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.

ELEANOR LOUISE (HARSHMAN) MANES passed away, November 5, 2015 at her home in Fort Wayne. She graduated from North Side High, and received her Bachelors from Ball State and Master at Saint Francis in Education.

She is survived by sisters, Betty Sheets of Michigan, Ramona Kauffman of N. Manchester, Indiana, and Arlena Swaidner of Fort Wayne; brother, Ronald & Terrie (Williams) Harshman of Coloma, MI; husband, Walter Manes, 58 years of marriage; sons, Walter Kurt Manes of Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

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LORETTA LANDRUM, 80, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Englewood Health and Rehabilitation. She was born December 21, 1934 to the late Matt Spencer and Viola (Watkins) Ritchie.

She retired in 1997 from Bowmar, LLC after 24 years.

Surviving are her children, Vicki Schilling and Marcus Landrum, both of Fort Wayne; granddaughter, Tara Schilling; great grandsons, Raymond McConnell and Bryson Schilling; and step sister, Norma (Oscar) Fugate.

She was also preceded in death...

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SHIRLEY A. VONDERAU, 66, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 at her home. She was born June 15, 1949 in Fort Wayne to the late William and Leona (Geiger) Uptgraft. She retired from ChromaSource.

Surviving are her children, Tim (Missy) Hall of Fort Wayne, Dawn Hall of Georgia, Melissa Tigner and Jennifer Kelsey, both of Fort Wayne; step children, Tammy (Russell) Burtose of Fort Wayne, David (Ann) VonDerau of Alabama, and Beverly Byers of Fort Wayne; siblings, Mary, Doug...

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CHARLES HENRY STANGER, 79

CHARLES HENRY STANGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 at his residence. He was born December 6, 1935 in Fort Wayne to the late August K. and Susie (Pion) Stanger.

He retired from Bob Stone Electric, was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church and American Legion #241.

Surviving are his children, Charles Todd Stanger of Middleburg, Florida, Bret Alan (Lori) Stanger of Winona Lake, Indiana, Keith W. (Laura) Lehman of Indianapolis, Steven A. (Dana) Lehman of Fort Wayne...

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JUDITH GAYLE (KNIGHT) LEE, 74, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015, at Hospice Home surrounded by her loving family. Born November 6, 1940, in Andrews, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late J. Lewis and Mary (Noble) Knight. Her career spanned for over 30 years in mortgage and commercial banking.

Surviving are her children, Mark (Cathy) Lee of Fort Wayne, Kathy (John) Hewett of Bloomington and Steve Lee of Fort Wayne; siblings, Neva Stonebraker, Phyllis Hoke, Alan and Kent...

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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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