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Revere F. Reese, Jr.

June 28, 2016

Revere F. Reese, Jr., 88, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Revere was a man of strong faith for the Lord. Surviving are his wife, Patsy Reese of Fort Wayne, son, Craig (Deborah) Reese of Roanoke, and grandson, Cale (Lauren) Reese of Fort Wayne. Revere was preceded in death by father, Revere F. Reese, Sr., mother, Guinevere Bauer, and sister, Jane Riley. Memorials may be made to the Allen...
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Jill Hodges

June 28, 2016

Jill Hodges , 45, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at her home in Fort Wayne, Born in Lansing, MI, Jill graduated from Eastern High School and received her Bachelors from Michigan State University. She was an active member of Wallen Baptist Church and enjoyed her time in Bible studies. Jill enjoyed being outdoors, hiking, biking and jogging. Her true passion was her family and caring for her...
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Grigorios Mangos

June 27, 2016

Grigorios Mangos, 83, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Polikerasos, Kastoria, Greece, Grigorios was a master cabinet maker and through the years was employed at Roethele Lumber, Waynedale Lumber, and retired from Key Millwork. Grigorios loved spending time with his family and enjoyed gardening and fishing. He especially cherished time on the soccer field sidelines watching...
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William (Bill) O. Gotschall

June 27, 2016

William "Bill" O. Gotschall, 83, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 at Kingston Residence in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Bill graduated from North Side High School and earned his bachelors in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He was a Vietnam War Era Army Veteran. Bill worked with Magnavox for 25 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran...
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Tom F. Jackson

June 27, 2016

Tom F. Jackson, 81, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 at Heritage Park Health Care Center. Tom was a salesman in the Automotive Dept of Sears for 25 years. Surviving are his daughters, Judith and Amy Jackson. Tom was preceded in death by his parents Warren W. and Margaret E. Jackson, wife, Lois A. Smith, brother, Ned Jackson, half brother, Robert Jackson. Memorials may be made to the Heart...
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Elizabeth (Betty) Mitchell

June 26, 2016

Elizabeth "Betty" Mitchell , 96, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016. Surviving are several neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis "George" Mitchell; brothers, Clarence Jr., William, Jack, and Richard Flory; sisters, Geraldine VOlz, Bernadette Patton, Rita Chapman, and Maxine Welklin.
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Eleanor Zook

June 26, 2016

Eleanor R. Zook, 94, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016. She is survived by her husband of 75 years, Harold, daughter Ruth (Michael) Brescia of Arlington, MA, son Vaughn (Carol) Zook of Fort Wayne, and granddaughter Barbara Brescia of Arlington, MA. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Catherine Brescia.
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Kenneth R. White, Jr.

June 25, 2016

Kenneth R. White Jr., 40, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital. Surviving are his sisters, Kathleen (Jason) Dunfee and Kerry White both of Fort Wayne, IN. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth Sr. and Martha White. Funeral Service is 10:00 am, Friday, July 1, 2016 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with calling one hour...
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Michael C. Braun

June 25, 2016

Michael C. Braun , 69, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Visiting Nurse in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his sisters, Barbara A. (Joseph Breman) Elam of Fort Wayne, IN; Nancy Mitsch of Fort Wayne, IN; nieces, Christine (Kevin Wilson) Elam, Heather (Rob) Hontz, nephews, Joseph "Trace" Elam, Marcus (Amanda) Elam, Jeffrey (Kim) Mitsch, David Mitsch. Michael was preceded in death by his parents,...
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Steve D. Norton

June 25, 2016

Steve D. Norton, 67, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Huntertown, IN. Surviving are wife, Susan E. Norton of Huntertown, IN; brother, David L. (Patti) Norton of Fort Wayne, IN. Steve was preceded in death by his father, Robert Norton and mother, Annabelle Norton, and his fishing partner, Thom Fitzcharles.
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Edward Patire

June 24, 2016

Edward Patire, 70, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 24, 2016.Surviving are his Spouse, Lynn Patire; daughters, Jody (Rob) Moher, Tracy (Nate) Busch, Kelly Patire; and son, Todd Patire; and grandchildren, Thomas, Kori, Katie, Tyler, Ellie, Julia, Grace, and Morgan. He is also survived by his two brothers, Charles (Barbara) Patire and Richard (Geraldine) Patire and several nieces and...
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Aubrey S. Sarrazin

June 24, 2016

Aubrey S. Sarrazin, 101, passed away peacefully Friday, June 24, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Surviving are his son, David (Mary) Sarrazin of Angola; four grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Aubrey was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Sarrazin, daughter, Sara Jane Christen, sister, Helen Hambrock, and brother, Eugene Sarrazin.
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Miriam C. Hofmann

