Archive - Obituary
October 25th, 2010
Rev. James E. Sturgeon, 72, of Rockford, Ohio, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday in his residence.
He was born on June 21, 1938, in Howard County, Indiana, to William E. and Thelma R. Wilson Sturgeon.
He married S. Joann Burgan on May 31, 1959, in Kokomo and she survives.
Gregory A. Tannehill, 56, of Decatur, died Saturday in Lecont Medical Center at Sevierville, Tennessee.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
Lynn F. Burger, 56, formerly of Celina, Ohio, died on Monday, October 18, 2010, at Shawnee Manor in Lima, Ohio.
He was born September 14, 1954, in Decatur to Robert and Betty Barkley Burger, who survive in Decatur. On February 14, 1976, he married Antoinette Huber in Carthagena, Ohio, and she survives in Celina. He is also survived by a brother, Mike Burger of Hamilton, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Burger.
Vernon L. Horther, 85, formerly of Van Wert, Ohio, died Thursday in Lima Manor at Lima, Ohio.
He was born to Clarence and Ina M. Hoffman Horther.
Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. William (Marlene) Otis of Westerville, Ohio, and three sons,Roy Horther of Fort Wayne, Terry Horther of Austin, Texas, and Rick Horther of Decatur.
David Robertson, 68, of Berne, died today at Adams Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.
Amos M. Schwartz, 79, of rural Berne, died Wednesday at home.
He was born in Adams County on April 10, 1931, to Jacob F. and Margueritte P. Schwartz.
Edward L. Bulmahn, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2010, at Hamilton House in Fort Wayne.
Born in Rhea, Texas, Edward worked as a machinist with Phelps Dodge Corp. for 41 years.
He graduated from Monmouth High School in 1945 and served in the U.S. Navy during WW II as a signalman third class.
He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, American Legion Post 43 at Decatur, and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1540.
Dolores M. Duff, 88, of Willshire, Ohio, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in her son's residence at New Palestine, Indiana.
She was born on March 7, 1922, in Adams County to Vercil and Bertha Mae Burnett Hoblet.
She married Eugene J. Duff on December 21, 1940; he passed away on December 5, 2009 They had been married for 69 years.
Rick D. Voreis, 49, of Decatur, died on Sunday, October 17, 2010, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Rick was born Adams County on June 9, 1961 to Richard D. Voreis and Connie S. (Henderson) Gluth.
He married Tamela DeBolt-Sharpe on July 1, 2006.
Rick was a lifelong resident of Adams County and worked for P & B Trucking in Decatur as a truck driver.
Darrell Grice, 69, of Newburgh, Indiana, died Saturday.
He was born on October 26, 1940, in Celina, Ohio, to Frank and Lavone Grice and was reared in Decatur.
He graduated from Decatur High School.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie, whom he married 45 years ago; three children, Dell Grice, Janeen Paulson, and Jacqueline Grice; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Karen Roth of Florida; and his mother, who lives in Ossian.