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James E. Staub

March 19, 2013

    James E. Staub, 69, of Decatur, died at his residence on Sunday, March 17, 2013.
    James was born on December 15, 1943, to the late Louis H. and Mary Hildegarde (Lengerich) Staub.
    On October 23, 1971, he married Marilyn D. Rosswurm; she survives in Decatur.
    James was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society. He retired in 1994 from B.F. Goodrich after 24 years and then was the head custodian at Monmouth Elementary School. He served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam.
    Among survivors are two sons, Michael D. (Chris) Staub of Metamora, Ill., and Andrew T. (Mary Beth) Staub of Noblesville, Ind.; three daughters, Theresa M. (Adam) Endsley of Decatur, Katherine A. Wolske of Zionsville, Ind., and Angela M. (Adam) Sielschott of Hoagland; two brothers, Gerald L. (Judy) Staub of Hoagland and Thomas A. (Lois) Staub of Decatur; two sisters, Mary Ann (Patrick) Lengerich of Decatur and Jean M. (Don) Lehman of Berne; and seven grandchildren.
    Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with a vigil service at 3:30. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at St. Mary’s Parish Hall.
    A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father David Voors.
    Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
    Preferred memorials are to Family Life Care-Hospice and St. Joseph Catholic School.
    Online condolences may be made at

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