Today
53°
Mostly Sunny
2%
Tonight
41°
Mostly Cloudy
15%
Tomorrow
47°
Partly Sunny
10%
Tomorrow Night
31°
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
45°
Mostly Sunny
Sunday Night
32°
Mostly Clear
Monday
51°
Mostly Sunny
1%
Monday Night
41°
Mostly Clear
4%
Tuesday
56°
Partly Sunny
7%
Tuesday Night
40°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Wednesday
49°
Mostly Cloudy
7%
Wednesday Night
36°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
21%
3 Day
Extended
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
L. Irene Hoverman
L. Irene Hoverman, 91, Willshire, died at 12:50 p.m. May 9, 2011, at her granddaughter's residence.
She was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Willshire, to Floyd L. and Nellie Stetler Strickler. On July 17, 1938, she married Merl F. Hoverman, who died Feb. 20, 1957.
Surviving are two daughters, Sharon (Farrel) Krall, Willshire, and Karen (Willard) Gehron, North Star; two sisters, L. Adeline Lough, Decatur, Ind., and Hazel McMillen, Willshire; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Also deceased are two sisters, Lois Funk and Rosella Sovine; and three brothers, Harold, Lester and Floyd Strickler Jr.; and one great-grandson.
She was a member of Praise Point United Brethren Church, Willshire, the Homer Pierson American Legion Auxiliary and the Willshire Senior Citizens.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Revs. Mark Rutledge and Brad Kittle officiating. Burial will follow in Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 1-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church or to Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Van Wert.
Zwick & John Funeral Home, Decatur is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be left at zwickjohn.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
The Rev. Cornelius Fenton, C.PP.S., 89, died the morning of May 8, 2011, at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, where he made his home. [More]
Charles J. Knapke, 59, Garden Grove, Calif., died at 5:15 p.m. May 8, 2011, at his brother's residence in St. Henry. [More]
Gerald E. Hobbs, 67, Decatur, Ind., died at 6:36 p.m. May 8, 2011, at his residence. [More]