Monday
71°
Rain Showers Likely
75%
Monday Night
66°
Rain Showers Likely
71%
Tuesday
78°
Rain Showers Likely
64%
Tuesday Night
63°
Rain Showers Likely
64%
Wednesday
68°
Chance Rain Showers
45%
Wednesday Night
49°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Thursday
67°
Partly Sunny
10%
Thursday Night
51°
Partly Cloudy
12%
Friday
68°
Partly Sunny
13%
Friday Night
50°
Partly Cloudy
17%
3 Day
Extended
Thursday, March 5th, 2009
Alvera Massonne
Alvera T. Massonne, 82, of Decatur, Ind., died March 3, 2009, at Visiting Nurses & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, Ind.
She was born in Wabash Township, Jay County, Indiana, on Nov. 20, 1926, to August and Catherine Braun Homan. On Nov. 8, 1947, she married Harry E. Massonne, who died Oct. 2, 1980.
Surviving are four sons, Ron (Cindy), Winthrop, Wash., Don, Balston Lake, N.Y., Mike (Jill), Indianapolis, Ind., Pat (Kathy), Fort Wayne; a daughter, Karen Landrum, Decatur, Ind.; three sisters, Verena Goettemoeller and Mary Luebke, both of Celina, and Luella (Eugene) Reinhart, Bryant, Ind.; two brothers, Jim Homan, Coldwater, and Ivo (Betty) Homan, St. Henry; two sisters-in-law, Helen Reynolds, Monroeville, Ind., and Marjorie Bolinger, Van Wert; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was a homemaker and worked at Wayne Novelty, Decatur. She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, and its rosary society and study club, Decatur.
Funeral mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Voors officiating. Burial is at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Decatur.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Haggard & Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur, where recitation of the rosary will be at 3:30 p.m. A prayer service is 9:20 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to St. Joseph Catholic School, Decatur or Visiting Nurses and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Condolences can be left at www.hagardandsefton.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
David Cabell, 58, died March 1, 2009 at The Hadlow Center for Caring, Jacksonville, Fla. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Rosemary Flint, 87, of 813 W. Oliver Street, St. Marys, died March 4, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Former Wapakoneta resident Frances W. "Fran" Grover, 54, of Devils Lake, N.D., [More]
Julia Wimmers Rothwell, 76, of Minster, died March 4, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]