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.

DIANNA KAY LONG, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born August 3, 1944 in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of Daniel and Doris (Hapner) Wendling.

She retired from the reprographics department at ITT Aerospace.

Dianna loved her family, grandbabies, and animals.

Surviving are her daughter, Michele Long of Fort Wayne; sons, Floyd “Shorty” Nelson (Lisa) Long, and Michael N. Long, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Stephanie (Adam) Bixby, Matthew Long...

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JEWELL WINTERS, 98, of Danville, Indiana, died October 18, 2015 at Hendricks Regional Health. “Jewell” was born March 7, 1917 in Deputy, Indiana to Carl and Pearl (Phillips) Fisher. She was a 1934 graduate of Deputy High School.

Jewell married Merrill “Pat” McClain. He preceded her in death. She then married Howard Winters, who also had preceded her in death.

Jewell served as secretary/treasurer for the Fort Wayne Community Schools 17 years, retiring in 1976. She also served as...

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FLORA “POLLY” (STOKES) JACOBS died at Englewood Health and Rehab on October 20, 2015 from Alzheimer’s complications and was welcomed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Born in Fort Wayne in 1926, Polly graduated from North Side High School and worked for almost 30 years at Lincoln National Insurance Company where she was a member of Loyal Service and the Lincs. In her retirement years Polly worked part time at Fort Wayne Bible College, Taylor University-Fort Wayne and...

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EANNETTE M. GORDON, 89, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Kingston Residence. She was born January 27, 1926 in Fulton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry and Emma (Schroeder) Meyer. She had worked at International Harvester, Wolf & Dessauer, L. S. Ayres, and retired in 1988 from Lincoln National Bank. She was an active member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, where she enjoyed being part of the Nimble Needles Quilting Club.

Surviving are her daughter, Kathryn...

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BRENT ALLAN SHADLE, 41, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He was born June 4, 1974 in Fort Wayne. He worked as an operator in construction for Jerry Bailey Trucking. His main passions in life were riding his Harley Davidson, his career, and spending time with his family.

Surviving are his mother and step father, Marcia (Floyd) Fagen of Fort Wayne; sister, Lisa (Tim) Klein of Fort Wayne; niece and nephew, Taylor and Charlie Klein...

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DULLA MARY SCHLAUDRAFF, 100

DULLA MARY SCHLAUDRAFF, 100, died Thursday, September 17, 2015. She was born July 6, 1915 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late John and Margaret Aschliman. She graduated in 1932 in the first graduating class at Elmhurst High School. She worked as a baker at Elmhurst until age 70 and then finished her 42-year career with Fort Wayne Community Schools at age 88 in the food service center. She was a member of the Women’s Bowling Association for over 50 years. She bowled a 299 but never achieved...

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