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Irene A. Ferrier

February 22, 2017

Irene A. Ferrier, 85, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Born in New Haven, Indiana, Irene was the daughter of the late Walter and Helen Schrader. During her working career she worked alongside the chefs at several restaurants until her retirement in 1993. The term "Prayer Warrior" describes Irene perfectly. Her unwavering faith in God, graceful personality which always carried a...
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Audrey L. Doster

February 22, 2017

Audrey L. Doster, 94, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Surviving are her husband, Neil L. Doster; son, Alan L. (Stacey) Milleman of Wolcottville, IN; daughter, Gloria K. Ostrowski; step-daughter, Kathy Doster; two grandchildren, three great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter; and sister, Marjorie E. Kuckuck. Audrey was preceded in death by her parents G. Carl and...
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Gilbert W. Foltz

February 22, 2017

Gilbert W. Foltz, 88, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Gilbert was the son of the late Glen and Mildred Foltz. Gilbert was a Korean War Air Force veteran. He worked with Perfection Biscuit Company for 43 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of the American Legion #499. Gilbert loved to sing. He would...
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Hannah Frankenstein Zacher

February 22, 2017

Hannah Frankenstein Zacher passed away peacefully February 22. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 12, 1929. Hannah was the daughter of Solly K. and Julia Frankenstein. She was a graduate of North Side High School, earned an undergraduate degree from Rippon College and received her Master's Degree in Social Work from Columbia University. Hannah also received a graduate certificate in...
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Lisa Duncan

February 21, 2017

Lisa Duncan, 57, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, on August 24, 1959. Lisa worked as a retail manager with Kroger. She loved camping, swimming, traveling, taking Caribbean vacations, and spending time with her beloved grandchildren, and her cats. Surviving are her husband, Thomas Duncan; father, Richard Lewis Evans III; mother, Michaelene Agnes Evans;...
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William (Neal) Sheehan

February 21, 2017

William "Neal" Sheehan, 81, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Monroeville, Indiana, Neal was the son of the late Irvin and Alberta (Geis) Sheehan. Neal served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. He worked at International Harvester for 13 years prior to becoming an engineer with Norfolk Southern for 23 years before his retirement. Neal lived his...
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Robert L. Frost

February 21, 2017

Robert L. Frost, died on Tuesday at Towne House Retirement Community. Robert served in the U.S. Navy Seabees while in the South Pacific Theater during WWII. Born in Coldwater, MI. and raised in Avilla, IN. Robert worked at International Harvester as an engineer for 35 years, retiring in 1982. He was a Captain in the Foot Patrol of the Mizpah Shrine, then later Colonel of the Units. Robert was an...
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Victor D. Counterman

February 21, 2017

Victor D. Counterman, 85, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Surviving are wife, Marjorie Counterman; daughters, Susan (Timothy Farber) Zwierko and Karen (Charles Freeman) Hill; sons, Steven (Christine) Counterman, James (Devan) Counterman and Christopher Counterman; brothers, Earl (Esther) Counterman; Robert (Kathryn) Counterman; sister, Elaine Lough; ,sister-in-law, Ruth Counterman;...
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Belinda Sue Crooks

February 21, 2017

Belinda Sue Crooks, 38, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Kentucky, Belinda worked as the office manager with X-Treme Automotive Detailing. She was a very loving and giving person and loved the beach and sitting by the camp fire with family and friends. Surviving are her husband Jason Crooks; children Kylie Beth Crooks and Jacob Joel Crooks...
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Rose Marie Graft

February 20, 2017

Rose Marie Graft, 88, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. She was born in Leigh Nebraska on June 5, 1928, the daughter of the late Emil and Rosalind Grotelueschen. Rose Marie was an RN and graduated from Lutheran Hospital in 1950. Gardening, working in the yard, and cooking were the things she enjoyed most. She always had a smile on her face and never said an unkind word about anybody....
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Harold A. McCard

February 20, 2017

Harold A. McCard , 66, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. He was a native and lifetime resident of in Fort Wayne and New Haven, IN. Surviving are his nephews, Jeffrey (Sandy) McCard; John (Tara) McCard; Mark (Kristy) Terrell; nieces, Jodi Hess; Melissa (Rod) Surbaugh; brother-in-law, Gary Terrell; sister-in-law, Donna Hawthorne. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Henry J ...
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Helen Lee Ahlersmeyer

February 19, 2017

Helen Lee Ahlersmeyer, 89, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Helen was the daughter of the late William and Helen Barbara Wall. She graduated from Western High School in Detroit, Michigan class of 1945. Helen than began her nurses training in Detroit and later moved to Chicago where she received her BS in nursing in 1949. While in Chicago she worked as a RN at...
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Maxine Melching

February 19, 2017

Maxine Melching, 96, passed away February 19, 2017. Surviving are daughters, Diane Melching, Marcia (Philip) Rodenbeck; grandchildren, Lisa (Ken) Weaver, John (Stacy) Rodenbeck; great-grandchildren, Katelynn, Brooke, Trevor, Alex, and Nicole; great-great-grandchildren, Isaiah, and Isla; brother, Hubert Pensinger; along with many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her...
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Jeffrey A. Clore

