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Mary Louise Kumfer

February 21, 2018

Mary Louise Kumfer, 94, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, to the late Edward Franklin and Minnie Delilah Taylor. Mary attended South Side HS with the class of 1939. She was blessed by a loving family, of four generations, which she absolutely loved, She was a longtime member of Most Precious Blood Catholic...
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Irma A. Idrogo

February 20, 2018

Irma A. Idrogo, 78, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Born in Laredo, TX, Irma was a very loving, happy mother and grandmother. Surviving are her son, Martin (Leticia) Idrogo of Grand Prairie, TX, son, Candido (Sara E. Sarabia) Idrogo III of Laredo, TX, daughter, Leticia (J. Bidal) Valenciano of Fort Wayne, IN, brother, Alfonzo (Janie) Arizola of Rockton, IL, sister, Celia A. Godina of...
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John W. Bendele

February 19, 2018

John W. Bendele, 66, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, John was the founder and co-owner of AJ's Bar and Grille. He served his country as a member of the US Army 82nd Airborne Unit. Surviving are his son, John Bendele II of Fort Pierce, FL; daughters, Crystal (Jeremy) High of Fort Wayne; and Annalizia Alberson-Bendele of Fort Wayne; 3 grandchildren,...
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F. Joan Johnson

August 13, 1931 - February 18, 2018

F. Joan Johnson departed this world Sunday, February 18th, to once again be with her loving husband of 66 years, Richard whom she had buried only 5 weeks previously. One daughter commented, "It is sweet to imagine them dancing together again, as they loved to do for so many years." Born, August 13, 1931, in Danville, West Virginia, Joan had the strength, determination and perseverance that...
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F. Joan Johnson

February 18, 2018

F. Joan Johnson departed this world Sunday, February 18th, to once again be with her loving husband of 66 years, Richard whom she had buried only 5 weeks previously. One daughter commented, "It is sweet to imagine them dancing together again, as they loved to do for so many years." Born, August 13, 1931, in Danville, West Virginia, Joan had the strength, determination and perseverance that...
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Patricia J. Chrzan

February 18, 2018

Patricia J. Chrzan, 90, passed away February 18, 2018 at Lutheran Life Villages - Pine Valley. She was born on May 11, 1927 in Ridgeville, IN, the daughter of the late Theodore and Wilmina Funk. Patricia was a volunteer for American Red Cross from 1981 to 2011. Surviving are her children, Casey Chrzan, and Barry (Linda) Chrzan; grandchildren, Jacob (Carissa), Bailey, Zachary, and Madeline Chrzan;...
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Paul Eugene Underwood

September 15, 1931 - February 16, 2018

Paul Eugene Underwood, 86, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN on September 15, 1931, the son of the late Harry and Blanche Underwood. Paul was a 1953 graduate of Indiana University where he played baseball. He was voted most valuable player for the 1953 season and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds. Rather than playing MLB, Paul served in the US Air Force and...
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John "Dave" Schultz

February 16, 2018

JOHN D. "DAVE" SCHULTZ, CW3 (Ret.), 82, passed away on Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Born in Decatur, IL, and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Dave was a 1953 graduate of Belmont High School. He enjoyed traveling the world for 22 ½ years with the United States Army during which time he earned an associate degree from Purdue University, Fort Wayne, in 1960, and a bachelor's degree from the University of...
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Samuel D. Durnell

February 10, 2018

Samuel D Durnell, 32, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Sam worked as a fork lift operator with Autoliv and in his free time enjoyed art. Surviving are his mother, Rebecca Durnell; his siblings, Natalie (Doug) Sabanski, Madalyn (John) Bost, Amanda Finch, Charles (Deloris) Durnell, and Ty Durnell; and several nieces and nephews. Sam was preceded in...
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James W. Sines

February 9, 2018

James W. Sines, age 81, died February 9, 2018, at his home in Fort Wayne, IN. Jim's professional career spanned over 50 years as a financial executive in the banking, business appraisal and brokerage services in California, Utah and Fort Wayne. Jim was a Sr. Vice President and Trust Officer for Fort Wayne National Bank and President of Sines & Company. He was the son of the late Kenneth and...
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Lucille Lois Feichter

February 9, 2018

Lucille Lois Feichter, age 98, passed away on February 9th, 2018. Daughter of Berl and Marian (Spafford) Bauman, Lucille was born in Napoleon, Ohio and moved to Fort Wayne to study at International Business College. She later worked at the US Draft Board and Feichter, Realtors®. Lucille was known for her kind and loving disposition and often hosted gatherings of family and friends. She was...
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Niang Nuam Mang

February 8, 2018

Niang Nuam Mang, 71, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 on Fort Wayne. Born in Phai Tu, Burma, Niang enjoyed serving her family as a homemaker. Surviving are her children, Dimno Thang, Pau Pi, Pau Lun, Pau Thang, Cing Lun Niang, and Thang Hau; 23 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Niang was preceded in death by her son, Mang Tung Lian. Service is 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 17,...
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Richard E. Ostman

