June 2nd, 2014
Parker Alexander Nash, infant son, was stillborn Friday, May 30, 2014 in Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his parents Jarud N. and Jennifer L. (Steenburg) Nash of Markle; a brother, Logan J. Nash of Markle; and grandparents, Paul and Lynn Steenburg of Geneva.
He was preceded is death by his grandmother, Amy Nash.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the MRE Cemetery, Berne with Pastor Jerry Flueckiger officiating.
Emma K. “Kate” Burkhart, 90, Decatur, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 6, 1924, in Geneva, to the late Edward and Myrtle (Fogle) Fennig.
She married Lester Burkhart on April 6, 1947; he preceded her in death May 7, 2012.
Emma was a member of Zion United Church of Christ where she served on the Women’s Guild. She was a homemaker and worked at General Electric in Decatur and C.T.S. in Berne.
Mary C. Weber, 91, Decatur, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Adams County, to the late Groce W. and Artis M. (Welker) Tope.
She married her husband of 48 years, Joseph "Joe" A. Weber Nov. 25, 1965.
Mary was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Elks Lodge Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors are a daughter, Kristina M. (Tim) Adams of Decatur; and four grandchildren.
There was no question how these young ladies felt as graduation ceremonies at Adams Central High School were held in the Hanger.
Mikayla Voglewede snaps a “selfie” to capture the occasion during Bellmont High School’s proceedings.
MONROE— Both Adams Central and South Adams advanced to the sectional baseball semi-finals on Saturday but neither would make it to the championship slate as Canterbury topped Woodlan, 1-0, in their first year in the 2A class.
Central drew the Cavaliers of Canterbury after downing Bluffton last week in the opening round and a dramatic catch in left field made the difference between extra innings and a loss for the Jets in game one, 2-1.
Mary C. Weber, 91 Decatur, died Thursday.
Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Robert Gene Christener, 71, Monroe, passed away at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Robert was born Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1942, in Decatur, the son of the late John and Evelyn Maxine (Bovine) Christener Jr.
He married Carolyn Sue Amstutz April 15, 1989, in Adams County; she survives.
Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, and Adams Central High School has named the top two scholars for the class of 2014 as Abby Busse and Cooper Hill.
Valedictorian Abby Busse is the daughter of Bob and Julie Busse of rural Decatur. Busse participated in basketball, softball, National Honor Society, History Club, Student Council, SAAC, Sunshine Society, Club International and Literati during her four years at Adams Central.