February 18, 2017

Jeffrey A. Clore, 52, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jeff was the son of the late James Clore and Carolyn Conger. Surviving are his children, Daniel (Stacy) Clore II; Tracy (Calvin) Wynne; Alexander (Britney) Clore; grandchildren, Harleigh Wynne, Kinsley Clore, Hudson Wynne, Caroline Clore; companion, Virginia Boots; and his dog Dixie. Jeff was preceded...
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Christi Lane

November 9, 1984 - February 18, 2017

CHRISTI LANE, 32, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18 2017. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road.
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Kim Klinker

February 18, 2017

Kim Klinker, 59, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. Kim was born in Fort Wayne IN on October 22, 1957. She worked as a server with Pizza Hut for 30 years. Kim loved her dogs, and hockey but especially the Chicago Blackhawks. Listening to her beloved Moody Blues, spending time with her family and friends, and being a grandma were some of her favorite things. Surviving are her children, Erin...
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Kurt Fischer

February 18, 2017

Former Indiana resident, Kurt Fischer, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Vista, CA. Mr. Fischer was born June 11, 1932 in Deizisau, Germany to Johannes & Martha Fischer and grew up in Plochingen, Germany. He came to America in 1952 and lived in Ft. Wayne, IN. A year later he joined the U.S. Army and was eventually stationed in Germany. He graduated from IIT with a B.S. in...
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Linda Kay Koroncevicius

February 18, 2017

Linda Kay Koroncevicius, 64, passed away February 18, 2017. Family meant everything to her. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her favorite hobby playing Bingo. Surviving are her husband of 44 years, Roman Koroncevicius; son, Boris (Jerilyn) Koroncevicius; son, Joe (Abby) Koroncevicius; son, Jon Koroncevicius; 7 grandchildren, brother, Lee Cook; brother, Lynn Cook. Linda...
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Marjorie D. Revis

February 18, 2017

Marjorie D. Revis, 98, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. Born in Sauk Rapids, MN, to her parents Erma and Edith Mowan. Marjorie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and working alongside her husband on the family farm in Columbia City, IN. Surviving are her daughter, JoEllen (Greg) Smith; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Marjorie was...
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Scott Allen Schamberg

February 18, 2017

Scott Allen Schamberg, 51, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Scott graduated from Concordia High School. His wife and he were the owners and operators of Affordable Class Act, Inc where he worked as a plaster and drywall repairman. Scott was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. He enjoyed the outdoors and the time at his family's lake house where...
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Larry Eugene Sands

February 17, 2017

Larry Eugene Sands, 63, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. Born in Jacksonville, FL., Larry was a US Navy Veteran, serving during Viet Nam. Surviving are his son, Shawn Sands of La Rue, OH; daughter, Jeannie Maust of Huntertown, IN: brothers, Mark Sands, Steve Sands and 5 grandchildren. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, James A and Mary Louise. Sands, brother, James, sister, Linda...
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William James (Bill) Vandertulip

February 17, 2017

William James Vandertulip,"Bill", 87, passed from this world to eternal life on February 17, 2017 at Swiss Village Retirement Community, Berne, Indiana. Bill was known for his enduring patience, gentleness, intellect, and dry humor. Bill's greatest passion was the study of scripture, especially bible history. Bill immersed his mind in the commentaries and writings of Calvin, Spurgeon, Murray,...
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Patricia A. Nycum

February 17, 2017

Patricia A. Nycum, 92, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in South Bend, IN, Patricia worked for Magnavox- Phillips Electronics retiring in 1991. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 241, VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #1000. Patricia spent her winters in Fort Myers, FL. Surviving are, son, Patrick M. (Rocio) Nycum of Jackson, TN, daughter,...
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Julie (Jules) Charlton

February 17, 2017

Julie "Jules" Charlton, age 66, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born on October 7, 1950 in Fort Wayne, IN. Julie was a fun loving and high spirited individual who loved everyone. She had a smile that everyone knew. Her kids and grandkids were the joy of her life. She always had to be sure that everyone was happy and having a good time. She will be missed by all that knew her....
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Athanasios Pappas

February 17, 2017

Athanasios Pappas, 88, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at home in Fort Wayne. Born in Polikerasos Kastoria Greece, He was a barber, photographer and carpenter before he became the owner and founder of Pappas Furs. His greatest dream was to come to America seeking a better life for his family. He was a true artist with a sense of humor and lived a very full life. He was a member of the...
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Nellie (Nell) M. Courtney

February 17, 2017

Nellie "Nell" M. Courtney, 86, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born in Ecru, MS. Surviving are her children, Lorri Courtney, and Catherine (David) C. Graham; grandchildren, Kevin (Anna) Graham, Elisa (Alex Bell) Graham, and Megan Graham. Nellie was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Courtney; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers. Funeral service is 1:00 pm, February 20, 2017 at...
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Jeremiah Porter

