Archive - Aug 2013 - Obituary
Rick Alan Steiner, 58, of Berne went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 19, 2013, at 5:45 a.m. at home in his wife's arms, surrounded by family following an extended illness.
Rick was born February 10, 1955, in Decatur to the late Merlin Steiner and Carolyn (Bixler) Steiner; his mother survives.
He married Nancy Hurst on Mary 1, 1977, and she survives in Berne.
Norbert P. Selking, 77, of McHenry, Ill. formerly Hebron, Ill., passed away friday, August 16, 2013, at Heritage Woods in McHenry.
Norbert was born in Decatur on November 15, 1935, a son of the late August and Frieda (Gallmeyer) Selking.
He was a graduate of Monmouth High School and attended Valparaiso University. He received the Jaycee Distinguished Service Award in Decatur.
Sara Lucile Collier, 99, of Decatur, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at Swiss Village Nursing Center.
Sara was born January 28, 1914, in Cambridge, Neb., to the late Felton B. and Lucile E. (Perry) Moore.
On June 12, 1943, she married C. Doyle Collier; he preceded her in death on September 30, 1998.
Minnie E. Burk, 88, Van Wert, Ohio died Tuesday at C.H.P. Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
She was a member of the Adams County Coin Club and participated in their weekly flea market for many years.
Among survivors are her son, William R. Burk of Van Wert; and daughter, Dee Ann Zimmerman of Van Wert.
Sara L. Collier, 99, Decatur, died Wednesday evening.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
James R. Hamrick, 55, of Marion, Ind., previously of Decatur, died Sunday, August 11, 2013 at his residence.
Among survivors are his mother, Wanda L Hamrick of Decatur; two brothers, Rick L. Hamrick and Brad D. (Sara Klinetob) Hamrick, both of Decatur and sister, Sheila F. (Randy) Shoaf of Decatur.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church.
Glen D. Strahm, 81 of Monroe, passed away at his residence on Sunday, August 11, 2013.
Glen was born June 20, 1932, in Adams County to the late Sylvan and Lydia (Brunner) Strahm.
On August 23, 1952, he married Elizabeth "Betsy" Johnston; she survives in Monroe.
Glen was a member of St. Luke Community Church where he was involved as an elder, deacon and trustee. Glen was a farmer and mechanic for Reisen & Smith Chrysler, Walt's Motor Sales and John's Auto Sales.
Mildred R. Steffen, 92, of Decatur, passed away Monday morning at her residence.
Mildred was born February 11, 1921, in Adams County to the late John and Lydia (Gerber) Steffen.
She was a member of Apostolic Christian Church and worked at General Electric in Decatur for 40 years.
Among survivors are her brother, Ralph (Lucinda) Steffen of Bluffton; and two sisters, Violet Steffen and Vergene Reinhard, both of Decatur.
Florence E. Stuckey, 94, of Van Wert, Ohio, died at 9:05 p.m. Saturday, August 10, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.
Florence was born March 18, 1919, in Van Wert County to the late Arthur H. and Marie (Schmidgall) Bauer.
She married Charles Graydon Stuckey on April 24, 1946; he preceded her in death on December 9, 1987.
Thelma M. Berkshire, 79, of Decatur passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Thelma was born Sunday, October 1, 1933, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to the late James Civiley and Lucinda Mae (Cheek) McGraw.
She married James W. Berkshire on May 31, 1953; he passed away February 15, 2009.
Thelma was a homemaker and had formerly attended the Decatur Church of Christ.