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William H. Oberwitte

August 30, 2015

William H. Oberwitte, 89, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Coventry Meadows LLC in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, William was a Korean War Army veteran. Surviving are his cousin, Carole (Bob) Wittman of Bellbrook, OH, along with several extended family members. William was preceded in death by his parents, Carl "Bill" and Florence Oberwitte, sisters, Catherine Minehart, and Mary Jane...
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Edward (Frank) Mosley

August 29, 2015

Edward "Frank" Mosley, 65, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 in Auburn, IN. Born in Fort Wayne, Edward worked as the director of purchasing with ConAgra for 32 years. He was an avid golfer, runner, and enjoyed traveling. Surviving are his daughter, Jennifer Mosley of Chicago, IL; sister, Renee (Ronald) Coakley of Fort Wayne; brother, Sam (Kathy) Mosley of Angola, IN; the mother of his...
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Caroline Ann Hart

August 25, 2015

Caroline Ann Hart, 71, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Goshen, IN, Caroline worked in food service with East Allen County Schools for 28.5 years. Surviving are her husband, Robert Hart; daughter, Brenda (Christopher) Anderson; and son, Andrew (Kory) Hart, all of Fort Wayne; grandchildren: Adam, Onea, Holden, Caleb, Tyler, Lauryn, and...
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Dorothy (Dottie) F. Askren

August 23, 2015

Dorothy "Dottie" F. Askren, 91, passed away August 23, 2015. She is survived by nieces, Betty Welch, Cheryl Sheperd, Karen Askren, Marcia Jennings, Debbie Askren, Cynde Davis, and Sharon Jackson; nephews Robert Smith, Bill Smith, Marion Perkins, David Askren, Terry Askren, Charles Askren, and Alan Askren and many close friends, including Dawn Wiley, Shirley Mowry, Karen Martin and many others...
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Aiden Richard Ables

August 23, 2015

Infant, Aiden Richard Ables, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 in Paulding, OH. Surviving are his parents, Austin Ables, and Britnee Ballard both of Paulding, OH; sister, Kaylyn Cameron; and his brother, Bentlee Ables. Service is 3:00 pm, Monday, August 31, 2015 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave with calling beginning at 1pm until time of service. Memorials may...
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Cleo (Bobbie) Moreland

August 23, 2015

Cleo "Bobbie" Moreland, 92, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015. Surviving are her daughters, D'Jarline (John) Parvin of Jackson Beach, FL; Charlene (Ben) Walker of Albion; Francine (Aaron) Petersen of Squire, MO; sons, Joe Moreland of Tyler, TX; Roger Moreland of Anderson; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cleo was preceded in death by parents, James A. and Roberta (St. Cyre)...
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Douglas R. Miller

August 21, 2015

Douglas R Miller, 78, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his daughters, Debbie (Jim) Bauermeister of Columbia City, IN and Sandra (Kevin) Stephey of Fort Wayne, IN; son, Michael (Molly) Miller of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Mike (Rhonda) Bauermeister, Melissa (Ryan) Finefrock, Jayme (Pat) Krouse, Nick (Mandy) Hartman and...
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Karen Lucille Malott

August 20, 2015

Karen Lucille Malott, 70, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015 at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, MI. Surviving are her daughter, Karen Catherine (William) Asburry of Ortonville, MI, three granddaughters, Karen Cassidy (Zachary) Engle of Fort Wayne, IN, Elizabeth Ciley (Justin) Lilly of Columbia City, IN, Eileen Cady Asburry, one grandson, William Chase Asburry, two great...
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Lynn M. Knight

August 18, 2015

Lynn M. Knight , 65, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at home. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Lynn worked as a RN, in the surgical admission unit with Parkview Hospital for 35 years. She was an avid doll collector and thrift shopper. Surviving are her husband of 40 years, David Knight; sons, Chad (Kelly) Middleton of Fort Wayne and Bryan (Crystal) Knight of New Haven, IN; step-sons, Jeff Knight of...
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Vicki Lynn Rowe

August 16, 2015

Vicki Lynn Rowe, 60, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015. Born in Fort Wayne, Vicki loved serving her family as a homemaker. Vicki enjoyed camping and fishing with her husband. Surviving are her husband, David Rowe of Fort Wayne; parents, Walter and June Hansen of Fort Wayne; her children, Shawn (Crystal) Dehaven; Tonya Rowe; and Corey (Bryan) Sexton all of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren;...
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Randall Kirkendall

August 13, 2015

Randall Kirkendall, 63, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015. Surviving are his Partner, Amanda Washington of Fort Wayne, IN, son, Randall Williams, Jr., a step-son, Glenn (Liz) Cherry , granddaughter, Olivia Cherry, 2 sisters, Geraldine Jones, Ginger Harris, and several nieces and nephews. Randall was preceded in death by his parents, Granville and Margaret Kirkendall, 2 sisters, Bernice...
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Carl D. (Donny) Corder, Jr.

