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.

ROBERT P. BUNN, 44, of Fort Wayne, currently of Wolcottville, died Friday, June 10, 2005, at St. Joe Hospital. Born December 12, 1960, in Fort Wayne, he was a foreman for Brooks Construction Co., Inc., and former owner of Bunn Asphalt. He was a member of Pathway Community Church. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved to bowl.

"He was devoted to his family and was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed, but not forgotten."

Survived by wife, Lorraine...

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JEANETTE I. LAISURE, 78, of Yoder, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Kingston Care, Fort Wayne. Born August 26, 1926, in Allen County, she was a homemaker. She was a past member of Wayne Township Fire Department Auxiliary and member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.

"She was a devoted mother and grandmother."

Survived by daughter, Bunny Vulgamott of Yoder; sons, DeWayne A. Laisure of Pittsburg, California, Scott A. Laisure and Matthew J. Laisure, both of Yoder; brother, Harold Wilson of Ohio; five...

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AUDREY ELLEN CRAIG, 73, departed this life on Tuesday, June 7, 2005, with her family present. Born in Fort Wayne to Ralph and Alfreda Sutton, she was an excellent student and excelled in mathematics. After her marriage in 1949, she was a homemaker, also working at Capehart-Farnsworth, B.P.O.E. on Hillegas Road and the Tokeim Corporation. When not working outside her home, she took in sewing and ironing to supplement the family income.

She was active in the PTA at L.C. Ward and Unity Lutheran...

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WILMA M. GERKE, 80, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born June 14, 1924, in Montgomery County, Ohio, she was employed by Concordia Seminary, as the Book Store Manager, for 10 years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of Southwest Lutheran Church and was a volunteer at Cancer Services of Allen County.

Survived by her husband, LeRoy Gerke of Fort Wayne; son, Jim Gerke of Nipimo, California; daughters, Barbara Ray of Speedway and Debi Treleaven of Fort...

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MARCELLA PETTIBONE TUCKER, 70, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at her residence. Born March 4, 1935, in Shelbyville, Kentucky, she retired from General Electric, in 1995. She was a past Matron of the Eastern Star.

Survived by daughter, Davanna Ramsey of Fort Wayne; son, Jerome Allen Pettibone of Indianapolis; brother, Jack Yates of Fort Wayne; and grandchildren, Fabian Alexander Tucker of Fort Wayne and Andria Mae Ramsey of Huntington, West Virginia.

She was preceded in death by...

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ELLIOTT M. RASCHE, seven week-old infant, son of Jayme Chuck and Wendy Rasche, died Sunday, June 12, 2005 in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.

Elliott Michael Rasche was born at Jasper, on April 16, 2005, to Jayme and Wendy K. (McOmber) Rasche. Surviving besides his parents are; one brother and sister, Dillon and Taylor, both at home; grandparents Richard "Pete" and Carol Rasche, Emily Rasche, Jasper, Indiana; Karl and Mary McOmber, Columbia City; and great...

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