Archive - Obituary
July 10th, 2012
Alberta E. Schaper, 87, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Born in New Haven, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Hortense Fiedler.
Marcel R. Welling, 89, of Bryant, died July 9, 2012, at his home.
He was born January 16, 1923, in Bryant, to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Schaefer) Welling.
On June 24, 1950, he married Mary Ellen (Lengerich) Welling; she survives.
He was a retired dairy farmer and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph's Men's Sodality of the church, Knights of Columbus, Decatur, Bryant Senior Citizens, and Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bryant.
Joan L. Conn, 84, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at her home in Fort Wayne.
Born in Adams County, Joan worked at Parkview Hospital for 21 years, retiring in 2000. She was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church. She was a skilled seamstress, loved to read, knit, crochet and make afghans; which were donated to the church, to the homeless and to shelters.
Ernest Fennig, 90, of Berne, died Sunday evening.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Erma L. Sliger, 82, of Decatur, passed away at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Erma was born on June 22, 1930, to the late Frank and Lillian (Hunter) Morrison in Rocky Point, Missouri.
On February 11, 1950, she married Donald E. Sliger; he passed away on June 18, 2010.
Adrian Sprunger, 92, of Auburndale, Florida, died on Saturday.
Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Edward L. Summers, 98, of Decatur, passed away at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Saturday, June 20, 1914, in Decatur, to the late Lloyd E. and Rose E. (Hoffman) Summers.
Ed married Kathryn L. Reef on August 4, 1948; she passed away on July 27, 1992.
Doris J. Terveer, 87, of Upland, California, formerly of Decatur, passed away on July 1, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born on October 28, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late William P. and Rose A. (Bialkowski) Derichs.
She married John B. Terveer, M.D., on October 30, 1948; he died on October 7, 1997.
Harriett Maxine Perry, 84, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at New Haven Health & Rehab.
Born in Harlan, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mabel Loucks.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Theodore “Ted” Perry; daughters, Linda (Charles) Ellis of Fort Wayne, and Connie (Bill) Landrum and Wendy (Paul) Miller, both of Decatur, and Roxana (Warren) Imbody of Churubusco.
Timothy P. Reidenbach, 58, of Bluffton, passed away suddenly on Thursday morning, July 5, 2012, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
Tim was born on May 25, 1954, to Paul W. Reidenbach & Bonnie L. (Nash) Reidenbach. He graduated from Bluffton High School with the class of 1972, where he played football, basketball and ran track. He was the owner/operator of T.P.R. Enterprises for the last 30 years.