Dennis C. Boerger

    Dennis C. Boerger, 62, of Decatur, passed away unexpectedly and from natural causes on Monday, September 3, 2012, at his residence. 
    He was born on Wednesday, September 21, 1949, in Decatur, to the late Herbert A. Boerger and LaVerne M. (Busick) Boerger.
    Dennis was in the last graduating class of Monmouth High School in 1967. He received a bachelor's degree in computer science from Ball State University in 1971.
    He was a longtime newspaper carrier for Fort Wayne Newspapers in the southeastern part of Fort Wayne.
    Among survivors are his mother, LaVerne M. Boerger of Decatur; sisters, Sheryl (Richard) Howard of Decatur; Carolyn (Sam) Harris of Selma, Ind.; Kristine Boerger of Bloomington, Ill.; and Patricia (Matthew) Braun of Decatur.
    He was preceded in death by his brother, David A. Boerger in 1996.
    Visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Fuelling.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the church, with Rev. Martin Moehring officiating.
    Burial will follow in the St. Peter Lutheran cemetery.
    Preferred memorials are to Worship for Shut-Ins, St. Peter Lutheran Church or the donor's choice.
    Arrangements were handled by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
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