Paul F. Witte, 87, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having relatives in Roanoke, IN, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at St. Anne's Home, Fort Wayne.
Mr. Witte served in the United States Marine Corps in World War II and worked 18 years with the U.S. Postal Service. He was also self-employed as a cabinet maker for 40 years. He was a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Fort Wayne Artists Guild and Fort Wayne Art Source.
He was born Aug. 11, 1924, to John C. and Gladys Richmond Witte. He married Patricia M. Muldoon, and she survives.
Additional survivors include four daughters, Mary (Mike) Veth, of Tuscon, AZ; Anne (Jerry) Neizer, of Fort Wayne; Denise Roudebush, of Roanoke; and Joellen (Mike) Ionni, of Naperville, IL; five sons, Jerry (Judy) Witte and Mark (Kris) Witte, both of Fort Wayne; Tom (Mary) Witte, of New Lenox, IL; Tim (Lois) Witte, of Warsaw; and David (Eileen) Keaveney, of Durham, NC; 25 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Calling will be Thursday, July 5, 2012, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at C. M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St., Fort Wayne. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 6, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service. Burial will be at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Preferred memorials are to Most Precious Blood School or Turnstone.