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ERNEST A. RHODES, 91, of Fort Wayne, died on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Born Feb. 4, 1921, in LaOtto, he was a son of the late Charles and Veda Rhodes. He retired from Kunkle Valve and also owned Rhodes Appliance Repair. He was a decorated Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Helen L. Rhodes; sons, James (Rebecca) Rhodes and David Rhodes; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Rhodes; and sister, Fern Sage. He was also preceded in death by three brothers. Service is 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with calling two hours prior to service. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 241 and the U.S. Army. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. To send online condolences, please visit
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 16, 2012
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