Marc R. Royer

MARC R. ROYER, 37, of Auburn, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, in DeKalb County. Born Nov. 15, 1968, in Fort Wayne, he was a Steamfitter at Local 166 working for Wagner-Meinert, Inc. He was a graduate of Elmhurst High School and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ivy Tech, receiving an Associates degree in Applied Science in Building Trade Apprenticeship Plumber and Pipe Fitter. He was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Surviving are his wife, DeAnna Royer of Auburn; mother and stepfather, Linda J. and Andrew Sweet Blanzy of Avilla; father, Fred Royer of Decatur; three daughters, Amber Marie, Andrea Elise and Abigail Lynn; one brother, Gregg; three sisters, Jamie, Stephanie and Jenny; three stepsisters, Sue Koop, Jody and Diane; and one stepbrother, Derek. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Eugene and Betty Royer, and Gordon and Dorothy Sweet; and brother, David Jon Royer (see today's obituary). Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive, Fort Wayne. Visitation is from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials to the children of Marc R. Royer.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 15, 2006