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August 27th, 2014

Joan A. Parr

August 27, 2014

    Joan A. Parr, 80, Berne, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Renaissance Village Nursing Home in Fort Wayne.
    She was born June 4, 1934, to Ira John and Audrey F. (Webb) Miller. Early in her life, she was adopted by William M. McGee. On Sept. 4, 1953, she married Keith B. Parr; he preceded her in death March 19, 2009.
    Joan was a member of Bethel Brethren Church in Berne and was a homemaker.

August 26th

Robert Wayne Frauhiger

August 26, 2014

    Robert Wayne “Bob” Frauhiger, 72 of Hilton Head Island, S.C. and formerly of Decatur, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his residence Aug. 14, 2014.
    Bob was born in Decatur Dec. 20, 1941. He was one of 11 children born to Harry R. and Berniece I. Hannie Frauhiger.
  Among survivors are seven brothers and sisters, Fred Frauhiger and Barbara Weiss of Carmel, Gary, Phil and Bill Frauhiger of Fort Wayne, Stan Frauhiger and Mary Jo Frauhiger of Decatur.

Joseph E. Shaw

August 26, 2014

    Joseph E. Shaw, 69, Decatur, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Chalet Village in Berne.
    Among survivors are his daughters, Bonnie J. Shaw and Connie J. Shaw; brothers, Bud (Sarah) Shaw, Ted (Mary) Shaw, Johnny Johnson, Bobby Johnson and Henry Johnson, all of Decatur; and sister, Mary Kahn of Bryant.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Annie M. Wickey

August 26, 2014

    Annie M. Wickey, 64, rural Berne, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Lima, Ohio.
    Among survivors are her husband, John L. Wickey; seven sons; two daughters; three brothers and four sisters.
    Funeral services will be Friday at 9 a.m. at the residence (address not provided).
    Visitation is Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., also at the residence, with Marvin L Hilty officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, rural Berne.

August 25th

Eunice L. Feaster

August 25, 2014

    Eunice L. Feaster, 93, Berne, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
      Among survivors are her daughters, Leota (Doug) David and Janice Wolford, both of Geneva; son, Alfred (Linda) Feaster Jr. of Berne; brother, Bernhard (Connie) Wilson, N.C.; and sisters, Mary Allendorff of Indianapolis, Beluah (Nathan) Gray of Portland, Ore. and Melva (Lester) Garcia, Ohio.

Joseph E. Shaw

August 25, 2014

    Joseph E. Shaw, 66, Berne, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Margie A. Thieme

August 25, 2014

    Margie A. Thieme, 80, Decatur, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
    She was born in Fort Wayne Saturday, Nov. 18, 1933, to the late Richard T. and Thelma G. (Spry) Fawley. She married Leo E. Thieme April 26, 1953, in Convoy, Ohio; he survives.
    Margie was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she was active in the Ladies Aid and a former member of the American Legion Post 43 Auxiliary. She was also a former Adams County 4-H leader.

August 22nd

Nina Duella Dealey

August 22, 2014

    Nina Duella Dealey, 89, Convoy, passed away at 3:42 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
    She was born  in Van Wert County April 21, 1925, to the late Francis and Duella (Krauter) Krick. On Aug. 2, 1941, she married Oliver Henry Dealey; he preceded her in death July 21, 1995.

Hazel Fifer

August 22, 2014

    Hazel Fifer, 96, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest.
    She was born in Jay County Saturday, Jan.12, 1918, to the late Bert E. and Emma (Kunkle) Smith. She married William W. Fifer Dec. 13, 1940, in Monroeville; he preceded her in death Sept. 14, 1986.

Mary R. Schaadt

August 22, 2014

    Mary R. Schaadt, 95, Berne, died Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors are a son, Cy Schaadt of Berne; and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Swiss Village Chapel.
    Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the chapel and one hour prior to services Monday.    Officiating is Pastor Chris Kruchkow.
    Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, with graveside services at 1:30 pm.


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