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June 15th, 2011

Charles H. Schlemmer

June 15, 2011

    Charles Herman Schlemmer, 75, formerly of rural Ohio City, Ohio, died at 6:20 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, in Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center at Bryan, Ohio.
    He was born on November 17, 1935, in Adams County to Rudolph and Irene Kohlmeier Schlemmer.
    He retired from International Harvester at Fort Wayne after 30 years of service in production and was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (Schumm) in rural Willshire, Ohio.
    He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

June 14th

Mark E. Schumm

June 14, 2011

    Mark E. Schumm, 55, of Willshire, Ohio, died at 5:10 p.m. on Friday, June 10, at his residence.
    He was born on May 17, 1956, in Decatur to Fredrick L. and Rosemary I. Fisher Schumm, who are deceased.
    He was formerly employed by Adams County Gravel and also worked at the Rockford Stone Quarry in Ohio.
    He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church (Schumm) in Ohio and was a former member of the Sons of the American Legion.

Sharon Thornton

June 14, 2011

    Sharon Thornton, 63, of Decatur, died today in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

June 13th

E. Jean Rumschlag

June 13, 2011

    E. Jean Rumschlag, 86, of Decatur, died today in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Bruce A. Garwood

June 13, 2011

    Bruce A. Garwood, 55, of Decatur, died on Wednesday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Jean Lautzenheiser

June 13, 2011

    Jean Lautzenheiser, 85, of Berne, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June  8, 2011, at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born on Sunday, July 5, 1925, in Adams County to Elmer and Minnie Burk Stuber.
    Mary Jean was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Adams County and a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Bryant.

June 9th

Mary J. Lautzenheiser

June 9, 2011

    Mary J. Lautzenheiser, 85, of Berne, died Wednesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Norman Ward

June 9, 2011

    Norman Ward, 78, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at his residence.
    He was born in Decatur to Harley H. and Amanda E. (Neuenschwander) Ward on March 31, 1933.
    On May 20, 1951, he married Delores Ginter.

Nyla M. Wiehe

June 9, 2011

    Nyla M. Wiehe, 84, formerly of Decatur, died at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday in The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
    She was born on May 29, 1927, in Adams County to John F. and Effie J. Teeter Morningstar.
    She married Paul L. Wilkinson on March 22, 1952; but he passed away on February 4, 1984. On August 7, 1994, she married Edward L. Wiehe in Decatur; he survives.
    She was employed at the General Electric Corp. plant in Decatur for 41 years.

June 7th

June S. Hough

June 7, 2011

    (The following is being rerun to correct the newspaper's error.)

    June S. Hough, 70, of Big Turkey Lake, rural LaGrange, passed away at 10:35 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at her residence.
    She was born on Friday, May 30, 1941, in Portland to Donald Salmon Jr. and Helen Crawmer Pyle, who are deceased.
    June attended First Christian Church in Albany, Indiana, and New Corydon Grade School and Bryant High School.

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