WILLIAM J. BENGS, 75, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at his home. Born in Fort Wayne, William graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School and attended Purdue University to study Engineering. He worked as a Civil Engineer with Hagerman Construction for 34 years, retiring in 1997. He was an active member at Zion Lutheran Church and held many leadership positions there. He was on the Board of Directors of Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Homes. William enjoyed fishing, gardening, entertaining his many friends, traveling, and spending time with his family. Surviving are his loving wife, ClarAnn Bengs of Fort Wayne; daughters, Tammy (Rob) Myers of Indianapolis and Tina (Jeff) Spielman of Fort Wayne; sister, Barbara Pennington of Corona, Calif.; and grandchildren, Quinn and Eric Myers, Allison Hoogland, Nick and Zack Spielman. He was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Adeline Bengs. Service is 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna St. with calling one hour prior. Pastor Douglas Punke officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Endowment Fund or Parkview Home Health & Hospice. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.mccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 18, 2013