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At my nephew's wedding at Patterson NY “Dear Sharon and Family,I cannot believe that 2 years have passed since our dear Steve has passed away. I have always treasured our relationship,...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Derrick Davey - Savannah, GA

“Dear Sharon,We wanted you to know how blessed we were to know Steve and all of your wonderful family. It was so sad to learn that Steve recently...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Glassley - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are very sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Steve and what a great teacher he was and his ability to convey the point and you never...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Elizabeth Lim - King of Prussia, PA

“Sharon,Sending our warm love and thoughts during this difficult time to each and everyone in your family. May Jehovah continue to sustain with his...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Esther Schroeder - Antwerp, OH

“I remember your dad going on the Greenfield Village Trip with us. We started at 6:30 in the morning, and we died not get back until 7 that evening. ...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Sarah Stoner - Ft. Wayne, IN

“My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Wahl Family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: kenny wixon - fort wayne, IN

“When we first moved to Fort Wayne the Wahls were the first family we met and became lifelong friends. Many good times, fun get-to-gethers, trips,and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Bonnie Jean Belland - OH

“I have many memories of Uncle Steve & they are all good ones. I can't recall ever seeing him mad or negative. I will miss his chuckle & way of...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Courtney Salsbury - Family

Steven Alan Wahl, age 66, of Fort Wayne, lost his battle with brain cancer Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Pinckney, MI. He is survived by: his wife of 46 years, Sharon; children Nicole (Ryan) Melching of Fort Wayne, Brandon (Monica) Wahl of Pinckney, MI, and Brittany Wahl of Fort Wayne; parents James and Betty Wahl of Fort Wayne; grandchildren Connor and Ava Melching, Jacob Irwin and Adriana Wahl; brother Jeff (Jan) Wahl of Fort Wayne; several nieces and nephews; and a spiritual family that is too numerous to count.

Loving husband, attentive father, adoring grandfather, hard worker. Steve owned several businesses over the years and retired from Rug Doctor in 2016. The Steve Wahl "Selling with Passion" award will be given annually because he was an example "to all employees of passion, knowledge, and a positive attitude." Steve demonstrated passion for excellence in all areas of his life. His love of writing was expressed in over 200 songs and poems for his family and friends. His strong desire to help people and bring praise to his creator, Jehovah God, was the motivating force behind everything he did. Steve was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in 1966 and spent the next 51 years teaching others about the Bible and its wonderful hope. He also volunteered countless hours in a special hospital-based ministry that helped those dealing with critical health challenges. The connections he made with the friends he served were unbreakable. Steve had the ability to make anyone he noticed feel special because he was truly unique. His legacy will carry on that sincere and wholesome tradition of being dreamers, musicians, model workers, and utterly capable in any venture they choose. Not only will everyone remember his voice saying, "Steve Wahl, here!" but the impact he has made is what will be truly unforgettable.

Service is Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Rhinehart Music Center on the campus of IPFW. Calling will begin at 1:00 pm and a memorial talk will be given by Kent Benson at 3:00 pm. Entombment will be September 2. Memorials may be made to the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society via To sign the online guestbook, go to