Waynedale Obituaries


EDNA M. GEMPLE, 74, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born February 21, 1931, in Fort Wayne, she was Assistant Manager of the Mizpah Shrine for 13 years and cashier at Orchard Inn Bingo Hall for eight years. Her hobbies included fishing, playing bingo and cards.

“She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother, she will be missed by all.”

Surviving are her sons, Kirk L. Gemple of Fort Wayne, George F. Gemple of Las Vegas, Nevada and Samuel Gemple Jr. of Fort Wayne; daughter, Melanie Imel of Fort Wayne; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Gemple, on March 8, 1985; and daughter, Stephanie Gemple.

Funeral service was Friday at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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