DALE F. ARMBRUSTER, 80, of Woodburn, died on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at home.Born in Fort Wayne, he was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church, Wood burn. Dale retired from a lifetime of farming. He owned and operated Oakdale Landscaping Company and retired as a bus driver for East Allen County Schools after 32 years. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife of over 57 years, Beverly; children, Greg (Cindy) Armbruster of Hamel, Minn., Dawn (Hank) DiNunzio of Washington, D.C., Mitch (Debbie) Armbruster of Brownsburg, and Eric (Marsha) Armbruster of Woodburn; grandchildren, Nicole, Bryce, Nathan, David, Brooke, and Winston; and step-grandchildren, Cameron and Chris. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Helene Youse and Elnor Genth. Funeral service is 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church, 7616 Bull Rapids Road, Woodburn, with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Lewis Stier officiating. Calling also from noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Burial in the church cemetery. Preferred memorials to Woodburn Lutheran School or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. For online condolences, visit www.harperfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 22, 2013