KEITH E. BUMGARDNER, 83, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Keith worked for the City of Fort Wayne for 23 years, retiring in 1995. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, the American Legion Post 82, and proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Surviving are his son, Barry Bumgardner of Berwyn, Ill.; son, Ross Bumgardner of Fort Wayne; stepdaughters, Diane McGlone of Fort Wayne, Denise (Arnold) Burkholder of Decatur and Karen (David) Knerr of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Amber and Jasmine Baumgardner; step-grandchildren, Craig Singleton, Julie Manogg, Kendra Voorhies, Jamie Rose, Krista Diehl, Eric Knerr, and Traci Kellogg; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Niswonger of Fort Wayne; step-brother, Dale Fagan; stepsisters, Phyllis Jackson of South Whitley and Dorothy Applegate of Indianapolis; and companion, Phyllis Clifton of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Bumgardner; parents, Gail and Velma Bumgardner; half-brother, David Bumgardner; and brother, Jack Bumgardner. Service is 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 2, 2014
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