Alan D. Hetrick

Alan Dean Hetrick, 70, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Hetrick graduated from Ossian High School in Ossian, then worked as a laborer at Tuthill Corporation in Fort Wayne.

He was born Jan. 27, 1948, in Fort Wayne to Ivan and Zola Robb Hetrick. He married Karen Kindle Hetrick on July 13, 1985, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a son and a daughter, both of Indiana; a stepdaughter, Terri (Jeff) Sholl, of Mesa, AZ; a stepson, Darren (Carrie) Waggoner, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Jerry (Barbara) Hetrick, of Leesburg; two stepgranddaughters, Felicia (Dustin) Harvey and Anna Waggoner; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Bluffton, OH.    

Memorials are to the American Heart Association, the Humane Society of Allen County, OH or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Arrangements were handled by Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton, OH.