VIRGINIA MAE BARKER, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away May 31, 2016 at her residence. She was born September 6, 1925 in Indianapolis to the late Thomas Leonard and Crystal Alberta (Ammerman) Prosser. She retired from GTE in 1985, after 15 year as an Advertising Assistant. She also served as choir director
JOAN ELIZABETH CRAMER, 84, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 at her home surrounded by family.
Surviving are her daughter, Linda (Don) Reuille; son, Michael Cramer; grandchildren, Ryan (Toni) Reuille, Renee (Jason) Schoeff, Kristi Cramer, and Casey Cramer; and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded
CHERYL ANN COLEMAN, 60, of Fort Wayne passed away Monday, June 6, 2016. She was born on June 12, 1955. She was a lifetime member and past auxiliary president at VFW #1421 and also belonged to AmVets Post #33.
Surviving family include her daughters, Tina (Mark) France, Tricia (Dean) Wimmer Stevens
BARBARA ALICE (ESCH) NOBLE, 95, of Decatur, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Woodcrest Retirement Community in Decatur. She was born on March 8, 1921 in Dhamtari, India to the late Christian David and Mina Ellen (Brubaker) Esch.
She was a dedicated teacher at Waynedale
JAMES ARTHUR “ROOSTER” CASSELL, 61, of Fort Wayne, died on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital. James graduated from New Haven High School and was employed with BF Goodrich for many years from which he retired. James “Rooster” was a DJ and enjoyed oldies and 50s music. He was a member
GENE D. PERL, 82, of Yoder, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at his residence. He was born January 12, 1934 in Fort Wayne to the late Ollie and Winefred Perl. He worked in hydraulic equipment fabrication, retiring in 1999 from Neff Engineering.
He enjoyed fishing, camping and loved riding motorcycles
LUANA (BREWER) STANLEY, 73, died peacefully Friday, May 13, 2016, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. A native of Bluffton, she graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in English and Masters of library science degree. She worked first as a children’s librarian and later as cataloging
DAVID DEAN TRAINER, 79, was escorted by angels into the hands of God on May 13, 2016. He was born in Blue Mound, Illinois to the late Dean and Doris Trainer in 1936. Later, he moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana where he was a life-long resident.
At age 12, David started working at the family owned business
WILLIAM L. DAVIS, 85, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at his residence. He was born May 5, 1930 in Murray, Indiana to the late William Harvey and Anna (Miller) Davis. He worked as store manager and district manager, managing several different Montgomery Ward’s stores throughout the
LUCILLE M. BOWERS, 86, of Fort Wayne went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 16, 2016. She was born on May 12, 1929 to the late Gregor N. and Martha M. (Esser) Feipel. She attended Central Catholic High School and worked for Magnavox and Evans Products. She was a long time member of St. Therese
PAUL REED, 84, of Waynedale, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016. He was born on March 1, 1932 to the late Elmer and Helen (Gocke) Reed. He worked as a trucker driver for 25 years and later at Umber’s Do It Best. He was a member of American Legion Post #241 and Amvets Post #33. He served as a volunteer
ANGELA J. MCCORMICK, 83, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born October 2, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Urban and Bernice (Vickers) Knue. She worked as a homemaker, caring for her family.
She is survived by her sons, Timothy F. (Cheryl) McCormick
KARL W MCOMBER, JR., 93, formerly of Fort Wayne passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016. He was born on April 26, 1923, a son of the late Karl W. and Mrytle (Ford) McOmber, Sr. He served in the Merchant Marines. He was the co-owner of ElMay Apartments and also worked at General Electric. He was a member
BETTY MARGARET (KOCHER) PETERS, was born on March 23, 1924 and passed away on May 1, 2016. She was born to Oliver and Sophia (Roper) Kocher, in Huntington, IN.
Betty was an active member and volunteer for the Waynedale United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She also volunteered at the Embassy Theater
GARCILLE WAGGONER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away March 27, 2016 at Parkview Hospital. She was born November 1, 1936 in Allen County to the late Lawrence L. and Bivire E. (Vallieu) Brush.
She worked as an accounting and office manager for numerous auto dealerships. She was a member of the Fraternal
DONALD CHARLES FAVORY, 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016. He was born October 29, 1929 in Fort Wayne to the late Charles and Leota (Barker) Favory. He was a 1947 Elmhurst High School graduate and served in the Army during the Korean War. He was Owner and Operator of Favory Auto
MICHAEL MERLE SEIY, 66, of Fort Wayne passed away March 16, 2016 at Coventry Meadows. He was born January 14, 1950 to Merle and Grace (Schneider) Seiy. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. He was self-employed in the computer programming industry.
In addition to his mother, he is survived
MILDRED “MILLIE” SHURBOFF, 91, of Fort Wayne passed away, Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was born July 31, 1924 in Milwaukee, WI to the late Gregory and Mary (Martinz) Stase. She worked as the manager and owner of the Office Tavern from 1974 to 1998. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
B. MARIE SHATZER, 79, passed away on Saturday February 20, 2016. She was the middle child of Robert and Evelyn (Martin) Roy. She was born in Fort Wayne and lived her whole life in Waynedale, graduating from Elmhurst High School in 1955. Marie worked very hard doing many jobs at G.E. That is
NED DEWAYNE PICKARD, 86, of Waynedale, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2016. He served in the Army during the occupation of Japan during the Korean War as a military policeman from 1951 to 1952. He worked at Essex Wire for 18 years and retired from B F Goodrich after 28 years. Ned was a spirit filled
MARJORIE ANN ORTH, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at Renaissance Village. She was born April 23, 1922 in Fort Wayne to the late Edward and Helen (Linsky) Koehl. She worked raising her family as a homemaker. She stayed active in her later years by participating and volunteering
CALVIN C. LEE, 84, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016. He touched numerous lives as a teacher at Hoagland Elementary School for 31 years. He was honored as Indiana State Teacher of the Year in 1981 and appointed honorary Secretary of State. He was a state finalist for the 1st Teacher in Space
PATRICIA A. “PATTI” MILLER, 61, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at Parkview Hospital. She was born January 18, 1955 in Fort Wayne. She worked as a homemaker, raising and caring for her family. Additionally she worked at Bishop Luers High School, helping to maintain the facility
EDWIN ALLAN DALMAN, 47, of Fort Wayne, passed away February 12, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born December 31, 1968 in Fort Wayne. He worked in construction and roofing.
Surviving are his wife, Kelly (Berridge) Dalman of Fort Wayne; children, Denver and Tori Dalman; parents, Mort and Judith (Miller