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Irene J. Steffen, 93, of Bluffton, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Wells County on August 12, 1919, to the late Levi and Mary (Heyerly) Frauhiger.
On March 5, 1950, she married Glennes E. Steffen at the Apostolic Christian Church in Bluffton; he passed away on May 25, 1985.
Irene was a member of of the Apostolic Christian Church and was a homemaker.
John M. Butcher, 61, of Geneva, died Thursday.
Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.
Reginald K. Myers, 77, Berne, passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Adams County to the late Hobart and Marcella (Schlagenhauf) on February 10, 1935.
Reginald was a member of the Air National Guard 122 Tactical Wing and spent time in France. He worked at Stricks Trailer Factory in the security division. He was a member of the Berne American Legion Post 468 and was an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling.
Survivors include his cousins and friends.
DeVona Schearer, 89, Virginia Beach, Virginia., passed away on December 1, 2012.
She was born in Indiana to the late Gustav and Alma Kleine.
DeVona loved to bake and enjoyed going to the beach. Her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Among survivors are her three children, Colleen Constant, Brian J. Schearer (Janie) and Shawn Eller (Mike); 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorine Reynolds; and her dog, Crickets.
Betty Lou Anderson, 68, of Bluffton, died Wednesday at Ossian Health & Rehab Center.
Among survivors are her children, Randy (Tonya) Anderson of Decatur, Doug (Shirley) Whitacre of Bluffton, Robert (Cindy) Anderson of Hartford City, Rick Anderson of Alexandria, Ind., Debra (John) Van Duyn of Anderson, and Deanna (Chris) Love of Hartford City.
Marvin L. Manley Sr., 55 of Leo, Indiana, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Parkview North Hospital.
He was born in Decatur on August 1, 1957, to the late Richard O. and Mildred (Knittle) Manley.
Marvin was self-employed as a carpenter and served in the United States Army. He enjoyed photography, hunting and playing with his grandchildren. He had been a member of the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America since 1998.
Alberta V. Gerber, 89, of Decatur, died on Monday, December 3, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Montgomery, Ohio, on September 27, 1923, to the late Walter and Sadie (Keller) Stump.
On October 5, 1962, she married Robert D. Gerber; he preceded her in death on October 30, 2005.
Alberta was a homemaker and a former member of the Women of the Moose 1311.
Marvin L. Manley Sr., 55, of Leo, died Tuesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Reginald K. Myers, 77, of Berne, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Joe T. Schwartz, 61, of rural Berne, died today at his home.
Among survivors are his father, Christie M. Schwartz; and stepmother, Katie Schwartz.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday at the residence, 6736 S 300 E, Berne. Funeral services will be held Saturday,at 9 a.m., also at the residence.
Burial will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Geneva.
Arrangements were made by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.