Archive - Jul 5, 2013 - Obituary
Ronnie L. Gephart, 75, Decatur, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Chalet Village in Berne.
Ronnie was born Friday, August 27, 1937, in rural Wren, Ohio, to the late Basil and Lolo (Drake) Gephart.
He married Ramona K. Gattshall on June 30, 1957, in Chattanooga, Ohio; she survives in Decatur.
Ronnie was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Decatur. He was a farmer and had worked at Phelps Dodge Magnet Wire Company for 46 years, retiring in 2002.
Geraldine "Gerry" McKay Townsend, age 88, passed away July 2, 2013, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Gerry was born April 18, 1925, in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada, to Charles R. and Helen Orchard McKay.
Gerry was a member of Brookside Church in Fort Wayne and had worked as a dental assistant for many years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmorther, whose life revolved around her family, whom she loved dearly.