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George W Alter

May 15, 1936 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

GEORGE W. ALTER, 85, of Fort Wayne, peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2022. He was born on May 15, 1936, in Seymour, Ind. As a lifelong Catholic, he loved attending Mass at St. Peter's, his childhood parish, where he served as an altar boy and attended grade school. He was a graduate from Central Catholic High School. George had a 37 year career at the 122nd Fighter Wing Indiana Air National Guard and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. He also owned a television sales and service business. George loved fishing with his wife, brother and sister-in-law on Hamilton and Adams lakes. He was an avid watcher of IndyCar, Notre Dame football and NASCAR. George loved spending time with his family and enjoyed a good Manhattan cocktail. George is survived by two daughters, Kathleen M. Alter of Fort Wayne and Sandra A. (N. David) McDonald of Huntsville, Ala.; and one granddaughter, Megan E. McDonald of Huntsville, Ala. George was preceded in death by his father, George W. Alter; mother, Margaret A. Alter; wife, Ella M. Alter; and brother, Daniel J. Alter. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Saint Peter's Catholic Church, 518 E. Dewald St., with a viewing one hour prior. Burial will be at the Catholic Cemetery, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fort Wayne Chapters of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the American Heart Association, or the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. To sign the online guestbook or share a memory, visit www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 4, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Peter Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
May 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Peter Catholic Church

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