Archive - Obituary
Nola M. Ellenberger, 86, Geneva, passed away at 1:40 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne.
She was born Friday, Feb. 03, 1928, in Jefferson Township, Adams County to the late Eugene Clinton and Iva May (Irwin) Charleston.
She married the late Kenneth W Ellenberger Sunday, May 05, 1946, in Geneva.
Nola was a homemaker and a charter member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxillary in Geneva. She loved flowers.
Lonnie D Fravel Sr., 63, Geneva, passed away at 12:32 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur.
He was born Thursday, Dec. 14, 1950, in Decatur to Charles Fravel of Geneva and the late Rosella Fravel.
Lonnie was a 1969 graduate of Geneva High School. He was a carpenter who ran a remodeling and construction business in Geneva.
William (Bill) Emerson Gamble, 82, Willshire, Ohio, was called home to be with the Lord at 5:58 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.
Bill was born in Van Wert County, Ohio Feb. 7, 1932, to the late Neil E. and Ruth (Michael) Gamble.
He married Margaret (Craine) Gamble June 9, 1951; she survives.
Richard F. Linn, 89, Decatur, died Saturday at Woodcrest Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Aileen H. (Bradtmueller) Witte, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley.
She was born in Fort Wayne to the late Adolph and Viola (Nuoffer) Bradtmueller.
Aileen was a graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School and Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing.
She married Norman H. Witte in 1947. The couple lived in Decatur for 16 years before returning to Fort Wayne.
Richard Buuck, 101, Decatur, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. He lived in the same home his entire life.
He was born on Sunday, September 1, 1912, in Adams County, to the late Otto and Maria (Decker) Buuck.
Richard married Margaret S. Hoffman on May 8, 1943, in the Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur; she passed away on February 14, 2013.
Richard was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church-Friedheim.
Esther Jane Henrey, 91, rural Wren, Ohio, went to the arms of her savior at 12:55 p.m. March 25, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
She was born May 22, 1922, to Anna E. (Gahman) and Clarence R. Abbott in Craigville.
She graduated from Tully Convoy High School in 1940. She married James Paul Henrey April 9, 1944.
James W. “Barney / Jimmy” King Sr., 70, Uniondale, passed away at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on May 29, 1943, in Bluffton, to Gerald and Anna Louise (Bennett) King.
Frederick K. Ehlerding, 78, Decatur, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, in the Woodcrest Nursing Center located in Decatur.
Fred was born Friday, Aug. 9, 1935, in Adams County, the son of the late Gilbert and Ruth (Franke) Ehlerding.
He married Judith Froning; she passed away Nov. 8, 2011.
Fred was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church-Preble.
Roger Scott, 76, Berne, died at his residence Sunday, March 23, 2014, after a six month illness.
He was born Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1937, in Wells County the son of the late Garland and Emma (Tucker) Scott.