Waynedale Obituaries

The latest obituaries of Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana residents can be found here as well as wake, visitation and burial information. Feel free to share your condolences as a comment.

IRENE A (BECKER) KOEHL, 96

IRENE A (BECKER) KOEHL, 96, went to walk with her Lord on Sunday, October 19, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Spending all her life in Fort Wayne, she attended St. Peter's Catholic grade school and graduated from South Side High School. She married Herbert E. Koehl on August 16, 1941. He preceded her in death, in 1998, after 57 blessed years of marriage. She was a leader of the Lucky Stars 4-H Club. She volunteered at St. Therese Church and School, St. Mary's Soup Kitchen...

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GAYNELL ISABELLE SHADY, 98

GAYNELL ISABELLE SHADY, 98, passed away at Saint Anne Home and went to be with her Heavenly Father on November 1, 2014. Born on June 26, 1916 to Ozro Lee and Laura Effie (Echelbarger) Bryant near Ossian, IN. She graduated from Ossian H.S. in 1934. She loved her Lord and church activities. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Gaynell provided a loving home for her Husband and their three children, always there with encouragement and understanding. She also loved to paint...

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LUDMILLA J. SMITH, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born September 21, 1930 in Linz, Austria to the late Josef and Johanna Kölbl. She worked as a homemaker and previously worked in the accounting departments within the banking industry, American Van Lines, and Lutheran Hospital.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Robert L. Smith of Fort Wayne; half-brother, Josef Kölbl of Austria; cousin, Elizabeth Lee of Oklahoma City, OK; nephews...

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GARY D. CLINTON, 71

GARY D. CLINTON, 71, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Gary was a truck driver for Graves Trucking for 36 years retiring in 2004. He was a member of the Eagles #248 and served as their treasurer, American Legion Post #241, Teamsters Local #414. Gary enjoyed working in his yard and bowling years ago.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Mary Lou Clinton of Fort Wayne, brother, Scott (Robin) Clinton of Hendersonville, North Carolina, sisters...

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INA LU DEPUE, 85

INA LU DEPUE, 85, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born May 21, 1929 in Fort Wayne to the late Ira Gale and Mildred M. (Collins) Clevenger. She graduated from Central High School and then worked for Lincoln Life Insurance Company and Summer's Bakery before staying home and working as a homemaker in order to love and care for her family. She then worked at Key III Candies from 1974 to 1979.

Surviving are her...

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LERLAND WALDO FOGWELL, 88

LERLAND WALDO FOGWELL, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Hospice Home. He was born August 13, 1926 in Pleasant Township, Allen County to the late Herman W. and Ruth M. (Duff) Fogwell. He worked as a farmer, raising crops and livestock, retiring in 1982. He enjoyed, in his later years, woodworking and carpentry, making or repairing many items that have become treasured keepsakes.

He was a member of Avalon Missionary Church. He also loved traveling with his wife of...

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