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April 4th, 2011

Jo Ellen Donaghy

April 4, 2011

    Jo Ellen (Spann) Donaghy, 66, Decatur, died Sunday at her residence.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Thoma/Rich, Chaney and Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton.

Harvey L. Smith

April 4, 2011

    Harvey L. Smith, 88, of Monroe, died on Saturday at home.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

April 1st

Lloyd E. Perry

April 1, 2011

    Lloyd E. Perry, 88, of Geneva, died at home on Wednesday.
    He was born to Kenneth and Edna Lee Perry.
    Among survivors are his wife, Marjorie; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Elaine) Monroe of Geneva; and three sons: Dr. Randall Perry of Normal, Illinois; Rick Perry of Salisbury, North Carolina; and Dr. Roger Perry of East Moline, Illinois.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Trinity United Methodist Church at Berne, with burial in Westlawn Cemetery, Geneva.

Eileen Sprunger

April 1, 2011

    Eileen Sprunger, 84, of Berne, died Wednesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Adams County on January 18, 192 to Marcus and Clara Nichols Sprunger.
    Among survivors are her husband, Ernest Sprunger; three sons, Dale, Tom, and Mark Sprunger of Berne; and two daughters, Mrs. Tod (Wendy) Striker of Berne and Mrs. Steven (Becky) Billington of Bryant.

March 31st

Aloysius "Al" Brite

March 31, 2011

    Aloysius "Al" Brite, 78, of Indianapolis, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 20, 2011.
    He was born on June 30, 1932, in Decatur, Indiana, the son of Julius and Gertrude (Geels) Brite.

Dennis R. Wilkinson

March 31, 2011

    Dennis R Wilkinson, 70, of Decatur, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Dennis was born on December 17, 1940, in Allen County.
    He married Joyce Tricker on November 26, 1966.
    He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and retired from International Harvester in August, 1988, with 30 years of service.
    He served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

March 30th

Kevin Brantly

March 30, 2011

    A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. this Saturday at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur for Kevin “Alan” Brantly, 52, of Decatur, who died on January 4.
    Visitation will be from 12:30-1 p.m. in the funeral home.
    He is survived by his wife, Laura, and three daughters, Mrs. Scott (Tara) Watkins of Florence, Mississippi; Mrs. Daniel (Kelly) Walker of Decatur; and Mrs. Doug (Vicky) Jackson of Monroe.

Clifford K. Norman

March 30, 2011

    Clifford K. Norman, 74, of Portland, died Monday in Jay County Hospital.
    He was born to Marlon C. and Susie Denman Norman.
    Among survivors are his wife, Lois; two sons, Rick Norman of Decatur and Steve Norman of Albany; and three daughters, Mrs. Danna (Peggy) Noggler of Fort Recovery, Ohio; Mrs. Dennis (Patty) Linn of Portland; and Mrs. Shane (Pam) Penticuff of Ridgeville, Indiana.

March 29th

William H. Bailey

March 29, 2011

    William H. "Possum" Bailey, 91, of Geneva, died Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born to Jesse A. and Ethel M. Cox Bailey.
    Among survivors are his wife, Mary; one son, Harold Bailey of Geneva; and five daughters, Deb Brooks of Poneto; Judy Nichols of Geneva; Mrs. Rick (Jackie) Lothridge of Portland; and Mrs. Brian (Kathy) Cochrane and Sandy Bailey, both of San Diego, California.

Florence L. O'Shaughnessey

March 29, 2011

Florence L. O'Shaughnessey
    Florence L. O’Shaughnessey, 85 of Decatur, died on Sunday, March 27, 2011, on Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Adams County on October 25, 1925, to Herman and Abbie (Uleman) Meyer.
    On September 28, 1945, she married Charles L. O’Shaughnessey. He preceded her in death on March 2, 1981.
    She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur, the Rosary Society, and C.L.C.

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