Waynedale Obituaries


JACK W. CALKINS, 70, of Zionsville, died on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. Born June 10, 1939, in Fort Wayne, he was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.


He worked as a machine specialist for Janitor Supply Co., Fort Wayne. He was an avid train collector and belonged to the T.C.A.

Surviving are his wife, Rosalie A. Calkins of Zionsville; son, Rick (Kristi) Calkins of Zionsville; daughter, Cari (Mike) Wright of Indianapolis; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two children; and sister, Lillian J. Phillips.

Mass of Christian Burial was 10 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, with Rosary service at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Burial in Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials for Masses or to St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 N. Payne Road, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46268.

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