Archive - Obituary
June 4th, 2014
William D. Henley, 87, Geneva, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at his residence in Geneva.
He is survived by his wife, Madeline; three daughters, Judith Ann Fogler of Normal, Ill., Diana Kay Mikkleson of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Nancy Henley Anderson, Ladysmith, Wisc.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Dean R. Singleton, 64, rural Decatur, died Monday at the Adams Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.
Joseph Francis Kohne, 73, Monroe, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born Aug. 24, 1940, in Decatur, to the late William and Elizabeth (Kintz) Kohne.
Joe married Karen K. Zimmerman Feb.10, 1962; she died May 24, 2000.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Msgr. J.J. Seimetz Council 864. Joe was a member of the American Legion Post 43. He was a self-employed farmer.
Parker Alexander Nash, infant son, was stillborn Friday, May 30, 2014 in Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his parents Jarud N. and Jennifer L. (Steenburg) Nash of Markle; a brother, Logan J. Nash of Markle; and grandparents, Paul and Lynn Steenburg of Geneva.
He was preceded is death by his grandmother, Amy Nash.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the MRE Cemetery, Berne with Pastor Jerry Flueckiger officiating.
Emma K. “Kate” Burkhart, 90, Decatur, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 6, 1924, in Geneva, to the late Edward and Myrtle (Fogle) Fennig.
She married Lester Burkhart on April 6, 1947; he preceded her in death May 7, 2012.
Emma was a member of Zion United Church of Christ where she served on the Women’s Guild. She was a homemaker and worked at General Electric in Decatur and C.T.S. in Berne.
Mary C. Weber, 91, Decatur, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Adams County, to the late Groce W. and Artis M. (Welker) Tope.
She married her husband of 48 years, Joseph "Joe" A. Weber Nov. 25, 1965.
Mary was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Elks Lodge Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors are a daughter, Kristina M. (Tim) Adams of Decatur; and four grandchildren.
Mary C. Weber, 91 Decatur, died Thursday.
Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Robert Gene Christener, 71, Monroe, passed away at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Robert was born Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1942, in Decatur, the son of the late John and Evelyn Maxine (Bovine) Christener Jr.
He married Carolyn Sue Amstutz April 15, 1989, in Adams County; she survives.
DeWayne “Ken” Dawson, 71, Geneva, passed away at 9:43 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Monday, Feb. 3, 1943, in Decatur to the late Arthur “Pete” Dawson and Katherine Wolfe.
Ken married Marjorie Dawson Saturday, Nov. 3, 1984, in Berne; she survives.
Dolores M. Schumm, 94, Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Woodview Healthcare in Fort Wayne.
She is survived by two sisters, Lola Schumm of Fort Wayne and Ellen Black of Willshire; two nieces, Jane Black of Fort Wayne and Susan (Randall) Duly of Monroeville; a great-niece, Anna Duly, and great nephew, Matthew Duly.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church–Schumm, with calling one hour prior to the services. Officiating will be Pastor Jeff Patterson.