Archive - May 21, 2014 - Obituary
Michael J. Magsamen, 62, Decatur, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
Mike was born July 7, 1951, in Decatur, to the late Victor F. and Evelyn (Shaw) Magsamen.
He married Vicki S. Zurcher March 19, 1977; she survives.
Mike worked as a lineman, line crew supervisor and dispatcher for American Electric Power Co. He was a member of the Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 993 and Moose Lodge 1311.
Josephine A. Jackson, 91, Decatur, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Josephine was born Aug. 22, 1922, in Christian County, Ill., to the late E. Guy and Teresa (Richardson) McBride.
She married Richard L. Jackson June 23, 1945; he preceded her in death Sept. 19, 1991.
Joyce L. Heckman, 84, Decatur, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born Saturday, Oct. 12, 1929, in Wells County, the daughter of the late Herman H. and Esther E. (Graft) Werling.
She married Delmar Heckman June 5, 1949, at Zion Lutheran Church-Friedheim; he survives.
Joyce was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church-Friedheim, the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and the Altar Guild of the church. Joyce was a homemaker.
Rose I. (Habegger) Matthew, 95, Berne, died Tuesday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.