Archive - Obituary
February 20th, 2012
Dolores J. Tschannen, 81, of Decatur, passed away at 8:37 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born on November 16, 1930, in Adams County, to the late Chalmer K. and Melvena M. (Smitley) Sheets.
She married Homer B. Tschannen on April 9, 1950. He passed away on August 8, 1978.
Carolyn Sue (Bassett) Vanhorn, 73, of Decatur, passed away at her residence Friday, February 17, 2012.
She was born on November 27, 1938, in Decatur, to the late Carroll C. and Dorothy E. (Highland) Bassett.
On July 24, 1988, she married Kenn Vanhorn.
Carolyn attended First United Methodist Church. She retired in 1992 from General Electric after 30 years of service.
Bobby E. Heller, 79, of rural Decatur, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
Bobby was born on March 12, 1932, in Adams County, to the late Theodore S. and Jeanette I. (Spade) Heller.
On October 15, 1960, he married Mary M. Bornhorst.
M. Juanita Sauder, 76, of Bluffton, died Wednesday in Bluffton Regional Hospital.
Among survivors are her husband, Robert Sauder; and daughter, Nancy (Rod) Gentis, of Geneva.
A private family services will be held later, with burial in MRE Cemetery, Berne.
Warne C. Holcombe, 91 of Decatur, passed away February 13, 2012, at his residence.
He was born November 12, 1920, to Charles Reed Holcombe and Nettie L. (Newlon) in Newark Ohio.
James K. Moses, 77, of Marion, Indiana, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012, at the Sterling House, Marion, Indiana.
James was born on July 20, 1934, in Decatur, the son of the late James C. Moses and Pauline (Roughia) Moses, who survives. He married Carolyn McDougal on July 30, 1955; she preceded him in death.
James was co-founder of Grant County Manufactured Housing.
Daniel N. Schwartz, 69, of Berne, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, February 15, 2012.
Daniel was born in Adams County on February 19, 1942, to Jacob D. and Martha C. (Neuenschwander) Schwartz.
On June 14, 1967, he married Kathryn L. Wickey.
Daniel was a member of the Old Order Amish.
He worked in construction with BRC Company.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn L. Schwartz,
Frieda P. Yager, 94, of Berne, died Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Among survivors are two daughters, Miriam (Max) Reinhard, of Berne, and Bernice (John H.) Augsburger, of Berne; a son, Glen (Carol) Yager, of Berne; and a brother, Robert Myers, Berne.
Visitation will be Friday in the Swiss Village Chapel, from 2-8 p.m., and one hour prior to services Funeral services are Saturday at Bethel Brethren Church at 10:30 a.m.
Phyllis I. Gonzalez, 69, of Poneto, died Monday at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Among survivors are her mother, Anna Lee Lafferty of Decatur; sisters Sharon (Joe) Gonzalez and Debra (Ronald) Wiegmann of Decatur; and stepsister, Beth Ann (Tom) Reinhart, of Decatur.
Visitation will be Thursday from 2-8 p.m., at Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton and one hour prior to services at 11 a.m. on Friday.
Daniel N. Schwartz, 69, rural Berne, died Wednesday at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.