Archive - Obituary
April 16th, 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.
Wanda F. Hurless, 81 of Wren, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012, at the C.H.P. Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, Ohio.
Wanda retired from General Electric in Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald "Shag" Hurless.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 15, from 1-6 p.m. at Cowan and Son Funeral Home, 616 S. Washington Street, Van Wert, Ohio.
Andrea “Andi” Orme, 50, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Phyllis J. Fisher, 82 of Fort Wayne, passed away April 5, 2012, at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, Florida.
Phyllis was born April 1, 1930, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Donald and Edith (Johnson) Morrison.
She married James C. Fisher on February 25, 1951; he survives.
Phyllis attended Decatur Church of the Nazarene and was a homemaker.
James ‘Paul’ Henrey, 88, of rural Wren, Ohio, went to the arms of his Savior in his home on April 9, 2012, at 1 p.m..
He was born on February 25, 1924, to James Edward and Della Mae (Anderson) Henrey in Benton Township, Paulding County.
He graduated from Tully Convoy High School in 1942 where he received a letter for playing baseball.
On April 9, 1944, he married Esther Jane Abbott.
Delores E. Rickord, 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012, at University Park Nursing Center, in Fort Wayne.
Born in the Belgian Congo, in Africa, Delores worked in the plastics industry for 12 years before retiring in 1988. She was a member of Super Sixties at Blackhawk Baptist Church and the Fifty Plus group at First Assembly of God. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
Phylis J. Fisher, 82, Fort Wayne, died Thursday in Florida.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Charlotte E. Vera, 101, of Decatur, passed away Friday, April 6, 2012.
She was born to Walter L. and Lulu (Triplett) Vera on October 1, 1910, in Dunkirk, Indiana.
Dorothy Elizabeth White, 97, of Willshire, Ohio, died Saturday in Van Wert County Hospital.
Among survivors are her son, Robert White of Decatur, and daughter, Karen (Ronald) Heiser of Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold D. White, and one daughter.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, Ohio, and one hour prior to the services there on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Joan T. Heimann, 84, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne.
Born in Decatur, Joan worked with Southwick Cafeteria for 16 years before retiring in 1991.