February 16, 2017

Jeremiah Porter , 26, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at home. Surviving are his mother, Valerie Lee, father, Earnest Porter, brothers, Isaiah Porter and Kevin Williams sister, Shyanne Porter, grandfather, Bobby Mims, niece, Kamiyah Powell, grandfather, Ronald Bynum, many cousins, aunts and uncles. Jeremiah was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elouise Bynum, Mildred and Eddie...
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P. Douglas Hamm

February 16, 2017

P. "Douglas" Hamm, 65, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his Florida home. Born in Cedar Rapids, IA, He earned his Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America and was the Past President of the Nebraska Claims Association. Douglas was the CCO with K & K Insurance for 22 years, retiring in 2012. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and enjoyed fishing and spending...
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Stacey Lynne Tschantz

February 16, 2017

Stacey Lynne Tschantz, 50, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Stacey graduated from Wayne High School class of 1985. Stacey was a very special little daughter and sister to her family. During her life, Stacey enjoyed taking car rides, collecting bottles and Happy Meal toys, listening to music, spending time at the ARC...
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Priscilla (Pat) Parnin

February 16, 2017

Priscilla "Pat" Parnin, 94, passed away February 16, 2017. Pat will be remembered as one who loved and cared for her family, friends, and neighbors. Surviving are her son, David (Sharon) Parnin of Fort Wayne; and 3 grandchildren Alex, Ben, and Sam. Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Parnin; parents, William and Dessie Thrasher; brother, Thomas Thrasher; and sister, Leta...
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Jean Marie (Kauffman) Wells

February 15, 2017

Jean Marie (Kauffman) Wells of Leo, quietly passed away at her home on Wednesday. Jean is survived by her children Rick (Karen) Wells, Beth Wells, Lisa (Walt) Thoms, and Brock (Gail) Wells, grandchildren Carrie (Peter) Rogaris, Andrew (Cortney) Collier, Samantha (Jon) Boyce, and Chelsea Thoms, and two great-grandchildren Christos Rogaris and Chloe Boyce. Jean was preceded in death by her husband...
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Katie Jo Richard

February 15, 2017

Katie Jo Richard, 31, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017.Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Katie Jo was a loving daughter and sister to her family. Surviving are her mother, Bonnie (Richard Niemeyer) Goede of Fort Wayne; step-father, Richard Goede of Fort Wayne; sister, Mindy (Randy) Omo of Fort Wayne; brother, Brad (Jenny) Richard of Indianapolis; nephew, Colten Omo; nieces, Reagan Richard and...
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Judith E. (Judy) Osha

February 15, 2017

JUDITH E. "JUDY" OSHA, 75, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at her home in Syracuse, IN. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Judy graduated from North Side High School in 1960 and went to work for the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, where she met William, her husband of 53 years. After dedicating several years to raising her children, Thomas and Robert, she returned to school to study...
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Robert R. Berghoff

February 15, 2017

Robert R. Berghoff, 94, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Lutheran Life Villages at Pine Valley in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Robert was the son of the late Herman and Alice Berghoff. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and earned his bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. Robert was a WWII Navy veteran. He worked at General...
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Denise A. Witte

February 14, 2017

Denise A. Witte, 53, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in DeKalb, IL. Surviving are her mother, Sue Ann Witte of Melbourne, FL; brother, Dean Witte of Fort Wayne. and Craig Witte of Melbourne, FL; 2 nephews; and a niece. Denise was preceded in death by her father, Rolland Witte; brothers, Eric and Neal Witte. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Bethesda Lutheran...
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Betty Gagen

February 14, 2017

Betty Gagen, 90, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne. Born in Goshen, IN, Betty served at several Indianapolis churches as music director. Surviving are her children, Kathleen (Terrence) O'Donnell; Judith Gagen; Dan (Sheila) Gagen; and Deb (Jim) Wetzel; 7 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by husband,...
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Patricia (Pat) R. (Brickel) Hart Gumbert

February 13, 2017

PATRICIA "PAT" R. (BRICKEL) HART GUMBERT, 83, of New Haven, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Born July 22, 1933, in Hicksville, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late James W. Brickel and Mildred M (Easterday) Herrick. She was first married to James E Hart on Jul. 24, 1954. She then married Jerry M Gumbert on Dec. 27, 1975 until his passing on Feb. 26, 2004. She was the office manager for Dr....
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Helen L. Hughes Martin

February 13, 2017

Helen L. Hughes Martin, 83, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at home in Fort Wayne. Born in Orland, IN, on February 25, 1933 to William and Frankie (Caskey) Hughes. and was the eldest of three daughters. She graduated from South Side High School in 1951 and married Myron L "Mike" Martin on July 13, 1952 and enjoyed 64 years of marriage. She was a nurturing homemaker and loved caring for her...
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David Gonzalez

