Archive - Obituary
Eugene George Schlemmer, 81, Decatur, passed away at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2013, in the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Gene was born Saturday, April 23, 1932, in Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of the late George and Lillian (Lehrman) Schlemmer. He married Rose Marie Scaer Oct. 5, 1952, at St. John's / Redeemer Lutheran Church in Convoy, Ohio; she survives.
Gene was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Decatur where he served in many different offices within the church.
Stephen R. Wood, 63, Berne, died Tuesday, Dec.24, 2013, at his residence.
Arrangements pending at Haggard, Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
David J. Graber, 71, Bryant, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Sunday, Oct. 18, 1942, in Adams County to the late Jonas and Margaret (Schwartz) Graber.
Paul V. Eicher, 72, Bryant, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Friday, Sept. 5, 1941, to the late Menno E. and Veronica (Schwartz) Eicher.
Christina M. Roeder, 37, Decatur, died Dec. 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was born March 24, 1976, in Fort Wayne. Christina married Matthew C. Roeder July 27, 2005; he survives.
Christina was a homemaker.
Dorothy F. Jauregui, 89, Ossian, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
She was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Fort Wayne, to the late George and Henrietta (Gleich) Williams.
She retired from General Electric after 15 years of service. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church.
Maurice Edward Miller, 93, Berne, died Dec.18, 2013, at Swiss Village.
He was born April 10, 1920, in Adams County to the late Joseph Leroy and Hazel Mae Davies Miller. He married Edith Elizabeth Habegger April 20, 1941; she preceded him in death in 2012.
Kathleen “Kathy” Bauman, 58, Geneva, passed away at 9:09 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Kathy was born Oct. 12, 1955, in Bluffton to the late Ralph J. and Harriet “Betty” (Stogdill) McFarren.
She graduated from Bluffton High School with the class of 1974.
Lena Paula Emelia (Sauer) Fleming, 97, Decatur, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Home.
Lena was born Aug. 22, 1916, to the late Henry and Anna (Pflueger) Sauer. She married Russell E. Fleming Nov. 18, 1933; he died Aug. 8, 1980.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She loved to garden and make quilts.
Jerilyn “Jeri” (Deming) Sheets, 70, went to be with the Lord at 4:06 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 6, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn., to the late Gerald and Iva Hanson Deming. She married her best friend, Larry Sheets, March 7, 1964; he survives in Lima, Ohio.
Jeri retired in June after 33 years of teaching in the Elida School System. She was an active member at Shawnee Alliance Church and taught the junior high Sunday school class.