RALPH A. LAUTZENHEISER, 75, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 26, 2014, at his home. Born in Van Wert, Ohio, he was a son of John and Beulah (Troutner) Lautzen heiser. Ralph worked 30 years at GE. He was a member of Grace Point Church of the Nazarene. Ralph liked a good western movie and playing cards, especially pinochle with his brother, Ned or euchre with his granddaughter, Elizabeth. "Ralph never met a stranger and loved sharing a cup of coffee with anyone willing to talk." Surviving are his wife of nearly 39 years, Nancy C. (Sheets) Lautzenheiser; children, Tim (Joyce) Ewart, Lisa (Michael) O'Ferrell and Cheryl (Casey) Gator; brothers, Fred Lautzenheiser, Ned (Judy) Lautzenheiser and Bruce Lautzenheiser; and grandchildren, Edward Holloway III and Elizabeth Ewart. Service is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, 8611 Mayhew Road, with calling one hour prior to service. Dr. Rex Person officiating. Calling also from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 28, 2014
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