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February 13th

Robert L. Beitler

February 13, 2013

    Robert L. Beitler, 81, of Pendleton, Ind., passed away on February 11, 2013, at his residence.
    He was born May 20, 1931, in Monroe, Ind., and resided most of his life in Pendleton.

David A. Runyon

February 13, 2013

    David A. Runyon, 55, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana.
    He was born on Thursday, June 6, 1957, in Bluffton, Ind., to Floyd Runyon, who passed away in 2004, and Evelyn (Messick) Runyon, who passed away in 2012.
    David married Cathy Cable on November 26, 1983, in Bluffton; she survives in Decatur.

Flora D. Wright

February 13, 2013

    Flora D. Wright, 69, formerly of Decatur, died on Monday.
    Among survivors is her daughter, Bobbi Kelly of Fort Wayne.
    Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday at River of Life Church, 927 N Main St., Bluffton. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, also at the church.
    Burial will be at Marion National Cemetery.

February 12th

Raymond L. Boggs

February 12, 2013

    Raymond L. Boggs, 80, of Bryant, Ind., passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at his residence in Bearcreek Township, Jay County.
    He was born on Friday, September 9, 1932, in Harlan, Ind., to the late Henry and Martha (Griffin) Boggs.
    Raymond married Carolyn Shannon on Tuesday, November 4, 1952, in Van Wert, Ohio; she survives.

Timothy A. Gase

February 12, 2013

    Timothy A. Gase, 50, of Decatur, died at his residence on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
    Tim was born on July 9, 1962, in Decatur, to Donald L. and Carol J. (Schuller) Gase; they survive.
    Tim was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Haven. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Decatur. He worked for Gold Shield for 25 years, and then for R.M. Landscaping in Decatur. He was a 1981 graduate of Bellmont High School.

Margery D. Poole

February 12, 2013

    Margery D. Poole, 60, of Decatur, died on Sunday, February 10, 2013.
    Among survivors are three sons, Heath Mendez and Holland Herman, both of Decatur, and Patrick Phillips of Fishers, Ind.; and daughter, Heidi Mendez of Decatur.
    Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.
    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 15, also at the funeral home.

Richard W. Sprunger

February 12, 2013

    Richard W. "Hap" Sprunger, 67, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013, in the Lutheran Hospital of Indiana.
    Hap was born on Sunday, July 29, 1945, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Roman M. and Audra E. "Dollie" (Chronister) Sprunger.
    He married Martha H. Bleeke on October 14, 1967, in Decatur; she passed away on April 29, 2009. He married Carolyn M. Lambert on November 10, 2012; she survives.

February 11th

Adeline M. Fuentes

February 11, 2013

    Adeline M. Fuentes, 90, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on Saturday, December 16, 1922, in Elizabeth, N.J., to the late John and Minnie (Bochman) Milligan.
    Adeline married Frank Fuentes on September 25, 1948, in N.J.; he passed away February 2, 2012.
    Adeline attended St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur. She worked for 15 years at Anchor Corporation in the mail room.

Timothy A. Gase

February 11, 2013

    Timothy A. Gase, 50, of Decatur, died Saturday February 9, 2013.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

February 8th

Wayne H. Hirschy

February 8, 2013

    Funeral services for Wayne H. Hirschy, 91, of Decatur, who died Tuesday, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Monroe United Methodist  in Monroe.
    An incorrect time for the funeral was listed in Thursday’s edition. We apologize for the error.

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