February 13, 2017

David Gonzalez, 65, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. David was born in Fort Wayne, IN on November 22, 1951, the son of the late Jose and Consuelo Gonzalez. David worked as an Assistant Manager with La Haicenda for 27 years, and also operated Mi Casa Restaraunt with Darryl for 4 years. Surviving are his companion of 31 years, Darryl Freeman; sister, Rebecca M. Kuehner; brother, Roberto...
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Martha L. (Slagg) Oechsle

February 13, 2017

Martha L. (Slagg) Oechsle, 89, passed away February 13, 2017. Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Harold Oechsle; children, Elaine (David) Stowell; Barbara Oechsle; Douglas Oechsle; Janis (Kevin) Davidson; daughter of the heart, Joyce Rinker; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild due in August; several nieces and nephews. Martha was preceded in death by parents, Willliam and Anna...
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Ronald Scott Simpson

December 11, 1942 - February 11, 2017

Ronald "Scott" D. Simpson, 74, died Sat. Feb. 11, 2017 at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born Dec. 11, 1942 in Wabash, IN, Scott was the son of Benny and the late Doris (Durnbaugh) Simpson. He did copy writing, photography, and media production for several companies, including Fort Wayne Newspapers, Lincoln National Life, Lincoln Museum, WFFT-TV, and Colburn Advertising. In 2006 he started...
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Nathan T. Horton

November 10, 1919 - February 11, 2017

Nathan "Nate" T. Horton, 97, of Fort Wayne, went to be with the Lord on February 11, 2017 while a resident at Sycamore Villages in Fort Wayne. Born November 10, 1919 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, he was the son of the late Lola (Driskill) Horton and Leo Horton of Big Spring, Texas. He served in the Army in the 45th Division and in the Army Air Corp as a pilot in World War II. He was a graduate of...
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Samuel B. Armstrong

February 11, 2017

Samuel B. Armstrong, 81, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, February 11, 2017 at his home in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sam was born on August 18, 1935 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to his birth parents, Leland Robertson and Helen White, then later adopted by his parents, Homer and Ramona Armstrong, of Kokomo, Indiana.Sam grew up in Kokomo and graduated from Kokomo High School in 1953.. After high...
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Elliot Osterman

February 11, 2017

Infant Elliot Osterman, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN. Surviving are his parents, John and Paige Osterman of Fort Wayne; sister, Olivia Osterman; paternal grandparents, Michael and Sandra Osterman; maternal grandmother, Jennifer (Michael) Smith; and maternal grandfather, Peter (Lori) Manos. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at St...
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David W. Kartholl

February 10, 2017

David W. Kartholl, 62, died on February 10, 2017, in Fort Wayne. He was born on December 3, 1954, in Fort Wayne where he lived until the mid-1980s when he moved to his property in Noble County. He attended Central Catholic High School until it closed in 1972, and then graduated from Bishop Luers High School in 1973. Dave was a unique, self-sufficient man who chose a simple lifestyle; he...
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Olga (Pedroff) Gouloff

February 10, 2017

Olga (Pedroff) Gouloff, 89 of Fort Wayne passed away early Friday morning, February 10, 2017 at Harbour Assisted Living. She was born on March 26, 1927 in Canton, Ohio to the late Mitchell and Stoyna (Evanov) Pedroff. Olga graduated from Canton McKinley High School. She moved to Fort Wayne in 1946, when she married Methodi Ted Gouloff after a long distance courtship during World War II. As a...
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Thomas Vogt

February 10, 2017

Thomas R. "Big T" Vogt, 72, went in peace to be with our Lord and Savior, Friday, February 10, 2017 in Fort Wayne, IN. Born in Kokomo, IN, Tom graduated in 1963 from Kokomo HS and earned his Bachelors in Business from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN in 1968. He enjoyed a successful career as an insurance agent with Allstate, retiring after 34 years in 2005. During his career, Tom won many...
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Edilberto Colon-Ortiz

February 9, 2017

Edilberto "Eddie" Colon-Ortiz , 49, passed away February 9, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in San Juan , Edilberto worked as a Maintenance Supervisor with Burger King. Eddie was known for his humor and kindness. Surviving are his loving fiancee, Kimberly Mann; son, Christian Colon-Castro; brother Henry Colon; Edilberto was preceded in death by parents, Maria Emilia Ortiz and Sergio Colon. ...
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Patricia Ann (Shea) Elward

February 9, 2017

Patricia Ann (Shea) Elward 78, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 9th after a hard fought battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. She was born on August 6th, 1938 to the late Mary Jane and Robert Shea. Pat "Patty" was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Richard K. Elward and her twin brother Michael Shea. Survivors include her 7 children: John (Sherry) Elward, Deborah ...
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Ann Matheis

February 9, 2017

Annette "Ann" L. Matheis, 57, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at her home after a seven month battle with breast cancer. She was surrounded by her family. Born in Washington Court House, OH, Ann graduated from Fairfield HS in Leesburg, OH in 1977 and earned her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science in 1981 from The Ohio State University. She was a member at Emmanuel Community Church where...
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Waneta Bennett

