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.

JLANE "RED" CRIMM, 92, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, March 6, 2005, in Missouri. Born January 13, 1913, in Weston, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Nora Ellen (Matthews) and James Frederick Crimm. He worked in the factory at Navistar, retiring in 1971 and served in the Army until 1945.

He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church; former member of Emmaus Lutheran Church for 50 years; member of American Legion Post 241, Waynedale; V.F.W. Post 10006; AmVets Post 33; and F.O.E...

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THELMA LENORA SCHILLING, 88, formerly of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, in Indianapolis. Born July 8, 1916, in Petroleum, she was a homemaker.

Surviving are daughter, Kay Ann (William) Weigel of Indianapolis; son, Adolph Schilling of Fort Wayne; daughter-in-law, Kay Lynne Bragalone; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph Schilling, in 1977; and brothers, Quentin Simmons, Earl Simmons and Kenneth Simmons.

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DOROTHY M. TILBURY, 88, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at University Park Nursing Home, Fort Wayne. Born August 24, 1916, in Fort Wayne, she was an assembly worker for General Electric Co. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive, Fort Wayne. Her hobbies included gardening, cooking and baking.

She was known for her kind ways, and making good cookies and pies.

Surviving are sons, Kenyon S. (Cathy) Tilbury of Tallahassee, Florida and Kevin R. (Mary)...

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PHYLLIS J. MONCE, 71, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Golden Years Homestead. Born June 12, 1933, in Albion, and was the daughter of Ernest and Nora (May) Monce. She was employed by Canteen Corporation in vending and cafeteria service, retiring in 1993. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, and graduated from Southside High School, class of 1952.

Survived by her husband, Donald E. Monce of Fort Wayne; two sons, Jeffrey Monce of Canton, North Carolina and Daniel E...

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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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