February 8, 2018

Richard E. Ostman, 93, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Richard worked as an engineer with International Harvester for 35 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Marcella E Ostman of Fort Wayne; children, Charles (Wynema) Ostman of Garrett, IN, Jane (Ralph) Reppert...
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Mary E. Jones

February 4, 2018

Mary E. Jones, 89, passed away at Summit City Nursing Home, on February 4, 2018. She was born on May 7, 1928 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the daughter of the late Luther and Mary B. Hardy. Mary graduated from Central High School. She worked as at CNA at the VA hospital, where she retired from after over 20 years of service. Mary's hobbies included aquariums and aquatics and she enjoyed raising fish...
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Scott J. Peters

February 3, 2018

Scott J. Peters, 52, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Signature Care Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Media, PA. Scott has been a resident of Fort Wayne since 1976. He was an innocent soul with an amazing smile and now is at peace with his Lord and Savior. Surviving are his parents Fredus "Pete" III and Sally Peters, of Fort Wayne, IN; sister, Elizabeth Peters of Washington, DC; brothers...
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Margaret Jehl

February 3, 2018

Margaret Bougher Jehl, 87 went home to be with Jesus on February 3, 2018. Loving wife and partner in business of the late Tom Jehl (2006), the couple was involved in the betterment of the Fort Wayne community, behind the scenes in such projects as the Lifetime Sports Academy, St Francis football, Memorial Baseball Stadium, and the Fort Wayne Parks Department. Margaret lived in the same house for...
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Mildred (Middy) (Clark, Link) Billman

February 2, 2018

MILDRED "MIDDY" (CLARK, LINK) BILLMAN, 98, of Fort Wayne, passed away on February 2, 2018. Middy was born on July 19, 1919 to Raymond S. and Blanche D. Jones Sisson, in Decker, Indiana. She attended both Indiana and Purdue Universities. Over the years, she worked as a nurse for Dr. Maurice Glock, and later at the U.S. Post Office. Middy was one of the "good ones", truly kind, caring, and...
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Sandra J. McAlkich

February 1, 2018

Sandra J. McAlkich, 73, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at her home in Fort Wayne. Born in Houtzdale, PA, to the late Herman and Minty Smeal. Sandra graduated from Moshannon Valley HS in 1962 and earned her accounting degree from Indiana University. She was a self-employed accountant for several years. Sandra and her husband William had accomplished her bucket list of spending at least...
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Arnold R. (Bob) Sprunger

February 1, 2018

Arnold R. "Bob" Sprunger, 87, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Bob worked for Harvester for over 20 years. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Bob served his country as a member of the US Army during the Korean War, and a member of the American Legion Post 241. Surviving are his brother, Jack Sprunger of Leesburg, IN; niece and...
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James L. Williams

January 31, 2018

James L. Williams, 71, passed away on January 31, 2018. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN on March 28, 1946, the son of the late Porter and Frances Williams. James was in the US Navy from 1963 to 1969. He worked at General Electric as a Specialty Transformer Coil Winder for 32 years until his retirement in 1997. Upon his retirement he became quite the cook and enjoyed having dinner ready and on the...
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Scott A. Price

January 29, 2018

Scott A. Price, 58, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, he was a graduate of Snyder High School. Scott worked as a painter with several local companies. Surviving are his mother, Judith (Stephen) Glassley of Fort Wayne. Scott was preceded in death by his father, William Price. Memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control. To sign the online...
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Maxine S. Krantz

January 28, 2018

Maxine S. Krantz, 88, passed away on January 28, 2018. She was born in Allenwood, PA on March 21, 1929, the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Sherwood. Maxine's beloved dog, Ricky was her very best friend. Surviving are her children; Cynthia Clevenger, and Sandra (Tom) Scott; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Eleanor (Carson) Wagner, Ed (Thelma) Sherwood, and Jason (Renee)...
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Oren B. Huffer

January 27, 2018

Oren B. Huffer, 93, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. He was born in Muncie, IN to the late Claude and Ellen (Holmes) Huffer and has been a Ft Wayne resident since the 1950's. Oren worked as a registrar with Indiana Tech, retiring in 1986. He was a member of First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 296, Ball State...
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Virginia Ruth Goodman Roesler

January 27, 2018

Virginia Ruth Goodman Roesler followed the universal path into the next adventure surrounded by family, friends, and cats on January 27, 2018 due to breast cancer in her Fort Wayne Home. The Ishad Upanishads offers "…From fullness, fullness comes, when fullness is taken away from fullness, fullness still remains." Her life was full. She was the daughter of Victor and Maude Pritchard Goodman...
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Kirk J. Phillips

