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.

FRANCIS E. “WAHOO” DIETRICH, 85

FRANCIS E. "WAHOO" DIETRICH, 85, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at St. Anne's Home. He was born in Branch County, Michigan to the late Frank H. and Mary (Herman) Dietrich on November 20, 1927.
He was a welder for Gerrig Trucking. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and served on the Battleship Missouri. Mr. Dietrich was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, VFW Post 1421, Tristate Gas Engine Association and Maumee Valley Gas and Steam Association.

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PAUL EDWARD STUCK

PAUL EDWARD STUCK went to his heavenly home on March 6th. He was born Feb. 26, 1925 in Bluffton, IN. Paul was a loving and devoted husband of 68 years to his wife, Virginia (Kreigh), whom he met at Central High School. Their courtship started in English class when Ginny passed him a note with her address on it. They began their long distance relationship while Paul was in the Navy and she hooked him for good when he returned home.

He was a wonderful father to his son Greg (Nancy) from...

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MARY ETTA SNYDER, 91

MARY ETTA SNYDER, 91, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born August 6, 1921 in Greenup, Illinois to late George Louis and Oral Effie (Kemper) Henderson.

She worked at General Electric where she met her husband, the late Virgil Hiawatha Snyder. She was a long-time resident of Waynedale and a member of the Waynedale United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her children, Donald Lee (Sherry) Snyder of Cuero, Texas, Janet Lou (Michael) Novosad of...

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PEARL V. BRUBAKER, 99, formerly of Huntington, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Monday, January 7, 2013, at her daughter's home in Estero, Florida.

Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to The Primitive Baptist Church Building Fund or Avow Hospice of Napels in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

Pearl was born August 9, 1913 in Keensburg, Illinois, to James and Mary (Hedge) Lovellette. She married Eugene Listenberger on August...

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ROBERT L. "DIGGER" DICKEY, 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away at his residence on Sunday, February 10, 2013. He was born April 1, 1925 in Farmland, Indiana to the late Ralph R. and Ruth (Livingston) Dickey. He was a co-owner and operator, retiring in 1986 from Elzey-Dickey-Haggard Home For Funerals after 34 years. He was a WWII Army Veteran, a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church, Indiana Funeral Director Association, American Legion #296, D.A.V. #13, I.O.O.F. Harmony Lodge #19, Scottish...

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DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79,

DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. She was born October 11, 1933 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Rudolph A. and Flora K. (Ward) Kirkpatrick. She worked for 17 years as a seamstress at Top Hat Dry Cleaners.

She is survived by her sons, Myron (Beth) Davis of Greenwood, IN and Irvin (Ginny) Koehlinger of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; four brothers; and one sister.

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