August 10, 2015

Carl D. "Donny" Corder Jr., 57, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015. Surviving are his brothers, Larry Reinking. Tom Reinking both of Fort Wayne, IN; sister, Ellen (Henry) Mandelsburg of Bluff City, TN. Carl was preceded in death by parents Carl and Velma Corder, Sr. Service is 3 pm Saturday, August 22, 2015, at Our Hope Lutheran Church, 1826 Trinity Dr with calling one hour prior. Memorials...
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Gale Lee Fansler

August 5, 2015

Gale Lee Fansler, 63, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Gale worked as a self employed Land Surveyor for many years. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and past President of the ISPLS. Surviving are his son, Aleks Fansler; niece, Holli Miller; brother, Bruce Fansler and family. Gale was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Fansler. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm, Sunday,...
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Barbara A. Uecker

August 2, 2015

Barbara A. Uecker, 77, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015. Surviving are her children, Don (Julie) Uecker; Bob Uecker; Jim (Jamie) Uecker; Tom Uecker; Bill (Sara) Uecker; Jon (Megan) Uecker; Dani (Mike) Hardy; grandchildren, Jake; Louie; Maggie; Bella; Maya; Joshy; Warren; and Nora . Barbara was preceded in death by husband, Richard Uecker; parents, John and Emma (Shilling) Brendel. Memorials...
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Bernard (Bunny) C. Blumenthal

August 2, 2015

Bernard "Bunny" C. Blumenthal, 87, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Chicago, IL, he was a graduate of the University of Illinois. Bunny was the owner and operator of C and H Shoes for 40 years. Bunny proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Achduth Vesholom Congregation, Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity, Downtown Businessmen's Association,...
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Lorraine Kay Marshall

July 31, 2015

Lorraine Kay Marshall, 53, passed away July 31, 2015 at her residence in Fort Wayne. Our beloved Lori, filled with kindness and love, closed her eyes and took God's hand and walked with God into heaven. Born in Fort Wayne, Lorraine graduated from IUPUI with a degree in nursing. Surviving are her parents, Larry H. and Patricia Marshall, sister, Jacquelyn Willett; fiancee, Eugene Marshall; and...
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Mary Arbutus Zimmerman

July 29, 2015

Mary Arbutus Zimmerman passed away into her Savior's arms at 10am on Wednesday July 29, 2015 at Woodview WC, Born June 21, 1913 in Adams County Indiana. She graduated from Hartford High as Valedictorian in 1931, and from International Business College in 1932. In 1935 she married Irvin D.O. Zimmerman and they moved to Fort Wayne. He passed away on February 11, 1995. They joined the church on...
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Anthony Moore, Jr.

July 27, 2015

Infant, Anthony Moore Jr., was stillborn, July 27, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his mother, Alexis M. Boothman and father, Anthony Moore. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Myron K. Warner

July 25, 2015

Myron K. Warner, 86, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Born in Huntertown, Myron graduated from Huntertown High School and Indiana University. Surviving are his wife, Rose Marie Warner of Rome City; step-son, Mickey Doyle Smith; step-daughter, Iris Lou Heath; and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren. Myron was preceded in death by his parents, Erman and Rowene Warner....
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Russell H. Siples

July 25, 2015

Russell H. Siples, 89, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, one day before his 90th birthday. Born in Fort Wayne, and graduated from South Side High School in 1943. He served in the U. S. Navy during WW II aboard the USS Lexington (CV16) as a radioman 3rd class. The Lexington entered Tokyo Bay on September 6, 1945 with Russ aboard. After being discharged, he attended the Fort Wayne School of Art and...
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Phyllis M. Shawgo

July 25, 2015

Phyllis M. Shawgo , 85, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Surviving are her husband of 68 years, Elmer L. Shawgo of Fort Wayne, IN; son, Ron (Frederika) Shawgo of Fort Wayne, IN; grandsons, Christopher and Graham Wood granddaughters, Amanda K. and Kaitlin E. Shawgo and 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Bob) Taylor of Fort Wayne, IN; sisters, Karen Dunaway of Arkansas and Beverly Jean...
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David D. DeBaillie

July 24, 2015

David D. DeBaillie , 61, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Ft. Wayne, IN and was a lifetime resident. David graduated from Carroll HS in 1971 and was a member of the FFA. He worked as a Machinist with C & A Tool for 40 years. David was a Nascar enthusiast and enjoyed photography, cycling, hiking, spending time outdoors, astronomy,...
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Ruth Anna Eva McNamara

July 24, 2015

Ruth Anna Eva McNamara, 100, went to be with our Lord, because "Heaven is my home," Friday, July 24, 2015 at Lutheran Life Villages. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Ruth worked as a Secretary with the City of Gastonia North Carolina and retired. She was also a nurses aid at Gaston Memorial Hospital. In her earlier years, she was a member of the Ladies Aid at St. Paul Lutheran Church and Holy Cross....
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Mary E. Bunn

July 24, 2015

Mary E. Bunn, 86, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Kendallville, Mary's primary passion was taking care of her family. She had a special love for her grandchildren and looked forward to her Hornett family reunion every year. Surviving are her children: Mike Wirick, Deanna Gazarek, and Chuck (Lori) Wirick, all of Fort Wayne; step children:...
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Bonnie K. Doepke

