Ruth F. Brake
Ruth F. Brake
  • March 10, 1919 - August 22, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Ruth F. Brake, 98, of Fort Wayne, passed away on August 22, 2017. Born on March 10, 1919, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Clara (Broeking) Eylenberg; she was a lifelong member of Trinity English Lutheran Church and the Cedar Creek Women's Club . She is survived by her son, David M. (Pamela) Brake of Charlotte, North Carolina; step-daughter, Lani (John) Currado of Lancaster, California; grandson, Joseph M. Brake and granddaughter, Ruby M. Brake, both of Charlotte; niece, Linda (John) Stafford of Fort Wayne; nephew, Mark Eylenberg. She was preceded in death by her husband, George U. Brake; and brother, Courtland E. Eylenberg.
Memorial service will be 2pm on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Towne House Retirement Community, 2209 St. Joe Center Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Inurnment will be in Marion National Cemetery, Marion. Memorial donations may be given in Ruth's name to The Nature Conservancy or Acre's Land Trust, Huntertown, Indiana. For online condolences please visit