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February 14th, 2011

Lillian M. Bertsch

February 14, 2011

    Lillian M. Bertsch, 80, of Bluffton, died on Friday in Christian Care Center.
    She was born to John J. and Lydia Gerber Fiechter.
    Among survivors are her husband, Walter W. Bertsch; two sons, Lonnie Bertsch of Decatur and Tom Bertsch of Bluffton; and two daughters: Mrs. Jeff (Jodi) Towle of Ossian and Mrs. Wayne (Jeanne) Steffen of Decatur.

Amanda E. Schwartz

February 14, 2011

    Amanda E. Schwartz, 2, of rural Berne, died Sunday in St. Vincent Hospital at Indianapolis.
    She was born on October 24, 2008, in rural Berne to Enos E.S. and Wilma M. Schwartz Schwartz.
    Among survivors are her parents; five sisters, Katherine, Wilma, Sylvia, Ester, and Bertha Schwartz, all at home; and four brothers, Jonathon, Menno, Enos, and Jacob Schwartz, all at home.

February 11th

Raymond L. Berry Sr.

February 11, 2011

    Raymond L. Berry Sr., 68, of Geneva, died today in Adams Memorial Hospital
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Levi S. Christner

February 11, 2011

    Levi S. Christner, 90, of rural Geneva, died Thursday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born to Sam J. and Elizabeth Miller Christner.

Ronald Thornton

February 11, 2011

    Ronald Thornton, 71, of Decatur, died on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Ron was born on August 16, 1939 in Xenia, Ohio, to Edward and Maxine (Elliott) Thornton Sr.
    He married Sharon L. Thompson on January 14, 1967.
    Ron was a lifetime member of Moose Lodge 1311 in Decatur and a longtime volunteer for the Adams County Emergency Management Agency.

February 10th

Noemi Carrasquillo

February 10, 2011

    Noemi Carrasquillo, 93, formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Life Villages at Fort Wayne, where she had lived since 2005.
    She was born in Puerto Rico to Jesus M. and Maria Mayoral Carrasquillo.
    Among survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Jacob (Illis) Perez of Decatur; one son, Ithiel Torres of New Jersey; and one sister, Elizabeth C. Borges of Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Lena B. Moore

February 10, 2011

    Lena B. Moore, 83, of Berne, died Tuesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born in Adams County in July 13, 1927, to Daniel and Irene Badertscher Morand.
    Among survivors are her husband, Daniel Moore; one son, John Moore of Bryant; and one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Ginette) Tielke of Richmond, Texas.

Ronald L. Thornton

February 10, 2011

    Ronald L. Thornton, 71, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

February 9th

Maurice J. Goebel

February 9, 2011

    Maurice J. Goebel, 88, of Decatur, died on February 7, 2011, at Woodcrest Retirement Community's Nursing Center.
    He was born on October 25, 1921, to Norbert and Victoria (Stark) Goebel in Edgerton, Ohio.
    He married Cecilia E. Noonan on November 26, 1949. She preceded him in death on December 12, 2008.
    Maurice was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur.

February 8th

Maurice J. Goebel

February 8, 2011

    Maurice J. Goebel, 88, of Decatur, died on Monday at Woodcrest Retirement Community. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

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