29 entries
  • "Our heart goes out to you Louise. We are still shocked...."
  • "Louise and family: So sorry to hear of David's passing,..."
    - David Barcus
  • "I will always remember him as a dear friend. He used to..."
  • "We were so sorry to hear of Skip's passing. Bob has great..."
    - Vickie Peppler
  • "Dear Louise and Family- I'm so sorry for your loss.Tanner..."
The Guest Book is expired.

WILLIAM DAVID "SKIP" TANNER, 70, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014. Born Sept. 5, 1943, in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late William Paul and Dorothy Jane Tanner. He was a retired journalist. He served on the board of the Indiana Youth Soccer Association for many years. Surviving are his wife, Louise Jackson of Fort Wayne; son, Mischa Tanner of Fort Wayne; stepchildren, Claire (Jason) Hemphill and Hugh Jackson, both of Fort Wayne, and Carl Jackson of New York, N.Y.; grandson, Aaron Hemphill; and siblings, Jim Tanner of Fort Wayne, Jane Tanner of Tennessee and Charlie Tanner of Texas. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Paul Tanner. A celebration memorial gathering is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Covington Creek Cove Club House, 6700 Covington Creek Trail, Fort Wayne (IN 46804), with a sharing time and tribute toast at 6:30 p.m. Burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to the Pat Teagarden Coache's Education Fund c/o the Fort Wayne Sports Club or the Literacy Alliance. To leave condolences, please visit www.greenlawnmpfh.com

Funeral Home
Greenlawn Funeral and Cremation Services
6750 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 432-3914
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 9, 2014
bullet Journalists
Powered By Legacy.com