JOHN EDWARD STARK, 67, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital. Born April 11, 1945, in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late William and Irene (Trostle) Stark McCague. He had worked at Dana, he was a partner in a sailboat charter company, he worked as an oil analyst, and he was also a writer, just completing and publishing two books. He was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, contributed and wrote for the Waynedale News and was an accomplished woodworker. He is survived by his loving family, including his wife, Kay (Sweet) Stark of Fort Wayne; children, Clayton (Lisa) Stark of Fort Wayne and John (Sabrina) Stark of Wisconsin; siblings, William (Linda) Stark of Fort Wayne, Jude (Spike) Cline of Louisville, Ky., James (Kathy) Stark of Ossian, Robert (Mary) Stark and Kathy (Matt) Stark, both of Fort Wayne; sister-in-law, Molly Stark of Fort Wayne; stepchildren, Tamera Liaschenko of South Boston, Va., Tara (Jan) Liaschenko of St. Petersburg, Fla. and William G. (Jen) Liaschenko of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Daniel Stark; and great-granddaughter. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Mike Harris officiating. Preferred memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements by Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. For complete details or to leave condolences, please visit


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Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals
6810 Old Trail Road Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 747-3186

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers from Nov. 12 to Nov. 14, 2012