Imogene Bultemeier, 98, of Decatur, passed away, Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur. 

She was born on April 17, 1926, in Preble Township, Indiana to the late Carl W. and Elsie (Roembke) Heckman.

Imogene was united in marriage to Gilbert W. Bultemeier on Sept. 20, 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church, Friedheim, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 2019.

She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher, on the Ladies Aide Society, and the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. In Imogene’s younger years, she was a member of the Adams County Nurses Association, Lutheran Hospital Alumni, and the Sunny Circle Extension Homemakers Club. 

Imogene graduated from Ossian High School in 1944 and went on to obtain her RN at the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed at Visiting Nurses Association in Fort Wayne as a registered nurse for 28 years.

She enjoyed quilting, sewing, fishing and cooking wonderful dishes… her applesauce. Imogene was dedicated to reading her Bible and her daily devotions.

She is survived by two sisters, Donna (Noel) Fenner of Cincinnati, and Betty Schroeder of Auburn; brother, Maurice “Butch” (Laura) Heckman of Fort Wayne; son-in-law, David Sinn of Decatur; son-in-law, John “Bobby” Powell of Greencastle; four grandsons, Christopher (Shannon) Sinn, Mark (Samantha) Sinn, Jason (Nichole) Monnier, Johnathon Monnier; 12 great-grandchildren, Shauri (Patrick) Burkart, Sean Sinn, Cameron Sinn, Kayla (Jared) Feller, Kiara Sinn, Kloee Sinn, and Kalan Sinn, Devin (Kayla) Monnier, Jordin Monnier, Madisyn Monnier, Coleson Monnier and Ava Monnier; 14 great-great-grandchildren, Kaven Small, Eliana Burkart, Camdyn Burkart, Everleigh Feller, Paisley Feller, Charlotte Turner, Mia Monnier, Maci Monnier, Madilyn Monnier, Mallori Monnier, Jaxen Monnier, Hendrix Monnier, Quinnlyn Doan and Athena Monnier-O’Dell

In addition to her parents and husband, Gilbert Bultemeier, she was also preceded in death by two daughters, Carla Powell and Deanna Sinn; and a brother in infancy. 

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2024, Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ossian with Pastor Samuel Wirgau officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Ossian, Indiana. 

Woodcrest residents will have viewing at the Woodcrest Chapel from 10-11 a.m. and friends and family will be received from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024, at the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home – Decatur, and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.

Preferred memorials are to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Heartland Hospice or Donor’s Choice.

Arrangements are by Zwick and Jahn Funeral Homes of Decatur, Indiana.