ALICE J. SHEAK, 75, died on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at home. Born in Wabash, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Emma (Wilson) Sheak. She was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. Alice was a dedicated school teacher for 38 years having taught at Northwood Jr. High, New Haven High School before retiring from Harding High School in 1998. She was a volunteer for the Embassy Theatre, The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, and ushered at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and the Fort Wayne Wizards. She was a member of the New Haven Woman's Club, Fort Wayne Chapter of Eastern Star, and a life member of ISTA and NEA. She is survived by her nieces, Jo Ellen Wespieser of Prescott, Ariz. and Mary Osteen of Boise, Idaho; nephew, John Sheak of Phoenix, Ariz.; and sister-in-law, Delores Sheak of Phoenix, Ariz. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Harry, Max, Charles, John, and Mary. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Krauss Chapel of Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. The Rev. Kathleen Haller officiating. Calling is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Preferred memorials to The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo or the Embassy Theatre Foundation. To share online condolences, please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 11, 2013