Archive - Obituary
November 1st, 2010
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.
Beulah M. Schwartz, 80, of Bluffton, died on Monday in Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Adams County on May 7, 1930 to Sam and Rose Minger Bertsch.
Among survivors are two sons, Gary Schwartz of Bluffton and Dale Schwartz of Decatur, and one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Sharon) Merritt of Craigville.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Apostolic Christian Church at Vera Cruz, with burial in Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
V. Eugene Burry, 83, of Berne, died Saturday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
He was born to Vilas and Ella Zimmerman Burry.
Among survivors are four sons, Philip E. Burry of Marion; Stephen Burry and Paul A. Burry of Berne; and Mark E. Burry of Greensburg.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in West Missionary Church, rural Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne.
G. Frederick Dellinger, 94, of Decatur, died at 10:15 a.m. Friday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born on July 2, 1916, in Adams County to Frank and Pearl Everett Dellinger.
He married Marietta Meyer on January 18, 1936; she passed away on March 11, 2002.
He retired with 35 years of service at General Electric Co. in Decatur, where he served as a union official.
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.
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, 56, of Decatur, died Saturday in Lecont Medical Center at Sevierville, Tennessee.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.