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“To the family of Mary Lou,Just found this notice after Mary Lou's Christmas card was returned. Mary Lou was a treasured family friend -- my father,...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy Bohde-Tobiaski - Coldwater, MI

“Mary Lou was one of my favorite volunteers when I worked at Trinity English Lutheran Church. She was always there to stuff envelopes or support her...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Karlene Fial - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mary Lou was a wonderful person. I got to know her through my mother who was her cousin (Betty Pressler)(Bohde maiden). She was always so kind and...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Gary Pressler - Fort Wayne, IN

“With deep sympathy for Mary Lou's family. We have so missed her at our bridge table!Sincerely, Lucy ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Lucy Clarke - Fort Wayne, IN

“Condolences to the family from one of Mary Lou's bridge buddies, Val Eckert ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Evangeline Eckert - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your loss.Tim and Rena Scheibenberger ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“my sympathy to Ann and Leslie and their families. I have many fond memories of this lovely lady--cocktail parties, dinners and many bridge...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sandy Ayres - Fremont, IN

“Leslie and family: Didn't see this entry until this morning and am so sorry for your loss. I'm sure she was a very strong force in your family and...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Evelyn Sammetinger - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mary Lou Walda Family:Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother, Mary Lou Walda.God's Blessings to the Walda Family.Sincerely,Mr....Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: WILLIAM C. AND DONNA J. PHILLIPS - IN

“Mrs. Walda was my mom's best friend, Nancy Doehrmann, I grew up with her. I went to Sarasota Florida with Mr & Mrs. Walda when I was in 5th grade at...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Janet Steager - Fort Wayne, IN

“Ann & Family,Sorry for the loss of your Mom. I have fond memories of our parents enjoying life together through the years. She was a good friend to...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Julie Campati - Ft. Wayne, IN

“What a beautiful person she was. Always helping everyone and she did enjoy life. I have such great memories of her even as a little girl. May the...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Druhot - New Bern, NC

“I met Mary Lou when we moved to her neighborhood in 2009, and she had me join the ladies' euchre group. She was a sweetheart, good friend, bridge &...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Shirley Ewing - Fort Wayne, IN

“Enjoyed your Mom seeing her at church and having lunch at the club. She shared some of her books with me. We are at Clearwater Beach in Florida so...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Chris and Glen Bickel - Ft. Wayne

“Sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving God by reading his word, and find comfort in the hope he gives us all : of seeing our...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“I remember MaryLou coming into my restaurant that I had with my mom, and I always appreciated her support. She is also my friend's aunt, and I am so...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Belinda Plank - Ft. Wayne, IN

Mary Lou Walda, 90, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Mary Lou enjoyed caring for her family as a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church and DORCAS. She was an active volunteer for Elizabeth North Circle, PEO, Home Bound Meals, Lutheran Life, and her church. Mary Lou enjoyed playing cards with her friends at Fort Wayne Country Club. Surviving are her daughters, Ann (Tim) Dammeyer of Fort Wayne, and Leslie (Mike) Carr of Fremont, IN; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Walda; parents, Walter and Amanda Vetter; and 2 brothers. Service is 10:30 am, Monday, January 22, 2018 at Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 West Washington Street with calling one hour prior. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Rd on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Trinity English Lutheran Church. To sign the online guest book, go to