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May 12th

Zoey N. Smith

May 12, 2014

    Zoey Nicole Smith, 20 days old, Berne, passed away May 10, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
    She was born April 20, 2014, to Jarred and Amber(Crider) Smith of Berne.
    Surviving are a sister, Brooklynn J. Smith of Berne; grandmother, Amee Crider of Berne; grandfather, Robert H. Smith of Bluffton; grandmother, Verna Garrett; step-grandfather, Don Garrett of Alexandria; and great-grandmother, Audrey Steury of Berne.

May 8th

Betty K. Knittle

May 8, 2014

    Betty K. Knittle, 92, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur.
    She was born Wednesday, Aug. 31, 1921, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Louie and Oria (Richard) Drake. 
    She married Chalmer Knittle Oct. 21, 1939, in Decatur; he passed away Aug. 8, 1998.
    Betty was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Decatur and the Ladies Society of the church. 

May 7th

Mary Ann Murray

May 7, 2014

    Mary Ann Murray, 68, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. 
    She was born April 10, 1946, in Decatur, to Robert and Doris Kirk Holthouse. 
    Mary was a resident of Okeechobee, Fla. since 1985. She was a teacher for 34 years, 26 of which were in Okeechobee. Mary was a member of the Church of Our Saviour, Delta Kappa Gamma and Retired Teachers Association. She was an avid reader and enjoyed puzzles.

May 6th

Lauren R. Dyer

May 6, 2014

    Lauren Rose Dyer, Decatur, was stillborn Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at DuPont Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Lauren’s parents, Matt and Abby (Murray) Dyer of Decatur, are members of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Decatur.

Helen C. Scheiner

May 6, 2014

    Helen C. Scheiner, Decatur, passed peacefully Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Adams Heritage in Monroeville, surrounded by family and friends, after 96 years of life on the farm.
    She was born July 2, 1917, in Decatur to the late Victor L. and Anna L. (Hackman) Ulman.
    She married Oscar J. Scheiner, the love of her life, Oct. 24, 1952; he passed away March 5, 1991.

May 5th

Helen Scheiner

May 5, 2014

    Helen Scheiner, 96, Decatur, died Sunday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

May 2nd

Roxann Mann

May 2, 2014

    Roxann (Feasel) Mann, 64, Fort Pierce, Fla., died unexpectedly April 27, 2014.
    She was born in Decatur Jan. 1, 1950, to the late Leo and Betty Feasel Sr.
  She married John Mann April 24, 1968; he survives.
  Roxann grew up in Decatur. She graduated from Bellmont High School in 1968. She was a graduate of IRSC. Roxann was an accountant and owned her own business for 25 year and actually enjoyed tax season.

Betty J. Pond

May 2, 2014

    Betty J. Pond, 87, Celina, Ohio, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014.
    She was born July 1, 1926, in Decatur to the late Orval R. and Goldie (Burkhead) Roop.
    Betty married Robert Pond Jan. 22, 1949; he survives.
    She attended Decatur High School and was a member of St. Pauls United Methodist Church, Celina.

May 1st

Geneva G. Brown

May 1, 2014

    Geneva Garnet Brown, 94, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur.
    She was born Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1920, in Switzerland County, the daughter of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Bromwell) Bennett. 
    She married David Earl Brown Oct. 15, 1937, in Switzerland County; he passed away June 27, 1984.

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