Archive - Obituary
July 7th, 2014
Hulda Kleinknight, 96, Berne, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne.
She was born Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1918, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Daniel P. and Catherine (Habegger) Steury.
Rebecca Y. Sizemore, 44, Decatur, died at her residence Thursday, July 3, 2014.
She was born June 18, 1969, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Gary and Rebecca (Craig) York.
Surviving are three sons, Chris Richmond and Anthony Sparks, both of Decatur, and Billy Sparks of Westville; a brother, Gary York Jr. of Kentucky; a sister, Patricia Richmond of Cincinnati; and five grandchildren.
Vincent L. Smith, 74, Convoy, Ohio, passed away at 4:40 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at his residence.
He was born May 30, 1940, in Fort Wayne, son of the late Charles and Opal (Lyon) Smith.
Vincent served in the United States Navy during Vietnam. He was a member of the Van Wert American Legion, transferring his membership from the Decatur American Legion. He was a retired barber and retired from Sunoco in Van Wert, Ohio. Vincent coached baseball in Wren, Ohio for many years.
Robert G. Walters Jr., 70, Decatur, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born Dec. 21, 1943, in Akron, to the late Robert G. and Edna M. (Barnes) Walters.
He married his wife of 50 years, Sharon K. Baker, Dec. 28, 1963; she survives.
Mildred L. Wanner, 92, Berne, died July 5, 2014, at Swiss Village.
She was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Adams County, to Ezra and Elta (Winteregg) Wanner.
Survivors are a brother, Kenneth Wanner of Berne, and many nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Swiss Village, with visitation one hour prior to services. Officiating is Pastor Sam Birkey.
Burial will be in MRE Cemetery.
Steven D. Seitz, 54, Decatur, was found Monday, June 30, 2014, after an accidental drowning following a kayak mishap.
He was born Aug. 22, 1959, in Decatur, to Vernon D. and Carol A. (Baumgartner) Seitz.
Steve was a 1978 Bellmont High School graduate. He was a former manager at CVS and Clark Oil Co.
Ercell C. Elliott, 84, Houlton, Maine, died Tuesday, June 29, 2014.
Survivors include a son, L. James (Linda) Elliott of Grand Manan Island, Canada; and a sister, Maxine (Joe) Jauregui of Decatur.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton, Me.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Pauline Haggard, 87, Decatur, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born July 29, 1926, in Adams County to the late Walter and Lela (Johnson) Brintzenhofe.
Pauline married Myron “Hank” Haggard March 14, 1953; he preceded her in death on June 18, 1996.
Pauline was a member of St. Luke Church, a lifelong resident of Adams County and a homemaker.
Fred R. Isch, 81, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014, at Adams Evergreen.
He was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Adams County to the late Ralph S. Isch and Opal L. (Walters) Isch Lillich.
Fred married Nola Grandstaff on June 7, 1953; she preceded him in death on April 12, 2009.
Fred was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was a 1950 graduate of Decatur High School. He served in United States Army during the Korean War.
Steven D. Seitz, 54, Decatur, died Saturday from an accidental drowning following a kayak mishap.
Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.