Archive - Obituary
June 7th, 2012
Vaughn Edward "Ed" Merillat, 96, died Wednesday. Among survivors are two daughters, Donna (Roy) Heatwole of Harrisonburg, Va.; and Jeannine (Mark) Starks of Centerville, Ohio.
Funeral services will be at noon Monday in the Swiss Village Chapel, with visitation from 10 a.m. to time of services. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
True E. Myers, 66, of Monroe, went to meet the Lord on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Decatur on April 27, 1946, to the late Melvin D. and Anna A. (Liechty).
On April 10, 1966, he married Barbara (Brubaker).
Aldine B. "Deany" Holle, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her residence.
Deany was born on Thursday, November 10, 1921, in Adams County, the daughter of the late George and Lydia (Eickhoff) Bultemeier.
She married Donald F. Holle on May 11, 1941, in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Preble; he passed away on December 11, 1999.
True E. Myers 66, of Monroe, died Tuesday at the VA Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
John J. Pease, 87 of Bluffton, passed away at 2 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at River Terrace Estates.
John was born on October 4, 1924, in Wells County, Indiana, to Lester R. Pease and Evelyn D. (Speheger) Pease. He married Esther L. (Ginter) in Wells County on April 14, 1946. She preceded him in death on July 27, 2001. John married Phyllis (Barnett) Langel in Adams County on September 24, 2002 and she survives.
Mary Ann C. Miller, 73, of rural Decatur, died on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on February 8, 1939, in St. Henry, Ohio, to the late Henry and Leona (Kunkler) Guggenbiller.
On November 12, 1960, she married Gerald R. Miller.
Mary Ann was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Rosary Society and St. Vincent DePaul Society. She was also a homemaker.
Alma S. Jones, 89, of West Winfield, New York, passed away May 26, 2012.
She was born March 1, 1923, in Preble, the daughter of Henry and Sene (Thieme) Selking.
Alma was the wife of Harold T. Jones; he died December 13, 2006.
Doris Rauner, 91, of Lima, Ohio, formerly of Adams County, died May 17.
Among survivors are a son, Michael (Lila) Rauner of Magley; Kathy (Tom ) Martin of Lima; and Thomas Rauner of Lovelady, Texas.
The body was cremated. There was no service.
Larry D. Urick Jr., 47, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Dorothy Bixler, 96, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Tuesday, April 4, 1916, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Lawrence J. and Anna (Bultemeier) Heckman.
She married Roy Bixler on October 18, 1947, in Adams County; he passed away on June 5, 2010.
Dorothy was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, where she was active in the Ladies Guild. She was also a past president of General Electric's Elex Club.