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March 7th, 2014

James Myers

March 7, 2014

    James Myers, 89, Fort Wayne, formerly of Decatur, died Thursday.
    Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

March 5th

Larry R. Ternet

March 5, 2014

    Larry R. Ternet, 73, Monroeville, passed away at 12:51 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born Tuesday, March 12, 1940, in Monroeville, to the late Robert W. and LaVerne M. (Reuille) Ternet. He married Jean D. Wass Jan. 12, 1963, in St. Rose Catholic Church, Monroeville; she survives.
    Larry served his country in the United States Air Guard in France during the Berlin Crisis.

March 4th

J. Alvin Buchanan

March 4, 2014

    J. Alvin Buchanan, 73, Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 10:53 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born Monday, Dec. 2, 1940, in Mercer County, Ohio, the son of the late Claude and Virginia (Eley) Buchanan. He married the late Helen P. Van Over April 23, 1961, in the Southside Church of Christ located in Fort Wayne; she passed away July 25, 2011.
    Alvin was a member of Fort Recovery Church of Christ and a former member of Willshire Sportsman Club. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed gardening.

March 3rd

Eileen M. Freeby

March 3, 2014

    Eileen M. Freeby, 82, Fort Wayne, a former longtime resident of Decatur, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in the Woodview Healthcare Center in Fort Wayne, where she had been a resident for the past year.
    Eileen was born Thursday, July 23, 1931, in Preble, the daughter of the late Arthur H. and Adele I. (Graft) Bieberich. She married Daniel Robert Freeby June 7, 1953, in the Zion Lutheran Church-Decatur; he passed away Dec. 23, 1992.

February 27th

Carl V. Bultemeier

February 27, 2014

    Carl V. Bultemeier, 86, Hoagland, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at his residence following a short illness.
    He was born Sunday, Dec. 11, 1927, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Victor and Wilhelmina (Selking) Bultemeier. He married Dorothy Lepper Sept. 2, 1950, in New Haven; she survives.

February 25th

Sherry Winget

February 25, 2014

    Sherry Winget, 29, of Decatur, passed away at 6:53 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at her residence. 
    She was born Tuesday, April 24, 1984, in Grandberry, Texas. She married Eric Winget on July 31, 2011, in Decatur, and he survives. 
    Also surviving is a son, James Brock, and a brother, Chris Mays, of Fort Stockton, Texas.

Robert J. Solik

February 25, 2014

    Robert J. Solik, 81, of Decatur, passed away on Feb. 22, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 16, 1932, in Chicago to the late Joseph F. and Mary (Kostalansky) Solik. On May 29, 1954, he married Shirley M. Mulryan; she passed away on Jan. 28, 2007.
    Robert was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society.  He worked for Central Soya and served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard.

R. Timothy Krueckeberg

February 25, 2014

    R. Timothy “Tim” Krueckeberg, 66, of Decatur, Indiana, passed away at 6:44 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his residence following an apparent cardiac event.
    Tim was born on Thursday, May 15, 1947, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Edgar Krueckeberg and the late Leonora (Bruick) Krueckeberg. Tim was united in marriage to Norma Kraner on Nov. 20, 1970, in Van Wert, Ohio and she survives.

February 24th

Robert J. Solik

February 24, 2014

    Robert J. Solik, 81, of Decatur, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Sherry Winget

February 24, 2014

    Sherry Winget, 29, of Decatur, died Saturday at 5:58 a.m. at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.

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