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“I would like to say I've worked with Dick for like 6 years at the American Legion on Tillman Road and it was a very good guy so sorry to see him go I...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: michael householder - fort wayne, IN

“We lose another member of the Eckrich clan... the guys will be there to welcome Dick into heaven...God Bless his family.Dick say hi to Ace and...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: the Longsworth family - IN

“We would like to offer our condolences to Dick's family. We have many great memories of all the good times we had at the Meyer family gatherings. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jerry and Carolyn Voglewede

“So Sorry For Your Loss, He Was Great Man, Prayers To All The Family ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Marie Becker - FortWayne, IN

“Sending my deepest condolences to Dick's family during this difficult time. Dick was a very good man, a wonderful mentor and friend during my time...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Cathy Cross - Fort Wayne, IN

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Richard's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

Richard L. Arend, 87, passed away on October 12, 2018. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN on January 16, 1931, the son of the late Leo and Catherine Arend. Richard served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of Eagles #248 and American Legion Post #296, where he served as a former officer. He worked at Peter Eckrich and Sons for 37 years until his retirement. On March 31, 1951 he married Eileen Arend and spent 60 years together until her passing in 2011. In his spare time he enjoyed woodworking and refinishing furniture. He is survived by his sons; Richard J. (Mary) Arend of Wolcottville and Ronald (Kathy) Arend of Highland, Ill.; daughters, Catherine (Randy) Earnhart of Fort Wayne, Christine Arend of New Haven and Constance (Parker) Johnson of Easley, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Marjorie Hensler, Dorothy (Dale) Arnold, Joan (Kenneth) Brown, and Rosemary Thompson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Arend; daughter, Laureen Arend; great-grandson, Isaac Kimmel; siblings, Basil Arend, Virginia Kroemer, Betty Miller, and Kenneth Arend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2018 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4500 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46807, with calling 1 hour prior. Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Mungovan Simple, 2114 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. A rosary service will take place at 7:30 p.m. Burial will take place in the Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 296.