Archive - Obituary
January 9th, 2012
Evangeline L. Lehman, 90, of Berne , passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012, at Swiss Village Community Center, Berne.
She was born on February 3, 1921, in Adams County, to Oren and Louise (Kirchhofer) Moser.
She married Ornell Lehman on September 30, 1955. Ornell preceded her in death on January 24, 1990.
Evangeline was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church. In her earlier years she taught Sunday School and played in the Zuercher Accordion Band.
Esther A. M. Graber, infant daughter of Alvin L. and Martha H.B. (Schwartz) Graber, of Geneva, diied Wednesday in Adams Memorial Hospital, Decatur.
She was born at the hospital on Wednesday.
She was a member of the Old Order Amish.
Mary Ann Narkter, 88, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
She was born in Decatur on November 14, 1923, to Raymond and Mary A. (Meyer) Voglewede.
Mary Ann was an active member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church for many years, serving in the choir, and as a member of the Altar Rosary Society. She served four years as a stenographer for the Army-Navy Specification Branch at Wright Field during WWII.
Duane (Dean) Ingmire, 59, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, January 3, at his residence following a house fire.
He was born on July 2, 1952, in Fort Wayne to Chester and Gladys (Ohneck) Ingmire.
Mr. Ingmire was a second-shift dispatcher for the Decatur Police Department for 16 years. He was also employed by Hitchcock Concrete in Decatur and a respected firearms, tactics, and self-defense instructor for multiple law enforcement agencies and individual civilians throughout the state of Indiana.
Troy L. Dailey, 38, of Berne, died Monday at his home.
He was born to Darrell Dailey and Diane Rhoades in Van Wert, Ohio.
Among survivors are his father, Darrell, of Bryant; his mother, Diane, of Greenville, Ohio; two sons, Quinn A. and Cajun K. Dailey, of Berne; and a daughter, Audrey Dailey, of Berne.
Visitation is Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at the First Missionary Church in Berne.
Charles E. Wulliman, 94, Berne, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2012 at Swiss Village.
He was born to Mennis and Pauline (Sprunger) Wulliman on Januay 17, 1917, in Adams County.
He married Lavon (Lehman) Wulliman on February 4, 1941; she survives.
Beverly J. Bassett, 78, of Monroe, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
Beverly was born on May 21, 1933, in Decatur, to the late Walter and Helen (Ross) Lister. On September 6, 1953, she married James R. “Jim” Bassett. He preceded her in death on July 14, 2010.
Troy L. Dailey, 38, of Berne, died Monday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.
Richard “Dick” Gage, 78, of The Villages, Florida, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2012.
Mr. Gage was born in Adams County and moved to The Villages from Bedford, Indiana in 1991. He was a member and past Exalted Ruler of the Elks 826 and a member of the Knights of Columbus 1166. Locally, he is a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church.
Brandon A. Heath, 21, of Decatur, died Friday in Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne of injuries suffered when hit by a car while walking across 13th St. in Decatur on December 24.
He was born to Douglass W. Heath of Van Wert, Ohio, and Cheri Goodwin of Decatur.
Other survivors are one brother, Dustin W. Heath of Celina, Ohio; two stepsisters, Shawna Mergy and Mandi Fuerst of Van Wert; seven grandparents; and three great-grandparents.