Eugene R. Winans
Eugene R. Winans
  • September 29, 1929 - July 22, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Eugene R. Winans, 87, of Fort Wayne passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. He was born on September 29, 1929 in Sturgis, Michigan, a son of the late Edwin and Emma (Miller) Winans. He worked at REA Magnet Wire as a quality control inspector for 44 years before retiring in 1992. He was a faithful member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was also a member of the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf. He will be remembered as a person that enjoyed working on watches and clocks; activities involving trains, and animals. Surviving family include his daughter, Judi (Kent) Loomis; grandchildren, Jared Loomis and Monique (Nick) Smith; great grandchildren, Niklaus, Hunter, Lauren, and Autumn Smith; and a sister, Beverly Carney. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Shirley Winans; daughter, Diann Winans; and granddaughter, Nicole Loomis. Funeral service will be 11:30 am on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5401 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46835 with visitation starting at 9:30 am. Burial will be in Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorials may be made to the church or Allen County SPCA.