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June 6th, 2012

John J. Pease

June 6, 2012

    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.

June 5th

Mary Ann C. Miller

June 5, 2012

    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

June 5, 2012

    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

June 5, 2012

    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

June 5, 2012

    Larry D. Urick Jr., 47, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

June 4th

Dorothy Bixler

June 4, 2012

    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.

Mary Ann Miller

June 4, 2012

    Mary Ann Miller, 73, rural Decatur, died Sunday at her residence.    
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Walter E.L. Schwartz

June 4, 2012

    Walter E.L. Schwartz, 16, Monroe, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, due to a construction accident.
    He was born to Walter L. and the late Elma Schwartz on April 7, 1996, in Adams County.
    He is survived by his father, Walter L. Schwartz; three sisters, Arlene E.L.; Lorene E.L.; and Darlene E.L. Schwartz, all of Monroe; and a brother, Roman E.L. Schwartz, Monroe.
    Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Ben V. Schwartz residence, 50 S 502 W, Monroe.

June 1st

Walter E.L. Schwartz

June 1, 2012

    Walter E.L. Schwartz, 16, Monroe, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, due to a construction accident.
    He was born to Walter L. and the late Elma Schwartz on April 7, 1996, in Adams County.
    He is survived by his father, Walter L. Schwartz; three sisters, Arlene E.L.; Lorene E.L.; and Darlene E.L. Schwartz, all of Monroe; and a brother, Roman E.L. Schwartz, Monroe.
    Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Ben V. Schwartz residence, 50 S 502 W, Monroe.

May 31st

John T. "J.T." Sailors

May 31, 2012

    John T. "J.T." Sailors, 87, of Walton, Indiana, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
    Born March 9, 1925, in Clymers, he was the son of the late Leo J. and Lorena E. Farrer Sailors.
    On February 6, 1948, in Logansport, he was married to Marilyn Bishop Sailors; she survives.

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