June 24, 2016

Miriam C. Hofmann , 97, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at her home in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her son, Ralph Richard Hofmann (Special Friend Bridget Patrick) of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter, Helen Louise (Bob) Piasecki of Northbrook, IL. Miriam was preceded in death by parents, Fredrick and Clara Marie (Schumm) Weck, husband, Reinhold R. Hofmann, brothers, Henry F, Lester F., and George...
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Joann V. Hageman

June 24, 2016

Joann V. Hageman, 89, Friday June 24, 2016. Joann was a loving homemaker raising her two sons Brad J. Hageman, Ft. Wayne and the late John E. Hageman and two daughters, Nikki Stewart of Fort Wayne and Kathy (Alan) Doege of Carmel, IN. Other survivors include sisters, Marjorie Henschen of Huntington, Jean Krinn of Roanoke, Nancy Loebert of Fort Wayne, brother Jim (Sharon) Bruns, Angola;...
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Llewellyn B. (Lou) Stine

June 24, 2016

Llewelleyn B. Stine (Lou), born February 27, 1927, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016. Surviving are his four daughters, Linda Cripe, Cathy Stine, Becky (Brad) Nelson, and Sandy Reed; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews along with his ex-wife Beverly Stine; Lou's longtime companion, Gladys Buenconsejo, her daughters Gemma McClendon and Cynthia Buenconsejo and 3...
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Richard Baumgarte

March 31, 1943 - June 24, 2016

Richard Baumgarte, 73, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016. Born in Delphos, OH, on March 31, 1943. He was the son of the late Cletus and Evelyn Baumgarte. Richard worked as a Engineer with Navistar for 31 years. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and Knights of Columbus. He was a general contractor, and started his own construction business in 1991. Surviving are: son,...
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Nondis (Nibby) Imogene Gordon

June 24, 2016

Nondis "Nibby" Imogene Gordon, 88, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at her home in Laotto. Born in Fort Wayne, Nondis worked at the Wayne Knitting Mill for 8 years and more recently at the Fort Myers Truck Stop for 32 years. She attended the Laotto Wesleyan Church. Surviving are her children, Larry (Jacqueline) Gordon of Avilla, IN; Lonny (Barbara) Gordon of Awendaw, SC; Lynn (Denise)...
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Andrew Neel

June 23, 2016

Andrew Neel , 38, passed away June 23, 2016 at . Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Lawerence Budd Shinabery

June 23, 2016

Lawerence Budd Shinabery , 83, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016. Surviving are his Spouse, Ruby L. Shinabery; sons, Lawrence "Larry" (Lynne), and Steven R. (Paulette) Shinabery; daughter, Sharon L. (Scott) Shinabery-Dyben; 9 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren; and sister, Peggy Armstrong . Lawerence was preceded in death by sister, Sarah Osterman; and great-grandson, Devin Walker. ...
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Eleen (Ellie) Hall

June 23, 2016

Eleen "Ellie" Hall, 96, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016. Surviving are her son, Dennis (Karen) Hall; daughter, Peggy (Bob) Bunting; grandchildren, Denise (Jim) Wappes, Chad (Sara) Hall, Matthew (Barb) Hall, Tony Hall, Angi (Darrel) Bice, Bill (Julie) Bunting, Jenny (Shannon) Branscomb, Jeff (Melissa) Bunting, Thom (Rachael) Bunting and Amy Neuer; 23 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great...
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Nancy R. Downs

June 22, 2016

Nancy R. Downs, 75, passed away June 22, 2016. Surviving are her sons, Todd L. Downs of Fort Wayne, IN; Scott A. Downs of Fort Wayne, IN; Thomas M. (Michele) Downs of Alexandria, VA; grandson, Evan L. Downs; and sister, Betty Howard. Nancy was preceded in death by her father, Carl Rogers father, Jesse Brown, mother, Marie Brown, and brother, David Rogers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...
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Norman H. Black

June 22, 2016

Norman H. Black, 78, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his wife, Maris Black; son, Kurt (Shelley) Black; daughter, Heidi Lancaster; son, Kyle (Liz) Black; eight grandchildren, Noah, Rachel, Ashtyn, Brightyn, Meredith, Rebecca, Tanner, and Daniel; sister, Geraldine Chandler; and brother, David Black. Norman was preceded in death by his parents, Ottis and Pauline...
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Thomas (Tom) L. Haley

June 22, 2016

Thomas "Tom" L. Haley, 79, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. A resident of Fort Wayne and The Villages, FL, Tom was born in Fort Wayne where he graduated from Central Catholic High School. Tom worked as a mechanic with the Hires Automotive Group for 35 years before retiring. He was an active member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, especially in...
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Donald (Donny) Walsh

June 21, 2016

Donald "Donny" Walsh, 46, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Surviving are his sons, Nick (Catherine Morton) Walsh; and Alexander Walsh; and their mother Rebecca Walsh; son, Thomas Walsh, daughter, Megan Walsh, and their mother Tracy Klingenberger; and daughter, Makenzi Walsh and her mother, Collette Murray; grandson, Edward "Remmy" Walsh; father, Tom Dennis; brothers, Joseph Dennis,...
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Juanita Gallaway

