Archive - Obituary
November 5th, 2010
Gaynel Irene Lankenau, 75, of Castle Rock, Colorado, died Tuesday in Sky Ridge Medical Center at Lonetree, Colorado.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur, following services in Colorado.
David Edward Tricker of Indianapolis, 60 years of age, passed away in the early hours of November 2 in the company of his loving family.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; five children, Nate [Rachel], Jason [Sara], Matt [Robin], Ben [Eleigh], and Jenny [Pete]; and nine grandchildren, Sam, Hannah, Owen, Max, Isaiah, Ian, Eli, Tad, and Asher.
Patricia M. Morgan Carpenter, 83, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Adams County on April 30, 1927, to Ivan B. and Marie V. (Dager) Barkley.
On November 27, 1947, Pat married Paul E. Morgan; he passed away on May 8, 2005. In May of 2008, she married Wayne R. Carpenter and he survives.
Grace McBride, 91, of Portland, passed away on Monday morning at her residence.
She was born in Chattanooga, Ohio, on November 14, 1918, the daughter of William and Minna Baumgartner Andress.
She was married on March 18, 1939, to Glen McBride; he died on May 21, 2008.
She had worked for Schafer Glove Co, in Decatur and for Jay Carment Co. in Portland.
She was a member of the auxiliary organization at American Legion Post 43 in Decatur.
Marjorie E. Reed, 87, of Decatur, died at 8 p.m. Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born to Nile and Mabel Burkhead Butler.
She was married Ermel Shook on May 23, 1942; he passed away on July 4, 1950. She married Edsel E. Reed on July 27, 1956; he passed away on July 16, 1999.
Marjorie retired in 1983 from the General Electric Co. plant at Decatur after 33 years of service and belonged to the GECODE Club.
Theodore Glenn “Ted” Hill, 82, of Decatur, a former member of the Decatur City Council, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at his residence.
He was born on July 2, 1928, in Decatur to Glenn V. and Marie (Rowley) Hill.
He married Marian K. (Bashara) Giessler on August 16, 1975; she survives in Decatur.
At 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010, William L Huffman Sr. was called by our Lord and Master to enter into eternal life, where he is finally free from pain and suffering. He had been in poor health for a long time and had suffered terribly in the past three months.
He was born on January 25, 1939, to Morse Pete and Luella Maxine Stetler Huffman. Both parents are deceased.
Marjorie E. Reed, 87, of Decatur, died Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.
Irma A.M. Koehlinger, 90, of Fort Wayne, died at 6:20 p.m. Monday in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born on January 30, 1920, in Van Wert County, Ohio to William J. and Mary Sauer Schumm Schumm.
She married Walter J. Koehlinger on April 9, 1944, in Zion Lutheran Church at Schumm, Ohio; he passed away on May 13, 1983.
Irma was a homemaker, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Fort Wayne, and a graduate of Willshire High School in Ohio in 1938.
Gregory A. Tannehill, 56, of Decatur, died on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Greg was born on September 12, 1954, in Garden City, Michigan, to Robert E. and Virginia C. (Lemons) Tannehill.
He married Linda L. Olds on July 31, 1982.
Greg retired as a wastewater technician and industrial plumber. He was a Vietnam War veteran, having served in the United States Navy.