Lillie Potteiger

Lillie “Lee” Potteiger, 86, of Decatur passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur. She was born on Monday, January 12, 1931 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Edward G. and Elizabeth M. (Wibley) Potteiger. 

She was a surgical nurse at the University of Michigan and she worked for Adams County Memorial Hospital, where she retired in 1995 after 39 years. While at Adams Memorial, she was a registered nurse, Director of Education & Infection Control, and was also the Director of Nurses, Extended Care.

She was a lifelong attendee of the local Presbyterian Churches both in Pennsylvania and Indiana. She loved to travel and wintered in Bradenton, Florida for 12 years.

She is survived by her friend, Jean Ray of Decatur; and her loving dog, Hollie.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Private graveside services will be held at the Decatur Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Family LifeCare.

Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. For complete obituary information and to sign the online guestbook, visit