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October 25th, 2010

David L. Robertson

October 25, 2010

    David L. Robertson, 68, of Berne, a native of Canada, died Friday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Among survivors are his wife, Barbara; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Brian (Deborah) Burke of Seymour; and four stepsons, Tony Mellencamp of Berne; Michael and Donnie Mellencamp of Columbus, Indiana; and Jamie Mellencamp of Greenwood.
    Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne, with visiting hours from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday.

James E. Sturgeon

October 25, 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

October 25, 2010

    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.

October 22nd

Lynn F. Burger

October 22, 2010

    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

October 22, 2010

    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

October 22, 2010

    David Robertson, 68, of Berne, died today at Adams Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

October 21st

Amos M. Schwartz

October 21, 2010

    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.

October 20th

Edward L. Bulmahn

October 20, 2010

    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

October 20, 2010

    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

October 20, 2010

    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.

 

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