January 26, 2018

Kirk J. Phillips, 54, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at his home in Fort Wayne, IN. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Kirk gradurated from Snider HS in 1981. He was a member of St. Nicholas Eastern Orthodox Church, Surviving are his daughter, Maria C. Phillips of Tulsa, OK; parents, David and Millie Phillips of Fort Wayne, IN; sisters, Milissa (Robert) Bohlender and Milinda (Rob) Abel both of...
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Michael Gonsior

January 28, 1988 - January 25, 2018

Michael Charles Gonsior, 29, passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Michael was born on January 28, 1988 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was the second child, and first son of Susan Charlene Kirkpatrick and Marc Kenneth Gonsior. Michael started out early in life with a very caring personality. One of his first loves in life was NASCAR. It was followed by anything to do with NASA and...
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Heath Ault

January 20, 2018

Heath Ault, 41, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Heath worked as a truck driver for 15 years. Heath enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling. Surviving are his three children, Heath II, Dakota, and Amber all of Fort Wayne; spouse of 10 years, Annette; two fur children, Tank and Buddy; father, Al (Joanne) Springer of Lake Everett,...
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Delores Webb

January 20, 2018

Delores Webb, 87, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Delores worked with Hall's Hollywood Restaurant for over 40 years. Surviving are her children, Kenneth Webb of Cedar Rapids, IA, Charlette Bontempo of Fort Wayne, Clifford Webb of Fort Wayne, and step-son, Edward Webb of Columbia City, IN; 7 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and 5 great...
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Terry L. Kindsvatter

January 19, 2018

Terry L. Kindsvatter, 68, passed away January 19, 2018. He was born in Steubenville, OH on March 22, 1949, the son of the late George and Helen Kindsvatter. Terry attended Ohio University for some time before joining the Air Force where he served for 6 years. Upon his return from the Air Force, Terry began to work at the Air National Guard in Fort Wayne as an Airplane Mechanic. In his spare time,...
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Bonnie L. Isenbarger

January 18, 2018

Bonnie L. Isenbarger, 85, passed away on January 18, 2018. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN on January 27, 1932, the daughter of the late Orval and Vera Brubaker. Bonnie was a member of the Junior Bowling Association and was inducted in to the Women's Bowling Hall of Fame. She was involved with Little League Baseball and enjoyed woodworking and gardening. In her later years she enjoyed...
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Bonnie L.

January 18, 2018

Bonnie L. Isenbarger, 85, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Born Jan. 27, 1932, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Orval and Vera Brubaker. Bonnie was a member of the Junior Bowling Association and was inducted in to the Women's Bowling Hall of Fame. She was involved with Little League Baseball and enjoyed woodworking and gardening. In her later years she enjoyed volunteering...
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Sharon Kay Carsrud

January 16, 2018

Sharon Kay Carsrud, 75, passed away on January 16, 2018. She was born in Muncie, IN on January 24, 1942. Sharon worked as a Licensed Practicing Nurse at various nursing homes before her retirement. Her hobbies included playing bingo, poker, and slot machines. Sharon also enjoyed attending hockey games, and would travel to various cities to watch games live. She was an avid Blackhawks and Chicago...
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Evelyn Marie Heinfeld

January 15, 2018

Evelyn Marie Heinfeld of Fort Wayne, Indiana, formally of New Bremen, Ohio, and Leesburg, Florida, died on January 15, 2018, at home. She was born in St. Marys Township, Ohio, February 2, 1925, the daughter of Raleigh and Flora (Lutterbein) Warner. On February 6, 1949, she married Warren W. Heinfeld who died October 26, 1997. Survivors include a son, Blaine W. (Connie) Heinfeld and a grandson,...
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Yenna D. Nelson

January 13, 2018

Yenna D. Nelson, 57, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away January 13, 2018. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park.
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Willie Edward Jones, Jr.

June 10, 1928 - January 12, 2018

Willie Edward Jones Jr., 89 passed away on January 12, 2018. He was born in Marion, Alabama on June 10, 1928. Surviving are his son; Willie Jones III; daughters, Pecola (Byram) Trice, Denise Jones-Black, and Linda Stephens, all of Fort Wayne, IN, and Nerissa Jones, of Atlanta, GA; adopted daughter, Sonja Jones of Atlanta, GA; step-daughter, Carmen Glover; and a Host of Grandkids and Great...
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Richard Carl "Dick" Johnson

January 12, 2018

RICHARD CARL "DICK" JOHNSON, was released from the hands of his loving wife and family on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 to go and be with Jesus. Born Sept. 29, 1926 in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late Ethel (Kovatch) Rybicki of Toledo, Ohio and Carl Corbbett Johnson of Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Ball State University with a BS in accounting and received his MBA from St. Francis...
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Keith Walters

