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.

WILLIAM J. MCCRAY, 63, passed away October 28, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. Arrangements were by D.O. MComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home at 1320 East DuPont Road. Visiting hours were 2pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 8pm Friday, November 7th and 1 hour prior to the service at 1 pm on Saturday, November 8th with interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN.

William, a Navy Veteran and ex-parachute rigger 2nd Class Petty Officer was better known as W.J. by friends and relatives alike...

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CATHERINE R. WARREN-CROWL, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Born on November 3, 1924, in Monroeville, she was a daughter of the late Don and Ethel Sheets, a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church. She retired in 1986 from Fort Wayne National Bank, as the Waynedale branch manager, after several years of service.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn Crowl; children, James (Nancy) Warren and Peggy Engleman; step-children, Diane Deutsch and Brian (Sandy) Crowl...

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DELORIS J. KING, 86

DELORIS J. KING, 86, passed away at home on Friday, November 14, 2014. She was the daughter of the late John and Emma Schwartz. She attended Bluffton High School. She and her late husband Don "Pete" King, lived in their Waynedale home for over 50 years. She enjoyed her flowers and loved animals, especially cats and kittens.

Surviving family include her daughter in law, Susan (Bruce) King-Keller; grandchildren, Jeni (Barry) Abernathy, Bob (Polly) King, Kelly (Joe) Schoenemann, Josh King; great...

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IRENE A (BECKER) KOEHL, 96

IRENE A (BECKER) KOEHL, 96, went to walk with her Lord on Sunday, October 19, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Spending all her life in Fort Wayne, she attended St. Peter's Catholic grade school and graduated from South Side High School. She married Herbert E. Koehl on August 16, 1941. He preceded her in death, in 1998, after 57 blessed years of marriage. She was a leader of the Lucky Stars 4-H Club. She volunteered at St. Therese Church and School, St. Mary's Soup Kitchen...

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GAYNELL ISABELLE SHADY, 98

GAYNELL ISABELLE SHADY, 98, passed away at Saint Anne Home and went to be with her Heavenly Father on November 1, 2014. Born on June 26, 1916 to Ozro Lee and Laura Effie (Echelbarger) Bryant near Ossian, IN. She graduated from Ossian H.S. in 1934. She loved her Lord and church activities. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Gaynell provided a loving home for her Husband and their three children, always there with encouragement and understanding. She also loved to paint...

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LUDMILLA J. SMITH, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born September 21, 1930 in Linz, Austria to the late Josef and Johanna Kölbl. She worked as a homemaker and previously worked in the accounting departments within the banking industry, American Van Lines, and Lutheran Hospital.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Robert L. Smith of Fort Wayne; half-brother, Josef Kölbl of Austria; cousin, Elizabeth Lee of Oklahoma City, OK; nephews...

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