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April 3rd, 2012

Rickie L. Elzey

April 3, 2012

    Rickie L. Elzey, 64, of Fort Wayne, passed away on April 1, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
    He was born on October 18, 1947, to Norma C. (Keller) Elzey and the late Vilas Elzey Jr. 
    Rick graduated from Bishop Luers High School and earned an associate's degree in accounting from Saint Francis College. He served his country in the United States Army and retired from General Electric with over 30 years of service.

Lew E. Heiser

April 3, 2012

    Lew E. Heiser, 70, of rural Decatur, died Mondayat his residence.
    He was born to Ray E. Heiser and Pansey L. (Biggs) Heiser.
    He is survived by his friend, Mike Harmon, of Decatur.
    There will be no services.
    Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

April 2nd

Barbara Leistner

April 2, 2012

    Barbara Leistner, 85, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away Friday, March 30, at Woodcrest of Decatur.     She was born to Homer and Nellie (Myers) Leistner on April 16, 1926. 
    She married Paul Leistner on September 22, 1946; he is deceased.
    Barbara was a member of the Bethel Brethren Church in Berne. She was a member of the church choir, a deaconess, served on the building committee, was director of the Girls Youth Club, and a member of the Senior Citizen Club.

Martha R. Speicher

April 2, 2012

    Martha R. Speicher, 93, passed away Saturday morning, March 31, at Swiss Village where she was a resident. 
    She was born to Edwin and Leah (Nyffler) Speicher on December 14, 1918.
    She was a member of the Cross Community Church and the Dorcas Circle. She retired from Eastern Indiana Oil and Supply Company in Geneva where she was employed from 1947-1983. She volunteered at Et Cetera Ecke, in Berne.

March 30th

Glen E. Dubach

March 30, 2012

    Glen E. Dubach, 89,  of Berne, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital. 
    He was born to Calvin and Estella (Fox) Dubach on February 28, 1923.
    He married Grace (Mosser) Dubach on May 24, 1947. She is deceased.
     Glen was a member of the Cross Community Church, where he served on the Consistory. He retired from Farm Bureau Co-Op with 38 years of service in the petroleum division in sales and delivery.

Virginia E. Fosnaugh

March 30, 2012

    Virginia E. Fosnaugh, 92, of Decatur, a former longtime resident of Willshire, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born on Tuesday, October 28, 1919, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Floyd M. and Lydia M. (Hannie) Shoaf.
    She married James J. Fosnaugh on April 13, 1941, in Decatur; he passed away on May 25, 2004.
    Virginia was a member of the former Willshire United Methodist Church.

March 29th

Glen E. Dubach

March 29, 2012

    Glen E. Dubach, 89, Berne, died Wednesday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Patricia A. Hain

March 29, 2012

    Patricia A. Hain, 88, of Decatur, passed away on March 28, 2012, at Swiss Village Retirement Center.
    She was born on November 8, 1923, in Decatur, to the late Fred and Esther (Sheets) McConnell.
    She married Simeon J. Hain on July 29, 1945.
    Patricia was a lifetime resident of Decatur and worked as a homemaker and the operating manager for the family business. She was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and was also the past president of Tri Kappa Sorority.

Helen Neuenschwander

March 29, 2012

    Helen Neuenschwander, 84, of Berne, died Wednesday at Parkview Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.

March 28th

Stewart W. McMillen, Jr

March 28, 2012

      Stewart W. McMillen, Jr, 76, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away at his residence Saturday, March 24, 2012.  
    He was born in Fort Wayne in 1935, the son of the late Stewart and Elizabeth McMillen.
    He graduated from Culver Military Academy and attended Purdue University. He was in the Air Force as an Aviation Cadet. He drove race cars for 12 years and had a cattle ranch in Wyoming. He retired from Emergency Management and moved to Kerrville in 1990.

 

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