January 11, 2018

KEITH WALTERS, 43, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. He kissed the same woman he swept off her feet at Leo High School (class of 1993), his wife, Amy Walters, one final time before taking his final breath on Earth. Family surrounded Keith to the very end of his valiant fight for 73 days cheering him on to come back to the life he was undeniably amazing at living so well. The love Keith exuded...
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Donald L. Krueckeberg

January 11, 2018

Donald L. Krueckeberg, 81, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. Born in Kendallville, IN, Donald worked with Morrill Motors for 12 years then with USPS for 25 years, retiring in 2002. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church. Donald served honorably in the U.S Army for 5 years. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Joan Krueckeberg of Fort Wayne;...
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Gary E. York

January 10, 2018

Gary E. York, 78, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Avilla, IN, Gary worked as a electrician with several local companies. Surviving are his wife, Ruthann York of Fort Wayne; daughter, Kelly (Charlie) Bandelier of New Haven, IN; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Riley Hospital for Children or...
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Betty (BJ) Straub

January 8, 2018

Betty "BJ" Straub passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at her home in Fort Wayne. She was born on December 16, 1932 in Ft. Wayne at home to the late Otto and Edna (Brown) Lanning. She was a member of the VFW for over 25 years. She was a supporter of St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Paralyzed Vets, and Wounded Warriors. BJ was a loyal patron of the A&O Sweet Shop. BJ couldn't pass up on a...
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Shacarra Lashae Hogue

January 7, 2018

Shacarra Lashae Hogue, 23, departed this life on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Shacarra worked with Fort Wayne Plastics. She was a member of The Spiritual Israel Church and Its Army, Today's Black Woman, and Love International Fashion Troop. She was involved in the New Haven Color Guard and was one of the journalist for Vincennes University Trail Blazer. She loved...
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Toni K. Hunter

January 7, 2018

Toni K Hunter, 61, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, to the late Kenneth and Delores "Dee" Johnson. She graduated from Wayne HS in 1969. Toni worked as a School Bus Driver with Fort Wayne Community School for 10 years, and a Med Taxi with Royal Transportation. She was a kind and loving woman that loved her children and her...
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Doris M. Lausen

January 6, 2018

Doris M. Lausen, 89, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Woodburn, IN, Doris was the heart of a welcoming home, a volunteer at Parkview Hospital, and a member of Messiah Lutheran Church. With an adventurous spirit she enjoyed traveling with her family and friends. Surviving are her husband, Verne Lausen of Fort Wayne; daughters, Marcia (Tim Wilson) Lausen of Chicago, IL,...
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Elmer L. Shawgo

January 2, 2018

Elmer L. Shawgo, 93, died Jan. 2 at Bethlehem Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation in Fort Wayne after a short illness. Born July 22, 1924, in Mason County, Illinois, Elmer was a World War II Navy veteran stationed aboard the USS LSM-312 amphibious assault ship, achieving the rank of machinist mate 1st class. The ship was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the Okinawa...
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James Dennis King

January 1, 2018

James Dennis King, 70, passed away January 1, 2018. He was born in Kenton, OH on April 21, 1947 the son of the late William and Lillian King. James worked as a mechanical engineer at Magnavox/RCA before his retirement. He enjoyed spoonplug fishing, and was a founding member of the Northern Indiana Spoonplug Association of America. He loved playing pool at the Olive Club where he was a member, and...
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Benjamin R. Thomas

January 1, 2018

Benjamin R Thomas, 49, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 at his home in Fort Wayne. He was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, IN, Benjamin previously worked at Kmart, Rogers Grocery and was currently employed at Steak and Shake for 6 years. Surviving are his mother, Shirley M (Gerald) Warner of Fort Wayne, IN sisters, Ruth (Oscar III) Heintzelman, Rebecca (John Croy) Thomas,...
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Venus L. Patrick

January 1, 2018

Venus L. Patrick, 95, passed away on January 1, 2018 with her children by her side at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley. She was born on January 16, 1922 in Ivyton, KY, the daughter of the late Elza and Josie Dotson. She married James Patrick in 1937 and they spent 65 years of marriage together. They had 4 children, all now residing in Fort Wayne. Wanda (Ray) Blauvelt, Mel (Sharon) Patrick,...
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Kathleen (Kate) (Palmer) Newnam

December 30, 2017

Kathleen "Kate" (Palmer) Newnam, 90, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Kingston at Dupont in Fort Wayne. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN to the late George and Emma Palmer. Kathleen graduated from Central Catholic HS in 1945. During her early career she worked at Nipsco and later at St. Charles Catholic School in the religious education office from 1970-1975. Kathleen was a longtime...
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Michael P. Burke

December 30, 2017

Michael P. Burke, 59, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Waldwick, NJ, Michael worked as a manager with Burger King / Papa Johns for 14 years. He loved children and animals. Michael was an avid Bishop Luers, Purdue University, and Notre Dame sports fan. Surviving are his father, Francis Burke of New Haven; brothers, Robert (Teresa) Burke of Fort Wayne and Cristopher ...
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Marvin Eugene Alwine

