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.

Dorothy G. (Vodde) Littlefield, 85, died Monday at Regency Place in Fort Wayne. A native of Fort Wayne, she was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wayne Star Auxiliary and F.O.P. Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold L. Littlefield who passed away in 1982. She is survived by daughters Sharon K. Littlefield, Fort Wayne; Kathleen A. Booker, Fort Wayne; Linda M. Adams, Fort Wayne; Jane Martzall, Fort Wayne; Connie S. McClurg, Huntertown; 10...

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Eldon M. Zent, 75, died Monday, December 23, 2002 in Fort Wayne. A native of Allen County, Indiana, he was a machinist at Navistar International Corporation and retired in 1982. He was a member of St. Michaels Lutheran Church and a veteran of WWII. He was interested in racecars. He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Zent.

He is survived by his wife Maxine D. Zent, Fort Wayne; sons Steve Zent, Fort Wayne; Bill Zent, Fort Wayne; Gary Zent, Fort Wayne; daughters Donna Bowersock, Fort...

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Dean T. "Deano" Miller, 73, died Sunday, December 22, 2002 at Ossian Health Care. A native of Fort Wayne, he worked in the parts department for International Harvester for 30 years; he retired in 1981. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife Mary Ann Miller, Yoder, Indiana; son Larry Miller, Markle, Indiana; daughter Sharon Maxwell, Fort Wayne; brothers Myron Miller, Fort Wayne; Arden Miller, Fort Wayne; sister Majorie Booker, Fort Wayne; and 2...

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Mary W. Salyer, 79, died Thursday, December 21, 2002. A native of Kentucky, she was a cashier at the Airport Restaurant for 20 years; she retired in the late 70's. She was a member of Avalon Missionary Church. She enjoyed gardening and antiques. She loved her family, the outdoors, and the lake. She was preceded in death by her husband James E. Salyer who passed away in 1986.

She is survived by daughters Judith Griest, Ossian, Indiana; Phyllis Boger, Fort Wayne; friend Melvin Spaw, Fort...

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Arthur L. Dodane, 92, died Friday, December 20, 2002 at Lutheran Hospital. He retired in 1974 from the U.S. Postal Service after 22 years as a motor vehicle driver. He was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, VFW Post #857, and the National Federation of Postal Retirees. He was a WWII Air Force Veteran and he liked gardening and fishing.

He is survived by his wife Loretta M. Dodane, Fort Wayne; sons Jerry A. Dodane, Fort Wayne; Richard J. Dodane, Englewood, Florida; daughters Patricia...

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Earl F. Engelbrecht, 83, died Thursday, December 19, 2002 at Englewood Health Care Center. He retired as former owner of Advertising Art. He was a US Army WWII Veteran and retired as a US Army Lt. Colonel after 20 years in the reserves. He was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church. His parents were Henry T. Engelbrecht and Esther (Rump) Engelbrecht.

He is survived by sister LaVern Jordan, Fort Wayne; niece Michelle Jordan, Fort Wayne; and family friend/caregiver Sara Hord, Fort...

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