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.

Richard W. Swank, 78, died Saturday, May 17, 2003 at S. Miami Hospital, S. Miami, Florida. A native of Yoder, Indiana, he was a planner at the design center of International Harvester. He retired after 30 years. He was an Air Force veteran.

He is survived by a sister Mary Ann Miller, Yoder, Indiana.

Services were held Thursday, May 22, 2003 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals with burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery.

Ruth E. Richardson Fuchshuber, 81, died Friday, May 2, 2003 at Renaissance Village. A native of Ossian, Indiana, she was a retired teacher and nurse and a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Daughters Mary Ann Oberholtzer and Janet Hannah, both of Fort Wayne and 4 Grandchildren, survive her.

Services were held Tuesday, May 6, 2003 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ossian, Indiana. Memorials to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Elsie Mae Scott, 76, died Friday, April 25, 2003 at Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana. A native of Fort Wayne, she was a reflexologist, a former contract hauler for Fort Wayne Newspapers, and a former waitress for Tony's and the Waynewood Inn in Waynedale. She was a beloved wife & mother who truly enjoyed her family and friends and was a member of Monson Chapel UMC.

She is survived by her husband Robert D. Scott, Fort Wayne; son Terry L. Scott, Fort Wayne; brother Carl E. Hess, Yoder...

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Donald R. Fogle, 77, died Monday, May 5, 2003 at Parkview Hospital. A native of Allen County he retired from Wayne Metals in Markle, Indiana. He was a decorated World War II Army Veteran and he loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Fogle who passed away in 1993 and by son Steven R. Fogle, 2 brothers, and 1 sister.

He is survived by son Donald C. Fogle, Fort Wayne; daughter Kathleen Becktell, Fort Wayne; 7 Grandchildren, and 5...

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John E. Steigmeyer, 75, died Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the owner of Steigmeyer Advertising, former Executive Secretary of the Fort Wayne Board of Realtors, and member of Knights of Columbus, I.U. Alumni Club, American Legion Post 47 and St. Jude Catholic Church. He was a Korean War veteran.

Survivors include his wife Betsy A., Fort Wayne; sons Steve, Matt, and Mike; and daughter, Amy Steigmeyer, all of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Paul S...

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Bernard Daniel Walden, 83, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 in Fort Wayne after a long illness. A native of Indianapolis, his parents were Carl E. and Agnes M. Walden. He graduated from North Side High School. A devoted husband and father, he was a WWII Navy Veteran and earned an associate degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. He retired from ITT Aerospace Industries in 1981 with 30 years of service as a model maker. He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge...

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