June 21, 2016

Juanita Gallaway, 71, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her 3 sons, Richard (Alice) Delcamp, Lavon (Michelle) Wirtz, and Seth Gallaway; siblings, Lois (Pete) Perona, Terry (Leda Faye) Delcamp; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Juanita was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Betty Delcamp. Burial in Lindenwood...
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Beverly A. Natkiel

June 21, 2016

Beverly A. Natkiel , 78, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Holyoke, MA, Beverly worked with General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 2006. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband of 39 years, Lewis B. Natkiel of Fort Wayne, IN, son, John W. Campbell of Blackstone, MA, daughters, Bonnie Lou (Michael) Hart of Mendon, MA,...
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William R. Shepherd

June 20, 2016

William R. Shepherd, 75, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at Miller's at Oak Pointe in Columbia City. Surviving are his wife, Carol R. Shepherd; sons, Mark A. Shepherd, Daniel R. (Kelly) Shepherd, John R. (Rose) Shepherd, and Todd Christopher Shepherd; daughters, Julia M. (Jim) Baughman, and Lisa A. (Stacey) Petrovas; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; mother, Florence Shepherd; sisters,...
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Aaron Myers

June 20, 2016

Aaron Myers, 28, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016, after a two year battle with cancer. He graduated from the University of St. Francis with a B.S. in Biology, and from Purdue University with a M.S. in Entomology. He is survived by his wife, Angela Saraceno; mother, Trinda; and nephew, Gabriel Myers. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Angela Saraceno.
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Warren J (Pork) Sexton

June 20, 2016

Warren J "Pork" Sexton, 82, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, in Fort Wayne, IN, surrounded by his family, including his beloved wife of 62 years, Rosalind "Rosie" Sexton. He was known as Pork to his many friends, and Dad to his children; Cherry (Mike) Kleber, the late Debby (Tim) Benson, Kim (Ron) Horner, Sue (Scott) Langford, Lisa (Ron) Kisor, and Kathy (Don) Perry. He will also be...
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Nicholas Litchin

June 20, 2016

Nicholas Litchin of Syracuse, Indiana, (formerly from Fort Wayne,) passed away peacefully on Monday, June 20, 2016. Born in Fort Wayne on October 22, 1927 to the late Vasil and Ephrodita Litchin, Nick graduated from South Side High School and the Indiana University School of Business. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Returning to Fort Wayne, Nick began his career as a partner in...
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Victor L. King

June 19, 2016

Victor L. King, 58, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Visiting Nurse in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his wife, Brenda King of Fort Wayne; step-daughter, Elizabeth Gibson; step-son, James Otis; sister, Noretta Campbell; grandson, Michael Otis; and grandson, Brian Noe. Victor was preceded in death by his father, Larry King; mother, Lillie King; and daughter, Victoria Noe. Memorials may be made to...
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Anatolij (Tony) Udalych

June 19, 2016

Anatolij "Tony" Udalych, 68, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016. Surviving are his nephews, Alex (Terri) Koshurin of Churubusco, Andrew Tymoczko, Robert Tymoczko; niece, Tania (Wayne) Bonin; great-niece, Elizabeth Koshurin; great-nephews, Eric, Adam Koshurin, Austin and Cole Bonin. Anatolij was preceded in death by his parents, Emilian and Maria; sisters, Tania Koshurin, Barbara Tymoczko, nephews...
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David H. Stephey

June 19, 2016

Pastor David H. Stephey, 73, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. Born in Elkhart, Indiana, David earned his Bachelor in Divinity from Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. David's first passion was to be a servant of God and to serve his church family. Pastor David started his 47 year pastoral career at Trinity and St. Paul Lutheran in Rockgrove,...
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Julia M. DeCriscio

June 19, 2016

Julia M. DeCriscio, nee Astore, 89, died on June 19, 2016, at Dupont Hospital. Born in Altoona, Pa., Julia worked as a supervisor with Harry Lenson, Textiles, retiring in 1989. She also worked with Robert Frey and Son's Textile Company. Her hobbies included sewing and embroidery. Julia is survived by her sons, Nick DeCrisico and John Seymore; two daughters, Kathy Rowland and Sharon Monheit;...
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Stanley David Stone

June 18, 2016

Stanley David Stone, 66, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Terre Haute, IN, Dave retired from the United States Postal Service. He served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. Surviving are son, Scott (Kelly) Stone of Fort Wayne; 3 grandchildren, Priscilla, Grant, and Ethan; and sister, Maralee Borrowski of Whitleyville, TN. Dave was...
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Phil Alexander

June 18, 2016

Phil Alexander, 86, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Lutheran Life Villages at Pine Valley in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his loving wife of 61 years, Jean Alexander of Fort Wayne, IN; daughter, Denise (Perry) Lyons, son, Brent Alexander, all of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Justin Alexander, Jennifer (Kevin) Mattison, Kristen (Ryan) Kay, Katelyn (Brenden) Williams, Jacob Alexander, Houston...
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Virginia (Ginny) McCaffrey

