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Bernadette L. Engle, 46, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at her residence. Bernie had been battling cancer for nine years.
She married Tad E. Engle Dec. 31, 2000; he survives.
Bernadette is survived by by her mother, Thelma Bowles of Fort Wayne; one son, Joshua Engle, at home; a stepson, Jason Engle of Decatur; and four sisters, Yolanda VanRite of Seoul, Korea, Kimberly (E.J.) Williams of Rockford, Mich., Deborah Bowles of Landover, Md. and Christina (John) Elbers of Rockford, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her father, Homer Bowles.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday with calling prior from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Family Life Care Hospice, 265 W. Water St., Berne, 46711.
Online condolences may be made at www.hshfuneralhome.com.