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November 10th, 2010

Gaynel I. Lankenau

November 10, 2010

    Gaynel I. Lankenau, 75, of Castle Rock, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday November 2, 2010.
    Gaynel was born on August 2, 1935, in Decatur. She was preceded in death by her parents.
    She attended Indiana University and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado.  Gaynel began her music teaching career in 1959 with the Douglas County Schools. She was still teaching at Arapahoe Community College at the time of her death.

Virgil McClurg

November 10, 2010

    Virgil "Mac" McClurg, 75, of Decatur, died on Thursday, November 4, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur.
     Mr. McClurg was born in Rush County, Indiana, on March 27, 1935 to Joseph Murphy McClurg and Viney (Griffin) McClurg.
          Mac honorably served his country in the United States Air Force from February 3, 1955, to February 2, 1963.

Bonnie J. Urick

November 10, 2010

    Bonnie J. Urick, 68, of rural Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
     Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

Robert M. Braden

November 10, 2010

    Information provided to the Daily Democrat for the obituary notice in Tuesday's edition for Robert M. Braden accidentally omitted the name of the wife of his son Gregory R. Braden. Her name is Sherry.

November 9th

Florence R. Bulmahn

November 9, 2010

    Florence R. Bulmahn, 90, of Decatur, died Sunday in Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
     Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Robert M. Braden

November 9, 2010

    Sunday, November 7, 2010, Robert M. Braden, surrounded by his family, was carried by the angels to Heaven.
    Daddy was born on September 4, 1915, the son of Mark C. and Louise (Teeple) Braden.    He graduated from Decatur Catholic High School in 1936.
    On August 23, 1941, he married our Mother, Gladys (Harvey) Braden.

Ida M. Brodbeck

November 9, 2010

    Ida May (Adams) Fisher Brodbeck, 83, of Decatur, went to be with the Lord at 2:20 p.m. on Monday, November 8, 2010, at her residence after two months of hospitalization in Fort Wayne.
    She was born on July 24, 1927, to George and Callie (Gross) Adams in West Liberty, Kentucky.
    She married William “Bill” Fisher on December 20, 1947; he passed away on December 14, 1988. On June 6, 1992, she married Walter I. “Ike” Brodbeck; he survives in Decatur.

November 8th

Cindy S. Barger-Stapleton

November 8, 2010

    Cindy S. Barger-Stapleton, 51, of Decatur, died at 9:07 p.m. last Friday in Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home at Fort Wayne.
    She was born on March 7, 1959 in Wells County to William K. and Cora V. Lucas Barger. Her father is deceased, but her mother lives in Decatur.

Robert M. Braden

November 8, 2010

    Robert M. Braden, 95, of Decatur, died Sunday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community,
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

Herbert H. Hamrick

November 8, 2010

    Herbert H. Hamrick, 75, of Decatur, died on Saturday, November 6, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Herbert was born in Adams County on December 22, 1934, to James and Ardella (Kallenberger) Hamrick.
    He married Marilyn Hutchison on July 28, 1956. She preceded him in death on September 24, 1999.
    Herbert retired from Fort Wayne Wire Die and served his country in the U.S. Army.

 

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