Archive - Aug 2013 - Obituary
Harold E. "Gus" Feasel II, 65, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away early Thursday morning, August 8, 2013 at his residence.
Harold was born Saturday, November 8, 1947, in Adams County, to the late Harold E. and Betty J. (Brown) Feasel.
He married Linda Diane Miller on September 18, 1971 in Willshire; she passed away on March 19, 2000.
Elma Thieme, 91 of Decatur passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013, in the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford, Ohio, where she had been a resident for the past three months.
Elma was born Tuesday, December 13, 1921, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Andrew and Emma (Gunsett) Etzler.
She married her first husband, Virgil M. Springer, on November 2, 1941; he passed away on July 16, 1942. She married her second husband, Arnold Thieme, on April 20, 1947; he passed away on January 10, 1997.
Donna J. Wietfeldt, 65, of Decatur passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at her residence.
Donna was born on August 17, 1947, in Adams County to the late Donald L. and Norma E. (Ridenour) Agler.
Donna was a homemaker and a retired daycare provider. She was a member of Faith Alive Ministries.
James A. “Jim” Gilbert, 63, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Jim was born on October 23, 1949, in Decatur to the late Ermal and Ardis (Brintzenhofe) Gilbert.
On June 13, 1970, he married Susan K. Wolfe.
Jim worked as a HVAC Tech for Wells Heating and Cooling for over 20 years.
Rose E. Lichtenberger, 81, of Wren, Ohio, died Thursday at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert, Ohio.
Among survivors are her husband, Charles Lichtenberger of Wren; son, Gary (Gayle) Lichtenberger of Decatur; and two daughters, Joanne (Allen) Shinnaberry and Lois (Tod) Waltz, both of Van Wert.
Visitation will be from 1-7 p.m. Sunday and 10-11 a.m. Monday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday.
Jean C. Spade, 72, Berne, passed away August 8, 2013, at the Bluffton Regional Hospital.
Jean was born to the late Robert and Priscilla (Lehman) Gerber on March 17, 1941.
She married Donald W. Spade on September 2, 1960.
She was a member of West Missionary Church. Jean worked for Dunbar Furniture, CTS Corp and retired from Berne Hi-Way Hatchery in 2005. Her special interests included crafts, such as making butterflies out of plastic bottles, cooking, sewing; and collecting dolls.
Kent C. Geisler, 89 years old, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at his residence.
Kent was born on Saturday, December 1, 1923 in Willshire, Ohio to the late John C. and Bessie M. (Spaulding) Geisler.
He married Mildred L. Rogers on February 5, 1949 in Covington, Ky.; she survives in Decatur.
Jeannine L. Wright, 80 years old, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Jeannine was born Monday, December 19, 1932 in Huntington to the late Leo E. and C. Louise (Lynas) Simon-Steele.
She married Herbert J. Pearson on August 4, 1989 in Fort Wayne; he passed away June 23, 2011.
Jeannine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Decatur.
Solomon J. Wickey, 75, of Auburn, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2013 at his home.
He married Anna Mae Graber on January 29, 1959, and she survives in Auburn.
Ruth (Voglewede) Egan, 95, of Louisville, originally of Decatur, passed away peacefully Monday, August 5, 2013, after a long and fulfilling life.
Ruth earned her first bachelor's degree from Mount St. Joseph College, majoring in chemistry and biology and graduating cum laude. Afterward, she earned her second bachelor's degree in medical technology from St. Louis University.