Howard F. Morken, 86, of Fort Wayne died October 6, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Howard was born November 23, 1933 in Fort Wayne and was the son of the late Edward and Alberta Morken. He served our country in Korea in the U S Army and was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Howard started the first resale garment shop in Fort Wayne and retired from there after many years of operation. After his retirement, he was very ambitious and worked at a variety of part time jobs, self studied and earned his insurance license at 80 years old. He enjoyed taking care of his own lawn and fishing with his family and friends. Howard is survived by his daughter, Ramona (Alan) Silk of Barrington, RI; sons, William (Elizabeth) Morken of Indianapolis, IN and Andrew (Kim) Morken of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren Nathan, Ariana and Jared Silk, Daniel (Lindsey) Morken, Andrea (Josh) Clark, Justin Morken, Bethanie (Manny) Jiminez, Kara and Ella Morken; great-grandchildren, Andrie and Addie Jiminez and Lincoln Morken; sister Mary Jane (Don) Dimbeiro of Fort Wayne, IN. Howard was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Morken and son, Louis Morken, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 am, Saturday, October 10, 2020 at St. Therese Catholic Church, Lower Huntington Rd with calling from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church, Masses or Hope for Animals. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.
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