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“We are so sorry for your loss, your family is in our prayers.Cort & Lois Maple ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Lois Maple - Fort Wayne, IN

“She'll & family, so sorry for your loss. Praying for God to give you all the strength you need to HELP get through this difficult time. Sincerely...Read More ยป
2 of 6 | Posted by: Patricia Kitchen-Meek - IN

“Shelley & Family: So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy & Art Schwartz - Fort Wayne, IN

“The years weren't good to us.I missed your friendship. RIP ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Tim Greeno - Portsmouth, VA

“So sorry to hear this we were all such good friend and the years went by since the 80's my prayers go out to his family and friends ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Anne Greeno Ridgley - IN

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: American Heart Association


Thomas Charles Merkler, 68, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Thomas worked with Merkler Machine Works for 40 years. He proudly served his country as a member of the US Army. Thomas loved working on cars, watching Nascar, woodworking, and making his yard look beautiful. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Shelley Merkler of Fort Wayne; son, Thomas George (Christen) Merkler of Fort Wayne; daughter, Mandy (Quintin) Jones of Harlan, IN; 7 grandchildren; and brothers, David Merkler of Warsaw, IN, and Patrick (Kathy) Merkler of Tulsa, OK. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, George and Geraldine Merkler; and brother, Donald Merkler. Service is 10:30 am, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling also Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.