STEVEN J. GENSIC, 88, of Warren, passed away at 7:12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Heritage Pointe in Warren. He was born on Feb. 16, 1924 in Markle, a son of Ignac and Barbara F. (Prcic) Gensic. He was united in marriage to Jeanette E. Reinsch on Feb. 2, 1946. She preceded him in death. He worked for many years at Gensic Sheet Metal in Fort Wayne, and was a member of the Sheet Metal Local 20 Union in Fort Wayne. He was a member of Markle Church of Christ, and delivered meals to the aging for the In-Home Markle Nutrition Services Site. Steven enjoyed woodworking and was a master craftsman of all sorts. He helped with several repairs for the citizens of Markle. He was a member of the Markle Fish and Game Club, and was an excellent Marksman and Archer. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all he enjoyed helping his family and friends in any way possible. Surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Dane) Strait of Warren, and Linda (Kenneth) Otis of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Edward, Ignac, John, George, and Joseph Gensic.; six sisters, Katherine Nye, Mary Schwartz, Anne Ulaszek, Francis Szmergalski, and Rose Senka. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle, Ind. Visitation is from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Markle Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made out to The Markle Church of Christ in care of Myers Funeral Home P.O. Box 403, Markle, Ind. 46770. To sign Mr. Gensic's online guest registry please visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com
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