BILLIE F. RYKARD, 88, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017. She was born in Kirkmansville, KY on August 27, 1928. Billie retired from Parkview Memorial Hospital in 1993 after 21 years of service. She served well over 20 years as president of BelleVista/Allendale Neighborhood Association and was a member
CHARLES “KURT” STEWART, 83, of Fort Wayne passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. He was born on January 21, 1934. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked many years as a supervisor at Wayne Asphalt. He was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church and SASS.
ALPHONSE LUDWIG “ARCHIE” SCHEUERER, 82, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was born in Fort Wayne on September 18, 1934 to the late Ludwig and Bertha Scheuerer. His parents were both born in Germany before coming to the United States. He proudly served in the U.S. Army
RICHARD “DICK” MILLHOUSE, 90, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born January 13, 1927 to Nelson and Marie (Hower) Millhouse. Dick was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U. S. Army Air Corp. He retired from the U. S. Postal Service in 1988 with 37 years of service.
MICHAEL “MIKE” FLENNERY, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017.
Mike is survived by his wife, Terri; son, Jeff Flennery; daughter, Amy Thompson (Ty); grandson, Mason Thompson; and his 4 siblings.
Visitation was on Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at Klaehn, Fahl, and Melton Funeral Home, 6424
WILLIAM “BILL” MUNROE, 81, of Fort Wayne passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. He was born on May 12, 1936 in Syracuse, New York, a son of the late Thomas and Doris (Mead) Munroe. He served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a salesman and later owned and operated Service Engineering before retiring.
DARLENE “SUE” BUNCH, 62, of Fort Wayne passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. She was born on July 1, 1954 in Monticello, Indiana, a daughter of the late Thomas Eugene and Evelyn (Lawson) Hines.
She worked as a hostess at Bandido’s Waynedale; drove school bus for six years for FWCS, was owner
MARY F. (WALL) MASTERS, 51, of Fort Wayne passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. She was born on November 19, 1965 in Winamac, Indiana. She worked at Tri-State Vacuum. She was an auxiliary member at VFW #1421, American Legion Post #241, and Eagles #248. She enjoyed bowling, painting, watching racing
ANTHONY “TONY” GABRIEL, almost 94, of Fort Wayne departed this life March 17, 2017 at St. Joe Hospital. He was born in Naugatuck, CT. He worked as the chef at various area restaurants, and was the head chef at Van Orman Hotel. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening and traveling. Tony was a Marine
MARGARET E. STETTLER, 94, of Fort Wayne, passed away April 15, 2017 at St. Anne Home. She was born February 19, 1923 in Buffalo, NY. She worked as a homemaker and after her family was raised, she had worked as a bookkeeper for Light and Breunig and as a secretary at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
RUSSELL G. MCMILLEN, 90, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in VanWert, OH, Russell worked as an engineer with Navistar for 33 years. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during WWII. Russell was also a member of the American Legion Post #296.
Lucille Irene Stapleton, 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away March 23, 2017 at Signature Care. She was born July 5, 1931 in Fort Wayne to the late Sam and Laura (Mutton) Platt. She retired from Super Market Services.
Surviving are her sons, Michael (Marsha) Stapleton of Fort Wayne and Terry Stapleton of
Randy J. Bentrup, 67, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Hospice Home. He was born August 11, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Ralph Robert and Lorane Sarah (Young) Bentrup. He worked as an auto body specialist and retired from Maaco in 2007. He also was co-owner of Shively’s
MARCELLA E. PALMER, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born on October 9, 1924 in Whitley County, a daughter of the late Lewis and Nora (Pequignot) Hine. She worked as a homemaker raising her family. She was a member of St. Therese
HELEN MARIE LEVY, 73, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at her home. She was born August 5, 1943 in Fort Wayne. She retired after 28 years at Lincoln Food Services and was part owner at H & H Shoe Repair. She was a member of 8 & 40 and the Eastern Star. She also was a very
ROBERT STEPHEN BUHR went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, he graduated from Elmhurst High School in 1966. Following graduation, he enlisted in the Marine Corp and was a combat veteran in Vietnam. After his service to our country he returned to Fort Wayne
JOHN L. WYATT, 87, of Valrico, Florida formerly of Fort Wayne passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017. He was born November 16, 1929; the second son of the late Nathaniel Kenneth and Ilo Cecil Wyatt. John was raised in Fort Wayne. Mr. Wyatt was a graduate of Central High School. He retired from
PHYLLIS I. GENTH, 82 of Ossian, passed away peacefully under the care of hospice at Northwoods Village Memory Care Unit in Fort Wayne on January 19, 2017. Phyllis was the daughter of Clyde Genth and Thelma (Black) Genth who resided on McArthur Drive across from Waynedale Grade School. A 1953 graduate
REV. WILLIAM J. “BILL” CUTSHAW, age 84, of Franklin, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 19, 2017. Bill was born May 25, 1932 in Indianapolis to William C. and Verna G. (Slifer) Cutshaw. He graduated from Tech High School with the Class of 1951; University of Indianapolis in 1954; and
, lifelong resident of Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Heritage of Fort Wayne. She was born October 6, 1923 to the late Harry and Mary (Gongaware) Stapleton.
She attended Elmhurst High School. Dorothy worked as a homemaker, caring for her family, and also worked at the Jefferson
CARROLL SUZANNE (JOHNSON) SORG passed away on Saturday December 3, 2016 in Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, Indiana.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 18 from 12 PM – 3 PM at Stilesville Town Hall located at 8353 N. Hendricks Street, Stilesville, IN 46180. She will be laid
BARBARA ANN BALDI, 82, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Born in Massachusetts, Barbara worked at Raytheon for 49 years and moved to Indiana ten years ago to be with family. She was an avid Patriots and Red Sox fan.
Surviving are her sisters, Francis Ingebo and Geraldine Murphy; grandchildren, Kenneth
RICHARD M. “DICK” SAALFRANK, 83, of rural Ossian passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. He was born on September 20, 1933 in Allen County, a son of the late Carl and Clara (Judt) Saalfrank. He retired from K-Mart Distribution in 1992, and later worked at Sears at Southtown Mall. He enjoyed
TIMOTHY S. WHITE, 50, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016. He was born on March 11, 1966 in Fort Wayne, a son of Alton N. and Carole L. White. He served in the U.S. Air Force and Indiana Air National Guard. He was a volunteer fireman for 34 years with the Southwest Fire District
DELORES ANN WRIGHT, 78, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Friday, September 9, 2016 at her home. She was born August 28, 1938 in Fort Wayne to the late Ernest and Gertrude (Tielker) Erxleben. She worked as a secretary at Allen Bradley, which later became Rockwell Automation.
She loved her family and enjoyed