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October 1st, 2012

Yvonne Jones

October 1, 2012

    Yvonne "Sue" Jones, 64, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at her residence due to natural causes.
    Sue was born on Friday, January 23, 1948, in Decatur, to the late Walter and Sally (South) Suman.
    She married Greg Jones on October 22, 1983, in Willshire; he survives.

Helen Virginia Kidd

October 1, 2012

    Helen Virginia Kidd, 97, of Decatur, died on Saturday at  Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Among survivors are her son, William Eugene "Billy" Kidd of Celina, Ohio.
    A private family visitation was held at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, and there was no service.
 

Florence Lorton

October 1, 2012

    Florence Lorton, 91, of Berne, died Friday at Chalet Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.

LaVera Schroeder

October 1, 2012

    LaVera Schroeder, 86, of Decatur, passed away at 2:20 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012, in Parkview Hospital, Whitley County, located in Columbia City.
    She was born in Adams County on Sunday, February 28, 1926,  to the late Martin E. and Clara (Wietfeldt) Kiefer.
    LaVera married Gerald H. Schroeder on November 18, 1945, in Zion Lutheran Church- Friedheim, in rural Decatur; he passed away on December 7, 1995.

Vella Dawn Wasson

October 1, 2012

    Vella Dawn Wasson, 88, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on May 2, 1924, in Mars Hill, Maine, to the late Fred Alden and Hazel I. (Shaw) Sylvester.
    On May 25, 1996, she married Richard L. Wasson; he survives in Decatur.

September 28th

Arnold D. Emerick

September 28, 2012

    Arnold D. “Pood” Emerick, 83, of Ohio City, Ohio, died at 4:05 a.m., Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill Nursing Home, in Rockford, Ohio.
    He was born on May 30, 1929, in Ohio City, to the late Doyt Philip and Maude Marilla (Brubaker).
    On April 8, 1956, he married Dixie (Clouse) Emerick; she survives at the residence.

September 25th

Marjorie I. Myers

September 25, 2012

    Marjorie I. Myers, 95, of Bluffton, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Christian Care Retirement Community. 
    She is survived by two sons, Rolland R. “Ron” (Judy) Myers of Bluffton and Rex H. (Yvonne) Myers of Bluffton.
    Calling hours are 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home, Bluffton.
    Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Dennis Leinbach officiating.

William G. Strait Sr.

September 25, 2012

    William G. Strait Sr, 93, Portland, died Monday.
    Among survivors are his wife, Betty J. Wagner; two sons, Bill Strait Jr of Monroe, and Phillip Strait of Portland; and two daughters, Donna (Gerald) Manor of Portland, and Donna Strait of Portland.
    Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
    Burial will follow in Bluff Point Cemetery.
 

September 24th

Janet K. McAlhaney

September 24, 2012

    Janet K. McAlhaney, 63, of Monroe, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2012, in the Extended Care Unit of Woodcrest.
    She was born in Decatur on March 16, 1949, to the late Denver Jack and Bernice (Fennel) Gray.
    On August 29, 1969, she married Leland McAlhaney; he survives in Monroe.
    Janet was a member of The Bridge Community Church in Decatur and had retired from Woodcrest.

Rufine C. Neuenschwander

September 24, 2012

    Rufine C. Neuenschwander, 92, of Berne, died Saturday in Adams Memorial Hosptial.
    Among survivors are two sons, James A. (Louise) Neuenschwnder and Mark (Jeanene) Neuenschwander, both of Berne; daughers, Rebecca (William) Lehman, Kingman, Ind.; Susan (Frank) Lehman of Berne; Martha Jane (Larry) Uhrick of Wolcottville; and Sandra (Gene) Bradley of Evansville.

 

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