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“Today is 8 weeks....I still cry for you and miss you so very much every day. Love you.... Your Stink ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Dorice - Round Rock, TX

“Chad and Dorice, Words can not describe how I feel right now, nor can they begin to heal your pain. The only words of healing I can offer are those...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Barrett-Biggs

“To the Family of John Oswald, Sending sincere condolences to you on the passing of your John. I will always think of John when I am fishing "up at...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Rush - Fort Wayne, IN

“Chad I am sorry for your loss, wish I could have been there for you. If you need anything you know where to find me. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Tiffany Osborne

“Our deepest condolencses, our prayers are with you and your family. May you find solace in the loving memory of your father. ~With love, The...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Mike and Elsa Zambrano - TX

“Our deepest sympathy to the Oswald family. Thank you for including us in your family celebration with John recently. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Greg & Karen Bender

“Memory is of long ago when Chad and I were young. We would be at me parents house or Chad's. When ever i was there, John never seemed surprised, I...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Roger A Hassig - Fort Wayne, IN

“I had the pleasure of working with John at Georgetowne Place Retirement for almost 1 year. In that short time frame, I was amazed at John's...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Al Wasvick

“John was a very special person who cared so much about his family and friends and always put others first. He was one of the hardest working guys I...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Angela Guisinger - Fort Wayne, IN

“JOHN WAS A VERY SPECIAL PERSON IN MY LIFE. I HAD THE PLEASURE OF WORKING WITH JOHN AT GEORGETOWNE PLACE MANY YEARS AGO. IT WAS MY HONOR TO CALL JOHN...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: JESSICA WATERS-RYAN - FRIEND

“There Are No Words To Describe What John Has Meant To My Daughter Abigale And I The Last 4 Years Of Our Life... He Was And Always Will Be A Very...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Karin

“John you was my best friend I Love You and will miss you look four me when i make it up to hevan to see you agin you was a super friend thanks ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Grimes - fort wayne, IN


John David Oswald, 64, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at his daughter’s home in Texas of ALS. John was a lifelong resident of in Fort Wayne, IN. He was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War. For the last 16 year he has worked as Maintenance Director for Georgetown Place. He was a Volunteer for the Washington Township Fire Department and the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, Vice & Narcotics Division.
Surviving are his mother, Jenny Oswald; daughter, Dorice (Gregory) Oswald-Thompson of Round Rock, TX; son, Chad Oswald of Indianapolis, IN; brothers, Jerry (Toby) Oswald, Byron (Tammy) Oswald and Ken Oswald; sisters, Becky (David) Jewel, Marty (Aaron) Meyer and Pam
(Doug) Gadson; grandchildren, Maxwell, Samuel, Benjamin and Adeline Thompson and Paige Oswald. John was preceded in death by his father, John Robert Oswald. Visitation is Saturday 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm and Service is 10:30am Sunday at D. O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
A memorial has been established in John's name with the Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759.
To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com