Frederick (Fred) Kuchenbecker, died July 8, 2005 under the care of Hospice. He was born in Germany, and came to the United States at the age of four. He was in the Navy during WWII from October 20, 1942 until December 5, 1945.

He went to work at International Harvester in Fort Wayne and retired after 36 years.

He moved to Brookside, Florida in 1989. He enjoyed his yard and garden and was a member of Mariner United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis, sister Heldi Seibert of Fort Myers, stepdaughter Cynthia Brooks, stepson Richard Crouch, both of Tucson, Arizona, 15 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren.

Fred lived on Laredo Avenue while he lived in Fort Wayne.

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