Archive - Obituary
May 11th, 2011
Richard G. Brown, 62, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur.
Lila Mae Hersberger, 83, of Ridgeville, passed away at 11:04 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, while in the company of family members at her residence.
Lila was born in Bisbee, Arizona, on September 17, 1927, a daughter of Myrtle Frazier Hodges and Wendell T. Hodges.
She was a member of Bearcreek Friends Church at Ridgeville.
Alice R. Journay, 90, of Berne, died there on Monday.
She was born in Adams County on January 5, 1921, to James T. and Dessie Ludy Bailey.
Among survivors are two daughters, Mrs. James (Brenda) Garber and Angelia Journay of Berne, and two sisters, Mrs. Fred (Chloe) Davidson of Geneva and Mrs. LaVerne (Martha) Miller of Monroe.
Helen M, Keller, 92, of Berne, died Tuesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
She was born in Berne on November 21, 1918, to Edward and Ethel Davidson Elzey.
Among survivors is a daughter, Mrs. David (JoAnn) Gierhart of Bryant.
Stuart A. Braun, 46, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on May 26, 1964, to Richard E. and Catherine “Ann” (Gass) Braun.
Linda L. Chrisman, 62, of Berne, died on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 9, 1948, in Adams County to Charles and Eileen (Krick) Garwood, who are deceased.
On November 28, 1970, she married Jeffery L. Chrisman.
Sharon E. Dague, 68, of Berne, died at 9:05 p.m. on Thursday in Berne.
She was born to Raymond and Pauline Bollenbacher Miller.
She married Donald W. Dague; he passed away in 1992.
Gerald E. Hobbs, 67, of Decatur, died at 6:36 p.m. Sunday at his residence.
He married Wilma L. Carter on December 28, 1968; she survives.
He was formerly a maintenance worker at O&R Precision in Geneva and had been attending Cornerstone Missionary Church in Decatur.
L. Irene Hoverman, 91, who lived her entire life in Willshire, Ohio, died there at 12:50 p.m. Monday.
She was born to Floyd L. and Nellie Stetler Strickler.
She married Merl F. Hoverman on July 17, 1938, in Cridersville, Ohio; he passed away on February 20, 1957.
She was a member of the auxiliary at Homer Pierson American Legion Post in Willshire and the Willshire Senior Citizens.
Alice Journay, 90, of Berne, died on Monday at home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.