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.

HELEN R. ZEDDIS, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Lutheran Home, Fort Wayne. Born July 4, 1917, in Decatur, she was a homemaker and enjoyed painting, needlepoint and golf.

Surviving are daughter, Jamie L. Lothamer of Fishers; sons, Ken E. (Edith Brooks) Zeddis of Bradenton, Florida and Clayton Linn (Rita) Zeddis of Roanoke; brothers, Edward Linn and Tom Linn, both of Fort Wayne; sisters, Jeanne Schlup and Harriett Schweizer, both of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; and 15...

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RANDOLPH H. "BOOB" GIANT, 89, a lifelong resident of Jefferson Township died Thursday, March 11, at Lutheran Hospital. Born January 13, 1916, he was a lifelong farmer retiring in 1981. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Besancon, in New Haven; was an usher for 50 years; a member of the Holy Names Society of the Church and the St. Vincent DePaul Society at the church. He graduated from Monroeville High School in 1933. Enjoyed bowling, playing baseball, golfing and playing cards. He...

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BERNEICE B. ANDERSON, 96, of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, February 26, 2005, at Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana. Born July 17, 1908, in Kendallville, she was a farmer's wife. She was a member of the Roanoke Eastern Star 62 and a member of several Home Economics Clubs. She loved making quilts.

Surviving are three sons, Ray Lee (Joan Rita) Anderson, J. Clifford (Melba) Anderson and Carl Wayne (Jane) Anderson, all of Fort Wayne; one daughter, Shirla (Lawrence) Henney of Columbia City; 18...

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RICHARD JACK KEEFER, 75, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, January 27, 2005. Born January 3, 1930, in Mishawaka, he had worked for the Salvation Army and Fort Wayne Newspapers.

Survivors include sisters, Patricia (John) Walker of Fort Wayne, Marilyn Wieley of Mishawaka and Shirley (Ervin) Miller of Sarasota, Florida; brother, Robert D. Keefer of Mishawaka; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Glen D. Keefer Jr., William A. Keefer and James M. Keefer.

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ROBERT J. RICHTER, 84, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, February 16, 2005, at Heritage Park, Fort Wayne. Born July 26, 1920, in Fort Wayne, he retired in 1986, from the Essex Group as a Quality Control Supervisor. He was a World War II Army veteran and member of Calvary United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred Colderbank Richter of Fort Wayne; daughters, Patricia A. (Duane) Bissell at Lake James of Fremont and Kathy (Steve) Heckman of Fort Wayne; son, Bill (Sandy) Colderbank of...

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LOIS E. (SHEPHERD) HEADINGS, 83, died Saturday, January 29, 2005, at University Park Nursing Center. Born July 21, 1921, in Bluffton, she had been a resident of Fort Wayne since 1964. A veteran of World War II, she served as a Lieutenant J.G. in the U.S. Navy until 1946. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Chicago and M.A. in Speech and Theater and M.A. in History from Indiana University. She retired in 1992, as a teacher and writer; she taught at Fort Wayne Community...

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