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.

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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GARY D. CLINTON, 71

GARY D. CLINTON, 71, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Gary was a truck driver for Graves Trucking for 36 years retiring in 2004. He was a member of the Eagles #248 and served as their treasurer, American Legion Post #241, Teamsters Local #414. Gary enjoyed working in his yard and bowling years ago.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Mary Lou Clinton of Fort Wayne, brother, Scott (Robin) Clinton of Hendersonville, North Carolina, sisters...

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INA LU DEPUE, 85

INA LU DEPUE, 85, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born May 21, 1929 in Fort Wayne to the late Ira Gale and Mildred M. (Collins) Clevenger. She graduated from Central High School and then worked for Lincoln Life Insurance Company and Summer's Bakery before staying home and working as a homemaker in order to love and care for her family. She then worked at Key III Candies from 1974 to 1979.

Surviving are her...

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LERLAND WALDO FOGWELL, 88

LERLAND WALDO FOGWELL, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Hospice Home. He was born August 13, 1926 in Pleasant Township, Allen County to the late Herman W. and Ruth M. (Duff) Fogwell. He worked as a farmer, raising crops and livestock, retiring in 1982. He enjoyed, in his later years, woodworking and carpentry, making or repairing many items that have become treasured keepsakes.

He was a member of Avalon Missionary Church. He also loved traveling with his wife of...

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JUDE S. (STARK) CLINE, 73, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. She was born on January 25, 1941, in Waynedale, Indiana. She was a critical care nurse at Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky and was on the artificial heart team there as well as being an RN working for Louisville EMS in the 1970s. She loved being "on the edge" in the medical field. She loved to quilt, cross-stitch and needlepoint and lately she loved to fish.

Surviving are her brothers Bill Stark, Bob Stark and Jim...

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Obit-Stolte-Martha

MARTHA J. (SHAFFER) STOLTE, 95, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Martha worked as a Public School Secretary with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 25 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church, Waynedale UMC Women's Group and Elmhurst Garden Club. She had a passion for gardening and volunteering with her church, visiting people in nursing homes. She also enjoyed shopping, reading, and spending time...

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