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.

JANE AVERY, 62

JANE AVERY, 62, passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Friday, July 17, 2015, after an unexpected 8 month struggle with brain cancer.

She is survived by her loving husband Bill Hoover; daughters Elizabeth Mannir, Mo (Josh) Jeffrey, and Allison Avery; her “Moroccan son” Hicham Mannir; and dear friend Christopher Snider. She is also survived by her brother Bob Avery (Kendallville) and family; brother Tom Avery (Rockford) and family; and sister Mary Sue McFarland (Indianapolis), as well...

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KEVIN LEE DEPUE, 59, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, after a long illness. He was born November 7, 1955 in Fort Wayne to Bert B. and Ina Lu (Clevenger) DePue. He graduated from Elmhurst High School and worked for many years as the Manager of VIP Services at the Marriott Hotel in Fort Wayne. Over the years he met hundreds of celebrities and five presidents.

Surviving are his father, Bert of North Webster; wife, Karen...

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DAVID H. LAUER, 83, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Fort Wayne, David retired from the Indiana Air National Guard after 36 years of service in 1986 earning the rank of Master Sergeant. He was activated and sent to France for 10 months during the Berlin Crisis. David was a classic car and airplane enthusiast. He enjoyed playing piano, listening to Big Band Music, and spending time with his family. His joking and funny sense of humor will be missed...

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DICK ALAN SAUER, 62, of Fort Wayne, passed away July 3, 2015 at his home. He was born October 27, 1952 in Richmond, Indiana. He worked in warehousing, manufacturing, and construction. He worked at International Harvester for 9 years and retired from D & W Fine Pack.

He is survived by his sons, Benjamin Todd Sauer and Nicholas Alan (Joni) Sauer, both of Fort Wayne; father, Buryl Dean Sauer of Fort Wayne; sister, Jennifer Stith of Fort Wayne; brothers, Ned (Debra) Sauer and Jonathan (Nancy)...

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EILEEN LORETTA KRYDER, 91

EILEEN LORETTA KRYDER, 91, passed peacefully Friday, July 3, 2015, at Kingston Residence. Born November 16, 1923, she was the  daughter of Andrew and Louise Wyss. Eileen was a lifelong Allen County resident and farmer. During World War II Eileen was employed by General Electric where she later met her husband of 50 years.

Surviving are her children, Keith (Patty) Kryder, Ervin (Rita) Kryder, Richard (Mary-Deceased) Kryder, and Janice (Ray) Migliaccio; 19 grandchildren; and 15...

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DOROTHY JOAN FRITZE, 84

DOROTHY JOAN FRITZE, 84, of Fort Wayne passed away, Friday, June 5, 2015 at Hospice Home. She was born January 3, 1931 in Fort Wayne to the late Bert Byron and Marie (Hegerfeld) DePue. She was a homemaker along with working in sales at J. C. Penney until 1979.

She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and a Lioness member of the Waynedale Lions Club.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda (Chuck) Heintzelman and Karen (Mike) Cazzell, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Bert B. DePue, Jr. of North...

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