December 30, 2017

Marvin Eugene Alwine, age 75, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, Indiana. He worked for the Allen County Police Department as a Deputy Sheriff for 27 years. During his career with the ACPD he worked as Quartermaster, Evidence Technician, Weapons & Training Officer and in the Traffic Division. He was passionate about his responsibilities as a...
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Richard O. Wittwer

December 27, 2017

Richard O. Wittwer, 93, went to join his wife Mila in Heaven, Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Richard worked at Dana for 30 years, retiring in 1986. He retired a second time from C & P Machine where he acquired his nickname "Part Time". He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Richard served honorably in WWII in the U.S. Army. He was loved by all who knew him and his smile,...
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Marilyn Geise

December 24, 2017

Marilyn J. Geise, 88, passed away on December 24, 2017. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN on August 17, 1929, the daughter of the late John and Ethel Bender. Earlier in Marilyn's life she was a Red Hat Lady, and a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Her hobbies included bowling and playing bingo. She was a loyal follower of all of her children and grandchildren's sporting events...
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Ian John Leftakes

December 24, 2017

Ian John Leftakes, 25, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 in Fort Wayne. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN, and was a lifetime resident. Ian graduated from North Side HS in 2013, and had worked as a Manager with Phil's One Stop. Surviving are his father, Konstantinos "Gus: Leftakis of Greece, mother, Linda M Stone and step father Dino Limberopolos, daughters, Brooklynn, Aliviah, and Chloe...
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Henry Washington

December 21, 2017

Henry Washington, 90, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017. He was born on April, 15, 1927 in Ferriday, LA, the son of the late Sam and Beatrice Woods. Henry loved sports, mostly baseball and boxing, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He loved spending time with his family, who are all near and dear to his heart. Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Washington; step-children, Monica...
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Phyllis A. Merriweather

December 19, 2017

Phyllis A. Merriweather, 61, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Phyllis worked in the restaurant industry. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Surviving are her brothers, Gregory Merriweather of Bel Air, MD, and Rodney Merriweather of Kennett Square, PA. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin Sr. and Emily...
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Eli Todoran, Jr.

December 19, 2017

Eli Todoran, Jr. 85, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Ft Wayne. Eli was a life of resident of Ft. Wayne. He was a member of St. Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church. He owned and operated the Gibson Girl Night Club. Surviving are his wife Cindy (Ogg) Todoran; daughters Lisa Todoran,Christy Todoran ,Tina Witham, Debbie Kolb; sister Suzanne Dunn; brother Michael ( Mary Jo) Todoran both of...
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George A. Marlow

December 19, 2017

George A. Marlow, 73, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at St Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. George was born in Sioux City, IA to the late Herman and Anna (Hoefling) Marlow. George worked as a Truck Driver with J.T Trucking. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of the NRA. Surviving are his wife, Judith Marlow; Daughter- Marie A. (Todd) Burris-Greer, SC;Son,...
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Ricky Joe Sparkman

December 18, 2017

Ricky Joe Sparkman, passed away on December 18, 2017. Surviving are his wife, Marcia Sparkman; father, Joseph Sparkman; sisters; Beverly Schober, Penny Miller; daughters, Dawn Byerly, Constance Gorman, April Young, Tonia Worman, Bobbie Beeman; 30 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother Lorretta Sparkman; and sister, Diane Fast; brother, Jerry Sparkman. Visitaiton will take place on...
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Joan L. Baines

December 14, 2017

Joan L. Baines, 75, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at The Heritage of Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne. Service is 10:30 am Saturday December 23, 2017 at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne Street with calling one hour prior. Calling also Friday December 22, 2017 from 4-7 pm at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Memorials may be made to the...
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Regina C. Otis

December 14, 2017

Regina C. Otis passed away on December 14, 2017 in Texas, She is survived by 7 sons, 5 daughters, 33 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert G. Otis, 2 sons, 3 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Services will be determined at a later date.
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Brian M. Shepard

December 11, 2017

Brian M Shepard, 51, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at I.U Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, IN and graduated from Leo HS in 1985. Brian was a self-employed flooring contractor with for several years and also worked security at Pierre's Entertainment Center for over 20 years. He was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. ...
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Leslie Anne Gfell

December 9, 2017

Leslie Anne Gfell, 35, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Leslie graduated from New Haven High School. She was a loving mother who cared deeply for her children. Surviving are her father, Gregory (Dian) Gfell of Fort Wayne; mother Janice Gfell of New Haven; daughter, Renea Gfell; son, Devonte Gfell; fiancee, Wesley McConnehey; sister, Amanda Hawk of FL;...
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Tamara (Tammy) Arnold

