ANTHONY J. ROTTINGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, 2:14 a.m., peacefully in his home with family. Born Aug. 14, 1942, in Slavonski-Brod, Yugoslavia, he was the son of the late Anton and Eva Rottinger. He graduated from DeLaSalle Collegiate and Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. In l967, he graduated from U.S. Army Movements Control School at Fort Eustis in Virginia and served as Movements Control Supervisor in Vietnam and South Carolina. He retired from supervision at Michigan Screw Division and Ring Screw Division of Ring Screw Works in Michigan and worked as a supervisor at Key Plastics and part-time at Tippmann Associates as construction supervisor. He is survived by his wife, Cindy; sons, Christopher (Ali) Rottinger and Matthew Rottinger; daughter, Khristina (Alex) Makridakis; grandchildren, Ian Rottinger, Audrey Rottinger, Elena Rottinger, Ada Rottinger, Alex Makridakis Jr., and Matthew Makridakis of Fort Wayne; sister, Magdalena Neumann of Utica, Mich.; nieces, Ingrid (Roger) Iannucci, Lisa Rottinger of Michigan, and Eva (Martin) Weber of Germany; nephews, Norman Schoenek, Neal (Maria) Tedford of Michigan, Hans Jurgen Trott and Werner Trott of Germany; great nieces, Antonia (Michael) Delbeke, Madison (Bryan) Clinton of Michigan, Briana Schoenek of New York, Christine (Marco) Dimmerling, Isabelle (Tillman) Weber, Julia (Torsten) Wittmann, Anna Weber, and Natasha Oesterich of Germany; great nephews, Ben Schoenek of New York, Alexander Trott and Phillip Trott of Germany; several great-great nieces and great-great nephews; and sister-in-laws, Jan Cappelli, Julie Ehinger and Lori (Ed) Eykholt. He was preceded in death by son, Brian; brother, John; and sisters, Maria Tedford and Rosalia Trott. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, with calling one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave. Inurnment will be in Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Catholic Church; Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, 46804; or Alzheimer's Disease Research, BrightFocus
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Published by Fort Wayne Newspapers on Oct. 13, 2021.