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“My condolences to the family on the passing of Jerry. He and your family are in my thoughts and prayers~Matt Connelly ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“We are sorry for the loss of Jerry. Blessings and Prayers. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Greg and Melissa Wiehe - IN

“I haven't seen Jerry for years but always remembered him when we would visit my Uncle Chris and Aunt Edna on the farm! He was always very nice! So...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Leeper - Grabill, IN

“Jerry Witte Family: May Jerry Rest in Peace, Memory Eternal.George and Donna Gosheff ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to learn of the passing of a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. We attended school together throughout our formative years,...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Neil and Sharon Ehle - NEW HAVEN, IN

“So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Lowell Roemke - Tempe,, AZ

“To the family of Jerry Witte, I'm so sorry for your loss. Jerry was a classmate and we had a lot of good times back in the day. Jerry will be missed...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Roger Stopher - Leo, IN

“Prayers for the family. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Marna Davis - Huntertown, IN

“Todd Patti and family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Patty ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Patty Heeren - Ft. Wayne, IN

“I work with Todd and Dana. Todd has always treated me with honesty and respect. I attribute that to the way Jerry raised Todd. My condolences to...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Jerry Girardot - Columbia City, IN

“To Jerry Witte family, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and [prayers are with you. God Bless. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Caryn Fowler - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Carol and family, my heart breaks for you all! Jerry was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, and a wonderful friend! We had some...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Vicky Jamili - Fort Wayne, IN

“My heart is breaking for you. I wish I was there to be with you like you were for me at mom's funeral but you will be in my thoughts and prayers....Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Janie Losher - Orange Park, FL

“One night I was in the EM Club in Can Tho, Vietnam and someone slapped me on the back and said "I'd know that voice anywhere". It was Jerry, we were...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Oriean Clayton - Tecumseh, MI

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Jerry's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Shared a lot of laughs with Jerry. Rest in peace Jerry. Tom & Deb Gerbers ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Tom Gerbers - Hamilton, IN


Jerold L. "Jerry" Witte, 70, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was born on December 11, 1948, a son of the late Ferdinand and Georgia (Roemke) Witte. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked at John Deere in Woodburn and later at Dana Corporation as a machine operator for 31 years before retiring. He was a member at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven, Knights of Columbus, and was a lifetime member of the VFW. He enjoyed spending his time riding his motorcycle and helping other people fix things. The family would like to thank the HBPC team from the VA Hospital, Fort Wayne for his loving and compassionate care. Surviving family include his wife, Carol Witte; children, Todd (Patti) Witte, Angela (Nathan) Bryan, Ryan (Amber) Witte, Emily Witte; seven grandchildren, seven step grandchildren, and five step great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his step mother, Virginia Witte; and siblings, John Witte, Karen Stark, and Vivian Guenin. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven with visitation half hour prior. Visitation will also be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Rd., Fort Wayne with a vigil service at 3:45 p.m. Burial will be in St John's Catholic Cemetery, New Haven. Memorials should be made to Masses or to HDSA Center of Excellence at Indiana University, 355 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 or online at http://hdsa.org/hdsacoeindiana/. Condolences may be left online at www.domccombandsons.com.