Archive - Obituary
January 10th, 2014
Bernadette L. Engle, 46, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at her residence. Bernie had been battling cancer for nine years.
She married Tad E. Engle Dec. 31, 2000; he survives.
Bernadette is survived by by her mother, Thelma Bowles of Fort Wayne; one son, Joshua Engle, at home; a stepson, Jason Engle of Decatur; and four sisters, Yolanda VanRite of Seoul, Korea, Kimberly (E.J.) Williams of Rockford, Mich., Deborah Bowles of Landover, Md. and Christina (John) Elbers of Rockford, Ill.
Walter F. Baker, 97, Decatur, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Robert H. Boyle, 75, Decatur, died at Adams Memorial Hospital Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
Robert was born Aug. 2, 1938, in Huntington, to the late Edwin J. and Helen L. (Cull) Boyle. He married Rosalie Owens June 3, 1961; she survives.
Marilyn B. Dafforn, 82, Fort Wayne, passed away Jan. 6, 2014.
She was born Aug. 2, 1931, in Fort Wayne, daughter of the late Andrew A. and Norma L. (Bandelier) Yoquelet.
Bernadette L. Engle, 46, Decatur, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Robert H. Boyle, 75, of Decatur, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Ethel Louise Guether Ley went home to be with The Lord on Friday, January 3, 2014. She was born on July 20, 1921 to Walter and Rose Guether in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She married Rev. Harold Ley on October 27, 1944 in Kohler, Wisconsin. Together they served churches in Chicago, IL; Louisville, KY; Plymouth, WI; Bethlehem, PA and Evansville, Indianapolis, and Magley, IN until his death in 1982. At that time, she moved to Bluffton, IN.
Lavon J. Wulliman, 93, Berne passed away January 3, 2014 at Swiss Village. She was born to Wilbur and Della (Neuenschwander) Lehman on December 18, 1921 in Adams County. She married Charles Wulliman on February 4, 1941.
She was a member of the First Mennonite Church where she taught Sunday School, taught vacation Bible School, member of the Ladies sextet, member of the Mennonite Choral society, and sang in the annual Messiah for over 50 years. She also worked at the Berne Casual Ladies Shop.
Elizabeth P. “Pat” Gass, 79, Decatur, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
Pat was born March 3, 1934, in Adams County, daughter of the late Clifford J. and Opal M. (Cook) Hess.
She married John S. (Steve) Gass Sept. 1, 1956; he preceded her in death July 18, 1997.
Pat was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was part owner of E.F. Gass Ladies Wear in Decatur.