Archive - Obituary
November 28th, 2012
Johanna Strahammer, 89, of Bluffton, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2012, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born on October 17, 1923, in Furth im Wald, Germany, to John and Matilda Wurz.
On May 3, 1948, in Chicago, she married Josef V. Strahammer. They shared 54 years of marriage before he preceded her in death in June of 2002.
James M. Everett, 65, of Decatur, died on Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
James was born in Decatur on November 22, 1947, to Clyde and Treva (Biberstine) Everett.
On July 14, 2008, he married Rebecca L. Hurst.
James was a 1966 graduate of Adams Central. He retired in 2009 from Ruan Trucking after 15 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post 43, the V.F.W. and the local Teamsters Union. He served in the United States Air Force from 1967-1969.
Kathryn K. Knefelkamp, 70, of Monroeville, died Sunday at Ossian Healthcare.
Among survivors are two daughters, Sherri Emenhiser and Vicki Chrisman, and one son, Jay Knefelkamp.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 29, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Monroeville Memorial Cemetery, Monroeville.
Mary Lee Luginbill, 68, of Ohio City, Ohio, passed away at 2:16 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2012, in the Van Wert County Hospital Emergency Room.
Mary was born in Indianapolis on Thursday, February 24, 1944, to the late Ralph "Jack" and Mary M. (Stetler) Longenberger.
She married Marvin L. Luginbill on October 19, 1963, in Pleasant Mills; he survives in Ohio City.
Mary was a member of the American Legion Auxillary No. 207 in Willshire, Ohio. She was also a homemaker.
James M. Everett, 65, Decatur, died Sunday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Sandra L. Liechty, 69, of Berne, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Swiss Village Nursing Center.
She was born in Adams County on December 4, 1942, to the late Gerald G. and Evelyn L. (Kohls) Strickler.
Sandra married E. Steven Liechty on January 9, 1960.
Emilda H. Gerber, 83, of Decatur, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2012, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Jay County on January 23, 1929, to the late Daniel and Florence (Freund) Schindler.
Emilda married Clyde L. Gerber on July 10, 1948; he died on April 29, 2006.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and worked as a homemaker.
Raymond B. Schultz, 90, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
He was born in Adams County on October 30, 1922, to the late Julius C. and Isabel (Bernard) Schultz.
Raymond married M. Maxine Steigmeyer on May 6, 1947.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and of its Holy Name Society, and was also a member of the Moose Lodge 1311. He retired in 1981 from Teeple Truck Line after 32 years of service.
Magdalena S. Eicher, 80, of rural Geneva, died Wednesday at her residence.
Frank Sardella, 86 of Decatur, died on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Laurels of Shanehill Nursing Home in Rockford, Ohio.
Frank was born in Beaver Lake, New Jersey, on April 17, 1926, to the late Albert and Paulino (Venturino) Sardella.
He married Marjorie L. Gase Stetler on November 18, 1972.; she preceded him in death on October 6, 2012.