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February 25th

Harold J. Feasby

February 25, 2013

    Harold J. Feasby, 94, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    He was born February 3, 1919, in Tully Township to the late Willis K. and Othal (Foley) Feasby.
    Harold married June Violet Gipe on May 16, 1942; she preceded him in death on December 20, 2010.

Lorine Hoffman

February 25, 2013

    Lorine Hoffman, 91, of Decatur died Saturday.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.

Janet Kenworthy

February 25, 2013

    Janet Kenworthy, 84, of Fort Wayne, died Friday.
    Among survivors are her husband, former Decatur resident Forest Kenworthy; two sons, Jim (Karen) Yankosky, and Bob (Maria) Kenworthy; and a daughter, Judy (Randy) Kahn.
    Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Gerald J. Martin

February 25, 2013

    Gerald J. “Jerry” Martin, 91, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    He was born on October 31, 1921, in Monroeville to the late Paul E. and Clara C. (Minnich) Martin.
    Gerald married Anna Joyce Meyer on May 3, 1947, in St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church - Nix Settlement; she survives.

February 22nd

Alexandria Pharr

February 22, 2013

    Alexandria R. "Lexy" Pharr, 23, of Decatur, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013, following an automobile accident on County Road 900 N in Adams County.
    She was born on Monday, December 18, 1989, in Decatur, to Anthony "Tony" Pharr and Kristine (O'Campo) Smedley.
    Lexy had been employed at Ossian Meats for the past several months. She was formerly employed by Bi-County Services in Berne and Ford Clutch Company, also in Berne.

February 21st

Judith A. Ainsworth

February 21, 2013

    Judith A. Ainsworth, 73, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Judy was born on January 5, 1940, in Fort Wayne, to the late Robert E. and Bertha I. (Gibson) Lane.
    She married Gayle E. Ainsworth on September 5, 1959; he survives in Decatur.

Geraldine R. Meyer

February 21, 2013

    Geraldine R. Meyer, 88, of Bluffton, formerly of rural Ossian, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Christian Care Retirement Community.
    She was born on October 1, 1924, in Allen County to the late Paul and Ida (Luttman) Scheumann.
    Geraldine worked as a homemaker. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and also the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and will be remembered as an avid supporter of family activities.

Robert A. Pilkington

February 21, 2013

    Robert A. Pilkington, 81, of Decatur, died on Monday, February 18, 2013, at Bay Pines V.A. Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Bob was born in Alliance, Nebaska., on March 4, 1931, to the late Leonard and Ruth M. (Leonard) Pilkington.
    He married Wilma Fredenburg on November 1, 1952; she survives.

February 20th

Judith A. Ainsworth

February 20, 2013

    Judith A. Ainsworth, 73, of Decatur, died Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy.

Amos B. Schwartz

February 20, 2013

    Amos B. Schwartz, 81, Berne, died Sunday in Bluffton Regional Hospital .
    He was born on January 13, 1932, the 19th of 20 children born into the Old Order Amish home.

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