Archive - Obituary
October 13th, 2014
Carol S. Thieme, 70, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at DuPont Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born in Ionia, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 9, 1944, the daughter of the late Martin and Ottilie (List) Succop. She married James R. Thieme on Dec. 27, 1971, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne; he survives
Carol Thieme, 70, of Decatur died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.
Homer Melching, 87, Bluffton, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton. He was born in Wells County March 9, 1927, to the late Frank and Verna Melching. Homer married Lois V. “Ginger” Kleinknight July 26, 1953; she preceded him in death on April 30, 2012.
Among survivors are one grandson, Brett (Jamie) Melching of Monroe; one granddaughter, Tori Melching of Bluffton; one great-grandson, Trace Melching; and a sister, Nina Meyer of North Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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.