July 23, 2015

Bonnie K. Doepke , 65, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015. Born in New York, NY, Bonnie was a graduate of South Side High School and worked as a server with Kaysan's restaurant. Surviving are her son, Chris Doepke of Greenfield, IN; daughter, Heather Bender of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Alex and Austin Bender, Cooper Cambell and Carson Doepke . Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents...
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Calvin C. Martin

July 23, 2015

Rev. Calvin C. Martin, 88, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Emma J. Martin of Fort Wayne, IN; Son, Henry C. Martin of CA; daughters, Marie Martin of Seattle, WA and Debra Martin of TN; step daughter, Christine Easterly of Fort Wayne, IN, several grandchildren and step grandchildren . Calvin was preceded in...
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Dolores M. Peters

July 23, 2015

Dolores M. Peters, 87, passed away July 23, 2015 at her home in Fort Wayne. She enjoyed bowling, reading, knitting, crocheting, and spending time with her family. Surviving are her husband, Roy Peters; daughters, Jane Hall, Julie (Jerry) Dearth, Janet Hack; Jill Dietel; eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Dolores was preceded in death by her parents Wilbur and Evelyn Perry. ...
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Joyce M. Deming

July 20, 2015

Joyce M. Deming, 86, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015. Joyce is survived by her son, David R. (Maureen) Deming of Cincinnati, OH; son, Timothy D. Deming of Fort Wayne; daughter, Dawn A. (Michael) Merryman of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Joyce was preceded in death by husband, C. Robert Deming. Memorials may be made to Huntertown United...
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Ma Chanthavangso

July 17, 2015

Ma Chanthavangso , 88, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 at his home in Fort Wayne. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. Ma retired after 27 years as a machine operator with Zemco. Surviving are his wife, Khammay Chanthavangso of Fort Wayne, IN; sons, Chantha (Phetsamone), Ketsana (Chanda), Souriya, Ounla (Latdaphone), daughters, Sengmanivanh, Sengchanh-Bay (Pim Khammy), Viengvanh-Noi (Michael...
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Dennis Joseph Keane III

July 17, 2015

Dennis Joseph Keane III, 64, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Dennis "Joe" was a Physical Therapist for more than thirty years. Surviving are his daughters, Sarah (Brian) Lee of Portage, MI, and Dorothy Keane of Chicago, IL; two granddaughters; sisters, Kitty Keane of New Haven, and Sharon Roberts of Fort Wayne; brother,...
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Charles W. Fisher

July 17, 2015

Charles W. Fisher, 89, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Cullman, AL, Charles worked with Great Lakes Steel for 39 years. He proudly served his country as member of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. Charles was also a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are his son, Tom Fisher of Mesa, AZ; daughter, Alicia Fisher of White Lake, MI; daughter, Julie Schaadt of...
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Salvatore J. DeMilla

July 14, 2015

Salvatore J. DiMilla, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in Weston MA. Born in Somerville MA, Salvatore served in the U S Coast Guard during WWII and was a graduate of MIT. He worked as a Project Engineer with International Harvester, retiring in 1981. He was a member of St Jude Catholic Church in Fort Wayne and St Julia Catholic Church in Weston MA; was a past president of the local chapter...
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Sandy L. Rowe

July 9, 2015

Sandy L. Rowe, 74, passed away July 9, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her son, Dino Zurzolo of Fort Wayne; grandson, Santino Zurzolo of Fort Wayne; sisters, Josette Jandron of Fort Wayne; Margie (Ronald) Williams of New Haven; Sharon Jandron of Fort Wayne; and Rosie Adams of New Haven, IN. Sandra was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy McKay; brother, Cedric Jandron; and sister, Arlist...
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Dewayne Ryan

July 3, 2015

Dewayne Ryan, 66, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, at his home in Fort Wayne. Born in East Liverpool, OH, Dewayne was Co-Owner of Ryan Dry Wall. He was a member of the Maumee Lodge 725 F & AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Fort Wayne, and Mizpah Shrine. He loved attending shrine functions, Northside Basketball and babysitting great nieces, Humaira, Na'Liah, and Nazli. Surviving are his sister,...
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Donna B. Kite

July 2, 2015

Donna B. Kite, 92, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her sons, Glenn (Amy) Kite, Melvin Wilson, daughters, Marsha McCoy, Kay (John) Neat, Cheryl (Carl) Cook; and daughter Cindy (Lynn) Harp; 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren, and a sister, Dorothy Haag. Donna was preceded in death by Spouse, William Kite; parents, Thomas...
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Sandra L. Benz

July 1, 2015

Sandra L. Benz, 72, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Camden, NJ, Sandra graduated from South Side High School, attended also Stephens College, Michigan State University, and later completed her Master's degree from University of Saint Francis. Sandra was in employed by Lincoln Life in San Francisco, CA and later worked as a teacher with Adams Central High School where...
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Sandra L. Benz

