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November 2nd, 2010

Grace McBride

November 2, 2010

    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

November 2, 2010

    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.

November 1st

Theodore G. Hill

November 1, 2010

    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.

William L. Huffman Sr.

November 1, 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

November 1, 2010

    Marjorie E. Reed, 87, of Decatur, died Sunday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

October 28th

Irma A.M. Koehlinger

October 28, 2010

    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.

October 26th

Gregory A. Tannehill

October 26, 2010

    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

October 26, 2010

    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.

October 25th

V. Eugene Burry

October 25, 2010

    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

October 25, 2010

    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.

 

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