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.

Minnie L. Barker, 94, died Thursday, November 29, at St. Joseph Medical Center. A native of Plainville, Georgia, she was a homemaker and a member of East Cleveland Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband William Lawrence Barker who passed away July, 2, 1943 and by 2 sons and 1 daughter.

She is survived by daughter Willie Lee Kline, Fort Wayne; sister Carrie Arp, Chattanooga, Tennessee; 12 Grandchildren; 19 Great Grandchildren; and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

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Philip Joseph Buescher, 75, died Sunday, December 2 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Fort Wayne, he was an auditor for Indiana State Department of Revenue for 25 years and retired in 1995. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and enjoyed writing poetry, working on family genealogy, and was a Civil War buff. He was preceded in death by son Daniel Buescher; sisters Delores Buescher, Angeline Camp; SR. Richilda (Alice); SR. Mildred; SR. Justine (Helen); and SR. Elizabeth (Ruth).



Betty M. Cox, 79, died Sunday, November 25, at St. Joseph Hospital. A native of Adams County – Wabash Township, she was a book keeper for Graves Trucking and Primco Inc. and retired in 1987.

She is survived by husband C. James Cox, Fort Wayne; daughter Pamela Sue Smith, Fort Wayne; son Brad James Cox, Fort Wayne; 6 Grandchildren; and 3 Great Grandchildren.

Services were held Wednesday, November 28 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals with burial in Covington Memorial Gardens....


Mary Lou Cohagen, wife of Don Cohagen, died in Brownsville Medical Hospital, November 22. A Memorial Service was held at the Delta Funeral Home at 1300 E. Harrison in Brownsville on Saturday, November 24th. Another Memorial Service will be in Livonia, Michigan. She is survived by her husband Don and a brother. Don Cohagen is a past resident of Waynedale and now resides in Brownsville, Texas at 1059 So. Indiana #62. Information submitted to THE WAYNEDALE NEWS by Helyn Young.

Gilbert Richardson, 75, died Friday, November 9 at his Fort Wayne residence. A native of Springhope, North Carolina he retired in 1981 from Light World as a sales representative. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. His hobbies were fishing and traveling. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandpa.

He is survived by his wife Carol M. Richardson, Fort Wayne; daughters Harriet A. Hasting, Warrensburg, New York; Coleen E. Shane, Fort Wayne; stepdaughters Cherly L. Richardson...


Lora Eloise Weaver, 90, died Wednesday, October 31 at Englewood Health & Rehab. A native of South Bend, Indiana, she was a baker and cook at Charkey's Restaurant. She retired in 1972. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank Weaver who passed away in 1982.

She is survived by 14 nieces and 1 nephew. Her caregivers were David and Betty Schumucker of Fort Wayne.

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