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“My sincerest condolences to your family.May the treasured memories of your loved one and the drawing close to God in prayer comfort and strengthen...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“We've appreciated Julian's friendship during the many years of living in Fort Wayne and attending First Missionary Church. He was always available...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Lowell and Annette Becker - FL

“Julian was one of the finest men I think I have ever known. I was a true honor to be his friend. I will miss him greatly. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: John Orr - Fort Wayne, IN

“My prayers are with you Julian and your family. We were good friends at North Side. If my memory is correct you were the photographer for our school...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Redwanski - Fort Wayne, IN

“I had the pleasure of caring for Julian every saturday!! He was the most caring and thoughtful man. From the very start we had a special bond!!! He...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Debrenia Vanness

“A very kind and gentle man. I regret his passing> May he be with the Lord ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Anderson - Fort Wayne, IN

“My prayers and thoughts are with each of you. I know he will be greatly missed. Julian and I were classmates at North Side. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Phyllis (Sampson) Caywood - IN


Julian D. Houtz, 78, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, January 11, 2017 . Born in Huntington, Indiana, Julian was the son of the late Harold and Loveta Houtz. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He worked with Geyer Instructional Aids for many years prior to his retirement. Julian was a man of strong faith, devotion, and prayer to his Lord. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather to his granddaughters in which he and his wife took much joy in watching and caring for. Julian enjoyed gardening, nature, and classic cars. He was a very humble man and was always willing to lend a hand to those in need. He was a member of First Missionary Church where he was a custodian for many years. Surviving are his son, Eric Houtz of Chicago, IL; daughter, Janeen (Brian McGhee) Houtz of Fort Wayne; sister, Bonnie (Dr. Don) Furuto of Birmingham, AL; and granddaughters, Savonna and Nevaeh McGhee; along with nephews, Daniel, Luke, and Matthew Furuto. Julian was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Ruth Houtz. Service is 11:00 am, Monday, January 16, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home, Sunday, January 15, 2017, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to First Missionary Church or Visiting Nurse. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.