December 8, 2017

Tamara "Tammy" Arnold, 71, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Tammy was the daughter of the late Joe Pittenger Sr., and Jeanette Shultz. Tammy owned and operated Fantasy Beauty Salon for over 30 years prior to her retirement in 2015. Tammy enjoyed reading and enjoyed being in Florida at Port St. Lucie. Surviving are her daughter, Audra Moore of Columbia City;...
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Ealnor E. Shannon

December 7, 2017

Ealnor E. Shannon, 92, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Ealnor worked as a pre-school teacher with Rome City Pre-School for 12 years, retiring in 1987. Surviving are her son, Dave (Sherry) Shannon of Fort Wayne; daughter, Ronda S. (Steve) Souers of Fort Wayne; and granddaughter, Mechelle Schebig. Ealnor was preceded in...
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Richard (Ricky) Hockenberry III

December 7, 2017

Richard Hockenberry III "Ricky", 41, passed away December 7, 2017. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home.
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Gregory L. Albright

December 7, 2017

Gregory L. Albright, 59, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017, in Fort Wayne. Born in Downey, CA, Greg enjoyed making people laugh and entertaining friends as a magician. He was a faithful member of Northeast Christian Church and served as a counselor with Teen Challenge Adventure Camp in Colorado. Greg will be remembered for the empathy he had for all people, especially children. His life...
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Joanne B. Lantz, PhD

December 6, 2017

Joanne B. Lantz, PhD, 85, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Heritage Pointe of Fort Wayne surrounded by her family. Born in Defiance, OH, Joanne attended and graduated from Central High School, Fort Wayne IN. She continued her education at the University of Indianapolis, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education, followed by a Masters in Counseling from Indiana...
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Lynn Hoskins

December 6, 2017

Lynn Hoskins , 64, passed away December 6, 2017 at Visiting Nurse . Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Marilyn Jean Vorndran

December 5, 2017

Marilyn Jean Vorndran, born December 17, 1927, died peacefully at home on December 5, 2017. She was a 1946 North Side graduate. Marilyn worked at Parkview Hospital and had 21 years of service. She attended St. Jude Catholic Church since 1946. Marilyn loved everyone she came into contact with and she will be missed greatly. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert Vorndran; son Tim ...
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Frederick G. Ingram

December 4, 2017

Frederick G. Ingram, 76, passed away on December 4, 2017. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN on May 15, 1941, the son of the late Charles and Jennie Ingram. Fred served in the US Navy as a E5 Second Class Radar Man until 1968. He retired from B.F. Goodrich in 2003. Fred was a member of St. James Lutheran Church. In his spare time he enjoyed building and working on computers, electronics, and radios....
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Amzire Sims

December 3, 2017

Amzire Sims, 80, passed away on December 3, 2017. He was born May 20, 1937 in Uniontown, AL to the late Roland and Gracie (Wimes) Sims. Amzire retired from GM 2005. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Mamie Knox-Sims; children; Sandra L. (Terry) McGinnis, Alyce Sims-Franklin, Randy Sims; stepchildren, Mary Jo, Larry, Gregory, Reggie, Eddie Knox; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;...
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Heather (TT) Marie Dudley

November 30, 2017

Heather "TT" Marie Dudley , 34, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her husband, Erik Dudley; mother, Tammy Deems, father, Kevin Porter, brothers, Jason Porter and Lonnie Gardner, Jr. of Fort Wayne, sister, Melody Gardner of Fort Wayne, son, Ryan Eldrige daughter, Tailynn Lee, niece, Aleeonna grandmothers, Phyllis Hoagland and Janice French,...
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Jerre F. Harding, Sr.

November 30, 2017

Jerre F. Harding Sr., 70 passed away on November 30, 2017. He was born March 19, 1947 in Perry County, IN, the son of the late Anthony and Ollie "Lucille" Harding. He was a 1965 graduate of North Side High School. Jerre was a retired CNC programmer, retiring in 2009. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, going to State Parks and Fishing. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Susan Harding; children,...
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Patricia A. Gerke

November 28, 2017

Patricia A. Gerke, 85, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. Born in Allen County IN, to the late Harold and Dorothy Lewis. Patricia graduated from Central High School in 1950. She was a bookkeeper for Fruehauf Trailer and later became an LPN and worked at Parkview Memorial Hospital for over 10 years. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of...
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Doris Weisheit

November 28, 2017

Doris Weisheit, 88, formerly of Ft. Wayne, died Tuesday, November 28th at Putnam Farms Assisted Living in Danvers, MA. Doris was born August 15th, 1929 to Louis and Mary (Fox) Phillips in Montezuma, Indiana. She graduated from Montezuma High School in 1947. On May 10th, 1947, she married Carl H. Weisheit. They were married for 61 years at the time of his death in 2008. Doris worked for a...
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Deborah Bauer

