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  • Gerrit Quelle, 85 Fort Wayne, Indiana

    May 8, 1923 - August 22, 2008

    Gerrit Quelle, 85, went to be with the Lord after battling cancer for 12 years. Born in Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, he was working for the government when he met his wife, Catharina "Riny" Quelle. ...


  • Faye K. Deputy, 79 Fort Wayne, Indiana

    March 7, 1929 - August 21, 2008

    Faye K. Deputy, 79, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2008 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Fort Wayne. Born in Weatherford, TX, she was an employment manager and director of volunteers at St. Vincent Hospital in...


  • Bernice Banwart Rogers, 97 Raleigh, North Carolina

    January 16, 1911 - August 19, 2008

    Bernice Banwart Rogers, 97, died Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at home in Raleigh, NC. Born in Francesville, IN, she was a Supervisor with Kuhne Abstract. She was a member of South Wayne Baptist Church, founding member...


  • John H. Wernet, 94 Fort Wayne, Indiana

    March 18, 1914 - August 21, 2008

    John H. "Jack" Wernet, died Thursday, August 21, 2008 at St Anne Home in Fort Wayne. Born on March 18, 1914 in Muncie, to Norman and Mildred (O'Meara) Wernet, he graduated from Muncie Central H.S. and attended Ball...


  • Betty McComb Shoener Fort Wanye, Indiana

    August 21, 2008

    Betty McComb Shoener, 87, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2008 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Fort Wayne. Born in Huntertown, she was a buyer with Humboldt Lumber Industry for 40 years, retiring in 1971. She...


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    Wilma Rudolph, 54 Brentwood , Tennessee

    June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994

    Wilma Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games, despite running on a sprained ankle. Born Wilma Glodean Rudolph on June 23, 1940 in St....


  • Betty Jane Deardorff, 83 Lubbock, Texas

    July 18, 1925 - August 21, 2008

    Betty Jane Deardorff passed away Thursday, August 21st at approximately 10:30 p.m. Born July 18, 1925, she grew up primarily in Plainview, Texas, the daughter of Everett and Gladys Bowman. After attending Texas Tech...


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    Iosif Constantin Dragan, 91 Palma de Mallorca

    June 20, 1917 - August 21, 2008

    Bucharest, Romania - Iosif Constantin Dragan, a billionaire businessman who supported Romania's pro-Nazi movement before finding favor with communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, has died. He was 91. Dragan died...


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    Buddy Harman, 79 Nashville, Tennessee

    December 23, 1928 - August 21, 2008

    Nashville, Tenn. - Buddy Harman, one of Nashville's most-recorded drummers, has died. He was 79 years old. Harmon died Thursday, said Brian Davidson, a director at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home. He reportedly...


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    Rachel Javery, 69 Southgate, Michigan

    December 25, 1938 - August 20, 2008

    Javery, Rachel. Age 69. August 20, 2008 of Southgate. Beloved wife of Steven. Loving mother of Carrie (Kip) Terry and Dave (Lori) Gomez. Dearest grandma of Amy (Tony) Hammonds, Corey Gomez, Lisa Duffey, Michelle ...


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