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.

WILMA (KOEHLER) GIORDANO, age 95, passed away, August 16, 2016, at Kingston Residence in Fort Wayne. Wilma was born April 25, 1921, in Wabash County, daughter of Harmon P. Koehler and Anna (Cullers) Koehler. Wilma graduated from Lagro High School in Wabash County in 1938. She married Joseph J. Giordano August 11, 1948 in Marion. Wilma and Joseph were both hairdressers and owned businesses in Fort Wayne for over 40 years.

She was preceded in death by husband Joseph and son Gregory; five...

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ANN E. STARK, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Woodview HealthCare. Born in Defiance, Ohio, on May 31, 1923 to John Albert Deindoerfer and Mary Patterson Lodge Deindoerfer. Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John, and her beloved daughter Sally.

Ann graduated as Valedictorian of Defiance High School and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, majoring in Elementary Education.

Ann worked for St. Therese School, South Calhoun School, Western Girl and Kelly Girl...

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JEAN M. KENLINE, R.N, B.S, M.P.A, C.N.A, 83

JEAN M. KENLINE, R.N, B.S, M.P.A, C.N.A, 83, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Jean graduated from South Side HS in 1951, St. Joe School of Nursing, received her Bachelors in nursing from Defiance College and her Masters in Public Administration from IPFW. Jean was the supervisor of the ICU and CCU at St. Joe Hospital for 27 years as part of her 47 years in nursing, retiring in 1999. She was...

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MARTHENA WARD, 92

MARTHENA WARD, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Kingston Residence. She was born September 16, 1923 in Fairmont, Indiana to the late John A. and Mae (Shugart) Painter. She worked as a secretary at Essex, retiring after 50 years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and a member at Waynedale United Methodist Church where she also served as church secretary.

Surviving are her sister, Norma Jean (Nolan) Spence of Marion; sister in law, Lois Painter of Fairmount, IN...

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GLEN RICHARD CRIST, JR., 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at his home. He was born July 6, 1953 in Fort Wayne to Glen Richard and Loretta (Smith) Crist, Sr. He had worked for many companies through the years, including his father’s painting and wall papering company, ITT, and Corum.

He is survived by his father; wife, Kelly Jo Crist; children, Kimberly (Tom) Steveson and Jonathon (Jade) Crist; sisters, Jacque (Gary) Neumann and Sue (James) Kuehler; five granddaughters; and...

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JERRY VERNON NUTTLE, 61

JERRY VERNON NUTTLE, 61, of Fort Wayne, passed away July 20, 2016 at his residence. He was born June 9, 1955 in Fort Wayne to the late Clarence and Ellen (Stuart) Nuttle. He worked as a machinist at Zollner Piston for 34 years. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela J. Nuttle of Fort Wayne; children, David Haas of Fort Wayne, Timothy Haas of Auburn, and Tara Haas of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, David (Samantha) Haas, Kasey (Justin)...

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