Among survivors is her daughter, Bobbi Kelly of Fort Wayne.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday at River of Life Church, 927 N Main St., Bluffton. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, also at the church.
Burial will be at Marion National Cemetery.
Raymond L. Boggs, 80, of Bryant, Ind., passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at his residence in Bearcreek Township, Jay County.
He was born on Friday, September 9, 1932, in Harlan, Ind., to the late Henry and Martha (Griffin) Boggs.
Raymond married Carolyn Shannon on Tuesday, November 4, 1952, in Van Wert, Ohio; she survives.
Timothy A. Gase, 50, of Decatur, died at his residence on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
Tim was born on July 9, 1962, in Decatur, to Donald L. and Carol J. (Schuller) Gase; they survive.
Tim was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Haven. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Decatur. He worked for Gold Shield for 25 years, and then for R.M. Landscaping in Decatur. He was a 1981 graduate of Bellmont High School.