June 17, 2016

Virginia "Ginny" McCaffrey, 85, passed away Friday, June 17. She is survived by her daughters, Michelle (Allen) Deter of Pretty Lake, Julie McCaffrey (Larry Gerig), Amy (John) Van Dyke, and Molly (Jody) Barrand, all of Fort Wayne; son-in-law Gregory Manifold, also of Fort Wayne; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by daughter Anne McCaffrey; sons Tim and...
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Dorothy E. Harris

June 17, 2016

Dorothy E. Harris , 83, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at Summit City Nursing Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Shelbyville, TN, Dorothy worked in customer service with Lowes for 13 years, she was also a bookkeeper at Needham Business Machines, and worked for Don Scott of Scotts Grocery. Dorothy enjoyed playing bingo, doll collecting, feeding and watching birds, tending to her flower garden and...
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Jean M. White

June 17, 2016

Jean M. White, 94, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at in Fort Wayne. Born in Bowling Green, OH, Jean was a Registered Nurse and Director of Pediatrics with several hospitals in Ohio, Kentucky, Texas, and Fort Wayne. She and her husband owned and operated White's Market with her husband until their retirement in the 1970's. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church; Sweet Adelines Barber...
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Nancy Barber

June 17, 2016

Nancy Barber, 61, of Fort Wayne, IN, was surrounded by loved ones when she passed away Friday, June 17, 2016. Nancy was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Albert and Irene Harrison on September 27, 1954. In 1978, she moved to Henryville, IN with the love of her life and best friend, husband Steve Barber. They later moved to Fort Wayne in 1987. Nancy gave the gift of music to the many students...
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Larry R. Busche, I

June 17, 2016

Larry R. Busche I, 74, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., Larry worked for International Harvester for 21 years before working as a cabinet builder with Dutchmade for 19 years, retiring in 2004. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Larry enjoyed the outdoors. His hobbies included gardening, traveling, being social around...
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Rheba E. Carlson

June 16, 2016

Rheba E. Carlson, 92, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016. Survivors include her son, Dr. David Lee Carlson of Grand Junction, Colo., and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, E. Rolland Carlson; and daughter, Dr. Cynthia Peterson. A private memorial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
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Dorothy Mae Beber

June 16, 2016

Dorothy Mae Beber, 90, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Dorothy worked as an accounting clerk with WOWO for 10 years. She was a member of the St. Anne Home Chapel family and was known as an avid reader. Surviving are her daughters, Kristine (Jerry) Byanski of Fort Wayne, Rebecca Crockett of Fort Wayne, and...
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Patricia (Patty) Knight-Baumann

June 15, 2016

Patricia "Patty" Knight-Baumann, 77, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Waldon Woods in Wyoming, Mich. Born in Detroit, Mich., Patty worked at several places including: St. Jude Catholic Church, FWCS, and Good Will where she managed for several years. Patty enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling, and watching movies. Surviving are her children, Michael Knight, Stephen Knight, Thomas (Linda...
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Michael Patrick Nagle

June 15, 2016

Michael Patrick Nagle, 62, passed away June 15, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Detroit, MI, Michael was a retired regional sales manager with Fuji Film for 32 years. Surviving are his wife, Jenny Nagle; son, Matthew (Rachel) Nagle of Indianapolis, IN; son, Andrew (Stephanie) Nagle of Indianapolis, IN; daughter, Molly (Jerry) Clopton of Fort Wayne, IN; and 7 grandchildren. Michael was preceded in...
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Susan D. Winchester

June 14, 2016

Susan D. Winchester, 42, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her husband, Christopher Winchester; daughter, Amanda Winchester; father, Douglas Sprague; sister, Rose (Charlie) Brown; brother, Shawn Buelow; step-father, Frank Buelow; special nieces, Jordan Brown and Samantha (Kyle) Justice; several brothers and sisters-in-law; and several nephews and nieces. Susan was...
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Donald J. Derheimer

June 14, 2016

Donald J. Derheimer, 78, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his daughter, Karen (Geoffrey) Ash of High Point, N.C.; son, Kevin (Kathy) Derheimer of Naples, Fla.; daughter, Mary (Donald Thomas) Derheimer of Dallas, Tex.; sons, David Derheimer, Steven Derheimer, and Christopher (Christine) Derheimer, all of Fort Wayne; and granddaughters, Chelsea and Deanna. Donald was...
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Norma Jean Steiss

June 14, 2016

Norma Jean Steiss, 86, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Norma loved serving her family as a homemaker and overseeing the family farm as she cared for the animals and garden. She was a member of Our Hope Lutheran Church since 1971. Norma served as past President of Our Hope Lutheran Church Ladies Guild, and a member of the Our Hope Lutheran Church Choir for...
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Curtis Green

