Archive - Obituary
October 12th, 2010
Elma L. Selking, 81, of Decatur, died at 12:30 a.m. Monday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community, where she had resided since February of this year.
She was born on January 11, 1929 in Adams County to Emil W. and Hilda V. Buechner Krueckeberg.
She married Richard A. Selking on July 31, 1955, in St. John Lutheran Church at Convoy, Ohio; he passed away on April 26 of this year.
Nancy L. Helm, 68, of Decatur, died at 11:30 a.m. Friday at her sister's home in Osceola, Indiana.
She was born on November 9, 1941, in Adams County to George D. and Kathryn L. Archbold Helm.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Decatur and retired from North Adams Community Schools after many years as a kindergarten teacher at Monmouth Elementary School.
R. Maxiene Lantz, 90, of Berne, died this morning at Swiss Village retirement center in Berne.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.
Roxann Schible, 55, of Fort Wayne, died on Thursday, October 7, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born on July 7, 1955, to the late Charles and Dorothy Spangler.
She worked for Century Link Company in Decatur for 37 years and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are her husband, Brian Schible of Fort Wayne; one brother, Norval Spangler of Daytona Beach, Florida; one sister, Carol Rehm of Orland, Indiana; and three nephews: Brad, Doug, and Travis Spangler.
Dennis R. Welker, 55, of Decatur, died at his residence on October 6, 2010.
He was born on June 8, 1955, in Huntington to Melvin D. and V. Arlene (Pressler) Welker.
On July 29, 1987, he married Nancy Wyatt.
Paul F. "Buzz" Neal, 71, of Geneva, died Wednesday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Adams County on April 12, 1939, to Waldo D. "Bud" Neal and Bernice P. Biery Neal.
Among survivors are his wife, Jane; three sons, Mark Neal of Seymour, Tennessee; Tom Neal of Fayetteville, West Virginia; and Jim Neal of Geneva; and three stepsons, Kenneth Noble Jr. of Decatur; Kevin Noble of Eaton; and Waylan Niece of Huntington.
Dennis R. Welker, 55, of Decatur, died at home on October 6, 2010.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
James M. Beer, 47, of Decatur, died Saturday, October 2, in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
He was born in Decatur on October 26, 1962, to Arthur and Corabelle Beer.
Surviving are his father, who lives in Bluffton; three brothers, Terry and Gary Beer of Bluffton and Lynn Beer of Fort Wayne; and his companion, Kim Wolfe of Decatur.
Private funeral services have already been held.
Virgil D. Egly, 93, of Decatur, died Monday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Adams County on March 25, 1917, to Lewis and Nellie C. Diehl Egly.
Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Randy (Mary) Sparks of Apopka, Florida, and a son, Carl Egly of New Haven.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, in Thoma, Rich, Chaney, and Lemler Funeral Home, Bluffton, with burial in St. Luke Cemetery of Adams County.
Erica C. Mattingly, 31, of Decatur, died at her residence on October 4, 2010.
She was born in Decatur on August 15, 1979, to Lawrence J. Mattingly Jr. and Carla J. (Chew) Mattingly.
Erica attended St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur.
She was a former model with Onsite Modeling of Indianapolis.
She enjoyed helping care for her neighbors and enjoyed crafts and music.