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December 30th

Clayton A. Shuck

December 30, 2010

    Clayton A. Shuck, 4, of Geneva, died Wednesday at home.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

December 29th

Charles H. Edgar

December 29, 2010

    Charles H. “Chuck” Edgar, 83, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Woodcrest Retirement Community's nursing center.
    He was born to Roy and Lillian Whitacre Edgar.
    Survivors include a son, Doug Edgar of Monroe, and a daughter, Mrs. Dan (Fay) Schwartz of Middlebury, Indiana.
    A memorial visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home in Decatur, followed by a 6 p.m. funeral service.

December 28th

Charles H. Edgar

December 28, 2010

    Charles H. Edgar, 83, of Decatur, died Tuesday at Woodcrest Retirement Community's nursing center.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

John E. Girard

December 28, 2010

    John R. Girard, 76, of Decatur, died on Saturday, December 25, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    John was born on July 16, 1934, in Paulding, Ohio, to Adrien J. and Genevieve (Artz) Girard.
    On September 11, 1954, he married Rita C. Rumschlag. She preceded him in death on November 12, 2007.
    John was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and the Holy Name Society and was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 864 in Decatur.

Edith L. Hicks

December 28, 2010

    Edith L. Hicks, 71, of Berne, died at home on December 23..
    She was born to Sylvester and Margaret Hensley Hicks.
    Among survivors are a daughter, Debra Gibson of Berne; and six sons: Hubert Curtis of Geneva; Thurman Curtis of Montpelier; Hobart Curtis of Redkey; Kenneth Curtis of Bryant; Robert Curtis of Dunkirk,; and Joe M. Curtis of Bluffton; and a stepson, Robert Vredeveld.

Sylvia M. Hoevel

December 28, 2010

    Sylvia M. Hoevel, 98, passed away on December 25, 2010, at Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
    She was born on March 18, 1912, in Fort Wayne to Henry L. and Hattie Louisa Treu Lee.
    She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and was an avid bridge player.
    She is survived by her children, Phyllis (Robert) Rife, Mary (Rene) Vansteelandt, Helen (Eugene) Bulmahn and David (Barbara) Hoevel; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Russell C. Jones

December 28, 2010

    Russell C. Jones, 100, formerly of Hoagland, died at 6:18 p.m. Saturday, December 25, in The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
    He was born on December 17, 1910, near Dixon, Ohio, to James and Annie Lauri Stephenson Jones.
    Russell was the owner of Jones Skyriders Balloon Company and was also a tool-and-die maker and a farmer.
    Russell was a member of Antioch Lutheran Church in Hoagland and a volunteer worker at The Christmas Bureau and at Big Brother.

December 27th

Gale L. Butcher

December 27, 2010

    Gale L. Butcher, 101, of Rockford, Ohio, died Thursday in Colonial Nursing Center.
    He was born in Jefferson Township of Adams County on May 26, 1909, to Elbridge and Stella Houser Butcher.
    Among survivors are three sons, Dallas Butcher of Fernandino, Florida; Jack Butcher of Fort Wayne; and Jim Butcher of Dayton, Ohio, and two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Sheryl) Clay of Mendon, Ohio and Mrs. Mike (Debra) Schumm of Rockford.

Loretta Dunker

December 27, 2010

    Loretta Dunker, 71, of Berne, a resident of Swiss Village Retirement Community, died Thursday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    She was a former member of Peace Lutheran Church in Berne.
    Graveside funeral services will be held later at St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery at Winamac, Indiana.
    Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Velma L. Ehlerding

December 27, 2010

    Velma L. Ehlerding, 95, formerly of Decatur and New Haven, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2010, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    Born in Willshire, Ohio, she was the daughter of Theodore and Amalia Hofmann.
    She was a member of Martini Lutheran Church in New Haven. Previously, she belonged to Zion Lutheran Church (Friedheim) in rural Decatur and its sewing circle and Ladies' Aid group.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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