June 13, 2016

Curtis Green, 78, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 at his home in Fort Wayne. Born in Colburn, TN, Curtis was a Korean War Army veteran. He worked as the lead man in the welding department with Diester Machine for several years before retiring. Curtis had a passion for restoring old antique cars. He also enjoyed fishing, and hunting. He attended The Chapel. Surviving are his wife Linda...
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Wanda E. Swihart

June 13, 2016

Wanda E. Swihart, 80, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Wanda had a strong, unwavering faith for the Lord. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Wanda worked as a photo inspector at Mcjon Inc for several years. She was a member of Trier Ridge Community Church and the Womens Christian Service Council...
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Wendell P. Adams

June 13, 2016

Wendell P. Adams, 90 of New Haven, IN died on June 13, 2016. Born on June 12, 1926, the youngest of brothers, Manford and Seth; and sister, Frances Gantz. His parents were Burton Q. and Garnette Adams. Wendell was a long-time member of New Haven United Methodist Church. He graduated from Harrison Hill Grade School, South Side High School, and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He proudly served...
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Phyllis J. Ritenour

August 6, 1932 - June 13, 2016

Phyllis J. Ritenour, 83, joined her beloved husband, Leon, in heaven on Monday, June 13, 2016. Born on August 6, 1932 in Elkhart, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Edna and Ralph Brubaker. Phyllis was co-owner of Ritenour Blue Flame LP Gas in North Manchester where she served as the secretary and bookkeeper. She loved her grandchildren, crafts, flowers, hummingbirds, collecting spoons and...
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Angela M. Ehrhardt

June 12, 2016

Angela M. Ehrhardt, 82, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at home in Fort Wayne. Born in Rendsburg, Germany. She attained her pediatric nursing degree in Luebeck Germany in 1955 and immigrated to the United States in 1955. Angela worked at the Lutheran Hospital nursery and retired from St. Joseph Hospital after 25 years in medical records, retiring in 1994. She met the love of her life Fritz,...
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Nadine Reece

June 11, 2016

Nadine Reece, 88, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Golden Years in Fort Wayne. Nadine was a loving wife, grandma, and great-grandma. She was a member of Third Street Church of God. Nadine enjoyed singing, reading, cooking, crocheting and spending time with her family. Surviving are her grandchildren, Courtney (Craig Brown) Stillman of Frankfort, IL; Shannon (Michael) Jones, Brennan ...
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Kimberly Jean Moyer

June 11, 2016

Kimberly Jean Moyer, 34, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital. Surviving are her mother, Karen S. Moyer of Fort Wayne, IN; father, Edward A Moyer of Hudson, IN; sister, Angela M (Gary) Welker of Fort Wayne, IN; brother, Larry (Laurie) Moyer of Indianapolis, IN; nieces and nephews, Allyson, Taylor, Courtney, Tyler and Evan; step grandmother, Barbara Grandstaff of Kendallville...
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Marsha Jean McCoy

June 10, 2016

Marsha Jean McCoy, 72, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016 at home. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Marsha enjoyed reading and music and loved her grandchildren. Surviving are her sons, Jim R (Virginia) Robbins of Fort Wayne, Todd L (Sonja) Robbins of Whitestown IN, Shane McCoy of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren Corey, Haleigh, Tyler, Logan, Ethan Makayla, Madison, Morgan, Cameron and Peyton; great...
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Mark Edward Richmond

June 10, 2016

Mark Edward Richmond Sr., 55, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016. Surviving are his wife and soul mate, Sonia Sue Richmond; mother Shirley Crabtree; daughters, Mandi Richmond, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, April Richmond, Wheeling, WV, Miranda "Randi" Hoover; Alexis "Lexy" (Brandon) Hemmerlin;g McKinzie (Maleesha) Miller; sons, Justin (Jamie) Imer; Mark Edward Richmond, Jr.; Dalton Miller; five...
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Julie L. Fitzgerald

June 10, 2016

Julie L. Fitzgerald, 48, passed on Friday, June 10, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Marion, IN, Julie worked as a teacher with St. Vincent's Catholic School. She was a member of the Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana and Thursday Night Group. She enjoys painting, being creative, and family visits. Surviving are her mother, Maryanne Fitzgerald of Marion; son, Nicholas Wusterbarth of Fort Wayne;...
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Emma Steffen

June 9, 2016

Infant,Emma Steffen , was stillborn, June 9, 2016 at St Joseph Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Ruth Steffen and father, Stephen Buhr. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Lois E. Murchland

June 9, 2016

Lois E. Murchland, 89, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Bethlehem Woods Rehab Center. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Lois worked as a Assistant Manager of Underwriting Division with Lincoln Life for 46 years, retiring in 1991. She loved animals especially her cat "Rocky". The family would like to thank Bethlehem Woods and staff, especially Kimberly and Morgan, for their loving care of Lois over...
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Deborah (Debbie) Carteaux Martin

