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 E. (Walsh) Bailey, 83, died Sunday, June 8, 2003 at her Fort Wayne residence. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, she was a cook at Lafayette Central School and Kresqes Warehouse. She was a member of Zanesville United Brethren in Christ Church, Worthwhile Homemakers Club, and Allen County Farm Bureau. She was preceded in death by husband Delors L. "Dee" Bailey who passed away in 1994 and by brother Edward Walsh.

She is survived by sons David L. Bailey, Yoder; William E. Bailey, Fort...

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Robert Shaw, 44, died Friday, June 13, 2003. A native of Wells, Minnesota, he was a Concrete Finisher and an Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife Rose Shaw, Fort Wayne; Mother; Irene Shaw, Fort Wayne; sons Zachary Shaw, Fort Wayne; Shannon Marquart, Fort Wayne; daughters Heather Byrd, New Haven; Joy Marquart, Fort Wayne; brothers Gilvert Shaw, Fort Wayne; Alvin Shaw, Ossian, Indiana; and 4 Grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at Waynedale Park on Elzey...

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Lou Ann Chapman, 62, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at Covington Manor Nursing Center. A native of Fort Wayne, she worked in food services at South West Allen County Schools. She retired in 1996 after 21 years. She was also employed at the Indiana Auto Auction. She was a member of the Roanoke Eastern Star and Rebecca's Lodge and taught Junior Bowling for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald E. Chapman who passed away in 2001 and by son Dean Chapman who passed away...

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Michael R. Lester, 61, died Sunday, May 25, 2003 at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. Born in Fort Wayne, he owned his own business, Michael Lester Plumbing & Heating, for 30 years. For the last 7 years he was a school bus driver for East Allen County Schools. He was a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lester.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Penny (Wilson) Lester; sons Mike of Rockledge, Florida; & Mark, of...

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Josephine E. Marciniak, 78, died Saturday, May 24, 2003 at her Fort Wayne residence. A native of Mishawaka, Indiana she was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore Marciniak who passed away in 1980.

Burial services were held Tuesday, May 27, 2003 in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Information furnished by Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals.

Glen E. Kumfer, 85, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at Bluffton Medical Center in Bluffton, Indiana. A native of Wells County, he worked for General Electric for 40 years. He retired in 1978. He was a WWII Army Veteran. He was a beloved Father and Grandfather. He will be missed by all. He was preceded in death by his wife Mae G. Kumfer, brothers Richard, Wilbur, & James Kumfer, and by sisters Sylvia Evans & Virginia Croft.

He is survived by daughters Sharon R. Kiermaier, Churubusco; Carolyn...

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