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“My deepest sympathy to the family. So glad Holli and I was able to visit with Doug last fall.. We enjoyed seeing him and his antique cars. Deanna...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Deanna Dennis - Carlsbad, CA

“Mike, Daryl and Diane, I am so sorry to here about Uncle Doug. I will always remember our camping trips in Idaho and Colorado. And the dunebuggy that...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Derek Miracle - Littleton, CO

“Beautiful and touching memorial ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Derek Miracle

“Doug always made my day special when he had an appointment for a haircut! He always had a joke or a funny story to tell which blessed my day! In the...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Hadley - Grabill, IN

“Mike, Daryl, and Diane,Uncle Doug was the loudest of voices but the kindest of souls, I am sure glad I got to see him in Missouri last time and...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Peter Mcconnell - Family

“Doug was a friendly guy with a smile on his face. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Bob & Carole Tucker - Warsaw, IN

“We met both Doug and Karen through the Hoosier Thunderbird Club. They were friendly, compassionate and caring people. Even though we were from the ...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Bob and Pam Prater - St Mary's, OH

“Dianne, Mike and Daryl,I feel Blessed to have known Doug for over 20 years. I will always remember his story telling and his laughter. He had a way...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Maddy Haworth - Indianapolis, IN

“Sending much love and prayers to you all. I only have wonderful memories of Uncle Doug.Thinking of you and keeping you close to my heart,Sheryl ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sheryl Slagle - Dallas, TX

“Dear Mike,Daryl,Dianne, I was so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. He was a wonderful person. Your Dad and Mom were great friends to our...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Pam Siefert - Fort wayne, IN

Members of HVTC “On behalf of the members of The Hoosier Vintage Thunderbird Club, we are deeply saddened with the loss of our club member and friend Doug. He and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Roger Noll - Ft. Wayne, IN


G. Douglas McConnell, 78, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Doug graduated from Chase High School in Chase, KS, then completed his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Evansville. Later he completed his Master's degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. Doug began his career as an electrical engineer with Magnavox where he worked on aeronautical radar and sonar equipment. He later transitioned into a sales career of integrated circuits and components. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, and served as President of Consistory at Salem and Grace St. John's UCC. Doug was also a President of the Basketball Booster Club at Leo High School, a member of the Hoosier Vintage Thunderbird Club, and an active participant in the Grabill Fair. Surviving are his children, Michael (Debbie) McConnell of Spencerville, IN, Daryl (Mindy) McConnell of Auburn, IN, and Dianne (Jack) Haworth of Fishers, IN; 5 grandchildren; 2 brothers and 1 sister. Doug was preceded in death by wife, Karen McConnell; parents, George and Elva McConnell; 1 brother and 1 sister. Service is 10:00 am, Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Salem United Church of Christ, 2401 Lake Ave, with calling one hour prior. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Rd on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Leo Memorial Cemetery, Leo, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Salem United Church of Christ. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.