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March 11th, 2014

Eugene R. Murchland

March 11, 2014

    Eugene R. "Hugo" Murchland, 90, Decatur, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his residence. 
    He was born Wednesday,  June 27, 1923, in Dixon, the son of the late William B. and Amelia M. A. (Zimmerman) Murchland.

James E. Myers

March 11, 2014

    James E. Myers, 89, Fort Wayne, formerly Decatur, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Woodview Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.
    James was born May 10, 1924, in Allen County, to the late Fredrick C. and Mary E. (Teeple) Myers.
    He married Selma O. (Strahm) Myers Jan. 16, 1954; she preceded him in death June 6, 2008.
    James was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Decatur and was the co-owner of Myers Furniture.

March 10th

Jack L. Chilcote

March 10, 2014

    Jack L. Chilcote 79, Decatur, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born April 22, 1934, to the late Roy and Ida Chilcote in Adams County.
    Jack married Sondra (May) Oct. 19, 1956; she survives.

Harold E. Cornett

March 10, 2014

    Harold E. Cornett, 60, Decatur, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
    He was born Friday, Oct. 2, 1953, in Decatur, the son of the late Willie and Mae (McQueen) Cornett.
    Harold was employed by Strick Corporation in Monroe for 15 years.

March 7th

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.

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