July 1, 2015

Sandra L Benz , 72, passed away July 1, 2015 at Hospice Home. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Vernon H. Howard

June 28, 2015

Vernon H. Howard, 75, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at home in Fort Wayne. Calling will be Thursday, July 2, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
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Don Edwin Childs

June 25, 2015

Don Edwin Childs, 87, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at his home in Columbia City. Born in Colling, MI, Don served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1945 - 1949. Later he was a self employed contractor for 34 years, retiring in 1993. He was a life member of American Legion Post #241 and VFW 10006. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Jennie May Childs of Columbia City; son, Jeffrey ...
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Keith C. Everson

June 23, 2015

Keith C. Everson, 92, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at home. Born in Edgerton, IN, Keith worked as a Yard Conductor with Conrail for 44 years, retiring in 1985 and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Surviving are his son, Keith L (Kathy) Everson of Noblesville, IN; granddaughter, Karla Bredemeyer; grandson, Karey (Debbie) Bredemeyer both of Noblesville, IN; granddaughter, Dr. Kelly ...
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Daniel R. Lay

June 22, 2015

Daniel R. Lay, 62, passed away June 22, 2015 at his home. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Dean G. Gillett

June 22, 2015

Dean G. Gillett died peacefully at the VA Hospital on June 22, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Karen, of 51 years, daughter, Kelly (Britt) Critser; son, Kyle Gillett; four grandchildren, James Akins, Josh (Heather) Akins, Danielle Akins, Lukas Gillett, and two great grandchildren, Dakota and Isabelle. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Bertha Gillett, and brother, Clifford. ...
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Jerry L. Williams

June 21, 2015

Jerry L. Williams , 67, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at his home in Fort Wayne. He was Born in Dougherty , CA, and graduated HS in Engle wood Co. He was a US Navy Veteran and served during the Viet Nam War. Jerry was General Contractor for many years. He enjoyed boating on the Ohio River and was a 10 year member of the Cincinnati Four Seasons Yacht Club and also enjoyed riding his Harley....
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Mary Hernandez

June 18, 2015

Mary Hernandez, 88, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Taylor, TX, Mary loved serving her family as homemaker. She will be remembered by her children as one who loved to give to many people and organizations throughout her life. Mary loved attending her church Most Precious Blood Catholic Church where she was a member. She loved traveling with her husband, gardening,...
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Marilyn B. Tellman

June 18, 2015

Marilyn B. Tellman, 87, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015. Surviving are her son, David (Virginia) Tellman; daughter, Linda (Don) McAbee; son, Michael (Sue) Tellman; daughter, Anne (Pat) Blaising; daughter, Carol (Tim) Hagan; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Marilyn was preceded in death by husband, James Tellman. Private Graveside Service at a later date. Memorials may be...
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Stacie L. McCammon

June 17, 2015

Stacie L. McCammon, 51, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her daughter, Jessica (Mark Manes) Heseman; son, Joel (Julie) Heseman; granddaughter, Graclynn Rose; companion, Robert Rickord; father, Stephen G. McCammon; step-father, Steve Harris; and sister, Stephanie (Donald) Owens. Stacie was preceded in death by her mother, Charlotte C. McCammon; step...
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Eileen H. (Staley) Benner

June 17, 2015

Eileen H. (Staley) Benner, 86, passed away June 17, 2015. Surviving are son, David Benner; daughters, Kathleen Benner and Laura (Rick) Hartman; grandchildren, Mike (Talitha) Benner; Sarah Benner; Brittany (Mark) Gerber and Ashley (Justin) Sarrazin; great-grandchild, Wyatt Gerber; lifelong friends, Lois (Joe) Potts; Joanne (Don) Adams; and sister-in-law, Terri Benner. She was preceded in...
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Evelyn A. Ragan

June 14, 2015

Evelyn A. Ragan , 76, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015. Born in Middlesex, England. Evelyn moved to Ft. Wayne in 1963. Surviving are her husband, Duane Ragan of Fort Wayne, IN son, Vernon (Deborah) Leffler of OH son, Shaun Leffler of Andrews, IN daughter, Karen (Mike) Marchbanks of Flint, MI daughter, Michelle Couch of MI. sister Irene (Reginald W.) Denny and 10 grandchildren. Evelyn was...
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Jacqueline J. Dettmer

June 14, 2015

Jacqueline "Jackie" Joan Dettmer (Lindemann), went to her heavenly home on June 14, 2015 at the age of 88. Born August 18, 1926 in Decatur, Indiana, Jackie was the daughter of the late William and Alvena (Dibble) Lindemann. She married her childhood sweetheart on May 18, 1946. A graduate of Ossian High School class of 1944, she went on to study cosmetology at the Warner Beauty College. Upon...
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Albert J. Zimmerman

June 12, 2015

Albert J. Zimmerman, 91, passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 at Lutheran Life Villages in Fort Wayne. Born in Elkhart, IN. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Marjorie Zimmerman of Fort Wayne; sons: Taylor C. (Carol) Zimmerman of Fort Wayne, Stanley A. (Arleen) Zimmerman of Cedar Grove, NJ, Allen L. Zimmerman of Fort Wayne, Dwight D. (Krista) Zimmerman of Fort Wayne, and John W. (Faith)...
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Arlene Weirauch

