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 LEE HITZFIELD, 76, of Roanoke, was received into God’s eternal kingdom surrounded by his loving family on December 3, 2015. He was born on July 13, 1939, in Hazel Park, Michigan, to Albert and Elsie Hitzfield. He worked as a Carpenter for International Harvester/Navistar for 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of the UAW. Bill served his Lord and Savior by raising a Christian family, providing communion and ministering to shut-ins, and being a church elder and Stephen...

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JIM STARK, 73

JIM STARK, 73, passed away peacefully at his home in Ossian on Friday, November 20, 2015. Jim was an inventor, entrepreneur, pilot, musician, writer, woodworker, workshop tinkerer, mechanic, oil guru, storyteller, and all-around interesting guy. He enjoyed happy hour (three beer limit unless scotch was available), cigars, singing, playing guitar and the ukulele, traveling and camping with his wife Kathy, passionately rooting for Purdue, hot tubbing, writing stories, John Prine music, and...

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MARJORIE ELLEN BRYCE, 91, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015. She was born December 3, 1923 to the late Oscar and Loree (John) Pickard in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She was a housewife and homemaker most of her life. She enjoyed bowling, and even won a few trophies.

Surviving are her daughter, Barbara (David) Currie; grandchildren, Lisa (Jack) Cain, and Jeff Currie; and great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jonathon, Luke, Kennedy and Libby; and her brothers, Ned and Charles...

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JAMES EDWARD HUHN, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at his residence. He was born November 1, 1934 in Fort Wayne to the late Raymond and Helen (Rietdorf) Huhn. He retired in 1999 from Sears as an Electronics Technician. He loved building and working with wood, making his family many keepsakes.

Surviving are his children, Cynthia (Ted) Murray, James (Justina) Huhn, both of Fort Wayne, and Theresa Bieber of Columbia City; grandchildren, Christina (Ben) Gatchell, Monica...

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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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