Jerold L. (Jerry) Witte

  • Died: April 8, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Jerold L. "Jerry" Witte, 70, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was born on December 11, 1948, a son of the late Ferdinand and Georgia (Roemke) Witte. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked at John Deere in Woodburn and later at Dana Corporation as a machine operator for 31 years before retiring. He was a member at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven, Knights of Columbus, and was a lifetime member of the VFW. He enjoyed spending his time riding his motorcycle and helping other people fix things. The family would like to thank the HBPC team from the VA Hospital, Fort Wayne for his loving and compassionate care. Surviving family include his wife, Carol Witte; children, Todd (Patti) Witte, Angela (Nathan) Bryan, Ryan (Amber) Witte, Emily Witte; seven grandchildren, seven step grandchildren, and five step great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his step mother, Virginia Witte; and siblings, John Witte, Karen Stark, and Vivian Guenin. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven with visitation half hour prior. Visitation will also be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Rd., Fort Wayne with a vigil service at 3:45 p.m. Burial will be in St John's Catholic Cemetery, New Haven. Memorials should be made to Masses or to HDSA Center of Excellence at Indiana University, 355 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 or online at http://hdsa.org/hdsacoeindiana/. Condolences may be left online at www.domccombandsons.com.