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.

VELMA M. GICK, 88, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, August 18, 2005, at Heritage Park, Fort Wayne. Born November 7, 1916, in Converse, Indiana, she was a homemaker and retired from Lincoln Life, in 1982. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.

Surviving are sons, Richard Gick and Robert (Norma) Gick, both of Fort Wayne; daughter, Ann (Jerry) Saylor of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Pam (Jeff) Smith, Shelly (John) Schwab, Wanda (David) Osterman, Scott Saylor, Tina (Randy) Ward, Tammy (Larry)...

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BONNIE A. PENCE, 53, of Fort Wayne, transferred from Earth to heaven on Saturday, August 20, 2005, at her residence. Born July 15, 1952, in Fort Wayne, she was Lab Supervisor for Essex Group, Inc. and Manco Products. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.

Survived by husband, Philip E. Pence; daughter, Tammie Matter; son, Aaron Hemingway; stepchildren, Michelle Adams, Philip E. Pence II and Richard Allen Pence, all of Fort Wayne; and 12 grandchildren.

Service was Wednesday, August 24...

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THOMAS J. FRENCH, "FRENCHIE" 60, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, July 28, 2005. Born April 14, 1945, in Fort Wayne, he was a Machinist for Navistar, retiring in 1998. He was a Vietnam Era Army Veteran and member of AMVets 33.

"He loved his family and highly valued his friends. He never forgot those who helped or improved his life.

Survived by wife, Cynthia J. French; parents, Roger and Annabel French; son, Thomas E.K. French; daughters, Laura French, Christina (Larry) Rutledge and Angela (Dan)...

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BRIAN K. SUMMERS, 61, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Lutheran Hospital. Born February 28, 1944, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Dale Summers and Virginia Kloepper Johnson. He worked in Sales for Nowak Supply Co., retiring after 26 years in 2001. He played lead guitar for Thee Group; was a guitar teacher for The Music Center and Guy Zimmerman and also gave private lessons.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth A. (Hawk) Summers of Fort Wayne; mother, Virginia Johnson of Fort Wayne...

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SUNSHINE SWEET, 93, of Columbia City, formerly of Fort Wayne, died Saturday, July 9, 2005. Born September 13, 1911, in Linville, Kentucky, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Coventry Baptist Church.

She was a loving mother and grandmother to daughter, Lillie Ann (Buddy) Mills of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Cindy (Mike) Huffman of Columbia City, Sylvia (Terry) Springer of Huntertown, Ron (Ann) Mills of Orlando, Florida, Patricia (Tom) Tuttle of Fort Wayne, Ken (Carrie) Mills of Fort Wayne...

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WALTER A. LUNDQUIST, 87, formerly of Fort Wayne and Zephyrhills, Florida, died Thursday, July 14, 2005, at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehab, Angola. Born April 26, 1918, in Stacy, Minnesota, he was a supervisor at Zollner Pistons Corp. for 40 years, retiring in 1976. He was a pitcher for the fast pitch softball Zollner Reserves team from 1938 to 1952, winning the city championship, in 1949. He was a member of Assembly of God, Lakeland, Florida. He was an avid Cubs and Bears fan. A devout...

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