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July 9th, 2012

Back to normal...except for rain

July 9, 2012

    Back to normal ... or at least close to it.
    Everyone's power is restored and after nearly two weeks of extremely hot weather, Decatur-area residents are going to be seeing near-normal temperatures this week, the National Weather Service said this morning.
    Now, if we could just get some more rain!

Bridge dedication on tap Saturday

July 9, 2012

    The restored Ceylon Covered Bridge will be dedicated this Saturday in a special event held at the site.
    The event will start at 4 p.m. Tickets are $15, payable to Geneva Proud. Those interested need to make reservations no later than Tuesday by calling Geneva Town Hall, 368-7251.
    The meal following the dedication ceremony will include BBQ chicken and pulled pork by Hoosier Q Daddy; ice cream by Crossroads Pantry will be available and drinks will be furnished.

Building likely ruined

July 9, 2012

    Only a portion of a downtown Monroeville building remained standing this morning after a devastating fire broke out Thursday night.
    One side of the building, last occupied by a Dollar Dan business over a year ago, was still standing. Firefighters reportedly had the other half of the building knocked down in order to prevent rekindling.    The structure is owned by Roger Gerardot,  at 107 Summer St., across from the American Legion post.
    No monetary estimate of damage was available.

Joan L. Conn

July 9, 2012

    Joan L. Conn, 84, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at her home in Fort Wayne.
    Born in Adams County, Joan worked at Parkview Hospital for 21 years, retiring in 2000. She was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church. She was a skilled seamstress, loved to read, knit, crochet and make afghans; which were donated to the church, to the homeless and to shelters.    

Ernest Fennig

July 9, 2012

    Ernest Fennig, 90, of Berne, died Sunday evening.
    Arrangements are pending  at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Erma L. Sliger

July 9, 2012

    Erma L. Sliger, 82, of Decatur, passed away at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Erma was born on June 22, 1930, to the late Frank and Lillian (Hunter) Morrison in Rocky Point, Missouri.
    On February 11, 1950, she married Donald E. Sliger; he passed away on June 18, 2010.

Adrian Sprunger

July 9, 2012

    Adrian Sprunger, 92, of Auburndale, Florida, died on Saturday.
    Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Edward L. Summers

July 9, 2012

    Edward L. Summers, 98, of Decatur, passed away at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his residence.
    He was born on Saturday, June 20, 1914, in Decatur, to the late Lloyd E. and Rose E. (Hoffman) Summers.
    Ed married Kathryn L. Reef on August 4, 1948; she passed away on July 27, 1992.

Doris J. Terveer

July 9, 2012

    Doris J. Terveer, 87, of Upland, California, formerly of Decatur, passed away on July 1, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
    She was born on October 28, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late William P. and Rose A. (Bialkowski) Derichs.
    She married John B. Terveer, M.D., on October 30, 1948; he died on October 7, 1997. 

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