Archive - Obituary
October 19th, 2012
Louis A. Wolpert, 91, of Decatur died today at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Randall F. Culver, 73, of Berne, died Wednesday at Chalet Village.
Among survivors are his mother, Rev. Dortha Culver of Tempe of Ariz.; wife, Janice (Hay) Culver of Berne; daughters, Carolyn (Gary) Livengood of New Haven; Catherine L. (David) Ziegenfuss of Walnutport, Pa.; Carin Riley of LaPort, Ind.; and Barbara L. (Edwin) Welch of Upland, Ind.
Visitation will be from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Mt. Hope Church.
William H. Lewis, 76, of White House, Tenn., died at his residence on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy.
Eric Richard Mies, 41, from Chicago, Ill., formerly of Decatur, died Thursday, October 11, 2012, in a tragic accident in Cancun, Mexico.
He was the youngest son of Dick and Gwen Mies, born in Decatur, on September 28, 1971.
On June 19, 2010, he married Katie Elizabeth Czelatdko, of Cederburg, Wis., whom he had met in Chicago, shortly before his father died in 2008.
Frederick W. Kukelhan, 81, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2012, at his residence.
He was born in Adams County on Tuesday, June 9, 1931, to the late Fred W. and Marie (Schueler) Kukelhan.
Frederick was married to Carol Ann Adam; she passed away on February 13, 1978.
Ralph Smith, of Monmouth, died Tuesday in Mission, Texas.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Stephen C. “Steve” Omlor, 70, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
He was born in Adams County on February 13, 1942, to the late Charles A. Omlor and M. Leona (Folck) Lose.
Steve married Paula L. Kahn on January 17, 1976.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. J.J. Semeitz Council 864, where he served as Past Grand Knight.
Loren L. Stauffer, 70, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2012, at Woodcrest.
He was born to the late Everett Stauffer and Eileen (Steiner) Stauffer on March 3, 1942.
Loren married Doris Daniel on April 14, 1965; she survives.
He was a member of the Berne Evangelical Church. He was employed at Indiana University, Bloomington and later at Berco in Berne.
Ruby V. (Rambo) Blazer, 94 of Decatur, went to be with her Saviour on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Convoy, Ohio, on October 10, 1918, to the late George E. and Charlotte M. (Kreischer) Ladd.
Ruby first married Glenn Rambo in July 1934; he died on January 21, 1967. She then married Fred Blazer on January 6, 1968; he died on October 11, 2011.
Joan Hodle, 86, of Decatur, died Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Wells County on September 20, 1926, to the late Harold S. and Dorothy Elizabeth (Maddox) Nash Sr.
On February 14, 1946, she married Paul N. Hodle; he died on November 13, 1991.
Joan was a member of the Monroe United Brethren Church. She worked for Shaffer Glove Factory and Alma Plastics. She also delivered Fort Wayne newspapers in Monroe for several years.