Archive - Obituary
July 2nd, 2012
Melvin G. Bixler, 86, of Berne, died this morning.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
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, 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.
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, 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, 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, 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.
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.
Cheryl Ann Hall, 65, of Richland, Michigan, formerly of Delton, Mich., died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, June 19, 2012, at her residence.
Cheryl, the daughter of the late Howard Dale and Lucile Ruth (Mann) Aspinall, was born November 11, 1946, in Battle Creek, Mich.
She was a graduate of Delton High School and had been the manager for the Richland Country Apartment Complex of Richland.
Carl W. Elliott, 71, of Decatur, died on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 25, 1941, in Adams County, the son of the late Carl W. and Mildred (Johnson) Elliott.
On July 20, 1963, he married Susan D. Helmrich; she survives in Decatur.
Carl was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge 1311.