Archive - Obituary
July 18th, 2012
Nicholas A. “Nick” Taylor, 20, of Berne, son of Berne Police Chief Tim and Stephania Taylor, lost his life Monday in Afghanistan.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Imogene E. Grabner, 84, Monroeville, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness.
She was born on Wednesday, June 13, 1928, in Allen County to the late Homer J. and Ida C. (McBride) Clay.
She married Lindy L. Grabner on August 9, 1947; he survives in Monroeville. The couple celebrated 64 years of marriage last August.
Imogene was a homemaker.
Tomasa M. Serna, 81, of Decatur, died Saturday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Ian L. Voirol, 30, of Decatur, died Friday at his residence.
Among survivors are his sons, Quentin Voirol, Isaiah Voirol, and Aaron Voirol, all of Decatur; a daughter, Veronica Voirol of Decatur; his mother, Danalee Voirol of Decatur, and father, Greg A. Cole of Berne.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m Thursday at the funeral home.
Lillian Marie Brown, 91, of rural Decatur, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012, at River Terrace Estates, in Bluffton. Marie was born on July 11, 1921, in Wells County, to the late Charles E. and Lilly Mae (Diehl) Johnloz.
On May 17, 1941 she married Oscar T. Brown; he died in April of 1986.
Ernest Frederick Fennig, 90, of Berne, died on July 8, 2012.
Among survivors are his wife, Florine Fennig, and sons, Jeffrey Fennig (Paula) and Joel Fennig.
Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Swiss Village, Berne. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, also at Swiss Village.
Adrian B. Sprunger, 82, died on July 7, 2012, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, Florida.
Adrian was born on December 13, 1929, in Berne, to the late Noah and Amelia (Badertscher) Sprunger.
On June 10, 1950, he married the former Mary Lou Barger.
Keturah M. Wickey, seven weeksold, died Tuesday at Riley Hospital, Indianapolis.
Among survivors are her parents, Leroy M. and Josi D. (Schwartz) Wickey of Monroe.
Visitation will be today from 1-8 p.m. and on Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Wickey residence, 2406 S. Salem Rd, Monroe. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m., also at the Wickey residence.
Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Alberta E. Schaper, 87, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Born in New Haven, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Hortense Fiedler.
Marcel R. Welling, 89, of Bryant, died July 9, 2012, at his home.
He was born January 16, 1923, in Bryant, to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Schaefer) Welling.
On June 24, 1950, he married Mary Ellen (Lengerich) Welling; she survives.
He was a retired dairy farmer and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph's Men's Sodality of the church, Knights of Columbus, Decatur, Bryant Senior Citizens, and Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bryant.