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June 5th, 2012

Larry D. Urick

June 5, 2012

    Larry D. Urick Jr., 47, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

June 4th

Dorothy Bixler

June 4, 2012

    Dorothy Bixler, 96, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her residence.
    She was born on Tuesday, April 4, 1916, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Lawrence J. and Anna (Bultemeier) Heckman.
    She married Roy Bixler on October 18, 1947, in Adams County; he passed away on June 5, 2010.
    Dorothy was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, where she was active in the Ladies Guild. She was also a past president of General Electric's Elex Club.

Mary Ann Miller

June 4, 2012

    Mary Ann Miller, 73, rural Decatur, died Sunday at her residence.    
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Walter E.L. Schwartz

June 4, 2012

    Walter E.L. Schwartz, 16, Monroe, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, due to a construction accident.
    He was born to Walter L. and the late Elma Schwartz on April 7, 1996, in Adams County.
    He is survived by his father, Walter L. Schwartz; three sisters, Arlene E.L.; Lorene E.L.; and Darlene E.L. Schwartz, all of Monroe; and a brother, Roman E.L. Schwartz, Monroe.
    Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Ben V. Schwartz residence, 50 S 502 W, Monroe.

June 1st

Walter E.L. Schwartz

June 1, 2012

    Walter E.L. Schwartz, 16, Monroe, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, due to a construction accident.
    He was born to Walter L. and the late Elma Schwartz on April 7, 1996, in Adams County.
    He is survived by his father, Walter L. Schwartz; three sisters, Arlene E.L.; Lorene E.L.; and Darlene E.L. Schwartz, all of Monroe; and a brother, Roman E.L. Schwartz, Monroe.
    Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Ben V. Schwartz residence, 50 S 502 W, Monroe.

May 31st

John T. "J.T." Sailors

May 31, 2012

    John T. "J.T." Sailors, 87, of Walton, Indiana, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
    Born March 9, 1925, in Clymers, he was the son of the late Leo J. and Lorena E. Farrer Sailors.
    On February 6, 1948, in Logansport, he was married to Marilyn Bishop Sailors; she survives.

Walter E.L. Schwartz

May 31, 2012

    Walter E.L. Schwartz, 16, Monroe, died Wednesday morning in a construction accident.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.       

May 30th

Matthew Alan Ford

May 30, 2012

    Funeral services were held today in Rockford, Ohio, for Decatur native Matthew Alan Ford, a Rockford resident who died May 25 at the age of 50.
    He was the son of Ronald W. and Jacqueline A. (Snyder) Ford, former Decatur residents now residing in Spring Lake, Michigan.
    Matthew Ford also is survived by his wife, Anna, and seven children.

May 29th

Bernadine Ruth Bleeke

May 29, 2012

    Bernadine Ruth Bleeke, 78, of Decatur, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Ossian Health Care Center, where she had been a patient for four days.
    Bernadine was born on Wednesday, October 11, 1933, in Adams County, to the late Joseph C. and Adelia L. (Young) Bleeke.
    She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Decatur, and was a member of the Ladies Aid of the church. Bernadine was a homemaker.
    Among survivors are several nieces and nephews.

Londa (Ann) Crump

May 29, 2012

    Londa (Ann) Crump, 68, of rural Portland, died Sunday in Parkview Regional Hospital. 
    Among survivors are her husband, Stephen Crump, Portland; two sons, Lonnie (Lisa) Crump, Decatur, and Ken (Deborah) Crump, Poneto; two daughters, Stephanie (Terry) Marcum, Portland, and Sherry (Vaughn) Noggler, Fort Recovery, Ohio.

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