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Donald Blane Krauter, 101, of Fort Wane, formerly of Ossian, passed away June 3, 2017 at Parkview Hospital. He was born July 20, 1915 in Allen County to the late Homer and Verna E. (Woods) Krauter. He worked as a group leader at Magnavox, retiring in 1980, after 38 years. He lived on the family farm North of Ossian for 97 years, before moving to Fort Wayne in 2012. He had attended Fairview Church of God. He was the oldest of four children. Surviving are his brother, Halden E. Krauter; sisters, Helen Harry and Maxine Durr; and five nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one niece and one nephew. Funeral service will be Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11 AM at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian, IN 46777 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7:30 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Fairview Church of God.