RALPH HENRY RADECKI, 75, of Fort Wayne, died on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at his home. Born Feb. 27, 1938, in South Bend, Ind., he was a son of the late Edward George and Lillian (Kasmer sak) Radecki. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1956 to 1964. He married Iris Lou Bender on July 30 1977 at United Methodist Church, Churubusco. Ralph was a truck driver and member of the American Legion Post 499 on Hessen Cassel, in Fort Wayne. Survivors include: his wife, Iris Lou Radecki of Fort Wayne; son, Jon Radecki of South Bend; daughter, Toni Radecki of Wyatt, Ind.; sons, Lyle (Nancy) Radecki of Auburn, Mark Wellman and Steven (Lisa) Wellman, both of Fort Wayne; daughter, Ronda Lane of Huntertown; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Joseph Radecki of Mishawaka, Ind. Memorial service with military honors is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at North Highlands Church of Christ, 1414 Archer Ave., Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour before the service. David Altman officiating. Arrangements by Northern Indiana Funeral Care of Fort Wayne. Send a condolence to the family at http://www.northernindianafuneralcare.com/ or find us on Facebook.com

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 20, 2013