Archive - Obituary
January 5th, 2015
Hazel L. Omlor was stillborn Jan. 1, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Among survivors are her parents Charles P. and Sarah A. Omlor of Decatur; a brother, Charles S. Omlor at home; paternal grandmother, Paula L. Omlor of Decatur; maternal grandparents Charles D. and Mary L Jauregui of Decatur; paternal great grandparents Paul D. and Marilyn L. Kahn of Kingsland; maternal great prandparents Sal and Lu Jauregui of Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Stephen C. Omlor.
Jerry J. Parr, 82, Berne, passed away on Jan. 3, 2015. He was born in Marion Sept. 8, 1932, to the late J. louis and Eugenia Hunnicutt. He married Pauline Gerber on March 15, 1959, she survives.
Allen W. Ross, 58, Decatur, passed away at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 at the Adams Memorial Hospital located in Decatur.
Allen was born in Decatur Saturday, Sept. 1, 1956, the son of Leo Ross and Joyce (Young) Ross; they survive.
Robert J. Gase, 71, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Adams County Nov. 14, 1943, to the late Anthony and J. Edna (Miller) Gase. He was married to Mary C. Gielerak; she survives.
Bob was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer and I.U. Basketball Fan.
He worked in heating installation for Mark’s Plumbing and Heating and prior to that was employed at the Decatur G.E. plant for 23 years.
Joan Workinger-Johnson, 81, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born Dec. 24, 1933, to the late Reed and Esther (Mauller) Riley. She was a 1951 graduate of Pleasant Mills High School and married her high school sweetheart, Bill Workinger, Dec. 30, 1951; he passed away Feb. 22, 1988.
December 30th, 2014
John B. Lange, Jr., 82, Huntsville, Ohio, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Logan Acres Care Center in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
John was born in Decatur April 3, 1932 to the late John B. “Ben” Lange, Sr. and Anna Mary “Mayme” Braun Lange. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Harold, and two grandsons, Rodney Tinsley, Jr., and Jasen Lange.
On Dec. 26, 1953, he married the former Erma Jane Meyers at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Russells Point, Ohio and she survives.
Joe Serna, 58, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in his home in Groveland, Calif. He was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas March 9, 1956, to Dionisio and Felicitas Serna.
Homer Junior Arnold, 83, Berne, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Swiss Village. He was born in Kirkland Township in Adams County Aug. 25, 1931, to the late Homer W. and Lulu (Byerly) Arnold. On April 6, 1952 he married his wife of 62 years, Edith M. (Steury) Arnold; she survives in Berne.
JoAnne Prowant, 87, Dupont, Ohio, died peacefully at her daughter's home in Decatur at 8:48 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Born and raised in Dupont, the daughter of Warren and Aura Myers, she was lifelong resident of Dupont.