Archive - Obituary
October 10th, 2014
Shawn G. Yoquelet, 43, of Avilla, died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, following a traffic accident in Noble County. He was born in Fort Wayne Friday, Oct. 30, 1970, to the late Byron J. and Colleen (Mossburg) Yoquelet. He married Melissa J. Hudson July 24, 1989, in Van Wert.
Shawn was a 1990 graduate of Bellmont High School and was a member of the Moose Lodge 33 in Muncie.
Betty I. Fager, 93, Decatur, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne. Betty was born in Adams County Dec. 15, 1920, to the late Floyd B. and Esther L. (Binz) Hunter. She married Ray W. Fager on Sept. 27, 1957; he preceded her in death March 13, 1995.
Betty was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and the Women’s Guild. She was a past president of Psi Iota Xi Sorority and worked for Adams County Memorial Hospital in medical records department for 20 years.
Karen S. Rowdon, 76, Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Golden Years Homestead. She was born in Jay County Jan. 23, 1938, to the late Clarence L. and Gretchen E. (Buckingham) Snyder. On Oct. 21, 1959, she married William “Bill” Rowdon; he survives.
Karen was a member of St. Joseph United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne. She was a homemaker and also worked for Lincoln Bank, Lehman Brothers Brokerage and East Allen County Schools.
Delores L. “Dee” Shaub, 51, Berne died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born in Stroudsborg, Pa. on July 13, 1963, to the late Elwood and Wilma Hapersberger Morrow.
Among survivors are two daughters, Shelby Geels and Brianna Shaub, both of Berne; sister, Susan Lutz of Berne; two brothers, Donald Richelle and Elwood W. Morrow, both of Scranton, Pa.
Betty I. Fager, 93, Fort Wayne, formerly of Decatur, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Linda A. (Winteregg) Rosawehr, 67, Woodburn, formerly of Berne, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Karen S. Rowdon, 76, Monroe, died this morning. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Brian R. “Bake” Baker, 39, Rockford, Ohio, died at 12:31 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at the Mercer County Community Hospital Emergency Room. He was born in Van Wert Dec. 24, 1974, to Bob and Barb (Kline) Baker.
He was employed by Thunderbird Products in Decatur and was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Rockford. He lived in the area his entire life.
Joseph M. Miller, 90, passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Decatur.
He was a World War II U.S. Army Air Corp Veteran and worked as a Technician with G.T.E. for 30 years, retiring in 1978. After retiring he owned and operated his own electrical company.
He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and American Legion Post 296.
Richard J. “Smitty” Schmit, 65, Geneva, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. He was born in Decatur Tuesday, June 28, 1949.