Amelia R. Loshe

    Amelia R. Loshe, 100, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton.
    Amelia was born on December 19, 1912, to the late August T. and Ellen M. (Rumschlag) Lengerich in Adams County.
    On April 14, 1932, she married Herman P. Loshe; he passed away February 19, 2000.
    Amelia was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Harvest House, Women of St. Mary, and Lady of Victory study club.
    Among survivors are three sons, Jim (Ruth) Loshe of Decatur, Paul (Shirley) Loshe of Fort Wayne, and Gerald (Karen) Loshe of Bluffton; three daughters, Rose Taylor of Madison, Mass., Terri (Jim) Hoffman of Decatur, and Nancy (Dan) Harris of Berne; brother, Robert (Irene) Lengerich of Fort Wayne; three sisters, Germaine Straub, Dolores (Carl) Mankey, and Mary Dale, all of Decatur; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
    Amelia was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann; son-in-law, LaMar Taylor; three sisters; and six brothers.
    Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 3:30 p.m. Visitation will also be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, at St. Mary Parish Hall.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Father David Voors will be officiating.
    Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
    Preferred memorials are to St. Mary Building on our Heritage.
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