February 9, 2017

Waneta Bennett, 93, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017. Surviving are her son, Phillip (Sharon) Bennett of Fort Wayne, IN; daughter-in-law, Sandy Bennett of New Haven, IN; siblings Gerald Lucas of Warsaw, IN; Carl Junior Lucas of Colon, MI; Cora Barger of Decatur, IN; Pearl Fisher of Bluffton, IN; Wilma Terhune of Decatur, IN; grandchildren, Jody (Jim) McGrath, Amy (Pete) Klinker, Stacey ...
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Willard R. York

February 9, 2017

Willard R. York, 82, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017. Born in Middlesboro, KY, Willard was the son of the late George and Delia York. He was a truck driver for Scotts Foods for 19 years prior to his retirement. Willard was an avid collector of model cars, coins and enjoyed watching westerns. He was blessed with the gift of music. He wrote, sang and played Bluegrass on his guitar. His...
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Joseph Chaney

February 8, 2017

Joseph Chaney, 65, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN on November 15, 1951. Joseph joined the US Marines upon his graduation from High School. He was a trivia buff and a diehard Cleveland Browns fan. Surviving are his children; Justin (Amanda) Chaney, Alexis (Bryan) Murphy, Travis Chaney, and Tara Chaney; 4 grandchildren; siblings, Karen Snyder, Kathy (Steve)...
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Lesa Deanne (Starbuck) McMurray

February 8, 2017

Lesa Deanne (Starbuck) McMurray went to be with her Lord, February 8, 2017, surrounded by her family after a long battle with cancer. She fought the good fight, she finished the race, she kept the faith. Lesa was born July 16, 1959, to James and Beverly (Holt) Starbuck. She graduated from West Jefferson High School in West Jefferson Ohio in 1977, and from The Ohio State University in 1983. ...
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Frederick O. Mackel, MD

February 8, 2017

Frederick O. Mackel, MD died peacefully after a brief illness on February 8, 2017. Fred is survived by his children, Jerry L. Mackel, MD (Diane), David F. Mackel, MD (Karin), Susan E. Mackel, MD (Douglas L. Nelson, MD) and Diane Arvin, MD; 12 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Fred was preceded in death by his parents Fleeta B. (Cunningham) Mackel and Fred J Mackel, his sister Irma Biggs,...
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Darrell Knepper

February 7, 2017

Darrell Knepper, 74, passed away February 7, 2017. Surviving are his children Tina (Mike) Wait, Berniece (Don) Bearss, and Dean (Nikkee) Knepper; grandchildren, Matthew & Adam Gospodareck, Brandee (Joe) Porter, Corey & Cody Wait; and 7 great-grandchildren, Kyliana, Mark & Conner, Evelynn, Jayce, Eleanor, & Lilly; siblings, Judy (Tad) Chemelewski, Gary (Sue) Rayle, Deb Smith, Jim (Tammy) Rayle,...
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Wilma Hirschy

February 6, 2017

Wilma Hirschy , 90, passed away February 6, 2017 at her daughter's home surrounded by her loving family. Surviving are her daughter, Pamela (Max) Fuelling; daughter, Darva (Dan) Cox; daughter, Marlene Hirschy; granddaughter, Nichole (Fuelling) Kelly, great-granddaughter, Morgan Moser (John) James; great-granddaughter, Maddie Moser; great-great grandson, Carson James. Wilma was preceded in...
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Alvio F. Tarajano

February 6, 2017

Alvio F. Tarajano , 71, passed away February 6, 2017 at Summit City Nursing Home. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Raymond C. Zuleger

February 6, 2017

Raymond C. Zuleger, 76, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. Born in Iowa City, Iowa, Raymond was the son of the late Edward and Mary Ann Zuleger. Raymond served the country that he loved for 26 years in the U.S. Army, earning the rank of Master Sergeant. He met his wife to be Federica, while being stationed in Italy. They enjoyed 54 years of marriage together. He worked with Magnavox for...
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Albert L. Rainey

February 6, 2017

Albert L. Rainey, 78, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at his home in Fort Wayne. He is survived by his daughters, Annette (Steve) Carey, Susan (Steven) Shaikh both of Fort Wayne, IN; 4 grandchildren 7 great-grandchildren. Albert was preceded in death by his wife Linda K Rainey, son Daniel Rainey parents Oral and Jessie Rainey, and a brother, Phil Rainey. Memorials may be made to the Shepherd...
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Janice I. Faux

February 5, 2017

Janice I. Faux, 79, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017. Janice graduated from Garrett H.S in 1955. Surviving are her husband Clair D. Faux; children, Audra A. (Rick) Brooks of Cincinnati, OH;, L. Douglas (Jennifer) Faux of FL; Jon A. Faux of Fort Wayne, IN; Susan M. (Jeffrey) Bradtmiller of Fort Wayne, IN; sister, Jacqueline J. Malone of Burr Oak, MI; and 4 grandchildren . Janice was preceded...
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Sabrina Ann Ferratusco

