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.

HELEN HOPKINS COOK LANGMEYER, 83, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She had been a member of St. Therese Catholic Church for over 50 years, and regularly attended St. Gasper Church, Wolcottville, during "lake season". She retired from Dulin, Ward and Dewald Accountants, after many years of service.

She always put her husband, Tom, first and loved being surrounded by family. Helen also loved the simple things in life. She enjoyed...

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ROGER R. FRANKLIN, 62

ROGER R. FRANKLIN, 62, of Fort Wayne, went home to be with the Lord encircled by friends and family on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. He was born on August 27, 1952 to the late Ralph and Dorothy (Neely) Franklin. He worked for Freuhauf and Midwest Veterinary Supply. He enjoyed car shows, hot rods, aviation, and music.

Surviving family include his wife, Jane Franklin; daughter, Hollie Ellenberger; grandchildren, Chelsie, Alyssa, Abigail; great grandson, Aiden; and siblings, Bonnie Fischer...

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BEVERLY IRENE DIKTY, 81

BEVERLY IRENE DIKTY, 81, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 at Coventry Meadows. She was born September 20, 1933 in Fort Wayne. She retired from Kmart after 30 years and then worked for McDonalds.

She is survived by her children, Mark Dikty of New Haven, Thomas Dikty of Indianapolis, Matthew (Karen) Dikty and Timothy (Cindy) Dikty, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Kenneth (Dorothy) Hitzeman of Villarica, Georgia; sister, Carol Pyle of Decatur; seven grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

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DAVID SCHMUCKER, 77

DAVID SCHMUCKER, 77, of Fort Wayne passed away, Friday, December 12, 2014. He was born on May 13, 1937 in Allen County to the late Samuel and Rosa (Miller) Schmucker. He worked for Zollner Pistons as an inspector. He was a member of the Eagles #248 and attended Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. He enjoyed watching sports and playing with his dogs.

Surviving family include his sons, Bill and Scott Schmucker, James (Mary) Schmucker; grandchildren, James II, Jared, Josiah, and Maleah Schmucker; and...

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DENNIS D. MCCLURE, 53, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Monday, November 10, 2014. He was born on September 28, 1961 in Lima, Ohio to Russel and Barbara McClure. He graduated from Notre Dame with a BS in Geology and University of Illinois at Chicago with a MS in Geology. He is currently a doctoral candidate in astrophysics at Ball State University, overcoming the adversities of leukemia, loss of vision, and diabetes, he recently completed his dissertation. He was also a teacher at Woodlan High...

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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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