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.

PAUL E. "GENE" REDDIN, JR., 65, of Yoder, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2012 at his residence. He was born August 6, 1947 in Fort Wayne. He worked as a material handler at TI Industries, retiring in 2012. He enjoyed coaching and teaching sports of all kinds and riding his Gold Wing. He also enjoyed spending time with his family including his nieces and nephews.

Surviving are his father, Paul E. Reddin, Sr. of Yoder; sisters, Nancy (William) Tackett of Yoder, Tina West of Yoder, and Connie...

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HELEN W. BARKER, 101

HELEN W. BARKER, 101, of Ossian, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born February 26, 1911 in Mercer County, OH to the late Charles and Myrtle (Leisner) Kuhn. She was a homemaker and a charter member of St. Therese Catholic Church.

Surviving are her children, Beverly Dennison of Bend, Oregon, Janet Herbst and Jerry (Bev) Barker, both of Ossian; sisters, Berniece Bott of Fort Wayne and Ruth Ross of Decatur; six...

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MILDRED MARGARET SOURS, 96, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012. She was born June 19, 1916 in Huntington, Indiana. She worked as a printer and was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. She enjoyed volunteering and crocheting.

Surviving are her son, James (Vickie) Sours of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Holly Cocklin, Brian Sours, and Jonathan Sours; and great grandchildren, Mackenzie Cocklin, Skylyn Sours, Zemyla Doughty, and Emma Sours.

She was preceded in death by her...

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SALLY A. SCHMITT, 77

SALLY A. SCHMITT, 77, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she worked at Smitty's Lanes in Fort Wayne and also worked at Kohl's Department Store for 13 years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. She loved her family and was involved with her kids and grandkid's lives and sporting events.

Surviving are her spouse of 51 years, Richard F. Schmitt; daughter, Linda M. (Ken) Isenbarger; daughter, Lori A...

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ESTHER ANNA DETTMER, 91

ESTHER ANNA DETTMER, 91 passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation. She was born February 13, 1921 in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio to the late Harry and Emma (Schroeder) Meyer. She worked as a farmer's wife in addition to working as a clerk at Lincoln National Bank and Wells Fargo Bank for 20 years. Ms. Dettmer enjoyed cross stitching and crocheting. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church.

Surviving are children, Sedonna Ake of Poe...

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ALFRED E. FRAUENFELDER, 66

ALFRED E. FRAUENFELDER, 66, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Friday, September 21, 2012. He was born on April 10, 1946 to the late Alfred and Leona (Driscol) Frauenfelder. He graduated from Bishop Luers High School in 1964. He retired from International Paper in 2007. He was a member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church. He was active in CYO sports for many years and other parish activities.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Susan; sons, Randy (Holly) and Ryan...

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