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“Keri, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Pyle - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mike, I just want to give you and your family my condolences on the passing of Kristi ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Miller - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Mike, I am so sorry to hear about Kristi. She was a sweet lady and a terrific Mom to the boys. She put up a heck of a fight. I hope you find some...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Meyer Family - New Haven, IN

“So sorry Mike and family for your loss. Kristi was a gem who always had a smile and a wonderful sense of humor. You're in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Tania Vanderlaan - Fort Wayne, IN

“Deepest condolences to Kristi's family, I worked with her at Ziffle's many years ago and then in recent years was FB friends with her. Her positive...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Christa Bowers - fort, wayne, IN

“I really enjoyed knowing Kristi. She was always friendly and had a winning smile. I knew her as a co-worker at National Business Systems and ...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Ruth Pulver - Fort Wayne, IN


7 of 14 | Posted by: jack ringenberg jr - newhaven, IN

“Mike and family, we are sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Ray Stephens - New Haven, IN

“Dear Family and FriendsMy sympathy and prayers for you on Kristi's passing.Rhonda ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Rhonda Bowers Rush - New Haven, IN

“With my deepest and sincere condolences to the family ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Rita Dunfee - Columbia Citu, IN

“We are so sorry for your loss. We loved coming to Ziffles and talking with Kristi. She was one of a kind and her smile always lit up the room. My...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Tiffany Romeo - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sorry for your loss you all lost a special angelGod bless u allconnie ward an family ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Melody Parker - Fortwayne, IN

“I was very saddened to learn of Kristi's passing. I did not know that she was ill. Mike and family, I send my prayers to you and for you as you...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: phyllis franklin - New Haven, IN

“My deepest sympathy and prayers goes out to the Ward and Wahl families. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jeannie Lyons - Fort Wayne, IN


Kristi Ann "Ward" Wahl, 53 years old, passed on peacefully, Wednesday June 14th at 1:40 a.m., surrounded by her loved ones, after a valiant battle with cancer. Born on April 27, 1964 in Terre Haute, Indiana, she moved to Woodburn, Indiana in 1968, graduated from Woodlan High School in 1982 and attended Indiana Tech, obtaining a Certificate in Computer Programming. Kristi worked as an office manager at National Business Systems for four years, leaving that position to concentrate on raising her two sons. She then pursued a profession in food service at Ziffle's Rib Bar, where she garnered many friends, both employees and patrons. Kristi was a "people" person with an outgoing personality. So much so that she volunteered to be a participant in Research Studies involving experimental advanced cancer treatment medications. Any acquaintance became a friend and she touched many hearts. Kristi enjoyed vacationing in Vegas and organizing family holidays. Everyone enjoyed her creative gourmet cooking and baking skills. Kristi is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Michael Wahl, of Ft. Wayne, and sons Brandon Wahl (Abby) and Ryan Wahl, also of Ft. Wayne. Also surviving are her Mother, Dorris Ward, brother Ken Ward (Melanie), sisters Cynthia Barhydt (Ken), Connie Rothgeb (Steve), Karen Hanefeld (Kevin), and Keri Bricault (Lee), father-in-law Howard Wahl, mother-in-law Pat Wahl, brothers-in-law Dennis Wahl (Danielle) and Jerry Wahl (Tracy) and sister-in-law Teresa Cordes (Steve). She was loved, admired and respected by her numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Kenneth J. Ward, and her brother, Kert Ward. Service in Celebration of Kristi's Life is 10:30 a.m., Friday June 23, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road with calling one hour prior. Calling also Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com