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Richard O. Wittwer, 93, went to join his wife Mila in Heaven, Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Richard worked at Dana for 30 years, retiring in 1986. He retired a second time from C & P Machine where he acquired his nickname "Part Time". He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Richard served honorably in WWII in the U.S. Army. He was loved by all who knew him and his smile, he was always enthusiastic about fishing, boating, and helping others. He will be missed greatly. Surviving are his son, Curtis Wittwer of Spencerville, IN; daughters, Linda (Phillip) Bennett and Mary Mylet both of Fort Wayne; his grandchildren, Melissa (Denver) Miller, Jeremiah (Deb) Wittwer, Caleb (Trisha) Mylet, Luke Mylet, Megan Mylet, Brandon (Mandi) Wittwer, and Wendy (Bill) Eldridge; 12 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Mila Wittwer; son, George Wittwer; father, Noah Wittwer; mother, Edna Wittwer; and brother, Harry L. Wittwer. Service is 10:30 am, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at - D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, with Pastor Thomas Eggold officiating with an hour of calling prior to the service. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Woodview Assisted Living/ Memory Care and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate kindness and care given to Richard. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1315 Directors Row, Suite 210. To sign the online guest book, go to