June 9, 2016

Deborah (Debbie) Carteaux Martin , 52, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Sage Bluff Nursing and Rehab in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, . She graduated from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School in 1979, Bishop Dwenger High School in 1983 and attended Brown Mackie College. Deborah worked as a Administrative Asst, for CTD Inc.,Preferred Irrigation and Freedom Financial. She was a...
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Erika Knuckles

June 9, 2016

ERIKA KNUCKLES, 74, died Thursday, June 9th at Ashton Creek Health Center after a long and courageous battle against cancer. She was a loving person and made friends wherever she went. She enjoyed many years attending the Parkview YMCA and made many friends there. Her best friend and former co-worker was Mary Dunbar who helped Erika through her illness. She leaves behind her siblings, Joseph...
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Ember Bean

June 8, 2016

Ember Bean , 1, passed away June 8, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Amber Michelle Spradlin and father, Jonathan James Bean. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Agnes Cabel Antibus

June 8, 2016

Agnes Cabel Antibus, 83, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Washington, IN, Agnes will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. She was also a sustaining member of the Junior League of Fort Wayne. Surviving are her children, Cabel (Kathy) Antibus of Fort Wayne; and Polly ...
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Barbara Ann Davis

January 8, 1940 - June 8, 2016

Barbara Ann Davis. 76 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday June 8 surrounded by loved ones. She was born on January 8 1940 to Richard and June Guthier. She was a member and volunteer at St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Barb retired from Von Maur and has been a volunteer at Parkview Hospital, comforting and thinking of others before herself. Surviving family is include; sons, Mike (Lisa...
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Ruth A. Cleveland

June 8, 2016

Ruth A. Cleveland (nee Deck), 90, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, she was the daughter of Charles Deck and Anna Pasel (nee Brasch). Surviving are her daughter, Diane (Roger) Fisher; grandchildren, Adam Garland ; and Rachel Garland. Ruth was also preceded in death by daughter, Debra Garland in 2007; and her son, David Cleveland in 2014; brothers, Robert and...
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Allen M. Clendenen

June 8, 2016

Allen M. Clendenen, 89, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community. Born in Cabin Creek, WV, Allen was a WWII and Korean War Air Force Veteran. He worked with Rea Magnet Wire for 33 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of Praise Lutheran Church, active member of Korean War Veteran, Chapter 1; American Legion, Post 82; and Air Force, Chapter 143. Allen's...
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Wendy L. Neely

June 8, 2016

Wendy L. Neely, 49, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Wendy was the daughter of the late Harold and Dorothy Neely. Surviving are her brother, Danny (Diana) Neely of Fort Wayne, sisters, Sharon (Lennie) Hockman of Alamogordo, NM, Londa (Russell) Hobbs of Versailles, IN and Peggy Pocock of Fort Wayne. Wendy was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Philip...
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Kemon Rutledge

June 8, 2016

Infant, Kemon Rutledge, passed away, June 8, 2016 at Parkview Hospital Randallia. He is survived by his mother, Alisha Rolan and father, Kemo Rutledge. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Ave.
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Robert B. Carroll

June 8, 2016

Robert B. Carroll, 94, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne. Born in 1921 in Defiance, OH, Bob graduated from Defiance High School and International Business College. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. Bob was intelligent, quick-witted, and unusually knowledgeable. His daughter claimed that asking Bob a question was quicker than Googling. Bob's particular...
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Craig Sheline

June 7, 2016

Craig Sheline, 67, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Goshen, Indiana, Craig graduated from Goshen High School where he took part in their football and swimming programs. He was an electrical engineer during his working career with multiple organizations including his own business. He was an avid Triumph car collector. Craig also enjoyed golfing,...
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Ronald E. Reed

June 7, 2016

Ronald E. Reed, 81, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his wife and companion of 30 years, Julia Reed; daughters, Rhonda K. Harter of Dawson, MN, and Rochelle Weiberg of Madison, MN; sister, Donna M. (Jerry) DeTro of Angola, 6 grandchildren,14 great grandchildren, brother-in-law Keith "Pete" Linton, nieces, and nephews. Ronald was preceded in...
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Martha Rothenberg Replane

June 7, 2016

Martha Rothenberg Replane, 67, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at her home in Fort Wayne. Born in Richmond, VA, Martha lived all over the world with her family in both Brazil for 6 years and the United Kingdom for 4 years. She will be remembered as being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Martha served as a teacher's assistant in both South Bend and Fort Wayne Community Schools. She...
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Bruce J. Cunningham

June 6, 2016

Bruce J. Cunningham, 70, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at his home in Placentia, CA. He is survived by his wife, Carol (Sadler) Cunningham; son, Christopher (Gail) Cunningham; daughter Heather Cunningham; grandchildren Sophia Pallares; and Anthony Walshl; great-grandchild, Zachary Walsh; brother, William R. (Cheryl) Cunningham; sisters Helen Cunningham; Dale Ann (Jim) Becher, Mary Ann ...
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Ferdinand (Fred) Gulker III