June 11, 2015

Arlene Weirauch, 74, entered into her heavenly home, now safe in arms of Jesus, Thursday, June 11, 2015. Surviving are sister, Marsha (Fred) Grotrian; Cousins Patty (Paul) Agema; Debby Finnegan; step-son, Scott Weirauch; mother-in-law, Nancy Biscardi; sister-in-law, Doris Allen; 2 Grandsons, long time friend Mary Goble, and her very special pal, her dog "Bubba". She was preceded in...
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Lannette S. Howard

June 10, 2015

Lannette S. Jones-Howard, 47, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Surviving are her mother, Peggy (Daniel) LaTurner; biological father, Thomas Parker; daughters: Sarah Ann Jones; Bobbie Jo (Horia) Jones-Malutan, Megan McBain, Jessica Jones, and Rebecca (Zachary) Jones-Hall; 9 grandchildren; brother, Kevin Frazier-Jones; and sister, Alena Laggner. Lannette was preceded in death by her father,...
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Bessie Mae (Hartman) Curler

June 10, 2015

Bessie Mae (Hartman) Curler, 88, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Bessie is survived by her son-in-law, Dale Yurt of Auburn; 2 grandsons, Dale and Kip Yurt; 3 great grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Otto Hartman of Riverside, CA and David Hartman of Aikens, SC. Bessie was preceded in death by husband, Fred Merl Curler; parents, Gretto Hartman and Verland Mundy; son,...
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Lindy G. Moss

June 8, 2015

Lindy G. MOSS, 88, passed into the arms of the Lord on Monday, June 8, 2015, at Woodview. Born in Hobart, IN. on July 21, 1926, he was the son of the late Glenn Moss and Gladys Pleake. Raised in Hobart, he attended and graduated from Hobart High School. Lindy served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII.Lindy earned three degrees from Indiana University; a BS in business in 1949, an AB...
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Calvin (Cal) Marker

June 5, 2015

Calvin "Cal" Marker, 58, passed away June 5, 2015. Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Laura Marker; daughter, Olivia (Thomas) Slattery; 2 grandchildren, Aiden and Brody; brother, Steve (Deb) Marker; sisters, Julia Marker; sister, Rose (Mike) Murphy; sister, Sally (Jay) Brandon; and many nieces and nephews. Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, Lowell and Mary Marker. Memorials...
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Mary (Polly) Lipscomb

June 4, 2015

Mary "Polly" Lipscomb, 101, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Ann Arbor, MI, Polly worked as a registered nurse for many years in the Fort Wayne area. Polly served her country as a member of the US Army Nurse Corp during WWII. She recently was honored on May 20, 2015 by traveling on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with her son. Polly was also a member of...
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Garnett V. (Washler) Bauer

June 3, 2015

Garnett V. (Washler) Bauer, 94, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015. She married Eldon Bauer May 11, 1941. Garnett was a Secretary with Norfolk & Southern for 18 years and a member of Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband of 74 years, Eldon Bauer of Fort Wayne and son, Roger Bauer of Lakeland, FL. She was preceded in death by two daughters and one sister, Helen...
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Sarah J. Roemke

June 3, 2015

Sarah J. Roemke, 85, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Born in Dekalb County, IN, Sarah was a member of UCT and the Red Hat Group of Heritage Park. She was a giver at heart and enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family. Surviving are her children, Jane Hansen of Fort Wayne, Jo A. (Mike) Robertson of Columbia City, and Garry (Jan) Roemke, Jr. of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and...
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Marie T. deVega

June 3, 2015

Marie T. deVega, 93, passed away June 3, 2015 at Kingston Care Center. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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C. Philip Andorfer

June 3, 2015

C. Philip Andorfer, 80, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Phil was a partner at Leonard J. Andorfer & Co. for 58 years. Phil was an R.O.T.C graduate from Loyola University and was active duty in the army at Fort Benning, GA and Fort Leonard Wood, MO. He was also a past member of the Fort Wayne Park Board from 1978...
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Phyllis J. McClain

May 21, 1934 - June 1, 2015

Phyllis J. McClain, 81, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 at home in Fort Wayne. Born in Gibson County, IN, Phyllis sold antiques sales for over 30 years. She was a charter member of St. Joseph United Methodist Church, a past leader and board member of the Girl Scouts for over 20 years. She was an intrepid world traveler and was a chapel organist at Parkview Hospital for over 20 years. ...
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Robert Maraldo

August 30, 1938 - May 29, 2015

Roberto Maraldo, 76, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015. Born in Cavasso Nuovo, Italy, Roberto worked as a Tile and Terazzo Layer with F&M Tile and Terazzo for many years and was a member of the Bricklayers Union for 50 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid gardener. Surviving are his wife, Maria Maraldo; daughters: Ines (Shannon) Adams-Maraldo and Lisa (Michael) Kelly,...
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Robert F. Long

