Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Joseph W. Schwartz, 45, Geneva, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at his residence.
He was born July 19, 1968, in Adams County to Joseph K. and Elizabeth R. Schwartz; they survive. He was an Old Order Amish.
Marcus D. Brodbeck, 83, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Ossian Health Care.
Marcus was born on June 26, 1930, in Adams County, to the late Rufard and Evelyn (Burke) Brodbeck. He married his wife of 48 years Doris Koenig on March 20, 1965; and she survives.
Marcus D. Brodbeck, 83, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Thomas Frederick Isch, 73, Fort Wayne, died Oct. 29, 2013, after a long time illness.
He was born to the late Edward Isch and Ozema "Peggy" Isch, Portland.
Robert L. Wolfe, 78, Decatur, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Survivors are two sons, Mitchel Wolfe and Michael Wolfe, Decatur; two daughters, Gail (Randy) McAllister, Texas and Gwen Reynolds, Decatur; and a sister, Majorie Schlemmer, Ohio.
Per families request there are no services.
Burial will be at Decatur Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Jerry J. Kitterman, 69, Montpelier, passed away at 8:22 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City.
He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1944, in Bluffton to the late Robert and R. Jeanette (Ducy) Kitterman.
John R. Zintsmaster was the oldest son, born to the Lester R Zintsmaster, former Decatur car dealer, and Clara Teresa Kearney of West Virginia. Alice Beineke Zintsmaster was the youngest daughter, born to Albert Beineke and June Blossom Burkhart, local farmer and business investor in the Decatur area. Both passed away this year in Scottsdale, Ariz., after 58 years of marriage. Alice passed away on March 24, 2013, her loyal and loving husband, John, passed away five months later on Aug. 20, 2013.
Barbara Maxine Buckey, 88, Decatur, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born on April 13, 1925, in Indianapolis to the late William and Lelia (Watson) Follett.
Barbara attended Calvary Lutheran Church, Bluffton. She retired as a factory worker at Red Gold and was a member of the V.F.W. women's auxiliary in Decatur.
Lora L. McLemore, 61, Convoy, Ohio, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.