Archive - Obituary
February 5th, 2014
Norma Jayne Markley, 81, Decatur, passed away at 3 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at her residence.
Norma was born Wednesday, Sept. 14, 1932, in Grant County the daughter of the late Forrest E. and Gainess (Baker) Brown. She married James N. Markley Feb. 24, 1951, in First United Methodist Church, Decatur; he survives.
J. Robert "Bob" Myers, 92, Berne, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Swiss Village.
He was born to Glen and Elta (Tinkham) Myers on Dec. 24, 1921. He married Chloe Kauffman on Sept. 21, 1946.
Survivors include three daughters; Cheryl (Larry) Leistner of Berne, Carol (Deryll) Liechty of Berne, and Myra (Mark) Moore of Linn Grove, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Hubert A. Lengerich, 90, Decatur, died at his residence Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
He was born in Adams County, Feb. 4, 1923, to the late Leo H. and Mary (Heimann) Lengerich.
Hubert was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus 864. He retired in 1988 from Arnold Lumber Co. after 20 years of service.
Hubert is survived by a brother, Leonard (Leona) Lengerich of Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.
Doris J. Egly, 95, Decatur, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 21, 1918, in Adams County, to the late James H. and Ethel (Wolfe) Andrews. She married Robert E. Egly Feb. 24, 1940; after 62 years together, he passed away Sept. 9, 2002.
Doris was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and was a lifelong homemaker.
Hubert A. Lengerich, 90, Decatur, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Brice Leon Minger, 66, Berne, fought a short, but courageous battle with brain cancer and was escorted peacefully into the presence of the Lord, while surrounded by family at Swiss Village Jan. 31, 2014.
He was born April 25, 1947, in Adams County, to the late Loris and Edith (Sprunger) Minger. He married his best friend, Judith “Judy” Minger Aug. 24, 1969.
Carolyn S. Meshberger, 88, Berne, died Jan. 30, 2014, at Swiss Village.
Survivors include a daughter, Lisa (Karl) Steiner of Domestic and a sister, Anita (Jay) Macy of Bluffton.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home with Pastor Clark Stoller officiating. Burial is in the Greenwood Cemetery, rural Linn Grove. Visitation will be held Saturday from 3-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services, both at the funeral home.
Brice L. Minger, 66, Berne, died Friday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral HOme.
Neil R. Hesher, 82, Daytona Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Jan. 18, 2014, at home after a short battle with cancer.
Neil was born and raised in Decatur where he graduated from Decatur High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force in Japan. Neil lived in Decatur before moving to Colorado and then to Florida. He was an entrepreneur who owned several businesses during his life. He was a Master Mason and a member of the Decatur lodge since 1957.
Otto F. Matheny, 78, Dade City, Fla., formerly Decatur, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
Otto is survived by his wife, Gerri (Schultz) of Dade City.
Private services will be held and his final resting place will be at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.
Funeral arrangements being handled by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.