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Richard F. Linn

March 31, 2014

Richard F. Linn, 89, Decatur, died Saturday at Woodcrest Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Aileen H. Witte

March 31, 2014

    Aileen H. (Bradtmueller) Witte, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley.
    She was born in Fort Wayne to the late Adolph and Viola (Nuoffer) Bradtmueller.
    Aileen was a graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School and Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing.
    She married Norman H. Witte in 1947. The couple lived in Decatur for 16 years before returning to Fort Wayne.

March 27th

Richard Buuck

March 27, 2014

    Richard Buuck, 101, Decatur, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. He lived in the same home his entire life.
    He was born on Sunday, September 1, 1912, in Adams County, to the late Otto and Maria (Decker) Buuck.
    Richard married Margaret S. Hoffman on May 8, 1943, in the Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur; she passed away on February 14, 2013.
    Richard was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church-Friedheim.

Esther J. Henrey

March 27, 2014

    Esther Jane Henrey, 91, rural Wren, Ohio, went to the arms of her savior at 12:55 p.m. March 25, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
    She was born May 22, 1922, to Anna E. (Gahman) and Clarence R. Abbott in Craigville. 
    She graduated from Tully Convoy High School in 1940. She married James Paul Henrey April 9, 1944. 

James W. King Sr.

March 27, 2014

    James W. “Barney / Jimmy” King Sr., 70, Uniondale, passed away at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
    He was born on May 29, 1943, in Bluffton, to Gerald and Anna Louise (Bennett) King.

March 25th

Frederick K. Ehlerding

March 25, 2014

    Frederick K. Ehlerding, 78, Decatur, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, in the Woodcrest Nursing Center located in Decatur.
    Fred was born Friday, Aug. 9, 1935, in Adams County, the son of the late Gilbert and Ruth (Franke) Ehlerding. 
    He married Judith Froning; she passed away Nov. 8, 2011.
    Fred was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church-Preble.

Roger Scott

March 25, 2014

    Roger Scott, 76, Berne, died at his residence Sunday, March 23, 2014, after a six month illness.
    He was born Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1937, in Wells County the son of the late Garland and Emma (Tucker) Scott.

March 21st

Raymond Conrad

March 21, 2014

    Raymond "Ray" Conrad, 76, Decatur, passed away at his residence March 20, 2014.
    He was born April 16, 1937 in Allen County to Roy and Helen (Schroeder) Conrad.
    He married Karin (Ohm) Conrad Oct. 30, 1958, in Berlin, Germany.

Terry L. Sieger

March 21, 2014

    Terry L. Sieger, 66, Woodburn, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, in the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
    He was born Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1947, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Leon Sieger and Patricia (Gaffer) Sieger. 
    Terry married his first wife, Ann F. Adams Aug. 30, 1969; she passed away Jan. 2, 2000. Terry then married Lesa Hunt, his 13 years companion, Feb. 16, 2014; she survives. 

March 20th

Vergene L. Yake

March 20, 2014

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