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 Irene Shortridge, 90, died Friday, March 1, 2002 at St. Joseph Medical Center. A native of Waterloo, Indiana, she was a homemaker and a member of Village Green Free Methodist Church. She was a sewing hobbyist. She is preceded in death by husband Roy E. Shortridge who passed away in 1978.

She is survived by son Clayton C. "Bud" Shortridge, Fort Wayne; daughter Kandice "Kandy" Miller, Fort Wayne; sister Eldora Lower, Fort Wayne; 5 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great...

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Derall B. Wittwer, 81, died Saturday, March 2 at Hospice Home of N E Indiana. A native of Fort Wayne, he was owner/operator of Cloverleaf Motors. He retired in 1984. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, F.& A.M. Wayne Lodge #25, American Legion Post #82, and a WWII Airforce Veteran. His hobby was cars and spending time at the lake.

He is survived by wife Jean M. Wittwer, Fort Wayne; son Michael J. Wittwer, Fort Wayne; daughter Gail A. Thomas, Roanoke, Indiana; sister...

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Richard Joseph Nichter, Sr., 78, died Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Harborside Healthcare. A native of Fort Wayne, he was a letter carrier for the U. S. Postal Service and retired in 1981. He had previously worked for Fort Wayne Dental Lab for 20 years. He was a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church and the VFW. He was a WWII Airforce Veteran. He enjoyed volunteering at St. Mary's Soup Kitchen and making rosaries. He is preceded in death by sisters Maxine Robertson, Lorena Rowan, and brothers...

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Jeffry A. Herbst, 34, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at Lutheran Hospital. He was an electrician for Fairfield Electric. He is the son of Freddie A. Herbst and Janet M. (Barker) Herbst.

He is survived by wife Geneva R. (Schmidt) Herbst, Fort Wayne; son Jakkob A. Herbst, Fort Wayne; daughter Amanda Crismore, Fort Wayne; stepsons Daniel Crismore, Fort Wayne; Michael Crismore, Fort Wayne; father & mother Freddie A. & Janet M. (Barker) Herbst, Fort Wayne; father-in-law & mother-in-law Roy &...

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Mary Ruth Lay Nusbaum, 64, died Monday, February 18 at her Seneca, South Carolina Residence. A native of Corbin, Kentucky, she was a supervisor of Water Therapy at American Red Cross for 23 years and retired in 1990. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, the Higher Steppers, the YWCA, and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by husband James E. Nusbaum, Fort Wayne; daughters Pamela R. Nusbaum, Santee, South Carolina; Brenda E. Gillespie, Seneca, South Carolina; Laura J...

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Elizabeth "Betty" C. Pressler, 87, died Monday, February, 25, 2002 at Markle Health Care, Markle, Indiana. A native of Fort Wayne, she was a homemaker, a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church, and enjoyed gardening. She was a beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother and will be missed by all. She is preceded in death by her husband Ralph E. Pressler who passed away June 18, 1991.

She is survived by daughter Sue Miller, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; son John E. Pressler, Roanoke...

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