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  • "I was with the Komets for Ten years and knew Colin very..."
    - Ted Wright
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    - Leonard Thornson
  • "Dear Marcia and family so sorry for your loss, I know that..."
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    - Greg Steffe
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    - Doris Griffith
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Lakeside Park
1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN

COLIN H. LISTER, 83, passed away Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Fort Wayne. He was born, raised and educated in Perth, Western Australia until he moved to Sydney where he joined the Commonwealth Trading of Australia. He spent a short time in England before the banking business took him to Canada. He took a Canadian citizenship and got very involved with Junior Hockey in Prince Albert Saskatchewan where he met Ken Ullyot. In 1958, Ken and Colin moved to Fort Wayne and he became the Business manager and co-owner of the Fort Wayne Komets Hockey Club till 1985. In addition to his involvement with the Komets, he was very active in travel hockey for boys between 14 and 16 years old. Another interest and love of his was the Connie Mack Baseball League for boys aged 16 to 18. On March 30, 1975, He had a life changing experience. He would be the first to tell you what Christ meant coming into his life as his Lord and Savior. From that point on, he touched the lives of many people over the years, be it in athletics or business acquaintances. Surviving are his adopted family; Marcia Cuff and her daughters, Tamera (Brian) Imel and Sarah (Scott) Lusader; also, Brad (Jill) Pepple, Ward (Gerri) Griswald and their families; cousins, Jill Cooper of Perth Australia and Graeme Cooper of Brighton, England. He was preceded in death by his parents, Monte and Huldah Lister. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at First Assembly of God Church, 1400 W Washington Center Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Rev Paul C. Paino officiating. Calling Tuesday Jan. 4, 2011, from 2 to 9 p.m. at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. Memorials may be made to the Colin H. Lister Memorial Fund. To sign the online guest book, visit

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 3, 2011
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