Archive - Obituary
February 1st, 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, 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.
Dorothy B. Hanni, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
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, 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.
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, 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.
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.
Lena E. Bennett, 85, of Decatur, died Wednesday in Swiss Village in Berne.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Alvin Dewayne “Al” Colbert, 68, of Portland, died Monday in St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne.
He was the son of Albert Vaughn and Mary Margaret (Banter) Colbert.
Among survivors are a son, Gary Colbert, of Decatur, and three daughters, Tonia Benge, of Wilshire, Ohio; Teresa Painter, of Decatur; and Melissa Hunter, of Decatur.
Private family services will be held in Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland.