Mary C. Geimer, 94 of Decatur, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
LeRoy J. Lehman, 87, of Berne, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012, at Swiss Village.
He was born to the late Levi and Emma (Liechty) Lehman on September 13, 1925.
LeRoy married Ellen Fisher on February 24, 1946; she preceded him in death.
Jacqueline D. Mere, 92, of Geneva, passed away at 1 a.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Swiss Village.
She was born in Adams County on Saturday, November 20, 1920.
Jacqueline graduated from Geneva High School in the class of 1938.
She married Hugh P. Mere on August 17, 1945, at Robins Field, Ga.; he preceded her in death on September 22, 1990.
Joyce (Ward) Moser, 84, of Wren, Ohio, passed away at 6:28 p.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Waynedale, Ind., on August 24, 1928, to the late Harley and Amanda (Neuenschwander) Ward.
She married Harry Moser on June 5, 1949, in Decatur; he survives in Wren.
Joyce was a member of Calvary Evangelical Church in Van Wert, Ohio. She was a homemaker and had previously worked for Edwards Studio in Decatur.
Elma E. Schwartz, 96, of Berne, died Friday at Swiss Village.
Among survivors are a daughter, Anita (Ronald) Habegger of Fort Wayne and two sons, Rodney (Judy) Schwartz of Rotonda West, Fla., and Neil Schwartz of Warsaw.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at Swiss Village Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 21, at Berne Evangelical Church, with visitation one hour prior to services.
Burial will be at Evangelical Mennonite Cemetery.
Jonas G. S. Schwartz, of Bryant, was stillborn on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Among survivors are his parents, Pete and Lavina C. (Graber) Schwartz of Bryant.
The family will have a funeral service at the Pete A.C. Schwartz residence in rural Bryant. Arrangements are by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.
Taxes, jobs and health care are expected to be among the predominate topics during the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly.
A constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, however, may take a back seat this time around.
Those were the views expressed by State Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, during a town hall-type meeting held Saturday morning at Adams Central High School. Only a handful of area residents attended the event.
Adams Central Elementary School is set to try co-teaching with its second grade class taught by Carrie Aschliman beginning with the second semester of the 2012-13 school year.
Elementary school Principal Terri Laurent told the Adams Central Board of Education Tuesday that after trying for the past few years to adopt a five-year-old girl, Aschliman received a last-minute phone call that everything was finally in order and ready to go.
Prison sentences were handed down amid a busy Friday before Judge Frederick A. Schurger.
Adams County Prosecutor Chris Harvey said Matthew C. Bodle, 30, Decatur, pleaded guilty to attempted rape and will be sentenced on Thursday of this week.
Meanwhile, Birdine Cole Sr., 47, Bluffton, pleaded guilty to theft and was sentenced to two years in prison.
YORKTOWN — Adams Central coach Doug Schultz calls his team's performance Saturday at Yorktown "mediocre" as the Jets went 3-2, losing in the battle of No.1s to the hosts, 58-16, then falling to New Haven and former AC coach Barry Humble, 39-27.
The Jets took second in their pool, slamming Prairie Heights 68-6 and Maconaquah 69-12, and also downing Culver Community 46-25.