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June 8, 1933 - October 2, 2018

Funeral Service Date
October 8, 2018
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Harold A. Rice, 85, of Fort Wayne died October 2, 2018 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Harold was born June 8, 1933 in Fort Wayne. He was the son of the late Joseph and Ethel Rice. Harold was a monument maker for Straub Monuments for 28 years, retiring in 1998. He was a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and also served in the U S Navy during the Korean War. Harold loved to be with his family, spending time at the lake and was one of the original builders of “Luers Field” and the pressbox. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorla of Fort Wayne, IN; sons Kevin (Linda Steele) Rice of Fort Wayne, IN. Kent (Carrie) Rice of Fort Wayne, IN, Kirk (Jennifer) Rice of Fort Wayne, IN and Kristopher (Christy) Rice of Harlan, IN; daughter, Kimberly (Keith) Merriman of Fort Wayne, IN; 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Arlene Rice of Fort Wayne; Harold was preceded in death by his son, Keith E. Rice, grandchildren Bradley Merriman and Erica Merriman, sisters, Esther Woolard and Nellie Pequignot, brothers, John, Otto, Roscoe, Robert and Joseph Rice. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Monday, October 8, 2018 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 2pm – 4pm and 6 pm – 8 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with a rosary at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne Bradley Merriman Scholarship or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

October 7, 2018

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: October 7, 2018

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

October 8, 2018

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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