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Walter W. Veerkamp

1931 ~ 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Walter W. Veerkamp, 90, of Fort Wayne died November 1, 2021.  After graduating from Miami University, he served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.  After getting out of the service Walter worked in management for Sears for 19 years before ending his career as Business Manager for Bishop Dwenger High School.  Walter was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and volunteered at the Franciscan Center.

Walter is survived by children, Mark (Patty) Veerkamp, Dr. Gregory (Dr. Mary Pat) Veerkamp, Sherri (Bob) McDonald, Jeff (Meg) Veerkamp; grandchildren, Greg, Brian, Mike, Patrick, Daniel, Marissa, Kristi, Molly and Mark and 13 great grandchildren.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth M Veerkamp; brother, Donald G. Veerkamp and grandson Jonathan W. Veerkamp. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Monday, November 8, 2021 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Rd. with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 7, 2021, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with a Rosary Service at 2:30pm. 

Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Bishop Dwenger High School- Performing Arts Campaign or St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. 


Services

Rosary
Sunday
November 7, 2021

2:30 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Visitation
Sunday
November 7, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Visitation
Monday
November 8, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church
1502 E. Wallen Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
November 8, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church
1502 E. Wallen Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Donations

Bishop Dwenger High School- Performing Arts Campaign
1300 E. Washington Center Rd., Fort Wayne IN 46825
Tel: 1-260-496-4700
Web: https:\\bishopdwenger.com

St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church
1502 E. Wallen Rd., Fort Wayne IN 46825
Tel: 1-260-489-3537
Web: http://saintv.org

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