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September 10th, 2012

James R. Borchers

September 10, 2012

    James R. Borchers, 91, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Christian Care Center in Bluffton.
    Jim was born on November 17, 1920, in Rockford, Ohio, to the late Glenn D. and Sophia M. (Schiller) Borchers.
     On August 28, 1947, he married Wanda G. (Priddy) Borchers; she survives in Decatur.
    Jim was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and a lifelong spiritual leader. He served the local Christian community in various capacities throughout his life.

Candido V. Castro Jr.

September 10, 2012

    Candido V. Castro Jr., 83, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday at his residence.
    Among survivors are his wife, Margot M. Castro of Fort Wayne; and two stepdaughters, Eva M. Torres and Aurea E. Hachett, both of Fort Wayne.
    Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home. A mass of Christian burial will be held at noon on Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2213 Brooklyn Ave., Fort Wayne, with visitation from 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Betty L. Moser

September 10, 2012

    Betty L. Moser, 83, Berne, died  today.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
 

Gretchen I. Pasternak

September 10, 2012

    Gretchen I. (Garwood) Pasternak, 54 of Decatur, died Friday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Among survivors are her husband, Martin Pasternak of Decatur; three sons, Chris (Diane) Sutton and Leonard Sutton, both of Decatur; and Martin Pasternak Jr. of Gwinnett County, Ga.; and one daughter, Jinger Sandy Ann Pasternak of Gwinnett, Ga.
    A memorial visitation will be held from 2-3 p.m. today at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
    (No funeral services were listed.)

Mary O. Razo

September 10, 2012

    Mary O. Razo, 83, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on September 9, 1929, in Paulding, Ohio, to the late Floyd and Carmen (Morales) Ortiz.
     On October 17, 1947, she married Genaro Razo; he died on October 11, 1996.
    Mary was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Hispanic Society and the Rosary Society. She worked as a homemaker.

Patricia A. Rumschlag

September 10, 2012

    Patricia A. Rumschlag, 67, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at her residence.
    Pat was born in Allen County on November 28, 1944, to Ralph and Doris (Anderson) Gerardot Jr.
    She married James M. Rumschlag on July 13, 1963.
    A member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Pat had worked as a waitress at West End restaurant for 35 years before retiring on August 1, 2011.

September 7th

Candido V. Castro Jr.

September 7, 2012

    Candido V. Castro Jr., 84, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

September 6th

Wilma "Jean" Grote

September 6, 2012

    Wilma "Jean" Grote, 76, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, in the Adams Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
    She was born on Saturday, November 9, 1935, in Allen County, to the late Paul E. and Mabel M. (McBride) Reppert.
    On February 14, 1998, she married Gerald Grote; he survives in Decatur.

Jane M. Summersett

September 6, 2012

    Jane M. Summersett, 88, of Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors are a son, Kip (Linda) Summersett of Berne; and a daughter, Libby (Neil) Stroble of Hartford City.
    Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, with visitation from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the service.
    Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery, rural Berne.
  

September 5th

Dennis C. Boerger

September 5, 2012

    Dennis C. Boerger, 62, of Decatur, passed away unexpectedly and from natural causes on Monday, September 3, 2012, at his residence. 
    He was born on Wednesday, September 21, 1949, in Decatur, to the late Herbert A. Boerger and LaVerne M. (Busick) Boerger.
    Dennis was in the last graduating class of Monmouth High School in 1967. He received a bachelor's degree in computer science from Ball State University in 1971.

 

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