February 5, 2017

Sabrina Ann Ferratusco, 43, passed away February 5, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd.
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Mildred L. Leonard

February 4, 2017

Mildred L. Leonard, 89, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her children Thomas (Mary Lou) Leonard, Daniel (Cathy) Leonard, Andrew Leonard, Laura Leonard all of Fort Wayne, IN; John (Dr. Karen) Leonard of Little Rock, AR. daughters-in-law, Kayleen Leonard of Auburn, IN; Judy Leonard of Fort Wayne, IN; Terri Leonard of Fort Wayne, IN; 8...
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Noah Anderson Williams

February 3, 2017

Infant Noah Anderson Williams, passed away February 3, 2017 in Fort Wayne. He is survived by his parents, George and Terra Williams. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Rd.
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Joshua Borum

February 3, 2017

Joshua Borum , 22, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. Born in Decatur, IN. Joshua was a graduate of Snider High School. He was a member of the Army National Guard. Surviving are his mother, Melana Roussey of Fort Wayne, father, Vincent Closson of Fort Wayne, brothers, Luke Hurst of Decatur, Jonathan Rupel of Fort Benjamin Harrison, Caleb Rupel of Ossian, Andy Rupel of Bluffton, sister,...
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Floyd Oakman

February 3, 2017

Floyd E. Oakman, 87, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. He was born in Jerome, PA, on November 25, 1929. He was the son of the late James and Minnie Oakman, who unfortunately he lost at the young age of 5. Despite tragedy, he prevailed and was accepted in to Milton Hershey Industrial School of Boys and graduated in 1948. Floyd then joined the Army where he served in the Korean War. Floyd...
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Joan M. Venderly

February 3, 2017

Joan M. Venderly, 89, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017, in Fort Wayne. Born in Cloquet, MN, Joan graduated from the Lutheran School of Nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse with Lutheran Hospital. As an active community volunteer, she dedicated much time and talent to organizations such as the Fort Wayne Youtheatre and the Girl Scouts of Northeast Indiana. Joan was also a world traveler...
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Clyde Smith

February 3, 2017

Clyde O. Smith, 92, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Maples, IN, Clyde owned and operated a Texaco service station in Fort Wayne, most recently he worked with Phelps Dodge retiring in 1981. Clyde proudly served his country as a member of the US Army during WWII where he earned a Bronze Star. He was a member of American Legion Post #160 of Roanoke and of Broadway...
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Richard Turner

February 3, 2017

Richard J. Turner, 88, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Chicago, IL, but he lived his entire life in Indiana and Ohio. Richard graduated from Purdue University in 1951 earning his Bachelor's degree, and later graduated from University of Toledo earning his MBA in 1972. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road.
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Thomas Gerald Szymanski

February 3, 2017

Thomas Szymanski, 51, passed away Fri., February 3, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born on January 1, 1966 in Ann Arbor, MI. Thomas is survived by his wife, Mary Szymanski; children David, Christopher, and Nicolette; mother, Dolores Szymanski; siblings, John (Donna) Szymanski, James (Tina) Szymanski, and Mary (Michael) Robinson. Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Szymanksi.
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Joan Hagerman

February 3, 2017

Joan Hope Hagerman, 87, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at The Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, to the late Ralph and Grace Irving. Joan attended North Side High School, Stevens University and the University of Michigan. She was a member of the Fort Wayne Country Club, Junior League, Wilderness Country Club of Naples Florida, Clear Lake Yacht Club and...
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Anna Jean (Annie) (Gaskill) Gouloff

February 2, 2017

Anna Jean "Annie" (Gaskill) Gouloff, 87, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital surrounded by family members. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Annie was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Garnet "Ilo" Gaskill. She worked at ITT Aerospace prior to her retirement in 1994. She was a longtime member of the International Order of Kingsdaughters and Sons and served as president for...
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Dottie D. Trout

February 2, 2017

Dottie D. Trout, 77, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her children, Donna (Gary) Smith; Trevor Trout; Mike (Carol) Silcott; David (Debra) Silcott; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her brother, Frederick (Alice) Cordes. Dottie was preceded in death by husband, Don Trout; son, Richard Trout; and parents, Henry and Mildred Cordes. Memorials may...
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Thomas N. Decker

February 1, 2017

Thomas N. Decker , 80, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Surviving are his wife, Sharon Decker of Fort Wayne, IN: daughter, Denise ( Sid) Shipley of Hawaii; son, Kurt (Dana) Decker of Fort Wayne, IN: 5 grandchildren, siblings, Kathy, Mary, Chuck and Frank . Thomas was preceded in death by a granddaughter and a sister, Sue. Memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne Community Harvest Food...
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William G. Beaver

February 1, 2017

William G. Beaver,92, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Grey Stone Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Huntington County, IN, William worked in the shipping and receiving dept. with Sears Roebeck for 32 years. Surviving are his wife, Carol Beaver of Fort Wayne, IN: sons Mike Beaver of Fort Wayne, IN and Scott Beaver of New Haven, IN; daughter, Sheryl Gick of Fort Wayne, IN. William was...
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Arnold M. Bultemeier

