Obituaries

Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

| April 19, 2017

Jerry Jerome Barbre, 28, was called Home on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jerry worked bridge construction for Primco in Fort Wayne. He was a family man, who kept everyone laughing and smiling. Surviving are his children, Jaidyn, Julian, Carter, and Camille (Loni); mother, Laurie; sisters, Megan (Jermaine), Nicole, and Alexis; […]

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The Rev. Philip Mortensen, avocate for the poor crosses over at 72

The Rev. Philip Mortensen, avocate for the poor crosses over at 72

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The poor and other downtrodden lost a pioneering advocate recently. The Rev. Philip V. Mortensen, 72, took his final trip through the gates of Heaven on Monday, April 3, 2017, in Port Orange, Floria. He was welcomed by his parents, the Rev. David and Muriel Mortensen, Fran Mortensen, his wife of 42 years, and […]

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Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

| April 12, 2017

Laura Danice Burnett was born on March 27, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She was the daughter of James T. Burnett and Mary E Williams.  She departed this life on March 25, 2017 at her home. She was a graduate of South Side High School and had a sincere loving spirit. Laura leaves to cherish her memory […]

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Obituaries: April 5-11, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 5-11, 2017 Edition

| April 5, 2017

Johnnie LeShore Sr., passed from this life to Heaven’s reward at the age of 86 on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia. He was a native of Uniontown, Alabama born on March 27, 1930 to Tom and Mary Frances Walker-LeShore. After making Fort Wayne his home, he gained employment and […]

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Obituaries: March 29-April 4, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 29-April 4, 2017 Edition

| March 30, 2017

Foster Doughty, 71, died March 19, 2017.

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Obituaries: March 22-28, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 22-28, 2017 Edition

| March 22, 2017

Dr. Laliene Baker, departed this life on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Covington Manor Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on March 7, 1929 in Fort Wayne. Dr. Baker served the Fort Wayne community as a podiatrist until her health began to decline. She was a faithful member of Turner Chapel AME Church where […]

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Former FWPD Assistant Chief David Coleman passes on at 65

Former FWPD Assistant Chief David Coleman passes on at 65

| March 16, 2017

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—A former Fort Wayne community advocate, who made his mark in the world of law enforcement, has made his transition. Former Fort Wayne Police Department Assistant Chief David Allen Coleman Sr. passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Born April 23, 1951, in Indianapolis, David Coleman was the eldest child […]

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Obituaries: March 15-21, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 15-21, 2017 Edition

| March 15, 2017

Beatrice Carlisle, 64, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

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Obituaries: March 8-14, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 8-14, 2017 Edition

| March 8, 2017

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City loses Minister David Richard Whitfield at 67

City loses Minister David Richard Whitfield at 67

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The city will be missing a familiar and congenial face and passionate defender of the gospel when Minister David Richard Whitfield recently crossed over to receive his heavenly reward on Feb. 24. Minister David Richard Whitfield was born on January 8, 1950 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the matrimony of David and Lillie Mae […]

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