JERRY LEE HEGERFELD, 68, was called to his heavenly home on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Born in Fort Wayne, Jerry was a well-respected restaurateur for 45 years and was an inspiration to his employees. He was co-owner of the Hobby Ranch House in Fort Wayne and Captain's Cabin in Angola and had owned Jerry's Restaurant in Fort Wayne and the Village Cafe in Monroeville. Jerry had also worked for KFC, Chens, Fish of Stroh, Ceruti's, and Carousal Supper Club. In his retirement, he worked part-time for Cap N Cork and S & V Liquors. "Jerry was a loving, supporting, caring and proud husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend." Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Judy Hegerfeld; daughters, Lisa Hegerfeld, Kelly Novielli, Stacy (Jamison Norris) Hegerfeld and Renee Boger, all of Fort Wayne; granddaughter, Angela Natalia Novielli; grandsons, Nicholas and Andrew Novielli, Austin Hegerfeld, and Cameron Boger; and stepsister, Linda Ziner; several nieces; and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Lois Hegerfeld; brother, Steve; and stepbrother, David Ziner. Service is 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial in Scipio Cemetery. Memorials may be made to H.O.P.E. for Animals or the family c/o Judy Hegerfeld. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park
4017 Maplecrest Road Ft. Wayne, IN 46815
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 2, 2014