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“Alberding family,We are so sorry to hear about Ed's passing. It was an honor and pleasure to work with Ed on multiple National Oil projects. Our...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Phil Troyer - Fort Wayne, IN

“My prayers and sympathy to the Alberding family. Rest in peace Uncle Ed. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Mills - Ft.Wayne, IN

“Rochelle, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. Enjoyed seeing you whenever I was in Fort Wayne visiting Carol and Jim K. Pat BERKHEISER ...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“So glad God put me in Ed's path the past five years and gave me the privilege to know him. Ed was my mentor in the fuel industry and we developed a...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Alan Gunkel - Ossian, IN

“Our deepest condolences to the Alberding family and the National Oil Family. Rest in Peace Edward, we will all miss you and the legacy you have...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Todd Haidous - Angola, IN

“Ed had been a part of National Oil & Gas for over 50 years and has served our family business with professionalism and hard work. Ed has helped...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Drake Moser - Bluffton, IN

“Rochelle: We were so sad to read about Ed's passing. Unfortunately, other obligations prevent us from coming to the visitation. Just know that we...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving God by reading his word, and find comfort in the hope he gives us all : of seeing our loved...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry for your loss Jill and family. I have great memories of being at your home back in high school. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Rod & Carolyn Johnson - Bluffton, IN

“Ed will be greatly missed! I will miss our conversations and him eating all my candy in my office. Prayers to the family during this difficult time. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Heather Morgan - Bluffton, IN

“Deb, John and family,So sorry to hear of the loss of your brother and uncle. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Julie Hanchar - Fort Wayne, IN

“Ed will be missed by many. I really enjoyed working with Ed over the years. A true professional and more importantly a real friend. His service to...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: David Skowronek - Fort Wayne, IN

Edward Alberding, 81, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Ed worked as the Vice President/Sales Manager with National Oil and Gas for 55 years. Ed was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He was a member of Knights of Columbus of Fort Wayne and St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. Ed loved fishing and playing golf. He was an avid Chicago sports fan. Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Rochelle Alberding of Fort Wayne; sons, Brian Alberding and Barry (Melanie) Alberding both of Fort Wayne; daughters, Jenny Alday of Fort Wayne and Jill (Mark) Foreman of Minneapolis, MN; step-sons, Darren Freshour and Derrick Freshour both of Elkhart and Daniel Freshour of Fort Wayne, IN; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; siblings, Deb (John) Carlin of Fort Wayne, Gary (Candi) Alberding of MA, Tim (Deb) Alberding, Sandy Wysong of Columbia City, and SaDonna (Tom) Wickliffe of Muncie, IN. Ed was preceded in death by his first wife Phyllis Alberding; brother, Tom Alberding; sister, Jackie Chapla; father, Edward Alberding; and mother, Helen Alberding. Mass of Christian Burial is Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:00 am in St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Road with Father Jonathan Norton officiating with an hour of calling prior to Mass. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road Monday, October 23, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm with a rosary at 6:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children Hospital. To sign the online guest book, go to