Waynedale Obituaries


NORMAN R. EHRESMANN, 77, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, July 11, 2005, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born November 27, 1927, in Wagner. South Dakota, he was the son of the late Gustav and Pauline (Rehureck) Ehresmann. He was a Foreman for Blount AGR Industrial, retiring in 1988. He served in the Navy.

He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne and American Legion Post 296.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy L. (Lunz) Ehresmann of Fort Wayne; sons, Perry (Karen) Ehresman of Fort Wayne and Rodney (May) Ehresman of Indianapolis; daughters, Sheila (Ed) Mertens of Wolcottville and Christina (Michael) Gibson of Fort Wayne; stepson, Dale (Elaine) Roesener of Las Vegas, Nevada; stepdaughter, Barbara (Daniel) Harber of Columbia City; brothers, Lester Ehresmann of Yankton, South Dakota, Raymond Ehresmann of Fort Wayne and Noel Ehresmann of Texas; sister, Violet Peters of Modesto, California; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Friday, July 15, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Jefferson St., Fort Wayne, with the Rev. Arnold Piering officiating. Military graveside service at Lindenwood Cemetery.

Arrangements by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road.

Preferred memorials to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.

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