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THELMA LORENE GILLENWATER, 89, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018. Born Jan. 4, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Everett and Rosella Harvey. On June 28, 1947, she married Walter Wayne Gillen- water, who preceded her in death in 1995. She is survived by her loving sons, Doug (April) Gillen-water and Mark (Jackie) Gillenwater, both of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren, Shelly (Steve) Bower, Tracy (Kevin) Brown, Brent (Nikki) Gillen-water, Andria Deck, Bethany Gillenwater, Brandon (Melissa) Gillenwater, Chad (Leslie) Gillenwater, Ashley (Kellen) Dooley, Haley Gillenwater, and Kyley (Ethan) Schorey; 17 great-grandchildren, Kyle (Brittni), McKenzie, Allison, Eric, Rayce, Kadi, Jack, Max, Noel, Lucas, Logan, Shelby, Sunny, Sadie, Aydan, Greyson, and Laryn; two great-great-grandchildren, Paisley and Everett; and her sister and best friend, Rhea Tinker. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Walter Everett "Butch"), in 2005, and David Wayne, in 2014; and two brothers, Richard Harvey and Robert Harvey. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46815), with calling one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Memorials in Thelma's name can be made to Riley Hospital for Children, Ronald McDonald House, or .

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Fort Wayne, IN 46815
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 14, 2018
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