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.

DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79,

DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. She was born October 11, 1933 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Rudolph A. and Flora K. (Ward) Kirkpatrick. She worked for 17 years as a seamstress at Top Hat Dry Cleaners.

She is survived by her sons, Myron (Beth) Davis of Greenwood, IN and Irvin (Ginny) Koehlinger of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; four brothers; and one sister.

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NORMA E. VON GUNTEN, 94

NORMA E. VON GUNTEN, 94, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born August 9, 1918, in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a lifelong member of First Missionary Church.

She loved the Lord and her family and loved to be in her garden.
Surviving are her son, John (Karen) Von Gunten, of Fort Wayne; daughter, Shirley (Wayne) Hull, of Ossian; son, Larry (Becky) Von Gunten, of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

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ALICE J. BURT, 83

ALICE J. BURT, 83, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Lutheran Life Villages in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born to the late Jesse and Louise (Heath) Tunison in Virginia on June 4, 1929.

She is survived by two sons, Harry (Dianna) Burt of Fort Wayne and James (Dina) Burt of Palmyra, Pennsylvania; one daughter, Suzanne Rush of Plane City, Ohio; two grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Tunison and Johnny Tunison; and two sisters Ellen Newberry and Jane Backstrom.

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ELIZABETH A. HILKER, 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at her home. She was born February 21, 1925 in Lexington, Kentucky, the daughter of Carl and Elizabeth (Rathfon) Grube. She worked for 40 years as a registered nurse, retiring from Magnovox as an industrial nurse. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church and a member of the Franciscan Secular Order.

Surviving are her daughters, Elizabeth (Tom) Freistroffer, Erin (Jim) Gigli, and Elaine A. (John) Cooper, all of...

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LILLIAN F. STOPPENHAGEN, 89, of Ossian passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation. She was born in Blaze, Kentucky on December 19, 1923 to the late James and Myrtle (Lewis) Morgan. She worked for General Electric for 10 years and Melching Machine Shop as a bookkeeper for 26 years before retiring in 1994. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and American Legion #296. The love of her life was her family and ballroom dancing with her late husband.

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CHARLOTTE NORMA STULTS, 101

CHARLOTTE NORMA STULTS, 101, of Fort Wayne passed away Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation. She was born in VanWert, Ohio to the late Frank J. and Margaret K. (Wine) Houser on January 20, 1911. Ms. Stults was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and doing activities with her family.

She is survived by her daughter in law Barbara Stults of Fort Wayne, grandchildren, Bethany A. Stults of Chandler, Arizona, Stephany L. (Kirk)...

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