Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Dean E. Hendricks, 75, Berne, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home.
Dean was born to the late Charles and Nolda (Agler) Hendricks on June 24, 1938, in Adams County.
He married Myrna Habegger on October 3, 1959, in Berne; she survives.
Robert E. Meyer, 85, of Decatur, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Robert was born December 20, 1927, in Adams County, to the late Arthur C. amd Beulah (Nichols) Meyer.
On May 13, 1950, he married Helen J. Geimer; she preceded him in death on March 10, 2012.
Ilo Mae Putman, 91, died Wednesday July 17, 2013, at her home in Decatur
Ilo was born February 10, 1922, in Whitley County to the late Ralph and Glenna Clark. Over the years Ilo worked at U.S. Rubber, Wayne Novelty, and was a waitress at the Pancake House. She was also secretary and treasurer of the Piqua Estates Mobile Home Court.
She was an avid gardener and loved travelling.
Monabelle M. Thomas, 94, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Heritage Park Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.
Born in Fort Wayne, Monabelle worked in accounting with Russ Moore Transmission. She was a member of Sweet Adelines Singing Group, attended church at First Assembly of God, and was one of the original mall walkers at Glenbrook Mall for over 40 years. She loved colorful flowers.
Dean E. Hendricks, 75, of Berne, died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Benedict Leonard Jesionowski, 85, of Fort Wayne died on July 15, 2013, at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne.
As an industrial engineer, Ben Jesionowski held key positions for Magnavox and CTS of Berne before forming a consulting firm serving corporations in the Fort Wayne area. As a member of “The Greatest Generation,” his life was molded by major events of the 20th Century, the Great Depression and World War II.
Robert E. Meyer, 85, of Decatur died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Ronald Goulet, 83, of Kokomo, died July 14, 2013, at his residence.
Among survivors are his wife, Joan Goulet; son, Bob (Jayne) Goulet; grandchildren, Katie (Ben) Linder, Betsy (Nate) Thieme, John Goulet, and Amy Goulet; great-grandchildren, Alexis and Lucas Linder, and Colton Thieme.
Florence M. Shady, 85, of Decatur, died Monday, July 15, 2013, at her residence.
Florence was born in Monroeville to the late Simon A. and Frances E. (Emenhiser) Lehrman.
She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and was very active in her church. She also volunteered with the American Red Cross blood drives and helped at local food pantries. She had worked for Decatur Industries and Walmart.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in honor of Larry A. Toole, late son of Jerry and Mary Jo Toole, at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at New Beginnings Family Center, 10th Street and Dayton Street.
Larry died suddenly at his home in Maryland on May 22. Friends and acquaintances are invited to join the Toole family as they gather to celebrate Larry's life. A time of fellowship will follow the service.