DONALD J. BELLIS, 75, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at Englewood Health and Rehabilitation. Born July 22, 1932, in Payne, Ohio, he was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church.
He was a Korean Army veteran. He retired from International Harvester in 1986 and then worked at Ridge Auto Parts until 2000.
Surviving are his daughters, Linda (Greg) Dinius and Donna (Bud) Hooven, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Howard Hooven IV and Amanda Hooven, both of Fort Wayne; great-granddaughter, Hannah Hooven; brothers, Frederick Bellis and Norbert Bellis, both of Fort Wayne and Ervin Bellis of Edgerton, Ind.; and sisters, Mary Ann Turnet and Catherine Lothamer, both of Woodburn, and Deloris Clevenger of Edgerton, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Joan Bellis in 2007; brother, Robert Bellis.
No service or visitation. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery.
Memorials to Waynedale United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne.
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