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“Carl and Lou, I was saddened to read of Barbara's passing. I always enjoyed knowing her and being in class with her at Arcola High school. ...Read More ยป
1 of 2 | Posted by: Paul Domrow - Fort Wayne, IN

“I have had countless memories with you aunt Barbara. It is strange that your no longer here on earth. I love you very much. Please look after us all. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Katie Reed - Family

Barbara C. Gruettert, 84, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at The Hearth at Sycamore Village in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Barbara worked for Lincoln Bank for 10 years, and the admitting office at Parkview Hospital for 18 years, retiring in 1994. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Arcola and the Irish Loners at the church. Surviving are two brothers, Carl "Fred" (Mary) Gruettert, Ft Wayne, Lou H. Gruettert of Phoenix, AZ; nephews, Michael (Michelle) Gruettert, and Robert ( Dianna) Gruettert. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Carl F. and Agnes (Rodt) Gruettert. Mass of Christian Resurrection 11:00am, Friday February 16, 2018, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church of Arcola, Fr. Thadeus Balinda, officiating, calling one hour prior to service. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery , Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or Visiting Nurse Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to