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July 2nd, 2012

Lois A. Ball

July 2, 2012

    Lois A. Ball, 69, of Decatur, passed away at 12:12 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at her residence.
    She was born on July 4, 1942, in Allen County, to the late Ralph I. and Esta B. (Trader) Otis.
    She married Jesse P. Ball on January 1, 1959; he died on February 14, 1988.
    She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur. Lois operated her own local cleaning service.

Calvin E. Beitler

July 2, 2012

    Calvin E. Beitler, 86, of Berne, died on Sunday. 
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Melvin G. Bixler

July 2, 2012

    Melvin G. Bixler, 86, of Berne, died this morning. 
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Betty J. Boggs

July 2, 2012

    Betty J. Boggs, 83, a resident of rural Churubusco and mother of Decatur resident Deena (Arthur) Sloffer, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at the family residence in Green Township following an extended illness.
    Mrs. Boggs was born in Smith Township in Whitley County on May 14, 1929, the daughter of Orlando and Lela N. (Shlater) Geiger. She spent her formative years in the Churubusco-area and graduated from Churubusco High School in 1947.  

Herman E. Fosnaugh

July 2, 2012

    Herman E. Fosnaugh, 95, of Berne, died on Saturday at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors are two sons, Corwin (Ann) Fosnaugh of Berne and Jerry (Pat) Fosnaugh,  of Fort Wayne; and a daughter, Donna (Robert) Bockover of Riverside, California.
    Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. today in the Swiss Village Chapel. Funeral services are Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Burial will be in MRE Cemetery, Berne.

June 29th

Vernon W. Luginbill

June 29, 2012

    Vernon W. Luginbill, 80, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born on October 30, 1931, in Mercer County, Ohio, to the late Roy and Goldie (Bollenbacher) Luginbill.
    On December 12, 1954, he married Martha Jane Bollenbacher; she preceded him in death on September 12, 2004.

Clinton D. Steury

June 29, 2012

    Clinton D. Steury, 88, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday.
    He is survived by his wife, Ruth J. Steury of Fort Wayne; son, Wesley (Cindy) Steury of Fort Wayne; daughters, Ann (Allen) Tomlinson of Merrimack, N.H., and Rhonda (Barry) Culbertson of Fort Wayne.
    Visitation is 3-7 p.m. on Saturday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne, and from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, at First Missionary Church, 701 W. Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne.

Larry L. Thieme

June 29, 2012

    Larry L. Thieme, 49, of Decatur, was found deceased in his semi-truck in Kilgore, Texas, apparently from natural causes, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. His death was unexpected.
    He was born on Wednesday, September 19, 1962, in Decatur, to the late Raymond and Esther (Werling) Thieme.
    Larry was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur.

Ruby E. Windmiller

June 29, 2012

    Ruby E. Windmiller, 88, of Decatur, passed away at her residence on Thursday, June 27, 2012.
    Ruby was born in Jay County on October 14, 1923, to the late Virgil V. and Mary Ellen (Orr) Ford.
    She married Donald W. Windmiller in January of 1945; he preceded her in death in May, 1992.

June 28th

Ray O. Brown

June 28, 2012

    Ray O. Brown, 77, of Berne, died at his residence on Friday, June 22, 2012.
    He was born on August 22, 1934, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to the late Orlan W. and Laure (Sovine) Brown.
    Ray served in the United States Navy for 20 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 468 in Berne, and VFW Post 6236 in Decatur.

 

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