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November 4th, 2014

Russell D. Stonesifer

November 4, 2014

    Russell D. Stonesifer, 94, of Albuquerque, NM, formerly of Decatur, died on Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy F.H.

Kathryn L. Yager

November 4, 2014

    Kathryn L. Yager, 89, Decatur, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    She was born in Decatur Sunday, Aug. 16, 1925, to the late Ralph and Agnes (Sellemeyer) Yager.  
    Kathryn was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Decatur and the Indiana Retired Teachers Association.

November 3rd

Dorothy J. Faurote

November 3, 2014

    Dorothy J. Faurote, 86, Decatur, passed away Nov. 1, 2014, at her son’s residence in Fort Wayne. She was born in Allen County June 26, 1928, to the late Ralph J. and Helen B. (Meese) Bower. On Jan. 15, 1949, she married Francis H. “Fritz” Faurote; he died on Dec. 14, 1993.
    She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. Dorothy worked for Ferris Bower Jewelry for more than 25 years and ran a childcare business for 31 years. 

Kathryn L. Yager

November 3, 2014

    Kathryn L. Yager, 89, Decatur, died Sunday.  Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.

Maxine T. Jauregui

November 3, 2014

    Maxine T. Jauregui, 79, Decatur, died on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Maxine was born in Littleton, Maine on Nov. 17, 1934,  to the late Elbridge and Hazel (Wiley) Elliott. On September 15, 1954, she married Joseph R. Jauregui.
    Maxine was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Women of St. Mary’s. She was also a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

Wilbert W.M. Thieme

November 3, 2014

    Wilbert W.M. Thieme, 86, Decatur, passed away on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Adams County on Wednesday, April 18, 1928, to the late Charles E.W. and Flora L. (Gallmeier) Thieme. He married Ella L. Roehm on August 27, 1950 in the Zion Lutheran Church in Schumm, Ohio; she survives.

October 29th

Jerry Dean Hardesty III

October 29, 2014

    Jerry Dean Hardesty III entered eternal life at birth on Oct. 25, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. Jerry was the son of Jerry Dean Hardesty Jr. and Kayln T. (Eyanson) Hardesty.
  Among survivors are maternal grandparents, Christiana L. and Donald R. White; paternal grandmother, RaeJean Hardesty; maternal great-grandmother, Cheryl A. Eyanson; maternal great-great-grandmother, Shirley A. Clark, all of Decatur; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Judy Murray

October 29, 2014

    One of the greatest people we have ever known is now sitting next to Jesus in Heaven. Judy (Butler) Murray, 65, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the University of Michigan Medical Center. She battled cancer for many years, but instead it was a heart problem that took her from us.

October 28th

Darrell W. Hendricks

October 28, 2014

    Darrell W. Hendricks, 70, formerly of Decatur, died Saturday.

October 27th

Lorraine J. McKean

October 27, 2014

    Lorraine J. McKean, 91, Berne, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Swiss Village.    
    Among survivors are two sons, Richard “Dick” (Janet) McKean of Berne; and William “Bill” (Linda) McKean of Berne; two daughters, Carol (James) Buckingham of Geneva; and Barb (Gregg) Sprunger of Berne; sister, Elmira Wulliman of Berne; 10 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

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