Archive - Obituary
November 23rd, 2010
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home for Anne M. Gage, 54, of rural Decatur, who died Monday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Freda J. Mattingly, 89, of New Haven, died on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at home.
Born in Henry County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Harry and Bessie Graham Hitt.
She is survived by her children, Marjean (Kenneth) Hormann of Wolcottville; Noreen (Gary) Provo of Logansport; Lawrence J. Mattingly, Jr. of Angola; and Kent (fiance, Mia Bayron) Mattingly of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Mike Drake, 67, of Decatur, passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2010 in Shipshewana.
He was born on November 20, 1942, in Decatur to Charles E. and Doris (Williams) Drake. He married Linda G. Owens on April 29, 1967.
He is survived by his wife, Linda G. Drake of Decatur; one daughter, Mrs. Shannon (Tom) Bleakney of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Mary Anne and Joseph Michael Bleakney of Fort Wayne; and two sisters-in-law, Donna Owens and Carolyn Baumbartner, both of Decatur.
William C. Foye, 96, a resident of Berne, died November 18, 2010, at the Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
William was born on May 31, 1914, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, the son of Harold H. and Lillian (Foley) Foye, both deceased. He married Winifred Froburg on April, 19, 1941; she survives.
Corrinne V. Moser, 84, of Berne, died November 18, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Corrinne was born on July 13, 1926, in Adams County to the late John H. and Rebecca (Schwartz) Habegger. On November 22, 1946, she married Roger Moser. He preceded her in death on June 16, 1984.
Shirley Foltz , 82, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, in Fort Wayne.
Born in Berne, Shirley worked as a bookkeeper with Fort Wayne Poster for 25 years, retiring in 1991.
Shirley enjoyed spending time with family and friends and looked forward to bi-yearly trips with her husband, Art, to Fort Myers Beach, Florida, where they had many friends.
William C. Foye, 96, of Berne, died Thursday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.
Gilbert O. "Gillie" Hoffman, 89, a rural Hoagland resident since 1945, died at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at his residence.
He was born on December 26, 1920, in Adams County to Victor and Pauline Bieberich Hoffman.
He married Florence L. Aumann on June 17, 1945, in St. John Lutheran Church at Bingen and she survives.
He was involved in the wire-drawing die industry for 68 years, including Hoosier and Heritage Wire Die, along with others. He also enjoyed farming for 59 years.
Julie A. Johnson, 51, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Decatur, died at her brother’s residence in Bluffton on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
Julie was born on March 8, 1959, in Decatur to Richard L. and Josephine A. (McBride) Jackson.
Julie was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Anchorage. She worked as a travel agent for Sato Travel in Anchorage.
Rosalie McLaughlin, 88, rural Portland, died Wednesday in Jay County Hospital at Portland. She was a former administrator of that facility.
She was born to Frank and Gladys Benedict Rody.
Among survivors are two sons, Bruce and Bryce McLaughlin of Portland, and one daughter, Sue McLaughlin of Decatur.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, with burial in Green Park Cemetery at Portland. Visiting hours are 1-5 p.m. Sunday.