Archive - Obituary
June 11th, 2012
Omer Sprunger, 73, of Berne, died Sunday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Richard C. Sweeney, 77, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday in Fort Wayne
He was born in Berne.
Survivors include a son, Michael Charles Sweeney, Fort Wayne, and a sister, Jean Cabral of Toledo, Ohio.
Private graveside services will be held Monday at the Westlawn Cemetery in Geneva.
Bonnie Lou (Phillips) Walters, 63, of West Liberty, Ohio, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her residence.
She was born in Columbus, Ohio, on April 11, 1949, to the late Frank and Thelma Myers Phillips-Seimet.
Mary H. Miller, 87, of Decatur, passed away at 3:58 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her residence.
Mary was born on Tuesday, May 16, 1925, in Adams County, the daughter of the late John F. and Lola C. (Wherry) Helm.
She married Donald J. Miller on May 23, 1942; he passed away on August 25, 2010.
Mary was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ and the Women's Guild of the church. She retired in 1983 from Central Soya Credit Union after 28 years of service.
Kelly J. Zeser, 46, of Decatur, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Kelly was born in Adams County on July 16, 1965, to Thomas J. "Sid" Zeser and Judith A. (Stauffer) Zeser.
Kelly worked for Peytons in Bluffton for 26 years. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and was a 1984 graduate of Adams Central High School.
Larry D. Urick Jr., 47, of Decatur, died on Monday morning June 4, 2012, at his residence.
Larry was born on August 11, 1964, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to Larry D. Urick Sr. and Iris L. (Hebble) Urick.
Larry married Angie (Hottell) on October 3, 1984; she survives.
Jennifer Kate Hartman, 41, Fishers, Indiana, passed away June 5, 2012.
She was born July 4, 1970, in Chapel Hill, N.C., the daughter of Michael and the late Diana (Ettleman) Hawfield. She married Matthew Hartman on September 26, 1992; he survives.
She graduated from Southside High School in Fort Wayne, and went on to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications from Indiana University.
Vaughn Edward "Ed" Merillat, 96, died Wednesday. Among survivors are two daughters, Donna (Roy) Heatwole of Harrisonburg, Va.; and Jeannine (Mark) Starks of Centerville, Ohio.
Funeral services will be at noon Monday in the Swiss Village Chapel, with visitation from 10 a.m. to time of services. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
True E. Myers, 66, of Monroe, went to meet the Lord on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Decatur on April 27, 1946, to the late Melvin D. and Anna A. (Liechty).
On April 10, 1966, he married Barbara (Brubaker).
Aldine B. "Deany" Holle, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her residence.
Deany was born on Thursday, November 10, 1921, in Adams County, the daughter of the late George and Lydia (Eickhoff) Bultemeier.
She married Donald F. Holle on May 11, 1941, in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Preble; he passed away on December 11, 1999.