Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Lyle Robert Scott, 30, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana following a brief illness.â€¨
He was born in Decatur on Tuesday, August 31, 1982, to Robert Wayne Scott and Kathleen Ann (Dawson) Scott.
Lyle married Cristy Dawn Fore on May 21, 2011, in St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Monroeville; she survives in Decatur.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Smith, 85, of Decatur, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Jackie was born in Wells County on September 3, 1927, to the late Wayne M. and Martha V. (Rowe) Huffman.
She married William A. “Bill” Smith on June 17, 1951; he survives in Decatur.
Donald W. Beery, 93, of Ossian, formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Don was born in Portland on November 23, 1919, to the late Clyde B. and Esther A. (Shrank) Beery.
He married Dora J. Wilkinson on July 5, 1946; she survives in Ossian.
Patricia Richards, 77, of Decatur, died January 8, 2013.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Norma Marceline (Baker) Agler, 86, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away on December 29, 2012, at Cape Coral Hospital.
She was born in Decatur to the late Franklin O. and Opal (Butcher) Baker on December 4, 1926.
Norma married her high school sweetheart, Noel L. Agler on September 26, 1948, after he had completed his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Vera Andress "Tutti" Dusseau, 88, died January 2, 2013, in Berne.
Among survivors are her daughter, Annette Dusseau, and her son-in-law Shawn Modula.
A memorial service is planned sometime in the future.
Preferred memorials are to the American Heart Association.
Norma M. Agler, 86, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away December 29, 2012.
Arrangements are being handled by Nation Cremation & Burial Society.
Mark A. Russell, 56, Uniondale, passed away on December 15, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
He was born in Marion on July 16, 1956, to the late Carl E. Russell and the late Shirley R. McBride.
Mark married Claudine (Bleeke) Russell on May 2, 1981, in Bluffton.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1974-1977, then worked as a store detective for Ames Department Stores before becoming disabled in 1991.
Maurice C. Gase, 79, Markle, formerly of Decatur, died January 5.
Among survivors are his children, Christine (Michael) Fergusan of Ossian, Carrie L. West of Bluffton, Steven A. Gase of Bluffton, and stepsons Trevor (Michelle) Zell and Ben Zell, both of Fort Wayne.
A memorial sevice will be held on Wednesday, January 9, at 6 p.m. at Goodwin-Cale & Harrish Memorial Chapel, with a family gathering from 2 p.m. until time of service.
Henry J. Shetler, 86, of Berne, passed away at 2:55 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2013, at his residence.
He was born in Adams County on November 5, 1926, to the late Jacob and Amanda (Hershberger) Shetler.
Henry married Marie Hilty on November 3, 1949; she survives.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish and was a minister in the church for 58 years. He was also a farmer.