Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Ivan Wyer, 87, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 7:56 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Van Wert Hospice in Van Wert, Ohio.
Ivan married Joan Newlin on February 15, 1947, in Willshire; she survives in Willshire.
He served as Second District Commander and Assistant Sergeant of Arms for the Department of Ohio. Beginning in 1943, Ivan served his country in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II and during the Korean Conflict.
R’Lene R. Fletcher, 89, of Decatur, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
R’Lene was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 22, 1923, to the late Harry A. and Irene M. (Schneider) Coe.
On June 4, 1948, she married James C. Fletcher; he preceded her in death on October 4, 2009.
R’Lene was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was a former member of the Eastern Star and former advisor to the Rainbow Girls. She was a homemaker.
Dwight F. Girod, 90, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Decatur, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
Dwight was born in Adams County on April 3, 1923, to the late Milton and Emma (Firks) Girod.
On June 21, 1953, he married Jane Maddox; she survives in Fort Wayne.
Treva B. Lehman, 94, of Berne, died Saturday at Bluffton Regional Center.
Among survivors are two sons, Ernest Lehman, Jr., of South Bend and Wayne (Denise) Lehman of Fort Wayne, and "Forever Daughter" Arlene Lehman of Niles, Mich.
Visitation will be from 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in MRE Cemetery, Berne.
Pauline Selking, 91, of Decatur, passed away at 5 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Pauline was born on Friday, July 1, 1921, in Edgerton, Ohio, to the late Elmer A. and Julia F. (Zeigler) Edwards.
She married Robert Louis Selking on April 29, 1940, in New Haven; he passed away in 1984.
Virginia Ilene Elder, 82, of Plymouth, Ind., passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at her residence.
Virginia was born in Portland on April 30, 1931, to the late Merle and Anna (McFarland) Smiley.
She married Donald Elder, who survives.
Deborah R. Cross, 52, of Middle Point, Ohio, passed away Monday, May 6, at her residence.
Deborah was born February 14, 1961, in Decatur, to Kenny and Kathy (Ratliff) Prichard; her father preceded her in death.
She enjoyed gardening, animals, cooking, and riding motorcycles. She was a customer service representative at several places, and she was employed at Hearth & Home in Van Wert, Ohio, when she passed.
Daniel R. Everett, 83, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. Dan was born Saturday, August 17, 1929, in Adams County to the late Perry and Bessie (Irwin) Everett.
He married Lois D. Buuck on September 12, 1948, in Decatur; she passed away on March 7, 2007.
Mary Ellen Martin, 91, of Vera Cruz, passed away at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur.
Born on January 22, 1922, in Keenesburg, Ill., to the late James C. and Mary M. (Hedge) Lovellette, Mary married Ervin O. Martin in Monroe, on May 16, 1937; he preceded her in death on April 8, 1987.
Paul T. Stuckey, 95, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Coventry Meadows LLC in Fort Wayne.
Born in Indianapolis, Paul worked as a custodian with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 20 years, retiring in 1980, and also in security at Raytheon until he was 90 years old. Paul was a U S Marine Corps WW II Panama Canal veteran.