January 31, 2017

Arnold M. Bultemeier, 90 passed away comfortably on January 31st. He was born April 30, 1926 to Charles and Clara (Buuck) Bultemeier. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Preble, IN. On October 4, 1947 he married Anita Hormann, who proceeded him in death in 2003. Arnie was a Fort Wayne Fire Fighter and his highest rank was a District Chief. The Adams County native...
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Richard H. Weick

January 31, 2017

Richard H. Weick, 88, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Richard was a teacher with East Allen County Schools for 34 years, retiring in 1988. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Mary L. Weick of Fort Wayne, IN; son, David M. Weick of Fort Wayne, IN; daughter, Rebecca Fischer of Timonium, MD; three grandchildren. Private...
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William E. (Bill) Cline

January 31, 2017

William E. "Bill" Cline, 92, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Lutheran Life Villages. He retired in 1984 from Pepsi Cola as a Route Salesman. He was a member of St Charles Catholic Church. He is survived by a brother John Cline Kauai, HI. and Several Nieces & Nephews He was preceded in death by his parents John and Agnes (Hittel) Cline; sisters Dorothy L. Pequignot and Helen Bieber....
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Frieda (Fritz) Longardner Moeller

January 31, 2017

Frieda "Fritz" Longardner Moeller, 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 31, 2017. Surviving are sons, Ronald (Judy) Moeller; John (Kathy) Moeller; Peter "Steve" (Delores) Moeller; and Gary (Barb) Moeller; 9 grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Stresser; and Marietta Sutton; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Fritz was...
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Daniel Raymond (Ray) Harrison

January 30, 2017

Daniel Raymond (Ray) Harrison, 80, entered his heavenly home on January 30, 2017 after a sudden illness claimed his life. Ray met his best friend and the love of his life, Arlene Harrison (Gerig) in Sierra Leone, West Africa and married her in 1965. Ray is survived by his wife, Arlene; his sons Daniel, Stephen, and David; grand children Lucas and Julian Harrison. He is preceded in death by his...
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Patricia Ann (Rentschler) Fisher

January 30, 2017

Patricia Ann Fisher (Rentschler), 72, returned to her heavenly home on January 30, 2017. She married her best friend, the late James Lawrence Fisher, on June 21, 1969. . Patricia is survived by her son, James W. Fisher (Heidi Houser); daughter, Julie A. (Roger) Hubart; daughter, Lisa M. (Steve) Ramsey; daughter, Lori S. (David) MacArthur; son, Steven M. (Karen) Fisher; son, Jason L. Fisher; and...
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Karen C. Wright

January 30, 2017

Karen C. Wright, 74, a wonderful loving Angel was called home to heaven on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Ashton Creek Health and Rehab in Ft. Wayne. Born in Trempealeau, WI, Karen will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Thomas Wright of Fort Wayne; daughters, Becky (Brian)...
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Harvey R. Siegel

January 30, 2017

Harvey R. Siegel , 89, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at Wuesthoff Hospice in Rockledge, Florida. Harvey was born in Chicago, Illinois to Manny and Jean (Ochstein) Siegel. He was a member of Congregation Achduth Vesholom, Ft. Wayne and Temple Israel in Melbourne, Fl. He served in the US Army during WW II. He received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Illinois in Mechanical...
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Linda Sheets

January 29, 2017

Linda Sheets, 67, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her husband, Charles Sheets; sister, Sharon Frane, brothers; Ron (Wilma) Ryan, Ellis (Pat) Ryan, Jim (Peggy) Ryan, Gary (Mary) Ryan, Larry Ryan all of Fort Wayne, John (Thelma) Ryan of New Haven, IN, aunt, Edith Lutz of Fort Wayne and many nieces and nephews. Linda was preceded in death by parents, Ellis and...
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Carol E. Amos

January 29, 2017

Carol E. Amos, 57, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital. She retired from the TJX Company. Surviving are her husband, Charles Amos; daughter, Stephanie C. Majors; 1 granddaughter; step-sons, Scott (Kiesha) Amos; Jeremey Amos, and Jason Amos; step-daughters, Danya Amos; and Declara (Stanley) Horvath; 6 step-grandchildren; brothers, Joe (Kathy) Woods; Morris...
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Eileen Stanton

January 29, 2017

Eileen Stanton, 90, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Surviving are her sister, Bernadette Slattery of Neagh Co Ireland; niece, Debbie Wenk of Fort Wayne, IN; friends Tim (Joanne) Fox of Fort Wayne, IN. Eileen was preceded in death by father, Joseph Hayes, mother, Sabina Hayes, husband, Richard Stanton, sister, Lillian Gilmartin. Memorials may be made to the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic...
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Rosemary Leis

