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.

Mary Jo Piatt, 70, died Thursday, February 13, 2003 at her residence. A native of Fort Wayne, she had formerly been employed as a clerk at Peerless Cleaners and also at S & H Green Stamps. She was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Donald W. Piatt.

She is survived by her husband Andrew J. Piatt, Fort Wayne; sons Scott E. Minich, Fort Wayne; Andrew J. Piatt, Jr., Fort Wayne; daughters Sharon Bowman, Harrison, Arkansas; Sandra Piatt, Fort Wayne; brother...

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Barbara A. Richardson, 52, died Monday, February 10, 2003 at her residence. A native of Fort Wayne, she was a certified Nurse's Aide at Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center. Formerly she was a Hospice & Healthcare Nurse. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Kekionga Post #1421 Ladies Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by a sister Carol Sue Richardson.

She is survived by daughter Lisa M. Riemke, Fort Wayne; sons Curtis E. Rahe, Fort Wayne; Aaron J. Smith, Fort Wayne; Nathan...

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Mary Jane Bredemeyer, 44, died Saturday, February 22, 2003 at Lutheran Hospital. She was employed at F.W.O. for 3 years and Lutheran for 22 years as an RN. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. She was a loving Wife, Daughter, and Aunt who will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband Steven C. Bredemeyer, Columbia City, Indiana; parents Chester & Lois Fegley, Ohio City, Ohio; parent in-laws Elmer & Louise Bredemeyer, Fort Wayne; 4 brothers Richard Fegley, Ohio...

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John E. Ormiston, 92, died Sunday, February 16, 2003 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Fort Wayne, he retired in 1972 from General Electric as a Supervisor after 42-1/2 years. He was a member of Trier Ridge Church of God. He enjoyed bowling and helped to form the GE Senior Bowling League.

He is survived by his wife Ruth P. Ormiston, Fort Wayne; daughter Judy Bostwick, Fort Wayne; sister Mary Griffith, Fort Wayne, 2 Grandchildren, and 1 Great Grandchild.

Services were held Wednesday...

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Herbert C. Ferry, 71, died Friday, February 14, 2003 at his Fort Wayne residence. He retired from Joslyn Steel, then worked as custodian at New Haven Methodist Church. He was a member of The Fraternal Order Of Eagles #2455 and a Komet Hockey fan.

He is survived by his wife Betty Ferrey, Fort Wayne; daughter Kem Ferrey, Fort Wayne; sisters Mary Lou Whistler, Englewood, Ohio; and Joyce Adkins, Roanoke, Indiana.

Private services were held with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials to the...

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Manley Arthur Smith, 83, died Wednesday, February 12, 2003 at Parkview Hospital. A native of Chicago, Illinois, he was a maintenance worker at Slater Steel for 32-1/2 years before retiring in 1982. He was also a greeter at Wal-Mart for 10 years after retiring. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and American Legion Post #296. He was a WWII Army veteran. He was preceded in death by 1 brother and 2 sisters.

He is survived by his wife Mary C. Smith, Fort Wayne; daughters...

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