Archive - Obituary
February 25th, 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 “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.
Robert J. Solik, 81, of Decatur, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Sherry Winget, 29, of Decatur, died Saturday at 5:58 a.m. at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
Alan Stanley Baumgartner, 75, Geneva, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Indianapolis.
He was born in Adams County June 17, 1939, to Stanley Baumgartner, who passed away in 1983 and Gretchen (Stucky) Baumgartner, who passed away in 2009.
Irene M. Grove, 90, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at her residence.
She was born May 5, 1923, in Decatur to the late Jacob C. and Frances V. (Miller) Heimann.
She married Gerald E. Grove Aug. 24, 1946; he died Jan. 10, 2000.
Irene was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Women of St. Mary’s. She was a lifelong homemaker.
Alan S. Baumgartner, 74, Geneva, died Wednesday in Pyramid Point Rehabilitation in Indianapolis.
Funeral services are pending at the Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
Irene M. Grove, 90, Decatur, died Wednesday, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Vera M. Mattax, 83, Decatur, passed away Feb. 18, 2014, at Hearth and Home in Van Wert, Ohio.
She was born Sept. 4, 1930, in Adams County, to the late Chancy and Lillian B. (Bohren) Yoder.
Vera married D. Vaughn Mattax April 23, 1955; he died in January of 2005.
She was a member of the Monroe United Methodist Church. She worked for Dunbar and Old Fort Supply. Vera was a member of the Scrambling Squares Square Dance Club.
Leroy A. Eicher, 76, rural Berne, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at his residence.
Survivors include a son, Leroy (Lizzie) Eicher of Allen, Mich.; four daughters, Ruby (Noah) Wengerd of Salem, Martha (Amos) Schwartz of Bryant, Wilma (Tim) Schwartz of Monroe and Dena (Elmer) Wickey of Berne; two brothers, Ben (Lydia) Eicher of Carlisle, Ky. and Harvey (Amanda) Eicher of Monroe; three sisters, Salome Wengerd and Mary (Jake) Christner, both of Berne and Rosie Wickey of Middlebury; 44 grandchildren; and 58 great-grandchildren.