Waynedale Obituaries


DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79,DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. She was born October 11, 1933 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Rudolph A. and Flora K. (Ward) Kirkpatrick. She worked for 17 years as a seamstress at Top Hat Dry Cleaners.

She is survived by her sons, Myron (Beth) Davis of Greenwood, IN and Irvin (Ginny) Koehlinger of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; four brothers; and one sister.

In addition to her parents, preceding her in death was her husband, Wayne C. Koehlinger in 1997; son, Dale Davis; daughter, Darlene Davis; three brothers; and one sister.

Funeral service was Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:30 PM at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. Visitation was Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. Visit elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.

The Waynedale News Staff

The Waynedale News Staff

Our in-house staff works with community members and our local writers to find, write and edit the latest and most interesting news-worthy stories. We are your free community newspaper, boasting positive, family friendly and unique news. > Read More Information About Us > More Articles Written By Our Staff