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.

ESTHER L. SIPE, 86

ESTHER L. SIPE, 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Coventry Meadows. She was born on December 7, 1927 in Farmer, Ohio to the late EC and Grace (Sewell) Allen. She was married to the late Robert W. "Bob" Sipe for 56 years. She retired from Lincoln Life Insurance Co. as a cook and also worked as a seamstress. She was active in the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and PTA. She was a member of Nine Mile United Methodist Church and a 50+ year member of the Order of the Eastern Star...

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Obit-Ryan

JAMES MICHAEL RYAN, 77, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his residence. Born in Fort Wayne, Mike graduated from Central Catholic High School and worked as a Photo Lithographer with Precision Litho Plate for 44 years, retiring in 2003. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Mike was a devoted husband, father, and a loyal companion to his dogs Pepe, Thunder, Panda and Riley.

He was an avid golfer at Foster Park and enjoyed other outdoor activities like yard work and working on his 1965...

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Obit-JOHNSTON-John

JOHN F. "JOHN BOY" JOHNSTON, 63, of Yoder, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He was born July 13, 1950 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a son of the late Frederick and Virginia Johnston.

He worked as a truck driver for OmniSource and was a Navy Veteran. He enjoyed gardening, riding his Harley, and spending time at his home with family and friends.

He was a friend to all who knew him, curious beyond belief, and would do anything for you, even if he just met...

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BETTY JEAN GRANEY, 89, passed away after a brave battle with cancer. She was born on November 13, 1924 in Fort Wayne to the late Carl and Annabelle (Jones) Cox. Ms. Graney was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Julie Wittwer and Daniel (Rhonda) Graney; grandchildren, Kristina, William, and Tessa; and a brother, Bob Cox.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Graney on September 24, 1988; two sisters; and four brothers.

A funeral service was...

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Karen-Pose

As Karen's oncologist will attest, she fought a courageous battle against the pancreatic cancer that eventually claimed her life. Now, our family wishes to thank the many members of the local community who lifted her throughout her seventeen-month fight.

Your cards, phone calls and visits meant so much to us. Several times she had comforted friends who were near death and was rightly comforted in turn by so many. In September of 2012 (two months before her diagnosis), she received the...

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WILMER CLARENCE GERARDOT, 88

WILMER CLARENCE GERARDOT, 88, of Fort Wayne, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at Kingston Residence. He was born on February 26, 1926 in Monroeville, Indiana to the late Ralph and Nora (McCoy) Gerardot.

Wilmer served in the Navy on the USS Intrepid during WWII. He worked as an Electrician at Phelps Dodge for 24 years and then worked in maintenance and retired from Superior Powder Coaters. Mr. Gerardot was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Veterans of...

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