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.

DELORES MAY SHULTZ was called home unexpectedly by her Lord and Savior on March 12, 2015 in Bradenton, Florida at age 78. A 1955 graduate of Ridgeville High School, she married Neil Shultz, the one and only love of her life, in Kendallville, Indiana on January 14, 1956. Together they had four children David (Cyndi), Cheryl (Doug) Keim, Mark (Kim), and Doug; seven grandchildren Joshua (Brenda), Elizabeth (Luke), Nicholas (Molly), Matthew (Ali), Kristen, Zachary and Kara; and 7...

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LOIS A. WATHEN, 83, passed away Monday, February 9, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was born in Seymour, Indiana, September 1, 1931 to the late Lessel and Juanita Hart. She married Melvin E.Wathen, who passed away Monday, February 21, 2014.

Surviving are sons, Dave (Lori) of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Dan of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Doug (Mandy Kachur) of Ann Arbor, Michigan; 2 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brother, Keith "Lessel"...

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MATTHEW P. JOHNSON, 42, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Born February 21, 1972, in Pontiac, Michigan, he was a son of Paul Johnson and Mary Ann Scheckel. He served in the U.S. Army. He later worked for the Allen County Juvenile Detention Center. He was very active in the Boy Scouts and served as a Scout Master of Troop 344.

Surviving family include his son, Connor Johnson; and mother, Mary Ann (Steve) Scheckel.

He was preceded in passing by his father, Paul.

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JUNE “SIS” MARJORIE (PETERS) HUGHES

JUNE "SIS" MARJORIE (PETERS) HUGHES passed away February 5, 2015 at home surrounded by her family members. She was born June 10, 1926 in Fort Wayne to the late Joseph Charles and Evelyn Laura (Martin) Peters. She was the fourth of nine children.

She attended Central High School for 2 years. She met Bennie Mitchel Hughes in November 1941 on a blind date and he was the LOVE OF HER LIFE. They were married October 15, 1942, and for 66 years they shared their lives and love for each other. She...

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MARY LOU (STAUP) SPENCER, 60

MARY LOU (STAUP) SPENCER, 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 after fighting cancer for over three years.

Mary was born to Donald and Betty Staup on March 7, 1954, in Lima, Ohio. She married David Spencer in 1978, and they moved to Indiana in 1986 with their children. In addition to spending several years as a stay-at-home mom, Mary also worked for Southwest Allen County Schools and served as the church secretary at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

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JAMES E. “WHITEY” CHESNUT, 63

JAMES E. "WHITEY" CHESNUT, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away January 10, 2015 at Highland Park Hospital. He was born December 4, 1951 in Linton, Indiana to Julian and Della (Frederick) Chesnut.

He was founder and owner of Robbco, Inc. in Waynedale.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela (Pease) Chesnut of Fort Wayne; daughters, Shyloe Cox of Fort Wayne and Jamie Chesnut of Monroeville; step daughter, Nina (John) Bogle of Fort Wayne, step grandchildren, Brandon, Jackson, and Judah; brother, Mike...

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