Archive - Obituary
March 16th, 2011
William Howard Michaels, 73, of rural Decatur, passed away on Sunday, March 13, in the intensive care unit of Parkview Hospital at Fort Wayne.
He was born in Decatur on November 12, 1937, to Marion Michaels and Alice Gerber Michaels.
Arleen Sheffield, 88, of Lima, Ohio, died in her home at 1:21 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on May 28, 1922, in Swanton, Ohio, to Harlan and Anna Spring Coon and they preceded her in death.
On November 15, 1941, she married Robert A. Sheffield of Lima and he passed away on November 27, 1978.
Janet S. Adams, 77, of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was born to eternal life on March 9, 2011.
Mary R. Case, 83, of Decatur, went home to her Lord at 2:10 a.m. Friday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born on August 17, 1927 in Wren, Ohio.
She married Max O. Case on April 15, 1947, in Monroeville; he passed away on October 15, 2006.
She retired from the former CTS Corp. plant in Berne in 1989 after 27 years of service.
Peggy L. Brobst, 51, of Decatur, a former resident of Edgerton, Ohio, for about 20 years, died at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday at her residence.
She was born in Decatur on April 13, 1959, to Robert and Hillis Williams Sudduth, who live in Angola.
She married Jim A. Brobst on July 31, 1976 in Decatur; he also survives.
She was a homemaker.
Peggy L. Brobst, 51, of Decatur, died Tuesday at home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.
James A. Urick, 57, of Fort Wayne, died March 4 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Decatur on August 7, 1953, to Robert and Ethel Tumbleson Urick.
His only survivor is a brother, George Urick of Decatur.
A private family funeral service will be held later, with arrangements by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home of Decatur.
Robert D. Marquardt, 85, of rural Monroeville, died at 6:25 p.m. Monday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
He was born on April 25, 1925, in Monroeville to Edward and Bertha Salway Marquardt.
He married Opal P. Feasby on July 28, 1945, in Monroeville; she passed away on November 9, 1999.
Mary Ann T. Harvey, 76, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, went with the Lord on Monday morning at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, with her family at her bedside.
Mary Ann was born in Allen County, Indiana, on January 29, 1935, to Leslie and Viola Voirol Coonrod.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and the American Legion Auxiliary in Decatur and a life member of the Geneva Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Winifred L. Spaulding, 90, Decatur, died Monday, March 7, at the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born on April 30, 1920, in Mandan, North Dakota, to the late Walter G. and Isabelle Rowe-Black. She was married on June 15, 1946, to Dr. John B. Spaulding; he survives.