May 29, 2015

Robert F. Long, 55, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at his residence in Fort Wayne. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Robert worked with ADM for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, fishing, hunting, and late night sitting by the fire. He also enjoyed country music, Nascar, and college sports. Surviving are his father, James Long of Ravenna, OH;...
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Joyce Madora Collins

May 28, 2015

Joyce Madora Collins, 82, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015. Surviving are her sons, Dennis P (Sherry) Collins and Kevin R Collins; grandchildren, Jason (Tracy); Tyler; Joshua; and Erin (Miles) McKerracher; 4 great-grandchildren and brother, Bruce P (Patricia) Davenport; along with several nieces, nephews and friends. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Lois Davenport,...
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Julie Anne Benkenstein

May 28, 2015

Julie Anne Benkenstein, 52, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Julie worked as a regional supervisor with AVI. Surviving are her father, Steven Newhard of Fort Wayne; sons, Tyler (Shannon) Benkenstein and Jason Benkenstein both of Fort Wayne; daughters, Kristen Benkenstein of Fort Wayne and Amy (Jeff) Poole of Des Moines, IA; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Steven Newhard,...
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Joseph E. Streets

May 27, 2015

Joseph E. Streets, 91, passed away in peace on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Genesis Healthcare in New Haven. Born on April 8, 1924 in Ohio, he worked as a union painter retiring in 1986. Joseph served his country as a member of the US Army during WWII. Joseph was an avid fisherman, loving husband, and father. Joseph is survived by his daughters, Vicki (Dan) Reno; Pam Mathias; and Linda (Rick)...
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Keely A. Spalla

May 26, 2015

Keely A. Spalla , 48, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2015 at Summit City Nursing Home in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her father, Donald A. Spalla of Traverse City, MI; mother, Gaynl Spalla of Fort Wayne, IN; sister, Kyle A. Spalla of Fort Wayne, IN; brother- Uncle, Lynn (Deb) Kessler of Winsted, CT; brother, Dan (Emilie) Spalla of Traverse City, MI; sister, Annette Bouharb. Memorials may be made to...
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Keely A. Spalla

May 26, 2015

Keely A. Spalla , 48, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Summit City Nursing Home in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her father, Donald A. Spalla of Traverse City, MI; mother, Gaynl Spalla of Fort Wayne, IN; sister, Kyle A. Spalla of Fort Wayne, IN; brother- Uncle, Lynn (Deb) Kessler of Winsted, CT; brother, Dan (Emilie) Spalla of Traverse City, MI; sister, Antette Bouharb.
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James W. (Jim) Trowbridge

May 26, 2015

James W. (Jim) Trowbridge, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015. He was the eldest of twins, born at home November 14, 1931 in Noble County to David and Mildred (Griffith) Trowbridge. On October 12, 1951, he married Doris Biddle in Kendallville, IN. He retired after 27 years as a wire enameller at General Electric. He enjoyed fishing, hunting mushrooms, and gardening. Surviving are his twin...
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Edwina (Eddy) Zielinski Snyder

May 26, 2015

Edwina Zielinski Snyder "Eddy" , 81 died surrounded by her children on May 26, 2015. Born November 10, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Dr. Joseph B. and Marie Zielinski. She graduated from Iowa State University in 1955 with her Bachelor of Science Degree. On July 7, 1956, she married James R. Snyder in Chicago, Illinois where they made their home until 1968. In 1968, they...
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Gloria M. Kimmel

May 26, 2015

Gloria M. Kimmel , 87, passed away May 26, 2015. Surviving are her daughter, Marlene (Jack) Shutt of Ft. Wayne,; brother, Lloyd (Hazel) Roberts of Van Wert, OH; 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter, son-in-law, Bob Hicks of KY, daughter-in-law, Kelly Kimmel of Huntington, IN and nieces and nephews to numerous to mention. Gloria was preceded in death by her...
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Vera E. Toyias

May 25, 2015

Vera E. Toyias, 87, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 25, 2015. Surviving are her daughters, Debra Hicks of Fort Wayne and Janice Richard of Grapevine, TX; three grandsons, SSGT Matthew Hicks of Hanover, MD; Nathaniel Richard and Joshua Richard, both of Grapevine, TX; brother, Donald Burtt; sisters, Maxine Walda; and Lynda Mihaljevic. Vera was preceded in death by William and...
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Joan E. Kleber

May 25, 2015

Joan E. Kleber, 94, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Joan was a homemaker and a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church; the Rosary Sodality; and VFW #857. Surviving are her daughters, Janet Mosshammer; Rose (Dan) Escobedo; and Kathy Petersen; sons, James (Marilyn) Kleber; and Joseph (Rebecca) Kleber; sister, Mary Ellen...
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Joanne Loew

May 23, 2015

Joanne Loew, 63, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. Surviving are her daughter, Amanda (Michael Russo) Holland of Rockville, MD; sister, Rose Yeager of Rochester, NY; brother, Robert Loew of West Lafayette; brother, James Loew of Fishers; granddaughter, Violet "Vio" Russo. Joanne was preceded in death by parents, Carl Loew and Violet (Buchanan) Loew; brother, Edward Loew. Memorials may be made...
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Kenneth L. Miller

