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“Dear Rose: All of us here are extremely saddened at the news of Don's passing. He will always be remembered fondly for his sharp intellect, that...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Mike & Tradewell Tax & Financial Family - IN

“Don was a kind, thoughtful, generous man who always had a kind word to share. He loved his family; had a passion for duplicate bridge; and, even...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Virginia Wyman - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Rosie, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Don. So many good memories and times to laugh. I'll see you at the funeral. God bless, Jean Joley ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Joley - Fort Wayne, IN

“Aunt Rosie / Cousin Lisa, May the Lord Jesus comfort your hearts with His peace and fill your minds with happy thoughts of your many wonderful...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sam Wyman - Baltimore, MD

“My deepest thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I have so many great childhood memories of Don. What first comes to mind and that I...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Mandi Maska - Nolensville, TN

“I am so very sad to hear of Don's passing. He raised a wonderful daughter. I am wishing for peace and healing for his family and friends. I hope you...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kristin Kramer - Family Friend

“Rose,How deeply we thought of Don. His love of duplicate bridge and yours also, has beenan inspiration to us. God bless you and family. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Barb and Mike - Auburn

“RosieYou & I worked together @ Lincoln Life. So sorry to read of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Bonnie Schug...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your Loss Rose. He is at Peace now, prayers to family. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Sonya Friend - Fort Wayne, IN

“Rick and I met you and Rosie through bridge and we became great friends. You will be missed. Prayers, Love and Hugs to your family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Kleinheksel - Fort Wayne, IN

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Don's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Praying for yall strength!! May God be with you all. Amen! ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Adrienne Tucker - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Dad, I have no words. You made me who I am. You will be missed.All my love,Lisa ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Ferguson-Sells - Fishers, IN


Donald R. Ferguson, 80 of Fort Wayne passed away following a long illness on Sunday, 11 November 2018 on Veterans Day at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born – January 10, 1938, in Fort Wayne, Don was the son of the late Robert & Leila (Gordon) Ferguson. Don graduated Central High School in 1956. Served in the U.S. Army at Fort Knox, KY, from 1961 to 1963. Earned a B.S. degree in Math and Physics from Indiana Institute of Technology and two degrees from Ivy Tech State College: Computer Information Systems & Computer Programming. Don was a life-long learner and regarded as a "professional student". Following his retirement from International Harvester/Navistar, Don was employed at the Veterans Administration, U. S. Postal Service and ITT Aerospace. Following his second retirement (ITT Aerospace), he worked as a Consultant for various companies in Illinois and Indiana. Don was an avid Duplicate Bridge Player having achieved the rank of Gold Life Master with the American Contract Bridge League. He was also an active member of the Fort Wayne Duplicate Bridge Club. Don was a member of St. Mary, Mother of God, Catholic Church. His other favorite pastimes included gardening and following the stock market. Don is survived by his wife of 46 years, Rose (Simone); Daughter, Lisa Ferguson-Sells (Jeremy) and grandson, Jaxson Sells of Fishers, Indiana. Brothers, Sherrill, Ralph (Diane) and many nieces and nephews. Service of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary, Mother of God Church, 1101 Lafayette Street, Fort Wayne, IN, 46802 on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:30 am with an hour of calling prior. Calling will be at D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Covington Knolls, 8325 Covington Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Burial at Catholic Cemetery, 3500 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, IN, following the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials should be made to: St. Mary's Soup Kitchen, 1101 Lafayette St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 or Online donation: http://www.stmarysfw.org/st-marys-soup-kitchen/ , Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814 or Online donation: http://www.vnfw.org/, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or Online donation: https://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/, American Lung Association (Indiana Chapter/Pulmonary Fibrosis) or Online donation: https://www.lung.org/about-us/local-associations/indiana.html, or Other charity of choice. To leave an online condolence please visit www.domccombandsons.com