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October 21st

David N. Schirack

October 21, 2013

    David N. Schirack, 59, Decatur, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at St. Mary Hospital in Saginaw, Mich. Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

October 18th

Richard D. Baumgartner

October 18, 2013

    Richard D. Baumgartner, 65, Decatur, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Richard was born on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1948, in Brazil, Ind. to the late Richard L and Miladeen (Scott) Baumgartner. He married Bonnie J. (White) Hendricks on Aug. 10, 1996, she survives.

Jane Buckingham

October 18, 2013

    Jane Buckingham, 71, Bluffton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
    Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Tom A. Craig

October 18, 2013

    Tom A. Craig, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Bluffton Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer.

Doris M. Fosnaugh

October 18, 2013

    Doris M. (Henry) Fosnaugh, 90, Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wed. Oct. 16, 2013. She was born in Fort Wayne on Oct. 30, 1922.
    She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1940. During World War II, Doris worked for GE. After raising her six children she worked for Walker Reseach and volunteered with the SPCA and humane shelters. Her love for animals were great.

Joan F. Koos

October 18, 2013

    Joan F. Koos, 87, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Joan was born in Berne on Jan. 30, 1926, to the late Werner and Florence (Teeter) Lehman. She married the late Guy L. Koos in May of 1946, he passed in 1976.
    Joan was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. She worked as children's librarian at the Decatur Public Library and was the manager of Nowak Hallmark store in Decatur before her retirement.

October 16th

Charles E. Ripley

October 16, 2013

       Charles E. “Chuck” Ripley, 81,Plymouth, passed away suddenly in his Elliot Avenue home of natural causes on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
    Chuck was a native of Adams County and was born in Blue Creek Township near Decatur on April 12, 1932, to the late Leland A. and Midge C. (Davis) Ripley. He married Norma Louise Chattin on April 15, 1956, in Huntington, she survives.

October 14th

Fern M. Daniel

October 14, 2013

    Fern M. (Hisey) Daniel, 95, Berne, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    Among survivors are a son, Noel (Julia) Daniel of Indianapolis; and daughter, Brenda (Jerry) Price of Celina, Ohio.
    Visitation will be from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Swiss Village Retirement Center.
    Funeral services will follow, also at the retirement center.
    Burial will be at West Lawn Cemetery, Geneva.

William L. Schumm

October 14, 2013

    William L. Schumm, 84, Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 at his daughter's home in Monroe.
    Bill was born on Thursday, July 25, 1929, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Theodore G. and Leona (Stetler) Schumm.  He married the late Dorothy E. Ketrow on October 1, 1950, in Monroeville; she passed away on April 15, 2000.
    Bill was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church-Schumm in rural Willshire, Ohio.  Bill enjoyed his family, gardening, and eating out.

October 11th

Corrine V. Lehman

October 11, 2013

    Corrine V. Lehman, 89, Berne, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her home.
    She was born to the late Henry and Rosella (Beer) Nussbaum on Oct. 21, 1923, in Adams County. She married the late Emerson "Emie" Lehman on Oct. 21, 1944.

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