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“Gage, I have been thinking of you all day today! My love for you goes on forever... I am blessed to have you as a grandson and know that it is just...Read More »
1 of 42 | Posted by: Carolyn Linnemeier - Fort Wayne, IN

“I miss you son. ”
2 of 42 | Posted by: Dad

“missing that one in a million bright smile. definitely the best smile i've seen and sticks in my mind everyday ”
3 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“Jan and Dave I just learned about the loss of your grand-son. My thoughts and prayers go out to each of you and you families. I know he will be...Read More »
4 of 42 | Posted by: Phyllis Caywood - SPENCERVILLE, IN

gage and sutton “gage was the love of my life and he will never be forgotten. the way he was with his family was contagious just like his smile and his laugh. there...Read More »
5 of 42 | Posted by: katie zent - fort wayne, IN

“Found this obituary on Facebook and would like to offer my condolences to the family. Did not know this young man, but know his grand parents, Dan &...Read More »
6 of 42 | Posted by: Ron Frazier - South Whitley, IN

“Our sincere condolences to all the family. Prayers to all ”
7 of 42 | Posted by: Rita Dunfee - Columbia City, IN

“Dear Jan, Dave, Lindsey, Nic, Sutton and to all the extended Kelley & Linnemeier Family, Although we did not personally know Gage, we are...Read More »
8 of 42 | Posted by: Audray, Dan, Kathy, Randy Gonser - Little

“Prayers to your complete family Carolyn. The Lord is watching over him now. ”
9 of 42 | Posted by: Frank and Rose Dunfee - IN

“our deepest condolences to Erik, Jodi, Carter and Miah. Praying for God's guiding hands throughout this difficult time. You'll continue to be in...Read More »
10 of 42 | Posted by: Patrick & Joy Poinsett Fort Wayne

“Our deepest condolences. Curt and Joy Gorringe ”
11 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart aches for you Jody, Eric, Jackson and Mia. It has been a long time since I have seen you all. But I still rembember what an amazing family...Read More »
12 of 42 | Posted by: Ellen Kenchanh - Family Friend

“Erik, Jody, Carter and Miah,Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Gage was very blessed to be a part of your family. You shared the...Read More »
13 of 42 | Posted by: Joel and Keersten Nichols - IN

“Our deepest condolences to Katie and your family. PRAYERS, LOVE, HOPE, PEACE! ”
14 of 42 | Posted by: Don & Ada Murray - Dover, OH

“To Erik, Jody, Carter, and Miah Linnemeier, gage left his mark in so many people's hearts. You raised the most amazing young man. I'm so sorry this...Read More »
15 of 42 | Posted by: Jade Meador - Huntertown, IN

“Erik & Jodi, Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Our prayers go out to you. So sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 42 | Posted by: Mark & Shannon Fahlsing - IN

“To our loving son, Erik and his supportive, loving wife, Jody:Our hearts are heavy knowing Gage is no longer physically with us, but his spirit lives...Read More »
17 of 42 | Posted by: Carolyn Linnemeier - Fort Wayne, IN

“Erik and Jody, I can not even begin to tell you how sorry I am for your loss and how much my heart aches for you all.. My prayers and thoughts have...Read More »
18 of 42 | Posted by: Carmen Lahrman (Carpenter) - IN

“Dear Erik, Jody, Miah and Carter: We are so incredibly saddened to hear of the loss of Gage. At the same time we rejoice that Gage is secure with...Read More »
19 of 42 | Posted by: Gerhardt Schweinert - FL - friend

“Gage and I met a few times through the Kelly's. Such a caring and loving character. Your family has my deepest condolences. ”
20 of 42 | Posted by: Braden Burns - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“I knew Gage's father Erik when I was at Suburban Bethlehem. I want to express my sympathy for your loss. You may not be able express your thoughts &...Read More »
21 of 42 | Posted by: Sally Brudi-Nylund - Ft Wayne, IN

“Erik, Jody, Carter & Miah: we are so very sorry to hear of the loss of Gage. We are praying for peace in your hearts and for your faith in the Lord...Read More »
22 of 42 | Posted by: Amanda Case - Fort Wayne, IN

“Erik and Jody raised a fine son. He was kind-hearted, smart, funny and optimistic. He had gravitas, a rare quality in men today. Gage had a...Read More »
23 of 42 | Posted by: Betty Stoller - Fort Wayne, IN

“My deepest sympathies to your family. He is sing with the angels. God Bless you all ”
24 of 42 | Posted by: Anita Rothacher - OH

