Archive - Jan 2014 - Obituary
Carolyn S. Meshberger, 88, Berne, died Jan. 30, 2014, at Swiss Village.
Survivors include a daughter, Lisa (Karl) Steiner of Domestic and a sister, Anita (Jay) Macy of Bluffton.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home with Pastor Clark Stoller officiating. Burial is in the Greenwood Cemetery, rural Linn Grove. Visitation will be held Saturday from 3-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services, both at the funeral home.
Brice L. Minger, 66, Berne, died Friday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral HOme.
Neil R. Hesher, 82, Daytona Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Jan. 18, 2014, at home after a short battle with cancer.
Neil was born and raised in Decatur where he graduated from Decatur High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force in Japan. Neil lived in Decatur before moving to Colorado and then to Florida. He was an entrepreneur who owned several businesses during his life. He was a Master Mason and a member of the Decatur lodge since 1957.
Otto F. Matheny, 78, Dade City, Fla., formerly Decatur, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
Otto is survived by his wife, Gerri (Schultz) of Dade City.
Private services will be held and his final resting place will be at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.
Funeral arrangements being handled by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Peggy Cook-Bowman, 69, Angola, formerly Geneva, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
Surviving are two sons, Tony (Heidi) Bowman of Portland and Michael Bowman of Bluffton; four daughters, Tracy Earhart of Bluffton, Blanda Bowman, Kelli Bowman and Lacy Bowman, all of Angola; and two brothers, Marvin (Rochelle) Cook of Geneva and Bill (Carol) Cook of Uniondale.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Nevil officiating.
Eileen R. Stauffer, 91, Berne, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Swiss Village.
She was born March 8, 1922, in Adams county, to the late Tilman and Elma (Lehman) Steiner. She married the late Everett N. Stauffer June 28, 1941.
Peggy Bowman, 69, formerly of Geneva, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at the Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
Dale R. Bruns, 34, St. Henry, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, near Montezuma, Ohio.
He was born Feb. 19, 1979, in Coldwater, Ohio, to Jeff and Mary Jo (Buening) Bruns; they survive in St. Henry.
He married Meghann (Kunk) April 29, 2000; she survives.
Frances L. Schwartz, 79, Berne, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at her home surrounded by family.
She was born Dec. 3, 1934, in Adams County to the late Albert J. Coblentz and Frances Eicher. She married the late Joe H. Schwartz April 4, 1955.
Frances was a homemaker and a member of the First Missionary Church. A favorite past time of hers was connecting on Facebook with family and many friends. She enjoyed reading her Bible and cherished her family, grand and great-grandchildren.
Rev. Harry R. Reiners, 91, Berne, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Swiss Village, where he was a resident.
He was born in St. Paul, Minn., June 18, 1922, to Raymond and Audrey (Jauss) Reiners in St. Paul, Minn. He married the late Elizabeth "Beth" Oesau June 1, 1949.