June 6, 2016

Ferdinand "Fred" Gulker III., 86, died peacefully at home on Monday, June 6. Surviving are his wife of 52 years Pat Gulker, children, Sandra (Tom) Hutchinson, Susan (Roy) Puckett, Kari (Bruce Abrams) Gulker, Ferdinand (Irene) Gulker, IV.; step-children, Cynthia Harden, Donald (Shari) Werst, Rick (Vicki Platter) Werst, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Ann (Frank Juranek)...
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Rose Helen Just

June 6, 2016

Rose Helen Just, 86, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at The Barrington of Carmel in Carmel, Indiana. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Helen graduated from St. Francis University. She was an elementary school teacher with the Catholic Diocese and served as Vice President of Industra Products before becoming a real estate broker with Roth Wehrly for 10 years, retiring in 1993. She had a strong...
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Tony S. Hendrickson

June 5, 2016

Tony S. Hendrickson, 52, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 at his brother's home in Fort Wayne. He was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, IN, Tony worked at Summit Mechanical for over 20 years. He was an avid NASCAR fan, an accomplished artist, and loved to paint and draw. Surviving are his sister, Tammy Thompson; brother, Todd Hendrickson; niece, Shannon (Zach) Leymon; nephews, Travis...
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Mary Ann Vorndran

June 5, 2016

Mary Ann Vorndran, 75, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in New Haven, Mary Ann loved serving her family as a homemaker, and she especially enjoyed her grandsons. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of New Haven. Surviving are her daughters, Laura (Doug) Schmucker of New Haven; and Leanne (Michael Willman) Vorndran of Fort Wayne; grandsons, Evan and...
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Virginia (Berning) Miller Hasewinkle

June 5, 2016

Virginia (Berning) Miller Hasewinkle, 95, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Lutheran Life Villages at Pine Valley in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, she attended public schools and graduated from Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She served in the Navy Nurse Corps during WWII. She was a member of St. Peters Lutheran Church, Valparaiso University Guild and Fort Wayne Womens Club....
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Ryker Hoover

June 4, 2016

Infant, Ryker Hoover, passed away June 4, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital. He is survived by his mother, Marissa Phelan and father, Jeremy Hoover. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Brooklyn Pace

June 3, 2016

Infant, Brooklyn Pace, was stillborn, June 3, 2016 at Parkview Hospital Randallia. She is survived by her mother, Taylor Pace and father, Clyde Jackson. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Jane Herber Martin

June 3, 2016

Jane Herber Martin, 67, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at her home in Fort Wayne. She was larger than life and made us all laugh. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jane graduated from Bishop Luers High School and earned her dental assistance degree from IPFW. She worked for more than 30 years in the dental profession and was a pillar of that community. She was a lifetime member of the American...
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Donna Jean Bragg

June 3, 2016

Donna Jean Bragg, 87, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. She was born in Dunkirk, Indiana on September 14, 1928 to the late Everett and Norma McKinley. She was a member and past secretary at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Jean loved to read books, play cards, and enjoyed spending time with her family. Surviving are her loving children, Theresa "Terri"...
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Young Pil Lee

June 3, 2016

Young Pil Lee, 96, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at Bethlehem Woods Rehab Center in Fort Wayne. Born in South Korea, she was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Young was very compassionate, a hard worker and was the rock of her family. Surviving are her daughters, Jaesoon (George) Martin and Jae Hee (Nam Sei) Park, both of Fort Wayne, Ind.; son, Jae Sun Lee and Jae Sung Lee, both of...
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Gary E. Cohen

June 3, 2016

Gary E. Cohen , 64, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at his home in Fort Wayne surrounded by his family. Born in New York, NY. He has lived in Ft Wayne for many years. He was a US Navy veteran during Vietnam. Gary was an executive in the home furnishing industry for 33 years. He was a member of Achduth Vesholom Congregation. Surviving are his wife, Linda L. Cohen of Fort Wayne, IN; sons, Daniel S...
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Gavin Paul Gough

September 11, 1983 - June 2, 2016

Gavin Paul Gough, 32, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born on September 11, 1983 in Muncie, IN to Mark and Paula Gough who survive. Gavin was a musician and DJ known as "DJ Spot" at Flashbacks, Piere's, and many other clubs around Fort Wayne. He was also a member the of the band, Third Frame, and enjoyed playing with various worship bands. His church home was Crescent Avenue...
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Betty R. Hyde

June 2, 2016

Betty R. Hyde, 75, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016. Surviving are her children, Maria Obregon of Wesley Chapel, FL; Vickie (Greg) McNeal; Shirley McCormick; and Darrel (Teresa) Hyde all of Fort Wayne. Her grandchildren David, Michael, Joshua, Nathan, Lisa, Adam, Tina, Dawn, Michelle, Angie, Donnessa, Kayle, and Tyler; 34 great-grandchildren; 42 great-great-grandchildren; and her siblings...
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Christine R. Wilson

