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.

Charles D. Myers, 92, died Thursday, July 18, 2002 at Sunrise Assisted Living Center of Fort Wayne. A native of Decatur, Indiana, he was a member of Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, a former member and of Hope Reformed Church, Holland Michigan, member of G.E. Elex Club, member of G.E. Quarter Century Club and the Holland Michigan Archery Club. A former resident of Holland, Michigan, he accepted overseas assignments with G.E. International, after his retirement, working in India...

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Thomas Lee Dafforn, 72, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at his Fort Wayne residence. A native of Fort Wayne, he retired after 48 years at ITT as a tool crib attendant. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by 1 grandchild. He was a Korean veteran of the AirForce reserves. He enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by his wife Marilyn Dafforn, Fort Wayne; son Bruce Dafforn, Fort Wayne; daughter Hollie Hormann, Decatur; sister Marilyn Hilbbert, Howe, Indiana; and 5...

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Raymond M. Zelt, 66, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of New Haven, Indiana, he was a carpenter with John Yoder Inc. for 20 years. He retired in 2000. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and American Legion Post 296. He was an Air Force veteran. He enjoyed gardening, carpentry, and jig saw puzzles. He was a loving husband, Dad, and Grandpa; he will be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife Delores M. Zelt, Fort Wayne; daughters Karen Patterson...

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Ellen L. Eichhorn, 82, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Decatur, Indiana, she worked as a secretary for Eichhorn Insurance Center for 28 years and retired in 1982. She was the daughter of Lewis Mailand and Louise (Franz) Mailand. She was the 1974 State President of the Indiana Expansion Homemakers, a member of the Wells County Mental Health Organization, a member of the Wells Red Cross Chapter, and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bluffton and...

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George Robert Michael, 81, died Thursday, July 18, 2002 at Parkview Memorial Hospital. A native of Columbus Grove, Ohio, he was employed as an accountant at General Electric Corporation for 42 years. He retired in 1983. He was a WWII AirForce veteran and EX-POW. He is the son of Ellsworth Michael and Effie (Bassett) Michael. He was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church and Secretary-Treasurer; Ex-POWs, Fort Wayne Chapter. He was a loving husband of 58 years, a devoted father, and...

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Robert Blue, 78, died Thursday, July 25, 2002 at his Fort Wayne residence. A native of Fort Wayne, he worked at International Harvester for 43 years in Forecasting. He retired in 1986. He was a member of 1st Presbyterian, F.&A.M. Lodge, and the I.O.O.F. He was the son of Leonard Blue and Helen (Metzgar) Blue.

He is survived by his wife Catherine (Oelrich) Blue, Fort Wayne.

Services were held Tuesday, July 30, 2002 at First Presbyterian Church with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred...

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