Archive - Obituary
September 21st, 2012
Marian A. (Ringger) Meyer Hedrick, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012.
Raised in Grover Hill, Ohio, Marian attended Grover Hill High School where she graduated as salutatorian; she then graduated with honors from Defiance College in 1958.
David G. MacLean, 81, of Decatur died on September 16, 2012, in Lutheran Hospital. David served in the United States Air Force. He was self-employed selling Americana Books.
He is survived by a brother, Don MacLean, of Springfield, IL.
Graveside services were held Thursday at Decatur Cemetery. Arrangements were by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Edward Diaz, 87, of New Lenox, Ill., died Wednesday in Hazel Crest, Ill.
Among survivors are two daughters, Gloria J. Tomchek of New Lenox,Ill., and Dorothy F. Marnell of Mattsen, Ill., and a son Robert L. Diaz of South Holland, Ill.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Yager-Kirchhofer F. Home, Berne, with visitation one hour prior to services.
Burial will be in the MRE Cemetery, Berne.
Rosemary Holthouse, 92, formerly of Decatur, died on January 23, 2012 in Joliet, Illinois.
She was born in Decatur on July 8, 1920, to the late Fredrick (Frickle) Fullenkamp and Esther Corbett Fullenkamp.
Rosemary married Louis A (Jack) Holthouse; he died September 24, 1998.
Rita A. Moore, 81, of Bluffton, passed away at 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at River Terrace Estates.
Rita was born May 4, 1931, in Decatur to Robert L. Osterman and Virginia R. (Keller) Osterman. She married David E. Moore on June 5, 1954 in Decatur; he survives.
Wayne E. Frock, 56, of rural Monroe, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Allen County on October 23, 1955, to Robert (Sara) D. Frock, New Haven, and the late Betty Ann (Liebert) Peck.
He married Sherrill A. Myers on June 28, 1975; she survives in rural Monroe.
Gary R. Huffman, 65, of Wren, Ohio, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
He was born on Thursday, January 23, 1947, in Adams County, to Richard "Dick" and Nellie (Affolder) Huffman.
He married Susan Brown on June 27, 1981, in Decatur.
David G. Maclean, 81, of Decatur, died Sunday at Lutheran Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Godfrey J. Bertsch, 79, of Bluffton, passed away Friday morning, September 14, 2012, at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton.
Born in Adams County to John P. and Leah E. (Rauch) Bertsch, he married Anita C. Lehman in Berne on May 25, 1952; she survives.
A member of the Apostolic Christian Church, Mr. Bertsch was a semi-truck driver for 33 years, along with being a farmer in the Adams County area. He was a 1951 graduate of Berne-French High School, and enjoyed fishing.
Mary L. Stucky, 86, of Bronson, Michigan, formerly of Monroe died Friday, September 14, 2012 at Laurels of Coldwater in Coldwater, Michigam. Mary was born on April 24, 1926 in Donovan, Illinois, to the late Curtis L. and Bertha Marie (Fleming) Trump. On March 25, 1945, she married Roy D. Stucky.
Mary was a member of the East Ovid United Brethren Church in Coldwater. She taught Sunday school for over 43 years. She was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.