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March 10th, 2011

James A. Urick

March 10, 2011

    James A. Urick, 57, of Fort Wayne, died March 4 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    He was born in Decatur on August 7, 1953, to Robert and Ethel Tumbleson Urick.
    His only survivor is a brother, George Urick of Decatur.
    A private family funeral service will be held later, with arrangements by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home of Decatur.

March 9th

Robert D. Marquardt

March 9, 2011

    Robert D. Marquardt, 85, of rural Monroeville, died at 6:25 p.m. Monday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    He was born on April 25, 1925, in Monroeville to Edward and Bertha Salway Marquardt.
    He married Opal P. Feasby on July 28, 1945, in Monroeville; she passed away on November 9, 1999.

March 8th

Mary Ann Harvey

March 8, 2011

    Mary Ann T. Harvey, 76, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, went with the Lord on Monday morning at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, with her family at her bedside.
    Mary Ann was born in Allen County, Indiana, on January 29, 1935, to Leslie and Viola Voirol Coonrod.
    She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and the American Legion Auxiliary in Decatur and a life member of the Geneva Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

Winifred L. Spaulding

March 8, 2011

    Winifred L. Spaulding, 90, Decatur, died Monday, March 7, at the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on April 30, 1920, in Mandan, North Dakota, to the late Walter G. and Isabelle Rowe-Black. She was married on June 15, 1946, to Dr. John B. Spaulding; he survives.

James Urick

March 8, 2011

    James Urick, 57, of Fort Wayne, died March 4 in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

March 7th

Thelma E. Bell

March 7, 2011

    Thelma E. Bell, 83, of Willshire, Ohio, died at home on Thursday.
    She was born to Tom and Edna Thornburg White.
    Among survivors are two sons, Steven Riesen of Wolcottville, Indiana, and Rev. Eric Riesen of Pittsburgh, and one daughter, Mrs. David (Tonya) Fenstermaker of Rockford, Ohio.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne. Visiting hours are 9-11 a.m. Monday.

Rosella M. Mills

March 7, 2011

    Rosella M. Mills, 85, of Craigville passed away at 5 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2011, at Swiss Village in Berne, Indiana.
     Rosie Mills was born on September 17, 1925, in Wells County, Indiana, to Scott Michael “Mick” Biddle and Mary Marguite (Shady) Biddle.  She graduated with the class of 1943 from P.A. Allen High School in Bluffton.

March 4th

Thelma E. Bell

March 4, 2011

    Thelma E. Bell, 83, of Willshire, Ohio, died Thursday at home.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Frances Sprunger

March 4, 2011

    Frances "Betty" Sprunger, 90, of Berne, died Wednesday at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born to Fred and Mary Teeple Myers.
    Among survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Marion (Alice) Krehbiel of Pretty Prairie, Kansas, and five sons: Judson, Jay, and Clifton Sprunger of Berne; Arnie Sprunger of St. Louis, Missouri; and Douglas Sprunger of Muncie.

March 3rd

Esther Erxleben

March 3, 2011

    Esther Erxleben, 89, of Decatur, died at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born on August 6, 1921, in Adams County to Fred and Lizzie Meier Bulmahn.
    She married Lorenz Erxleben on May 2, 1943, in St. John Lutheran Church at Bingen; he passed away on August 17, 1986.

 

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