“I'll be thinking of my cousin every single day. I know Gage will be there in all I do. I have been beyond blessed to be given the time I had with him...Read More »
25 of 42 | Posted by: Taylor Kelley - Fort Wayne, IN

“Very sorry for your family's loss. Prayers for all of you during this very difficult time. ”
26 of 42 | Posted by: Joan Cushing - Fort Wayne, IN

“Your family will always be my family. I will miss my son in law until the day I die ”
27 of 42 | Posted by: Deana Zent - Fort wayne, IN

“Wayne and I along with Norman and Dorothy send our prayers and deepest sympathy to all who are in mourning and pain in the loss of this wonderful,...Read More »
28 of 42 | Posted by: Treasa and Wayne Linnemeier - IN

“Erik, Jody, Carter and Miah- we love you all so very much and are mourning your loss. We know Gage is with Our Father in Heaven smiling down on you...Read More »
29 of 42 | Posted by: Heather and Scott Tegtmeyer - IN

“Prayers for the family. Truly our hearts are deeply saddened but knowing Gage is with our Lord brings also joy. Our love is with you. ”
30 of 42 | Posted by: Cindy Brice - Valrico, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Cherish the memories you have. ”
31 of 42 | Posted by: Katina ehrman (Brown) Leo class of 1991 - IN

“Erik, Jodi and familyWe are so sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. May God comfort you in the...Read More »
32 of 42 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this loss of precious life. ”
33 of 42 | Posted by: Don & Barb Perl - Highland, MI

“Sorry for your loss. God has gained another angel warrior. May peace be with you all. ”
34 of 42 | Posted by: Teri Silvestri - Ft wayne, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss, may the Lord comfort you always ”
35 of 42 | Posted by: Melody M ccray - FL

“Our condolences to his family and friends. A life gone way too soon. My son is about the same age, they use to work together. ”
36 of 42 | Posted by: The Manfredonia Family - KY

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our son, Ryan was a friend of Gage's. We are praying for your family, that you have a peace that passes all...Read More »
37 of 42 | Posted by: Kim Walker - Churubusco, IN

“Erik, Jody, Carter, and Miah, We are so very sorry to hear of Gage's passing. Our hearts are breaking for you. We pray God's love and only the peace...Read More »
38 of 42 | Posted by: Kathy Yarnelle - Fort Wayne, IN

“Please know that our family is sending love and prayers to your family. This was so heartbreaking to hear. Love and hugs to you all. ”
39 of 42 | Posted by: Autumn, Logan, Cat & Sherman Zonker & Bowers Family - IN

“So sorry for your loss it has been to many years I need to make time to see you.may Jesus help you and your family through this.If you ever need...Read More »
40 of 42 | Posted by: John Banet III - Cecil, OH

“A smile to light up the room, a heart kind to all, a faith he wasn't ashamed to share, and, of course, ornery at times - Gage. Gage was in my...Read More »
41 of 42 | Posted by: Brenda King - Columbia City, IN

“Erik, Jody, Carter and Miah,We are so incredibly sorry to hear of Gage's passing. Please know that you are in our prayers for comfort and strength...Read More »
42 of 42 | Posted by: Robyn and Mark Richards - MI


Our son, Gage Daniel Linnemeier, 21, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Gage attended Suburban Bethlehem School and graduated from Churubusco High School in 2014. He worked in Special Operations with a great company that he loved "Fort Wayne Metals". Anyone who knew Gage knew that he was extremely strong in his faith with the Lord and possessed an absolute magnetic personality. Although we don't know the reasons Gage was taken from our family, we do know without question that it was God's plan and that he is without doubt in heaven with our Father preparing a place for his family and all fellow believers in Christ.
Surviving are his parents, Erik S. and Jody L. Linnemeier brother, Carter Linnemeier, sister, Miah Linnemeier all of Fort Wayne, IN; grandparents, Jan and Dave Kelley of Leo, IN; Dan and Carolyn Linnemeier of Fort Wayne, IN; uncles, Chris (Marie) Kelley, Greg (Tony Onarato) Kelley, Jamie (Erin) Kelley, aunts, Julie Kelley, Megan (Tony) Reynolds, Lindsey (Nik) Kohlmeier, Lisa (Bob) Ferguson and his girlfriend, Katie Zent whom he loved in such a uniquely deep way. Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be 6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Pine Hills Church, 4704 Carroll Road with visitation from 3-6 pm at the church with Pastor Mike Drury officiating. Memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.