Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Russell L. Plumley, 77, of Monroeville, Ind., passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Monday, June 17, 1935, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Dewey and Esther (Johnson) Plumley.
Russell married Dorcas E. Sautbine on September 4, 1954; she passed away on October 4, 2006.
Robert L. Litwiller, 78, Berne, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at his home.
Among survivors are his wife, Marilyn; two sons, Phil (Sonnie) Litwiller of Berne and Scott (Sheri) Litwiller of Berne; two daughters, Becky (Kent) Lehman of Berne and Cindy (Ramon) Garcia of Fishers, Ind.; daughter-in-law, Ann Litwiller of Peoria, Ill.; two sisters, Delores Moorman of Warsaw and Juanita (Jim) Adams of Berne; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grand children.
Sherri L. Longenberger, 49, of Bluffton, passed away at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at her residence.
Sherri was born in Adams County on October 11, 1963, to Doyle W. and the late Bonnie L. (Baumgartner) Frauhiger.
She married Mark A. Longenberger in Bluffton on June 7, 1981; he survives.
Gordon C. Suman, 87, of Decatur, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
He was born in Decatur on April 23, 1925, to the late Harry and Bessie (Drummond) Suman.
Gordon married Lois Eileen Miller on March 28, 1947, in Van Wert, Ohio; she preceded him in death on June 16, 2007.
Roger W. Burkhart, 66, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness over the last year.
Roger was born Thursday, August 1, 1946, in Decatur, to the late Charles F. and Helen M. (Stewart) Burkhart.
He married Harriet S. Bercot on March 1, 1986, at Decatur Church of God; she survives in Decatur.
Roger was a member of the Salem Community Church and was a lifelong farmer in the Salem area.
Ronald Laveral Holcomb, 79, of Kingman, Ariz., died at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at his residence.
Ronald was born May 8, 1936, in Boaz, Ala., to the late E. C. and Elizabeth Holcomb.
He married Ruth Gail Clark on September 24, 1955; she preceded him in death.
Ronald worked for International Harvester in Fort Wayne for many years until his retirement.
Robert L. Litwiller, 78, Berne, died Thursday evening.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Roger W. Burkhart, 66, of Decatur, died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Irene Krueckeberg, 84, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Irene was born on Monday, October 15, 1928, in Stuttgart, Germany, to the late Richard and Luzie (Kuhnen) Weber.
She married Robert H. Krueckeberg on September 25, 1953, in Stuttgart, Germany; he survives in Decatur.
Michael D. Lemmon, 48, of Fort Wayne, departed his earthly home Monday, April 15, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital following a brief illness.
Michael was a lifelong Fort Wayne resident, Northrop High School graduate, and IUPU graduate. He was a 19-year employee of Press-Seal Gasket Corporation of Fort Wayne. He was an extrusion operator. Michael loved video gaming, was a lover of Christ, and of Christian music. He was the most kind and loving man, husband and father.