JOHN R. CROGHAN SR., 82, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at his home. He was born April 14, 1930 in Fort Wayne the son of the late Fred H. and Gladys (Mc-Cristy) Croghan. He worked at Dana and was a member of the Salvation Army. He is survived by his children, Donna (Mike) Riehm of Rogersville, Mo., Diana Harrell of Fort Wayne, Brenda Zahn of Rockford, Ill., John (Donna) Croghan, Jr. of Fort Wayne, and David (Addie) Croghan, Sr. of Fort Wayne; sisters, Carol Brant of Fort Wayne and Mary (Joe) Bleakney of Zephyrhills, Fla.; 18 grandchildren , and many great-grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Iva (Ake) Croghan. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46809 with one hour of visitation prior. Visitation also from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to Nightingale Hospice, Love Church, or Salvation Army. Please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com
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