November 26, 2017

Deborah Bauer, 55, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017. She was born on May 11, 1962. Surviving are her daughter, Brittany Seitz; and grandchildren, Briyanna, Alayna, and L.J. A celebration of life will be held December 16, 2017 from 12pm to 2pm at the American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons.
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Danette Kristine Barlow

November 26, 2017

Danette Kristine Barlow, 44, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Irving Texas. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Danette graduated from Paul Harding High School. She had been working as a CNA with Medical City Plano prior to her passing. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend and will be missed by all who knew her. She enjoyed reading, watching reality tv, cooking, taking care of...
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Mary T. Barnes

November 26, 2017

Mary T. Barnes, 70, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Mary worked as a teacher at St. Jude Catholic School and Bishop Dwenger High School, and most recently she served as the Director of Religious Education at St. Jude. She was a faithful member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Mike Barnes of Fort Wayne; her children, Michael (Amy...
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Margaret (Peggy) Koester

November 24, 2017

Margaret "Peggy" Koester, 92, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, the Rosary Society, and the Marians. Surviving are her seven sons, Bill, Jim (Maureen), Bob (Lynn), Rick, Dennis (Betty), Brian (Cindy), and Kevin (Sue); three daughters, Maureen Babbs, Kathleen Botteron, Beth Anne (Tony) Mohr; 24 grandchildren;...
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Angeline Rose Strahm

November 24, 2017

ANGELINE ROSE STRAHM "ANGIE", 86, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died peacefully Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 at home, surrounded by her family. Born on Dec. 23, 1930 in Fort Wayne, Ind., she was a daughter of James and Mary Perrella. She spent her early years at St. Vincent Villa orphanage along with her brothers and sisters. She worked for 43 years and retired from Magnavox/Raytheon in Fort Wayne. Her children...
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Jacob Ryan Walerko

November 23, 2017

Jacob Ryan Walerko, 25, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Columbia City, IN, Jacob worked at several locations around Fort Wayne including Meijer and IHOP. He was a member of the First Baptist of Mentone Youth Group, and the NRA. Jacob enjoyed spending time outdoors camping and hunting. Most of all he enjoyed volunteering at the local animal shelter where he cared...
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Mary W. Armstrong

November 22, 2017

Mary W. Armstrong, 85, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Parkview Hospice. Born in St. Joseph, MI, she was the daughter of Arch and Anna Mae Hooker. She attended Barat College in Lake Forest, IL. In 1969 she and her husband, Paul "Curly" Armstrong purchased Curly Armstrong's Village Inn on Bluffton Road in Fort Wayne. After Curly's death in 1983, Mary continued to operate the tavern for more...
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Pearless Robert (Junie) Johnson, Jr.

November 21, 2017

Pearless Robert "Junie" Johnson Jr., passed away on November 21, 2017. He was born in Tell City, IN, on August 20, 1936, the son of the late Pearless Robert Johnson Sr. and Margaret Howard. Junie served in the US Air Force, and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1960. He enjoyed fishing, puzzles, spending time with his family. Surviving are his companion of 60 years, Margaret...
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Scott Allen Kemerer

November 20, 2017

Scott Allen Kemerer, passed away on November 20, 2017. He was born in Paulding, OH on May 25, 1969. Scott enjoyed listening to Rock n Roll and Heavy Metal music, and attending concerts. He also enjoyed watching wrestling, and singing karaoke. Surviving are his mother, Diane Sliger; loving companion, Mitsy Durham; brothers, Mark (Julie) Kemerer, David Kemerer; niece, Zoe Kemerer; several aunts and...
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Nancy Scheffer

November 20, 2017

Nancy Scheffer, 83, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Nancy enjoyed caring for her family as a homemaker and spending time with her family and friends at Crooked Lake. Her ability to listen with empathy and give wise counsel will be missed. Surviving are her children, Elizabeth Krauskopf of Fort Wayne, Michael Scheffer of Sarasota, FL, and Jane (Christopher) Miller of...
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Juanita M. Weber

November 20, 2017

Juanita M. Weber, 94, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Juanita worked as a Directory Assistance Operator with GTE for 38 years, retiring in 1986. She was a life-long member of St. John Lutheran Church and Quilting Club. Juanita was a 1941 graduate of Central High School. She loved reading and listening to music. Surviving are her sister-in-law, Martha...
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Harry (Bud) W. Francies

November 20, 2017

Harry "Bud" W. Francies, 93, passed away on November 20, 2017. He was born on April 8, 1924 in Fort Wayne, IN. He worked as a Truck Driver for over 35 years and was named a million mile driver, accident free during his time working. After his retirement he went on to work part time for Securitas for about 10 years. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion. Bud was honorably discharged from...
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Phyllis Anne Bailey

November 18, 2017

Phyllis Anne Bailey, 73, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017. Born in Escanaba, Michigan, Phyllis was the daughter of the late Henry Carr and Adelle Parks. Phyllis was the owner and operator of Three Generations Unlimited for 30 years prior to her retirement in 2015. Phyllis was full of energy and had a "Do Not Give Up Attitude." Her sassy and spunky sense of humor will be missed. She...
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Phyllis North

November 18, 2017

Phyllis North, 75, passed away on November 18, 2017. She was born in Middlesboro, KY on October 11, 1942, the daughter of the late William and Lillie Marsee. Surviving are her siblings, Iris B. King, William H. Marsee Jr., Janet L. Marsee all of Fort Wayne; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar H. North; and her daughter Lisa A. North. Funeral...
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Marquize T. Moore, Jr.

