Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Vivian C. (Gresley) Hisner, 91, died at 5:05 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at the Adams Heritage Nursing Home in Monroeville. Born on March 15, 1922, in the family home in rural Hoagland, she was the daughter of Charles H. and Ida Ruth (Barfell) Gresley.
Gene R. Williamson, 75, Decatur, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital after being stricken at home.
Gene was born Saturday, April 9, 1938, in Decatur to the late Earl N. 'Dutch' and Helen May (Brown) Williamson. He married Helen M Roth Aug. 30, 1957, in Adams County; she survives.
Raymond J. Rolston, Jr., 86, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
He was born Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1926, in Decatur to the late Raymond and Molly Mae (Derringer) Rolston Sr. He married Betty J. Jarmon Jan. 13, 1948 in Decatur; she survives.
Evelyn A. Purdy, 80, Berne, passed away at 12:04 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Swiss Village.
She was born on Saturday, Feb. 18, 1933, in Adams County to the late Eugene and Leona (Kneuss) Snow. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Roscoe J. Purdy Sunday, June 17, 1751, in Geneva.
Timothy E. "Tim" Bowers, 32, Decatur, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital as the result of a tragic hunting accident.
He was born Feb. 18, 1981, to Charles and Carol (LaFontaine) Bowers; they survive.
He married Abbey Logan on Aug. 3, 2013; she survives.
Tim was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Knights of Colubus Msgr. Seimetz Council 864. He was the owner of 5 Points Transmission.
Susan E. Bothast, 68, Montpelier, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements are pending at Walker and Glancy Funeral Home.
Evelyn A. Purdy, 80, Berne, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Swiss Village.
Arrangments are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
Alice I. (Hirschy) Ross, 79, rural Adams County, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
She was a homemaker and worked at Peter Eckrich for more than 20 years. She also worked at Ararmak Vending and was currently a greeter at the Apple Glen Wal-mart. She attended First Assembly Church, Fort Wayne.
Marcella L. Driscoll, 90, Fort Wayne, died Oct. 31, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
She was born on April 21, 1923, in New Haven to the late Karl and Anna (Witte) Bradtmueller. She married Marion W. Driscoll; and he survives.
Marcella worked at General Electric for 36 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the Church Alter Guild and Ladies Society, Elex Club and G.E. Quarter Century Club. She also volunteered at Woodview Nursing Home and Byron Healthcare.
Dorothy A. Graft, 87, Fort Wayne, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Woodview Healthcare in Fort Wayne.
She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and spent the past 12 years at Woodview Healthcare where she met many dear friends. She enjoyed Pokeno, Bingo and weekly church services.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 1995; an infant son; and three siblings, Lois Graft, Evelyn Auman and Delmar Thieme.