DAVID L. MENDENHALL, 69, of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at Heritage Park Healthcare. Born on May 12, 1940, in Fort Wayne, Mr. Mendenhall was a U.S. Navy veteran, then worked as a Military Tech at the Indiana Air National Guard. He was a member of American Legion 241, as well as a member of their Honor Guard.

Surviving are his children, Amy Lynn (Douglas) Gerbers of Woodburn, Beth Ann Mendenhall of Hulett, Wyoming and Brian (Stephanie) Mendenhall of Mentor, Ohio; brother, Walter Mendenhall of Fort Wayne; step-brother, Daniel Fisher of Fort Wayne; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Service was 10 a.m. Tuesday at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Calling was from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, with Military Honors conducted by American Legion 241.

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