Archive - Obituary
September 23rd, 2013
Rose E. Yoder, 96, of Berne, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at her daughter's residence.
She was born on Dec. 26, 1916 in Adams County to the late Jacob P. and Emily (Graber) Schwartz. She married the late Trueman E. Yoder on Jan. 30, 1941, he died in 1996.
Rose was a homemaker and an Old Order Amish.
Nancy E. Miracle, 66, of Berne, died Thursday, September 19, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
Dale E. Sapp, 85, of Decatur, died Friday, September 20, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Tamara L. Miller, 54, Decatur, passed away at 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Decatur on Sunday, Feb. 8, 1959, to the late Robert Roebuck and Jane (Dick) Roebuck-DeRoo; her mother survives.
Tamara had been a CNA at Woodcrest Nursing Center for 11 years.
Sarah Margolis Ketron Robinson, 70, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Dayton, Ky., on April 10, 1943, to the late Frank Ketron and Frances Glass Cummings.
Sarah attended New Life Fellowship Church.
John L. Scheimann, 82, of Mission, Texas, passed away on Sept. 11, 2013, in Brownsville, Texas.
John was born on May 6, 1931 to the late John and Margaret (Elliott) Scheimann. He married Lois Kitchen on Oct. 5, 1957. She survives in Mission.
John served in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated J & L Trucking in McAllen, Texas, and was still actively involved until shortly before his passing. He resided in Decatur for many years.
Gilbert D. Brookhart, 90, Fort Wayne, died September 13, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Among survivors are his wife, Mary Anna (Johnson) Brookhart of Fort Wayne; three sons, James L. (Susan) Brookhart of Nixa, Mo., Steven E. (Carrie) Brookhart of Cadillac, Mich. and Kenneth W. (Jan) Brookhart of Fort Wayne; daughter, Pamela (Doug) Brookhart Wray of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, Eric, Jeff, Joel, Alison, Tricia, Ben, Gabe, Joe, Brandon, and Jason; and 16 great grandchildren.
David Hierholzer, 74, died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Woodcrest Nursing Center in Decatur.
Among survivors are many cousins.
Hierholzer was preceded in death by his father, Egbert Hierholzer; mother, Alma M. (Will) Hierholzer; and brother, Lester H. Hierholzer.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 7321 E. St. Rd. 67 in Bryant.
Funeral services to follow, also at the church.
Richard A. "Rick" Hill, 63, Decatur, died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at his residence.
Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Editor's Note: In the Wednesday edition of the Democrat the name of Pam and Steph Smith were inadvertently placed next to the wrong spouse. We apologize for this confusion. Here is a corrected obituary for Ronald Leroy Smith.