ARTHUR A. ANKER, 89, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Decatur, Ind., Arthur worked in the plant maintenance with Potlatch for 20 years, retiring in 1989. He was a U. S. Army Air Corps World War II veteran and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Surviving are his sons, Thomas A. (Sherry) Anker of Fort Wayne and Steven A. (Cherri) Anker of Leesburg, Ind.; brother, Walter Anker of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce; parents, Ben and Clara (Bieberich) Anker. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior. Pastor Brian Campbell officiating. Calling also from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church. To sign the online guest book, go to


Funeral Home

D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Covington Knolls
8325 Covington Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 426-9494

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 31, 2012