Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Dora R. "Becky" (Burgess) Tarkington, 81, of Berne, formerly of Geneva, passed away at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Swiss Village in Berne.
Becky was born Saturday, January 2, 1932, in Huntertown, Ind., to the late Harlow C. Hart and Pearl Eash-Hart-Shaver.
She worked for the Berne Police Department as a dispatcher and had also worked as a bookkeeper for the Adams Co. Highway Dept.
Maxine R. Lehman, 91, Berne, passed away Monday morning, April 15, 2013, at Swiss Village.
Maxine was born to the late Gilbert and Minnie (Depp) Stucky on September 20, 1921, in Adams County.
She married Roger "Pete" Augsburger, who died in 1972, and Wilmer "Cy" Lehman, who died in 2006.
Michael D. Lemmon, 48, of Fort Wayne, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Dora R. "Becky" Tarkington, 80, of Berne, died Tuesday morning.
Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.
David Eugene Dailey, 77, of Berne, passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Chalet Village in Berne.
David was born on Tuesday, February 4, 1936, in Willshire, Ohio, to the late Stanton R. and Margaret (Brandt) Dailey. He was a lifelong farmer.
Among survivors are three sisters, Alma Kable and Katherine Blair, both of Fort Wayne, and Margorie Dodane of Kingman, Ariz.; and a brother, Charles (Ilene) Dailey of Berne.
Dorothy L. Brandenburg, 91, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center Extended Care Unit.
She was born on Thursday, May 5, 1921, in Detroit, Mich., to the late Harlan E. Williams and the late Lillie May (Sprayberry) Mitchell.
She married William G. Brandenburg on May 30, 1946, in Mount Clemens, Mich.; he passed away October 4, 1999.
Evelyn (Christener) Espich, 92, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born on Tuesday, July 27, 1920, in Monroe to the late Harvey and Nellie Marie (Worden) Bovine.
Evelyn married John Christener, Jr., on October 13, 1936, in the Monroe Friends Parish; he passed away December 19, 1974.
Lyncoln Ann Hess, 7 weeks years old, of Decatur, passed away suddenly at 7:15 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Lyncoln was born on Thursday, February 21, 2013, in Fort Wayne, to Jesse Hess and Alicia Hirschy, both of whom survive.
Lyncoln was a member of Zion Lutheran Church-Decatur, along with her parents. Her father works at Selking International and her mother works at Fairway Deli Marathon.
Lorena Hockemeyer, 91, of Decatur, passed away at 2:14 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Lorena was born on Thursday, May 19, 1921, in Allen County, to the late Fred C. and Emelia (Melcher) Hockemeyer.
Lorena was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur and was a former member at St. John Lutheran Church-Flatrock, rural Monroeville.
Lorena worked as a nurse's aide for 23 years at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Donald Gibson "Don" Moore, 87, Berne, died April 11, at Swiss Village in Berne.
Among survivors are a son, John B. (Linda) Moore of rural Portland, and a daughter, Genette Kay Moore of Decatur.
Visitation was held in Swiss Village Auditorium on Sunday, and the funeral was at 10 a.m. today, also at the auditorium. Burial was in M.R.E. Cemetery, with full military rites by the Berne American Legion Post 468.
Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.