Archive - Obituary
June 21st, 2012
Edward W. Miller, 86, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday, June 18, 2012.
He was born on October 9, 1925, in Fort Wayne, to the late Rollen and Edna (Lemler) Miller.
Edward married Rita A. Mattes on April 15, 1950; she preceded him in death in March 2000.
Edward was self-employed as a Mechanic. He served in WW II and the Korean Conflict in the United States Navy and Marine Corps. He was a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church.
Hugh L. Ehrman, 86, of rural Decatur died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Hugh was born on April 29, 1926, in Preble to the late Floyd W. and Lola E. (Barger) Ehrman. Hugh married his first wife, Bernadine Kirchofer, on Feb. 14, 1952. She passed away Aug. 24, 1986. His second wife, Carol (Yoder) Nussbaum, passed away Dec. 2, 2002. He married Alice (Yoder) Hirschy on Dec. 1, 2005.
Rosalie Ann Young, 82, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 12:04 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Parkview Regional Hospital.
She was born in Willshire on December 5, 1929, to the late Walter G. and Daisy P. (August) Stetler.
Rosalie married James O. Young in Witchita Falls, Texas, on January 29, 1951; he passed away on December 25, 1975.
Todd S. Berning, 41, of Decatur, died Wednesday in Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was the son of Eugene and Sylvia (Doctor) Berning of rural Decatur, who survive.
Also surviving are three brothers, Mark Berning of Monroeville, and Dale Berning and Lyle Berning, both of New Haven.
Inez G. Baker, Rockford, Ohio, died Wednesday in Adams County Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
Donald E. Light, 84, of Paynesville, Michigan, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
He was born in Decatur on March 6, 1928, to the late Grady and Nina (Swartz) Light.
He married Stella Nurkkala on September 15, 1962.
Among survivors are his wife, Stella, of Paynesville; a daughter, Gwen (Jeff) Young of Witchita, Kan.; a brother, Gerald (Winnie) Light of Decatur; and a sister, Irene Agler of Evansville.
He was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.
Helen M. Thieme, 83, of Decatur, passed away at 1:43 a.m. on Monday, June 18, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Tuesday, June 11, 1929, in Wells County, to the late Orval P. and Edith C. (Bowman) Barger.
Helen married Otto W. A. Thieme on February 11, 1950, in Immanuel Lutheran Church; he survives.
She was an active member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church as a Sunday School teacher and was involved with the Ladies Society.
Michael Jauregui, 92, of Ossian, passed away on Thursday June 14, 2012.
He was born on April 8, 1920, in Illinois, to the late Simon and Apalonia (Conde) Jauregui.
Roger L. Kelsey, 73, of Monroe, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Wednesday, June 22, 1938, in Adams County, to the late Clair and Mildred (Miller) Kelsey.
He married Glenna J. Bladen on April 26, 1975; she survives.
Roger served in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963 and was a member of the Salem Community Church, the American Legion Post No. 43, and the NRA.
Christian J. "Chris" Liechty, 83 , of Berne, died Sunday in Swiss Village.
Among survivors are his wife, Betty (Steiner) Liechty; son, Mike (Elaine) Liechty of Geneva; daughters, Audrey (Dan) Chapman of Carmel; and Lori (Jud) Myers of Berne.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at First Mennonite Church.
Burial will be in MRE Cemetery.