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February 6th, 2012

Mary Ann Ewell

February 6, 2012

Mary Ann Ewell, 83, of Preble, passed away at 7:14 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2012, in St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Her death resulted from injuries sustained in a kitchen fire two weeks before.
    Mary was born on Tuesday, February 28, 1928, in Salmonier, Newfoundland, Canada, the daughter of the late Patrick and Gertrude (Snow) Bennett.

February 3rd

Frank Fuentes

February 3, 2012

    Frank Fuentes, 91, of Decatur,  died Thursday in the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    He was born toElizabeth, New Jersey.
    Among survivors are his wife, Adeline M. Fuentes, Decatur; daughters Georgiana Fuentes of Jasper, Ala.; Barbara (Ivan) Decker, of Fort Wayne; and Frances (John) Binkley, of Fort Wayne.
    Friends will be received from 9-10 a.m. Saturday in the Woodcrest - Porter Auditorium. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the auditorium.

February 1st

Cleo Naomi Augsburger

February 1, 2012

    Cleo Naomi (Wall) Augsburger, 88, of Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
    She was born to Hiram Clayton and May Esther (Harrison) Wall.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Swiss Village Chapel, with visitation from 9 a.m. to time of services. Burial will be in the Evangelical Mennonite Cemetery, rural Berne.
    Arrangement were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Wanda J. Crickmore

February 1, 2012

    Wanda J. Crickmore, 89, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away Friday, January 27, 2012.
        Wanda enjoyed her time traveling and a good cup of coffee. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.    

January 31st

Dorothy B. Hanni

January 31, 2012

    Dorothy B. Hanni, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital. 

January 30th

James B. Roop

January 30, 2012

    James B. Roop, 83, of Decatur, and a past resident of Naples, Fla., for 21 years, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2012, in the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home located in Fort Wayne.
    He was born on Monday, April 30, 1928, in Decatur, the son of the late Ralph J. Roop and the late Etheldreda (Parent) Roop.
    He married Marilyn G. Teeple on April 26, 1952, in Decatur.

Edith Elizabeth Miller

January 30, 2012

    Edith Elizabeth Miller, 89, of Berne, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2012, at Swiss Village in Berne.
    She was born on March 1, 1922, to John J. and Eltie LaVerne Rose Habegger, in Adams County.
    She married Maurice Edward Miller on April 20, 1941.

January 27th

Vera L. Balsiger

January 27, 2012

    Vera L. Balsiger, 72, of Berne, duied Thursday.
    She was born to Harve and Fannie (Moser) Neuenschwander in Adams County.
    Among survivors are her husband, George Balsinger, and two daughters, Tamra S. Liechty and Teri (Shawn) Walsh, both of Berne.
    Visitation will be Saturday from 3-8 p.m. at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home Funeral. Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m., at the West Missionary with visitation one hour prior to services.    

James B. Roop

January 27, 2012

    James B. Roop, 83, of Decatur, died at 4:46 a.m. today at the Hospice on Homestead Road, Fort Wayne.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

January 26th

Lena E. (Lengrich) Bennett

January 26, 2012

    Lena E. (Lengerich) Bennett, 85, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Swiss Village, in Berne.
    Lena was born on November 8, 1926, in Portland to the late John and Louise (Schmidt) May.
    On April 27, 1946, she married Richard B. Lengerich. He preceded her in death.
    On July 26, 1995, she married her second husband, Winton J. Bennett. He also preceded her in death, on August 2, 1998.

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