January 29, 2017

Rosemary Leis, 88, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Dupont, OH, Rosemary attended North Side High School. She enjoyed caring for her family as a homemaker. Rosemary was a member of Covenant Christian Center, and always enjoyed bowling with her friends. Surviving are her children, Roger (Georgia) Leis of Hamilton, IN, Terry (Linda) Leis of Fort Wayne, Gary (Annette...
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Joann Gage

January 28, 2017

Joann VanderBoll Gage, 78, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017. She was born in Muskegon, MI, on July 10, 1938, the daughter of the late Theodore and Johanna VanderBoll. Joann worked as a Commercial Interior Designer with SandPoint Living Interiors for 18 years, retiring in 2012. Joann was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace E. Gage. No public services to be held. Arrangements by D.O....
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Laura Elizabeth Bice

January 28, 2017

Laura Elizabeth Bice , 66, passed away January 28, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
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Carol Lou Blake

January 28, 2017

Carol Lou Blake, 85, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at The Towne House Retirement Center. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, Carol Lou was the daughter of the late Rodney and Louise Hughes. She earned her bachelors degree from Colorado State University and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. During her career she was a teacher, worked with Fort Wayne National Bank, and owned her...
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Arlene Panyard

June 1, 1939 - January 28, 2017

ARLENE J. "HANNIE" PANYARD, 77, lost her fight with Alzhei mer's on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Esther Hannie. She graduated from North Side High School. Arlene worked at Peerless Cleaners for 18 years and was a receptionist at N.U. Insulation for seven years. Surviving are her beloved children, Becky (Greg) Ewing of Stanton, Mich.,...
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Arlene Panyard

January 28, 2017

ARLENE J. "HANNIE" PANYARD, 77, lost her fight with Alzheimer's on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Esther Hannie. She graduated from North Side High School. Arlene worked at Peerless Cleaners for 18 years and was a receptionist at N.U. Insulation for seven years. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East...
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Maurice Duke Ransbottom

September 9, 1931 - January 28, 2017

Maurice C. "Duke" Ransbottom, 85, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Duke was the son of the late Maurice Sr. and Bertha Gross. He was a Korean War Army veteran. Duke worked with the U.S. Postal Service for 32 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the VFW #857, American Legion #499, F.O. P. Wayne Lodge #14. Duke enjoyed golfing, mowing his lawn, and...
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Rosie Geroff Breeden

January 27, 2017

Rosie Geroff Breeden, 86, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at Doctors Hospice in Fayetteville, Georgia. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Rosie was the daughter of the late Panyotte "Peter" and Dina Ognenoff Geroff. She was a 1948 graduate of Concordia High School and, a member of the church she loved so dearly, Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Rosie was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother...
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Marvin Jacob Deeg

January 27, 2017

Marvin Jacob Deeg, 59, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017. Surviving are his father Walter Deeg; brothers, Mike J Deeg; Melvin J Deeg; and Mark J Deeg; companion of 40 years, Gordon Douglas; niece, April Schrock; nephews, Jeremy and Mark Deeg; step-sisters Margaret Eloph; and Janet Offutt; step-brother Donnie Garrison. Marvin was preceded in death by mother, Ida Ruth Deeg, step-mother...
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Barbara A. Mills

June 10, 1928 - January 27, 2017

Barbara A. Mills, 88, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at Woodview Health Care Center. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Barbara was the daughter of the late Homer and Leona Widdifield. She graduated from North Side High School and graduated from the Methodist School of Nursing. She was an Registered Nurse with Parkview Hospital for many years before retiring in 1984. She was a member of...
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Annabelle Hewett

January 27, 2017

Annabelle Hewett , 82, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 27, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Belle Vernon, OH, Annabelle graduated from Sycamore HS in 1952. She worked as a Home Health Aid with Medical Personal Pool for many years, She loved spending time with her family and friends and believed in the power of prayer. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140...
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Helen W. Wyss

January 27, 2017

Helen M. Wyss, 96, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a 1939 graduate of South Side High School. Helen worked with General Electric for 42 years, retiring in 1982. She was a member of the Elex Club at General Electric and Grace Lutheran Church. Helen's caregiver, Sheila Curtis, provided the care that allowed her to live in her home during her final...
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Donald R. Voglewede

January 27, 2017

Donald R. Voglewede , 87, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne, IN. Born in Decatur, IN, Donald graduated from Decatur Catholic High School in 1948. He served his country and was a Korean War Army Veteran. Donald worked as a dispatcher for 30 years with various local trucking companies and as a Security Guard at University of St. Francis for 13 years,...
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Edward Lee (Yankowiak) Roberts

January 26, 2017

Edward Lee (Yankowiak) Roberts, 57, passed away on Thursday Jan. 26, 2017. He was survived by his three children, Amy Roberts; Steven (Meagan) Roberts; and Staci (Bradley) Metcalf; grandson, Brantley Roberts, and step-granddaughters, Gianna and Milani Johnson,; his mother, Therese Yankowiak , and brothers, William (Maureen) Yankowiak and Joe Yankowiak. He was proceeded in death by his father,...
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