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.


ROBERT H. HACKBARTH, 83, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. He was born on October 10, 1930. He was the owner of Broadview Florist and Greenhouses from 1957-1990.

He was survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Arlene Hackbarth, his children, Robert, Jr. (Kaye) Hackbarth of Lake Placid, Florida, Douglas (Sandy) Hackbarth of Fort Wayne and Cindy (Mike) Newhouse of Fort Wayne, Robert (Judy) Carsten of Prescott, Arizona. Twelve grandchildren and great...

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AUSTIN BERT SHOCK, 76, of Huntington, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation, Ossian, Indiana. He was born in Fort Wayne to Austin S. and Stella Falba Shock and resided in Mahon, Fort Wayne and Roanoke. He was an Army veteran and was past commander of American Legion Post #85 in Huntington.

Austin is survived by sons Robert (Kathi) of Ossian, C. Anthony (Kris) Maryville, Tennessee, Floyd of Portland, Oregon; daughter Shelly (Denny) Anspach of Hudson...

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MITCHELL, CLYDE L., 91, was entered into Eternal Life July 5th, 2014, in Lake Placid, Florida in the loving care of his family and home hospice.

Loving father of Gary (Elvera) Mitchell, Gayle Caswick, Deborah Stein, Tammy (Jerry) Lemke , further survived by 15 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, Margaret (Peg, nee Brones) in 2007.

Clyde was a WW II Veteran serving in Griesbach, Germany and Steyr, Austria. In...

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ERMA JANET HORINE, 92, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She was born in Allen County, Indiana to the late Alonzo Jeremiah and Clara Minnie (Sweeny) Heckler on September 6, 1921. She was a Spencerville High School graduate, class of 1939, and married Ronald Eugene Horine on December 24, 1939 at the Waynedale United Methodist Church.

Erma worked as a bookkeeper for 47 years, retiring from Coverall Rental Service in 1986. In her earlier years she was active in her children's...

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E. JEANNETTE BLAIR, 100, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Sunday, July 6, 2014.

Surviving family include her son, Brad (Becky) Blair; 6 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.

A funeral service was at 1 pm Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian with visitation starting at 11:00 am. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Golden Years Homestead. To view a memorial video and leave condolences, visit elzey-patterson-rodak.com.

THOMAS MICHAEL MURPHY "MIKE", 83 passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born on June 22, 1930 in Huntington, West Virginia. He moved to Fort Wayne in March 1941 after the death of his father. Mike graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1948. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Mike married Nancy Freistroffer on October 25, 1958. He retired from ITT in 1993. He was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. He belonged to the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, the...

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