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.

CHARLES HENRY STANGER, 79

CHARLES HENRY STANGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 at his residence. He was born December 6, 1935 in Fort Wayne to the late August K. and Susie (Pion) Stanger.

He retired from Bob Stone Electric, was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church and American Legion #241.

Surviving are his children, Charles Todd Stanger of Middleburg, Florida, Bret Alan (Lori) Stanger of Winona Lake, Indiana, Keith W. (Laura) Lehman of Indianapolis, Steven A. (Dana) Lehman of Fort Wayne...

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JUDITH GAYLE (KNIGHT) LEE, 74, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015, at Hospice Home surrounded by her loving family. Born November 6, 1940, in Andrews, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late J. Lewis and Mary (Noble) Knight. Her career spanned for over 30 years in mortgage and commercial banking.

Surviving are her children, Mark (Cathy) Lee of Fort Wayne, Kathy (John) Hewett of Bloomington and Steve Lee of Fort Wayne; siblings, Neva Stonebraker, Phyllis Hoke, Alan and Kent...

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DIANNA KAY LONG, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born August 3, 1944 in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of Daniel and Doris (Hapner) Wendling.

She retired from the reprographics department at ITT Aerospace.

Dianna loved her family, grandbabies, and animals.

Surviving are her daughter, Michele Long of Fort Wayne; sons, Floyd “Shorty” Nelson (Lisa) Long, and Michael N. Long, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Stephanie (Adam) Bixby, Matthew Long...

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JEWELL WINTERS, 98, of Danville, Indiana, died October 18, 2015 at Hendricks Regional Health. “Jewell” was born March 7, 1917 in Deputy, Indiana to Carl and Pearl (Phillips) Fisher. She was a 1934 graduate of Deputy High School.

Jewell married Merrill “Pat” McClain. He preceded her in death. She then married Howard Winters, who also had preceded her in death.

Jewell served as secretary/treasurer for the Fort Wayne Community Schools 17 years, retiring in 1976. She also served as...

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FLORA “POLLY” (STOKES) JACOBS died at Englewood Health and Rehab on October 20, 2015 from Alzheimer’s complications and was welcomed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Born in Fort Wayne in 1926, Polly graduated from North Side High School and worked for almost 30 years at Lincoln National Insurance Company where she was a member of Loyal Service and the Lincs. In her retirement years Polly worked part time at Fort Wayne Bible College, Taylor University-Fort Wayne and...

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EANNETTE M. GORDON, 89, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Kingston Residence. She was born January 27, 1926 in Fulton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Harry and Emma (Schroeder) Meyer. She had worked at International Harvester, Wolf & Dessauer, L. S. Ayres, and retired in 1988 from Lincoln National Bank. She was an active member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, where she enjoyed being part of the Nimble Needles Quilting Club.

Surviving are her daughter, Kathryn...

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