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June 10th

James J. Voglewede

June 10, 2013

    James “Jim” Joseph Voglewede, 79, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Jim was born November 18, 1933, in Decatur to the late Raymond and Mary (Meyer) Voglewede.
    On May 3, 1958, he married Rowena Ellen Merriman; she survives in Decatur.

Helen L. Wellman

June 10, 2013

    Helen L. Wellman, 90, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Helen was born in Jay County on October 21, 1922, to the late Jerome and Agnus (Krieg) Wellman.
    She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, where she was in the Women of St. Mary’s. She was a member of Our Lady’s Rosary Makers of Holy Trinity Parish in Bryant, Ind., where she made 3,955 rosaries from 1994-2006. She retired from General Electric and was a member of the G.E. retirees.

June 7th

Ala N. Fuelling

June 7, 2013

    Ala Nova Fuelling, 76, of Grabill, Ind., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Born in Fort Wayne, Ala Nova "Novie" worked as a Registered Nurse with Parkview for 20 years, then at Fort Wayne Developmental Center for 15 years, retiring in 1994. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Among survivors are her spouse, Arlen L. Fuelling of Grabill; sister, Naza Vita Wright of Fort Wayne; and five nephews, Dennis, Steven, Douglas, Mark, and Michael Wright.

June 6th

Larry E. Hawkins

June 6, 2013

    Larry E. Hawkins, 51, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday morning.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.

Donald P. Jeffrey

June 6, 2013

    Donald  P. Jeffrey, 90, of Decatur, passed away at 1:27 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in the Adams Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
    Donald was born Sunday, August 13, 1922, in East Grand Forks, Minn., to the late John Isaac and Alice Elive (Gauthier) Jeffrey.
    He married Olga Schueler on March 17, 1946, in Decatur; she passed away February 25, 2003.

Gerald A. Stefanek

June 6, 2013

    Gerald A. Stefanek, 67, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
    Born in Fort Wayne, Gerald worked as an engineer with Dana, retiring in 2008. He loved spending time with his family and friends and being on the water, especially Lake Michigan.

June 5th

Donald P. Jeffrey

June 5, 2013

    Donald P. Jeffrey, 90, of Decatur, died Tuesday morning.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.

June 4th

Jerry L. Amweg

June 4, 2013

    Jerry Lee "Monk" Amweg, 65, of Ohio City, Ohio, went to be with his Lord at 6:55 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert, Ohio.
    Jerry was born June 18, 1947, in Van Wert, to the late Daniel Hamilton and Louella Gwendolyn (Seger) Amweg.
    He married CarieAnn Jo Bellinger on June 3, 2003; she survives in Ohio City.

June 3rd

William M. Schaadt

June 3, 2013

    William M. "Bill" Schaadt, 72, Chattanooga, Ohio, passed away as a result of cancer on Saturday June 1, 2013, at his home.
    Bill was born to the late Victor and Luella (Affolder) Schaadt on August 15, 1940, in Mercer County, Ohio.
    He married Judy Ousley on Septembr 23, 1964, in Berne; she preceded him in death. He later married LaDonna McCullough Case on April 23, 1977; she survives.

May 30th

Lois J. Franz

May 30, 2013

    Lois J. Franz, 87, of Decatur, passed away at 4:03 p.m. onSaturday, May 25, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Lois was born Tuesday, February 9, 1926, in Adams County to the late Simon A. and Frances E. (Emenhiser) Lehrman.
    She married Arthur E. Franz on June 4, 1949, at East Liberty United Methodist Church in rural Monroeville; he passed away on March 29, 1989.

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