November 12, 2017

Marquize T Moore Jr., 8 Days, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born on November 4, 2017. Surviving are his mother, Kerisha Sheets of Fort Wayne; father, Marquize Moore; sister, Janyla Horton; grandmother, Tamika Moore; great-grandmother, Maxcine M.-Dunning; grandmother, Alan (Tonya) Sheets; grandfather, George Harden; grandmother,...
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Robin Kent La Rue

November 12, 2017

REV. ROBIN KENT La RUE, 75, received his eternal reward Sunday, November 12, surrounded by his family, caregivers, and friends. Born in Goshen, Ind., he was the son of the late Deane and Elsa La Rue. Robin loved his Savior, Jesus, his wife, Rosemary, who preceded him in death, and his children. Robin pastored multiple Mennonite, CM&A, and Church of the Brethren congregations in Indiana and...
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Harold (Gene) Ellis

November 12, 2017

Harold "Gene" Ellis , 91, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Crawfordsville, IN, Gene owned his own line striping and sealing company, Line Design. He also served as an Indiana State Trooper and served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during WWII. Gene was a member of the Mizpah Shriners. Surviving are his 2 granddaughters, Leslie (Adam) Baron, and...
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Tyler Gerard Fuller

November 11, 2017

Infant, Tyler Gerard Fuller , passed away November 11, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his mother, Gabrielle Fuller. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Cameron Michael Faor

November 11, 2017

Cameron Michael Faor, 23, passed away peacefully Saturday November 11, 2017 at his home in Fort Wayne. Cameron worked as a welder with APR Allen Plastics Repair and had a passion for cutting hair. A beloved son and friend, he will be remembered by his beautiful eyes and smile. The way he could light up any room just by walking into it. Wherever he was, he was always making you laugh. He...
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Joan M. Erwin

November 10, 2017

Joan M Erwin, 95, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 at St. Anne Retirement Home in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, to the late Leo and Erma Didier. Joan enjoyed winters in Florida with her husband, crocheting, playing golf and tending to her flowers. She was a member of St.Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Surviving are her son, Stephen Erwin of Portland, IN; grandson,...
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Jamir Lemond Martin

November 9, 2017

Jamir Lemond Martin, Thursday, November 9, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, November 3, 2017, Surviving are his parents, Sacoryonna Okey and Jami Martin brother, Julian Martin, grandparents; Catrena Martin, Nakia Woods, and Marcus Okey, Sr., uncles; Jamion Martin, Marcus Okey, Jr., Sammion Martin, and Jamionte Derrick, aunts; Jamiesha Derrick, Jamiahna Woodson, and Janae Okey, many cousins, great...
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Sue Ann Michell

November 9, 2017

Sue Ann Michell, 71, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at her home. Born in Fort Wayne, Sue was a 1964 graduate of North Side High School. She worked as a teaching assistant in special education with Fort Wayne Community Schools for over 30 years. She was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church, and a District 10 Little League staff member for 33 years where she led the Challenger...
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Carmen Juliet Nicklin

November 8, 2017

Our beloved mother Carmen Juliet Nicklin passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Wednesday, November 8th in grace and dignity. Preceded in death by daughter Christine and husband Lawrence, survived by children Craig, John, Tom and Jennie, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She will be laid to rest next to her parents in Oslo, Minnesota. If I take the wings of the morning, ...
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Nancy Kay Tracey

November 7, 2017

Nancy Kay Tracey passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 . Born in Portland, IN. Surviving are her former spouse, Dennis Tracey, son, Dennis Tracey of Fort Wayne, daughter, Denise (Phil) Stump-Cordell of Fort Wayne, daughter, Linda Gillum of Fort Wayne, daughter, Cristy (Mark) Walerko of Mentone,13 grandchildren &16 great-grandchildren, sister, Wanda Andrews of Lewisville, TX, sister, Monna (Daryl...
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Ronald D. Schlabach

November 5, 2017

Ronald D. Schlabach, 85, passed away on November 5, 2017. He was born on April 1, 1932 in Anderson, IN. He was the son of the late Amos and Edna Schlabach. Ron served in the Marines during the Korean War. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, and had an infectious laugh. He enjoyed playing cards, and bowling in his spare time. Surviving are his children Brian (Rosemary) Schlabach, and...
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