JAMES H. WINKELBLECH, 78, of Kettering, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 7, 2004. A former resident of Fort Wayne, he was born October 31, 1925, in Fort Wayne, the son of Ernest B. and Elsie (Simminger) Winkelblech. Mr. Winkelblech was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired in 1991 as a computer programmer with NCR Corporation after 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria J. (Aubrey) Winkelblech; sister, Hermine L. Crews; and his parents.
Survivors include his sons, Robert J. (Renee) Winkelblech of Akron, Ohio, Craig M. Winkelblech of Dallas, Texas and Mark A. (Diane) Winkelblech of Aledo, Texas; grandchildren, Heather (Jeff) French and Andrew Winkelblech of Akron, Ohio, Benjamin Winkelblech and Brittany Winkelblech of Aledo, Texas; great-grandchildren, Christian, Austin and Faith French of Akron, Ohio.
Funeral service was Saturday, September 11, in the Chapel of the Cross at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 6600 Covington Road. Arrangements by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne Street.
The preferred memorial is the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association.
JANICE E. PENCE, 59, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, September 12, 2004, in Cincinnati, Ohio. “Loving wife, mother and grandmother, she was a dialysis patient for 11 years and is now at peace with her lord.” Born July 4, 1945, in Fort Wayne, she was a secretary for Essex Group for 25 years. She enjoyed crossstitch.
Surviving are her husband, Kile R. Pence of Fort Wayne; son, Jonathan K. (Jaine) Pence of Hamilton, Ohio; daughter, Debra Kay (David) Epperson of Fort Wayne; father, Ray Stumpf of Bradenton, Florida; brother, John Stumpf of Florida; grandsons, Dylan Pence of Hamilton, Ohio, Brandon Epperson of Fort Wayne; granddaughter, Ashley Epperson of Fort Wayne.
Service was Friday, September 17, at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road. Burial at Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials to the Kidney Foundation.

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