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March 8, 1932 - April 17, 2019

Funeral Service Date
April 24, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Joseph J. Fenker, 87, of Auburn, IN, and formally of Big Long Lake, died April 17, 2019 at Dekalb Memorial Hospital, Auburn, IN. Joseph was born March 8, 1932 in Fort Wayne. He was the son of the late Joseph and Armella Nix Fenker. Joseph served in the U S Navy during the Korean War. He worked for the Sheet Metal Workers Local 20 for 33 years and retired in 1990. He enjoyed fishing and puzzles and loved his dog Addie. Joseph is survived by his children: Janet (Geary) Hoy of Fort Wayne, IN, Judy (Joe) Hardesty of Auburn, IN, Cheryl (Dave) McGowan of Leo, IN, Joan Gibson of Fishers, IN, Thomas (Karen) Fenker of Spencerville, IN. and Kenneth (Brenda) Fenker of Hamilton, IN; 21 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and 1 on the way. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Fenker, brothers Robert, Richard and James Fenker, sisters Jane Bero and Carol Fenker. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Saint Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr, with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne with a vigil at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to St Mary of the Angels Oratory, Hudson, IN. 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

vigil 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

April 23, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

vigil 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Jude Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-484-6609

Address: 2155 Randallia Fort Wayne IN, 46805

Service Date: April 23, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

April 24, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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