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April 19th, 2012

Barbara M. Schwartz

April 19, 2012

    Barbara M. Schwartz, 5, of rural Decatur, died Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Enos M. Schwartz

April 19, 2012

    Enos M. Schwartz, 3, of rural Decatur, died Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

April 18th

Harley L. Bergman

April 18, 2012

    Harley L. “Pete” Bergman, 77, Decatur, passed away at his residence on Monday, April 16, 2012.
    Harley was born in Jay County on January 21, 1935, to the late Oren and Minnie (Huey) Bergman.
    On January 21, 1964, he married Roberta G. Manning. She preceded him in death on November 2, 2007.
    Harley worked in construction for 37 years for Habegger Construction as a skilled mason.

Norma Jean C. Byerley

April 18, 2012

    Norma Jean C. Byerley, 78, of Yoder, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Ossian Health Care. 
    She was born on April 3, 1934, in Ossian to the late Emil and Margaret (Hinck) Springer. 
    She was a lifelong homemaker, and was a member at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Thiele Road. She enjoyed spending time with, and caring for, her family. 

Josephine M. Christner

April 18, 2012

    Josephine M. Christner, 92, of rural Geneva, died Monday in her home.
    She was born to the late Jacob F. and Margarette (Schwartz) Schwartz.
     Among survivors are sons Samuel J. (Emma) Christner of Monroe; Jacob J. (Mary) Christner of Berne; Levi J. (Martha) Christner of Geneva; Margaret (Tobe) Wickey of Geneva; Lizzie (Martin) Schwartz of Geneva; Fannie (Menno N.) Schwartz of Monroe; and Rebecca (Jacob L.) Wickey of Decatur; 76 grandchildren and 253 great-grandchildren.

Wanda J. Eyanson

April 18, 2012

    Wanda J. Eyanson, 86, of Decatur, died at 1:55 a.m., today in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

April 17th

Harley L. Bergman

April 17, 2012

    Harley L. "Pete" Bergman, 77, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Samuel E.S. Schwartz

April 17, 2012

    Samuel E.S. Schwartz, 48, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 9:50 a.m., on Monday, April 16, 2012, at his family's residence in Berne. 
    He was born on Wednesday, July 17, 1963, in Adams County. 
    Mr. Schwartz was a member of the Old Order Amish and was a carpenter.  

April 16th

Barbara J. Bolenbaugh

April 16, 2012

    Barbara J. Bolenbaugh, 65, of Decatur, died Saturday at her residence.
    Among survivors are her daughter, Amy (Scott) Ripley of Decatur, and son, Darwin Spaw of Decatur.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter V. Bolenbaugh.
    Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday.

Charles S. Schaffer

April 16, 2012

    Charles S. Schaffer, 84, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 1:07 p.m., in the Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center.
    He was born on July 14, 1927, in Adams County, to the late Carl and Myrtle (Baylor) Schaffer.
    He married Helen Ruth Plumb on March 25, 1950, in Decatur; she passed away on July 2, 2011.

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