June 2, 2016

Christine R. Wilson, 53, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital after her battle with cancer. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Christine graduated from Wayne High School. She was a bartender for many years. She was a loving mother, daughter, and grandma. Christine enjoyed gardening, crochet, reading, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her...
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Addie (Mega) Curtin

June 1, 2016

Addie "Mega" Curtin, 75, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Surviving are her son, Donald L. (Kathy) Curtin; daughters, BaLinda (Joe) Webster; and Jacqueline Curtin; grandchildren, Melissa, Kayla, Zachary, Jaime, Stefani, Joey, Harrison, and Annie; 4 great grandchildren; and sisters, Nellie Carpenter, Martha Oakley, and Pauline Sullivan. Addie was preceded in death by her husband, John J....
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Kenneth P. Burcham

June 1, 2016

Kenneth P. Burcham, 76, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his son's home in Avilla. Born in Louisville, KY, Ken worked for the Public Transportation Corporation for 16 years, retiring in 1985. He also was the owner and operator of Personal Shuttle the first executive shuttle service in Fort Wayne. He enjoyed driving for tour bus companies across the United States always using his humor and...
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Maurice Bowser

May 31, 2016

Maurice Bowser , 84, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. Born in New Haven, IN, and graduated from New Haven HS. He was a US Army veteran, Maury farmed 160 acres in Allen Co. for many years, but will best be remembered as one of the original bus driver for Snider HS. He retired in 1999 after 40 plus years as a bus driver for Fort Wayne...
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Olin (Brownie) Brown

May 31, 2016

Olin "Brownie" Brown, 85, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Auburn, IN, Olin served as a Senior Master Sergeant of the 122nd Fighter Wing with the Indiana Air National Guard. He also served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War and the Berlin Wall conflict. He was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Charlotte ...
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Helen M. Waltenburg

May 30, 2016

Helen M. Waltenburg, 98, of Fort Wayne, passed away on May 30, 2016. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Dale) Wyss, Patricia Muir and Debra (Conley) Necessary: nine grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Waltenburg; brothers, Russell and Nicholas Roloff; sister, Alice Paliganoff. Memorials may be made...
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Arlene C. Roy

May 29, 2016

Arlene C. Roy, 82, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Hoosier Village Retirement Center in Indianapolis. Born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, June 19, 1933, Arlene was the daughter of Sylvester and Elva (Wyss) Reinig. Arlene graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1951 and St. Joe School of Nursing in 1956. She worked at Joslyn Steel and ITT and then was a plant nurse at Dana Corp until her...
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Elizabeth (Betty) Bridgwater Brink

May 29, 2016

Elizabeth (Betty) Bridgwater Brink died 29th of May 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born March 20, 1934 in Yonkers, New York to Dwight Jennings Brink and Alice Cooper Brink. Raised in Indianapolis, she graduated from Broad Ripple High School and attended Indiana University in Bloomington. She also resided in New Albany, Indiana and Apopka, Florida before moving...
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Betty M. Edwards

May 29, 2016

Betty M. Edwards, 89, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 at her home in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her daughters, Lizbeth (Robert) McKinley, Martha Bishop, Rebecca (Dan) Lear; 8 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her parents James and Ruth Brogolos, husband, Edward Edwards, and daughter, Deborah Steeg. Private family services. Burial in Beaufort National...
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Thijs Alexander Kraakman

May 29, 2016

Thijs Alexander Kraakman, 27, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 as a result of injuries received in an auto accident. Born February 12, 1989 in Mishawaka, IN, Thijs worked as a landscaper with Jim Logue Landscaping. He graduated from Homestead High School in 2008 and attended ITT Tech. He was active in the Show Choir, and though he would never admit it, he liked to sing the "Golden Oldies" in...
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Janet A. Stearns

May 29, 2016

Janet A. Stearns, 85, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne. Born in Saint Louis, MO, she was a US Marine Corps veteran and a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her sons, David (Linda) Stearns of Fort Wayne, IN, John M. (Robin) Stearns of...
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James R. Miller

May 28, 2016

James R. Miller, 90, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was a native and resident of Fort Wayne, IN. He graduated from Central Catholic HS and University of Notre Dame. He was a US Navy veteran, serving during WWII in the South Pacific from 1944-46. James started his banking career in South Bend, IN and then to Chicago Loop area and back to Fort Wayne. He...
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Richard Meisner

May 28, 2016

Richard Meisner , 58, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Oak Park, MI, Richard worked as a Electrical Engineer with Rayathon for 18 years. He was a member of St. Joe Church of Christ. he enjoyed playing the guitar, riding his Harley Davidson and photography. His passion was spending time with his wife and children. Surviving are his...
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