Archive - Obituary
June 25th, 2014
Michael (Mike) Sommer, 63, Yorktown, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.
He was born June 16, 1951, in Adams County to the late Rufus Sommer and Martha (Zimmerman) Sommer. He married Pam Lambert Nov. 20, 1977; she survives.
Mike was a 1969 graduate of Adams Central High School and graduated from Ball State University with a degree in landscape architecture.
Dora J. Beery, 92, Decatur, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton at Hirschy Funeral Home.
Jack Andrews, 88, rural Decatur, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Adams County, to the late Harrison and Hattie Mae (Hoffman) Andrews.
On Sept. 23, 1950, he married Patricia A. Myers; she preceded him in death June 5, 2006.
Jack was a member of St. Luke Church. He was a farmer and bus driver for Adams Central Schools. He was a lifetime member of Moose Lodge 1311 and a member of the Indiana Bus Driver Association.
Dahlia C. Wilferling, 88, Decatur, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest Nursing Center, where she had resided since April 2013.
She was born Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1925, in Chicago, the daughter of the late Paul and Francis (Bork) Sonntag. She married the late Carl H. Wilferling Nov. 19, 1949, in Chicago; he passed away June 1972.
Dahlia was a homemaker.
Jack Andrews, 88, rural Decatur, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard, Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Naomi Irene Moore, 71, Decatur, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1942, in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of the late Sherman and Ethel (Dunifon) Wallace. She married Rex M. Moore Aug. 29, 1964; he survives.
Naomi was a member of Common Ground Church of the Nazarene.
Kenneth E. Yoder, 87, Berne, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Hospital.
Among survivors are his wife, Jeannette Yoder; daughter, Jennifer L. Grigson of Garland, Texas; son, Jay (Ronda) Yoder of Mishawaka; and sisters, Darlene (Claren) Lehman, Alice Ehrman, Janis (Leonard) Balsiger, all of Berne.
Erna Bultemeier Tuttle, born Sept 30,1924, near Decatur, passed away quietly May 27, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Her family meant everything to her. She moved from Snow Lake to Las Vegas after the passing of husband, Richard, in 1989 to be near “her beautiful family.” She was loved by so many and will be dearly missed by all.
Patricia L. “Patsy” Estel 62, of Shepardsville, Ky., passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Among survivors are three daughters, Barbara Hinderer of Hillsdale, Mich., Dorothy (Jeremy) Osborn of Ossian and Rachel Coke of Shepardsville, Ky.; three brothers and one sister.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Arrangements were handled by Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Jeff “Red” Dunning, 52, Bryant, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, at his residence.