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  • "Kelly, So sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. You..."
    - Ann Marqueling
  • "Annie, so sorry to about Bruce's passing. Prayers for you..."
    - Faye Morton Bauer
  • "What a great friend and coworker."
    - Jacques Perry
  • "Bruce will be missed by so many people. Prayers to you..."
    - Jacki Royer
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Don Bobay
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BRUCE LYNN COUNTERMAN, 64, passed away on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Billie and Lorine (Scheu mann) Counterman of Hoagland. He was a member of Emmanuel (Soest) Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. Bruce retired after 32 years with Dana Corp as a machinist. He enjoyed fishing, I.U. basketball and golf. He especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is also survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Annie (Griebel) Counterman; daughters, Kelly (Jeff) Turner of New Haven and Leah (Andrew) Smethers of Fort Wayne; siblings, Lois (Jim Levy) Counterman of Traverse City, Mich., Donna Jackson of Markle, Rex (Cathi) Counterman of Fort Wayne, and Tari Emenhiser of Hoagland; and grandchildren, Lily Turner, Talan Turner, Ayden McLaughlin, Tanner Smethers, and Raegan Smethers. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel (Soest) Lutheran Church, 9909 Wayne Trace, Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Josef J. Henning officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Burial in the church cemetery. Preferred memorials are to the Church and the Hoagland EMS. For online condolences, please visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Nov. 25, 2017