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.

LOTTIE "CLARA" EDGELL, 83, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana. Born October 6, 1921, in Moundsville, WestVirginia, she enjoyed baking, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survived by daughter, Faith (Tom) Rodak of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Tom (Angie) Rodak II of Indianapolis, Sean Rodak of Maumee, Ohio and Renee Marie Rodak of Richmond; brothers, Walter Burek of Euclid, Ohio and John Burek of Ohio; sister, Virginia Nowakowski of...

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MARTHA J. JOHNSON, 52, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born January 3, 1953, in Columbia City, she was a Floral Designer at Cottage Flowers.

Survived by husband, Todd S. Johnson; sons, Sam Lujin and Edward Lujin, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Eddie Pollock of California and Michael Redman of Columbia City; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brother, Thomas Lloyd; and parents, John Pollock and Betty Napier.

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MARY LU MARTZ, 76, of Roanoke, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, in Fort Wayne. Born March 3, 1929, in Wells County, Indiana, she was employed by Stra-toflex/Parker-Hanafin, as a secretary, retiring in 1991. She also had worked for Southwest Allen County Schools for over 10 years. She enjoyed crafts and her family and was an avid doll collector.

Survived by sons, Eric L. (Dinah) Martz and Ryan E. Martz, both of Fort Wayne; brothers, Kennis "Kenny" Burger of Fort Wayne and Noel Burger of Florida...

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RALPH E. MARTZ, 78, of Roanoke, died Saturday, June 4, 2005 in Fort Wayne. Born February 19, 1927 in Fort Wayne, he owned Ralph's Barber Shop for several years and was a truck driver for General Electric, Gibson Grain and Dennis Grain. He enjoyed woodworking and being with his family. He was a member of the Roanoke American Legion and was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict.

Survived by his two sons, Eric L. (Dinah) Martz and Ryan E. Martz, both of Fort Wayne; sisters, Helen Hamilton...

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THOMAS C. SHANK, 81, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at his residence. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Howard B. and Julia (Clancy) Shank. He was the President of Shank Brothers Plumbing & Heating Company, retiring in 1988. He was a member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.

Survived by wife, Helen M.; sons, Thomas J. Shank and James C. Shank, John H. Shank and Michael J. Shank, all of Fort Wayne; daughters, Patricia L. Shank of Fort Wayne...

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DONALD C. ALCOTT, 84, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at Lutheran Home, Fort Wayne. Born January 20, 1921, in Fort Wayne, he was a Tool Maker and Process Planner for General Electric Co., retiring in 1983. He was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church, Elks, American Legion and G.E. Apprentice Alumni. He served in the Army.

Surviving are his wife, Dona "Jo" Alcott of Anderson; daughter, Judith Alcott of San Jose, California; and brother-in-law, Donald Hoy of Syracuse.

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