May 23, 2015

Kenneth L. Miller, 73, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Evansville, IN, Kenneth earned his masters degree from Ball State University. He was a history teacher with Muncie Schools and FWCS for 35 years, retiring in 1997. Kenneth coached track and cross county for many years. He loved his family and cherished his grandchildren. ...
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Jean M. Blair

May 22, 2015

Jean M. Blair, 86, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at ManorCare Health Services-Indy South in Indianapolis. She was also a member of the St. Luke Alter Guild and AAL Branch. Surviving are her daughter, Debra K. Obrien of Indianapolis; son, John L. Blair of Bloomington; four granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Henry F. Gerdom of Carmel. Memorials may be made to Food for the...
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Delores Kathryn Tomlinson

May 21, 2015

Delores Kathryn Tomlinson, 80, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her home in New Haven. Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Jack Tomlinson of New Haven; son, James (Jim) E. Tomlinson of Las Vegas, NV; daughters, Deborah (Paul) Diehl of Harlingen, TX; Julie (Ron) Tomlinson of Woodburn; Diane (Scott) Marks of Chandler, AZ; Kelley Doyle of Fort Wayne; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;...
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Lisa and Lydia Schmucker

May 21, 2015

Lisa Marie Schmucker,13, and Lydia Rose Schmucker, 11, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. Surviving are parents, Jerry and Ada Schmucker; brothers, Jerry Lynn (Mattie) Schmucker; Martin Lee Schmucker; Delmar Jay Schmucker; Josiah Japheth Schmucker; sisters, Linda (Lawayne) Graber; Lori Ann Schmucker; Sarah Grace Schmucker; Kayla Joy Schmucker; grandmother, Amanda Schmucker; grandparents,...
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Karen Shelton

May 21, 2015

Karen Shelton , 53, passed away May 21, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospital. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Beverly Ann Aughinbaugh

May 21, 2015

Beverly Ann Aughinbaugh, 84, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. Surviving are her daughters, Vicki Higgins of Fort Wayne, and Krista Morrolf of New Haven; 2 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter; and brother, Bruce (Nancy) Worster of Saint Leonard, MD. Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Merle Aughinbaugh, and son-in-law, James Michael Higgins. Memorials may be made to the American Lung...
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John S. Premer

May 20, 2015

John S. Premer , 43, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his home in Fort Wayne. Born in Ft. Wayne, IN, John graduated from Snider H.S in 1991. He was a Maintenance Engineer with Mullinix for several years. His passion was playing his guitars and he enjoyed listening to all types of music. John also enjoyed watching horror movies and comedies and collecting movie memorabilia. Surviving are...
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Ida H. Milledge

May 20, 2015

Ida H. Milledge, 86, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Born in Ostheim,Germany, Ida is survived by brother-in-laws, Frank Milledge of Fort Wayne and Wilbur (Phyllis) Milledge of Churubusco. Ida was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Selma Brueckner and her husband, Arvin Milledge. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:00 pm...
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Luella M. Stabler

May 19, 2015

Luella M. Stabler, 92, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her home with her family by her side. Born in Dixon, OH, Luella was a nursing assistant with Parkview Hospital for 14 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church and a Parkview Hospital volunteer. Surviving are her daughter, Rene D. (Bill) Purcell of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Vanessa (Gregg)...
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Sharon L. Parrot

May 18, 2015

Sharon L Parrot , 70, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015. Surviving are her son, Robert Joseph (Ronna) Parrot of Fort Wayne, IN; daughter in law, Dawn Parrot of Quincy, MI; grandchildren, Mackinzie and Meagan; step grandchildren, Kyle, Wade, Alyssa and Olivia, Kayla and Tyler. Sharon was preceded in death by her parents W Dale and Alice McBride, son, Robert Dale Parrot, brother, Mike McBride. ...
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Caleb Ryan Lewis

May 16, 2015

Our beloved child Caleb Ryan Lewis passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his parents, Jeremy and Angela Lewis; sisters, Faith and Allison Lewis; grandparents, Robert (Deborah) Sterling, Stephen Lewis and Nancy Lewis; great-grandfather, Dwight Lewis; and great-grandmother, Helen Stinnett. Cemetery Service is at 2:00 pm, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at...
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Mitchell J. (Mickey) Markow

May 16, 2015

Mitchell J. "Mickey" Markow, 89, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Surviving are his wife, Gloria C. Markow of Fort Wayne; daughter, Leona (Alan) Ross of American Canyon, CA; son, Raymond Markow of Venice, CA; daughter, Audrey (Armando) Perezselsky of Mesa, AZ; daughter, Amy (Jim) Luther of Fort Wayne; and son, Franklin (Gina) Markow of Rancho...
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Ann E. Sands

May 15, 2015

Ann E. Sands, 66, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 at home. Born in Fort Wayne, IN. Surviving are her husband of 45 years, James Sands and her loving dogs Lucy, Maice and Otis . Ann was preceded in death by her parents Floyd and Jennie Morrical, son, Derek Sands, sister in law, Linda Stine.
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Bobby R. Atkinson

May 14, 2015

Bobby R. Atkinson, 61, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in New Castle, IN, Bobby served our country as a US Marine. He was a member of the PAL. Bobby enjoyed crafts, gardening, and his flowers. Surviving are his brother, Bill (LeAnn) Atkinson of Las Vegas, NV, sister, Debbie (Jim) Fraizer of Fort Wayne, longtime companion, Ann Krock of...
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Antonio Rico (Baby Rico) Morales, Jr.

