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December 26th

Van A. Sprunger

December 26, 2014

    Van A. Sprunger, 53, Bryant, passed away Dec. 25, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Adams County April 15, 1961 to Earl H. and Marinel Striker Sprunger. He married Angie Affolder Oct. 24, 1981.
    Van was employed at Meshberger Bros. as maintenance supervisor for 21 years. He attended the West Missionary Church and was a former member of the Berne Fire Department for 11 years. His interests included hunting, the outdoors, classic cars and he loved his family and grandchildren.

Elwin S. VanEmon

December 26, 2014

    Elwin S. VanEmon, 79, Fort Wayne, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
    Among survivors are his brother, Kenneth (Eula) VanEmon of Berne; sister, Janice (Jim) Hubert of Saint Louis, Mo.; 19 nieces and nephews, and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services are at 3 p.m. Monday at Lutheran Life Villages in Fort Wayne, with the Rev. Mike Wakeland officiating. Internment will follow in the Six Mile Cemetery in Bluffton.
    Visitation is from 2-3 p.m. Monday at Lutheran Life Villages.

Sue Ann Gallaway

December 26, 2014

    Sue Ann Gallaway, 68, Van Wert, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Van Wert Aug. 29, 1946, to the late Marjorie E. and Lloyd Oechsle. Sue married James Gallaway Feb. 28, 1965. He survives.
    Sue worked at Central Insurance Company for 43 yrs. She was a member of St. Pauls Reformed Church. She enjoyed spending her time with family and friends.

Joshua D. Garnett

December 26, 2014

    Joshua D. Garnett, 39, Decatur, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, as a result of a traffic accident. Joshua was born in Adams County Jan. 1, 1975 to Robert and Sharon (Fisher) Garnett.
    Joshua was employed by Don Ray Drive Away.

William Lester Habegger

December 26, 2014

    William Lester Habegger, 95, Berne, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at his Swiss Village home. He was born near Berne Nov. 19, 1919, to the late Joseph and Mary (Nussbaum) Habegger, and grew up on a farm south of Monroe. He married Agnes Sprunger on Apil 16, 1941. Together they lived a beautiful love story of 73 years.

December 24th

Sue Ann Gallaway

December 24, 2014

    Sue Ann Gallaway, 68, Van Wert, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Van Wert Aug. 29, 1946, to the late Marjorie E. and Lloyd Oechsle. Sue married James Gallaway Feb. 28, 1965. He survives.
    Sue worked at Central Insurance Company for 43 years. She was a member of St. Pauls Reformed Church. She enjoyed spending her time with family and friends.

Joshua D. Garnett

December 24, 2014

    Joshua D. Garnett, 39, Decatur, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, as a result of a traffic accident. Joshua was born in Adams County Jan. 1, 1975, to the late Robert and Sharon (Fisher) Garnett.
    Joshua was employed by Don Ray Drive Away.

William Lester Habegger

December 24, 2014

    William Lester Habegger, 95, Berne, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at his Swiss Village home. He was born near Berne Nov. 19, 1919, to the late Joseph and Mary (Nussbaum) Habegger, and grew up on a farm south of Monroe. He married Agnes Sprunger on Apil 16, 1941. Together they lived a beautiful love story of 73 years.

Elwin S. VanEmon

December 24, 2014

    Elwin S. VanEmon, 79, Fort Wayne, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
    Among survivors are his brother, Kenneth (Eula) VanEmon of Berne; sister, Janice (Jim) Hubert of St. Louis, Mo.; 19 nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Lutheran Life Villages in Fort Wayne, with Rev. Mike Wakeland officiating. Internment will follow in the Six Mile Cemetery in Bluffton.
    Visitation is from 2-3 p.m. Monday at Lutheran Life Villages.

December 23rd

Ned R. Knape

December 23, 2014

    Ned R. Knape, 84, Decatur, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
 

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