August 19th, 2014
Today's print edition of the Decatur Daily Democrat will not arrive until late afternoon due to maintenance issues at the printing facility. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Wanita Cable, 85, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Delbert and Catherine (Banning) Thatcher.
She married the late Norbert D. Cable Sept. 29, 1946, in Monmouth; he passed away Aug. 9, 2003.
Wanita had worked at Automatic Sprinkler in Monroe for 26 years.
Helen Pauline Shinabery, 93, Rockford, Ohio, died at 10:30 p.m., Saturday at VanCrest Health Care Center, Van Wert.
She was born July 29, 1921, in Ohio City to the late Peter W. and Loretta Louetta (Rayer) Wiseman.
On Oct. 17, 1941, she married Darlene M. Shinabery; he preceded her in death Dec.17, 1993.
Failing to receive additional funding from the state legislature, the Indiana State Board of Accounts is looking to county government as a way to increase revenue by substantially raising the fees they charge, Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg informed Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon.
The Adams County Council approved the elevation of a part-time deputy in the clerk of courts office to full-time as well as a staff reshuffling, and agreed to a pay raise for plat book technician Mike Werling at their recent meeting.
Adams County Clerk of Courts Gayla Reinhart asked councilors to allow her to increase the hours of part-time Deputy Clerk Kelly Miller to full-time, a move Reinhart indicated had received tacit approval from county commissioners.
Marissa Bisel, the reigning District 7 Miss Flame, was working in the Geneva Volunteer Fire Department concession stand at Saturday’s End of Summer Festival in the town.
Wanita Cable, 85, Decatur, died Saturday at Adams Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Mary Lucille (Mary Lou) Birdsall, 85, Berne, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.
Among survivors are four children, Connie (Neil) Potter of Berne; Douglas (Jeanie) Birdsall of South Hamilton, Mass.; Brent (Sadie) Birdsall of Burnsville, Minn.; and Brian (Cathy) Birdsall of New York City.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Swiss Village Chapel, with her sons officiating. Burial will be at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Huntington, with graveside services at 1:30 p.m.
Marie L. Bradtmueller, 81, Hoagland, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Ossian Health Care Center.
She married the late Wilbert Bradtmueller Oct. 10, 1953, in Zion Lutheran Church-Friedheim; he passed away on Oct. 27, 2004.