Archive - Obituary
September 26th, 2011
Jack F. Whitacre Jr., 59, of Berne, died on Saturday in Chalet Village Health Care Center.
He was born to Jack F. Whitacre Sr., who is deceased, and Mildred Whitacre, who lives in Berne.
Other survivors include two sons, Aaron Whitacre of Decatur and Ernie Whitacre of Bryant, and two sisters, Mrs. Bill (Carol) Schabacker of Ossian and Mrs. Cliff (Jo) Moser of Portland.
David L. Bailey, 66, of rural Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
David was born in Decatur on May 1, 1945, to Robert L. and Donna B. (Landrum) Bailey, who are deceased.
On August 11, 1988, he married Carol A. (Rumschlag) Brandenburg.
David attended St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur.
He retired from Bunge North America, formerly Central Soya, in 2007 after 37 years.
Karry Lee Bowman, 60, of Decatur, died Sunday at home.
He was born on March 26, 1951, in Decatur to Robert W. and Beulah M. Biberstine Bowman, who are deceased.
Among survivors are a daughter, Heidi Bowman of Decatur; a brother, Larry R. "Bodie" Bowman of Woodburn; and three sisters, Elaine Harmon, Mrs. Kevin (Sandra) Adams, and Patricia Oetting, all of Decatur.
Aa memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Damascus Road Church at 1040 S. 11th St.
David L. Bailey, 66, of rural Decatur, died Tuesday in Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.
Dennis L. Lehman, 93, of Berne, died Tuesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
He was born to William and Caroline Flueckiger Lehman.
Among survivors are his wife, Romaine; two sons, Jim Lehman of Berne and Lee Lehman of Centerville, Ohio; and two daughters, Mrs. Barry (Denise) Moore of Geneva and Mrs. Ted (Gretta) Beitler of Berne.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in First Mennonite Church at Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne.
Kenneth H. Liechty, 86, of Berne, died Tuesday at home.
He was born to Elmer and Leona Sprunger Liechty.
Among survivors are his wife, Rose Marie; one son, Lyle M. Liechty of Carmel; one daughter, Beth A. Walker of Berne; and one sister, Mrs. Bryce (Deloris) Christy of Berne.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Cross United Church of Christ at Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne.
Earl M. Stucky, 91, of Berne, a former Monroe resident, died at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
He was born on October 13, 1919, in Berne to Erwin and Martha Liechty Stucky.
He married Marjorie M. Dotterer on October 12, 1940; she survives.
He was the former owner of Stucky Furniture in Monroe, a business that was in his family for 81 years.
Royce Robertson Lanson "Lanny" Woolfolk, 52, of Bumpass, Virginia, went to be with his Lord on Monday, September 12, 2011.
Lanny was a business owner in the timber industry and was recognized as Businessman of the Year for Louisa County in 1997.
He was active in various community and civic organizations and, as a conservationist, was a passionate steward and manager of wildlife and habitat.
Grace I. Green, a longtime resident of Decatur, died at 2:15 a.m. Monday in Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
She was born in Fort Wayne on November 17 to John R. and Mabel A. Hyde Savieo.
She married Richard D. Green on September 16, 1944, in Monroeville; he died on June 12, 2000.
Grace was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church and the Women of the Moose at Lodge 1311, both in Decatur.
Kenneth H. Liechty, 86, of Berne, died at home on Tuesday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.