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Decatur, Indiana Funeral Homes
225 W Adams Street
Decatur, Indiana 46733
(260) 724-7167
520 N 2nd Street
Decatur, Indiana 46733
(260) 724-9164
Decatur, Indiana Obituaries and News
Bettie Bryant February 12, 2017

Bettie Bryant, 84, of Good Hope, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. She was born in Decatur on Feb. 11, 1932, to Bunny Boyce Gattis and James Gleaton Gattis Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Bryant; sons Charles Eddie Bryant and ... (The Walton Tribune)

Meta E. Grugel February 13, 2017

Meta E. Grugel, 103, of Watertown, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at her home. Meta Elizabeth Reinking was born on May 16, 1913, in Decatur, Indiana, the daughter of Henry and Augusta (Lienau) Reinking. On Oct. 24, 1936, she married Ray Grugel at ... (Watertown Daily Times)

J. Eldon Smith February 13, 2017

OBERLIN, Kan. -- J. Eldon Smith, 97, died Sunday (Feb. 12, 2017), at Decatur Health Systems in Oberlin. He was born Oct. 29, 1919, in Oberlin to John A. and Nena M. (Jones) Smith. He graduated from Decatur County High School in 1937. He joined the U.S ... (McCook Daily Gazette)

The cost of growth: Athens needs more police, fire personnel February 13, 2017

In 2015, it had just 14 violent crimes, a mere 0.56 per 1,000 residents compared to 2.92 in Decatur and 3.15 in Madison ... or rescuing someone out of a burning building. The obituary describes a series of unsavory acts and even derides his military ... (48 News)

Fred 'Fritz' Wicker February 13, 2017

DECATUR – Fred "Fritz" Wicker, 82, of Decatur, formerly of Atwood, died at 12:42 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 11, 2017) at Imboden Creek Living Center, Decatur. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, 231 N. Illinois St., Atwood, with ... (The News-Gazette)

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Funeral Home Reviews
Corydon, Indiana
May I read again my condolence sent to Paul David Reynolds?

Sharpsville, Indiana
On 12/5/12, I attended Ocie Sear's funeral. I'm not sure if you are aware of this, but as I sat there during the service, I vowed I would let you know. During the service, I became very, very upset with the noise coming from the office area. Do you realize that during Ocie's funeral, your phone rang THREE times. People came in and out multiple times. People were talking loud enough that I could hear their conversations in the service. I find it EXTREMELY disrespectful to the people who are grieving their loved ones. If that's going to be happening, at least shut the double doors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Terre Haute, Indiana
The entire staff is exceptional ...They handled this sad time with grace and compassion...thank you.

Alexandria, Indiana
Bud and Susan are both caring people and work with you to give the best service possible . Our family has chosen them for two previous funeral services and the latest was on Saturday the 19th for a Memorial service for my daughter Brenda Mullins Moore. Highly recommend them to anyone needing their service's.

Brook, Indiana
This was the first funeral home I had been to where I felt the funeral director was only interested in money. Small and not enough seats for everyone. He told me if I was going to stay that I needed to find a seat and sit. I informed him that there were not enough seats. He said there are 2. There were 20 of us standing. He tried to make the daughter of the deceased sit in the back. His "bed side manner" was terrible. He was rude and disrespectful. Telling everyone they needed to get to their cars after the service when they were paying their last respects. There were absolutely no one who lined up cars or even police to direct traffic going to the cemetary. He would speed up to 65 mph and many were left behind. They started the tent before everyone was there or even out of the cars. If you want a funeral home who appears to care for you, I do not recommend this Gerts Funeral Home in Brook, Indiana.