May 12, 2015

Antonio Rico Morales Jr., "Baby Rico", passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Baby Rico did not have a long life, but it was a life lived to the fullest. He was a perfect soul born into an imperfect body. He was the best son, brother, grandson, nephew, and cousin that a family could ask for. He traveled to many states including Florida and Arizona. He put his feet in the sand and ocean. He...
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Robert (Bob) W. Herr

May 10, 2015

Robert (Bob) W. Herr, 87, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Bob was a WWII Navy veteran and earned his mechanical engineering degree from Tri-State University. He worked for Bowmar Instrument Corporation for 34 years, retiring in 1988. He was an extraordinary engineer with 23 patents. He was a member of the American...
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Betty J. Haas

May 10, 2015

Betty J. Haas, 90, died Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Roanoke, IN, Betty worked as an order filler with Fort Wayne Drug for 20 years. Surviving are her daughter, Jane Ann Jantzen of Leo, IN; step-son, Earl O. Haas of Fort Wayne, IN; step-daughters, Sharon M. (Randy) Noakes and Carol L. (Roger) Minnich both of Fort Wayne, IN; 20 grandchildren and 6 great...
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Karen Ann Hancock

May 10, 2015

Karen Ann Hancock, 61, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Fort Wayne. She was born in Denver, CO, on November 3, 1953. She married Bruce Hancock in 1975. The family moved to Fort Wayne in 1986, where she pursued her love for all creatures great and small. She is survived by her husband Bruce Hancock; son, Luke (Kristen) Hancock of Pittsburgh; grandson, Wyatt Bruce Hancock; sister, Diane Lynn;...
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Marilyn J. Hart

May 9, 2015

Marilyn J. Hart, "Aunt Meo", 79, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. Born in Fort Wayne, Marilyn was a lifetime resident of Fort Wayne but spent her summers on Adams Lake of Wolcottville since she was 12 years old. She graduated from North Side High School in 1954. She then attended Ball State Teacher's College and earned a Bachelor's degree in education in...
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Lois B. Tannehill

May 8, 2015

Lois B.Tannehill, 89, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at home. She was born in Green Bay, WI, on July 10, 1925, and raised in Escanaba, MI. She married James E. Tannehill on Feb 23, 1952, in Chicago, IL. Lois is survived by daughters, Vicki and Carol; son, Steven; step-daughter, Karen Sue (Jim) Procaccino of Osceola, IN; grandsons, Brian Tannehill of Fort Wayne and Jeffrey (Katie Savio)...
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Ramiza Miljkovic

May 8, 2015

Ramiza Miljkovic , 63, passed away May 8, 2015 at her residence in Fort Wayne. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Patrick Joseph Bruggeman

May 7, 2015

Patrick Joseph Bruggeman, 66, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Friends are invited to celebrate his life and legacy at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm with a prayer service at 8:30 pm. Memorials may be made to the International Justice Mission. To sign the online guest book,...
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Stephen (Steve) A. Gaskill

May 7, 2015

Stephen "Steve" A. Gaskill, 73, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015 at his home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Steve graduated from South Side High School in 1959. While at South Side, he was active in their basketball, football, and tennis programs. Steve served in the Army from 1962 to 1965. He was a dedicated Police Officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department for 32 years before...
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Michael J. Brita

May 6, 2015

Michael J. Brita, 62, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Born in Fort Wayne, Mike was a Realtor with North Eastern Group Realty. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Surviving are his daughter, Jessica (John-Michael) Brita-Segyde; son, Matthew (Kaity Dull) Brita; fiancee, Janine Cole; brother, Joseph "Junie" (Pam) Brita; grandchildren, Anthony and Mary all of Fort Wayne; and his...
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Melvin J. Lyttle

May 5, 2015

Melvin J. Lyttle, 95, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Somers Hospice House in Sebring. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Melvin worked as a Set-up Operator with General Electric for 42 years, retiring in 1983. He enjoyed fishing, golf, playing pool. Enjoyed winters in Florida and summers at the lake. Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Diane Lyttle of Lake Wales, FL; sons, Michael (Karen) Lyttle of...
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June L. Kissinger

May 5, 2015

June L. Kissinger, 92, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Canterbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Auburn, IN, June graduated from North Side High School in 1940. Later she worked as a Secretary with Fruehauf for 20 years. She was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church, North Side High School Alumni Association, and the Red Hat Society. June was an avid golfer and...
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