Gerald F. “Jerry” Vorndran, 87, of Angola, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He was born on August 12, 1931 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Emil E. and Mary E. (Dirig) Vorndran. He attended St. Andrews grade school and graduated from Central Catholic High School both in Fort Wayne.
He married Barbara J. Schulz on July 17, 1954 at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Fort Wayne.
Gerald worked as a Food Services Consultant as well as other occupations before retiring.
He served his country in the US Air Force where he was a Staff Sargent.
Gerald was a loving husband and a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He liked playing cards, games and golfing with his friends.
Surviving are children, David A. (Angela) Vorndran of Brownsburg, Indiana, Steven A. Vorndran (Ginger Kilpatrick) of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Sandra A. (Larry) Penick of Pleasant Lake, Indiana and Laura L. (John) Bell of Sandwich, Illinois; brothers, Robert Vorndran and Paul (Shirley) Vorndran both of Fort Wayne, Indiana; sister, Anita Paul of Florissant, Colorado and Gerald’s significant other, Ilean DeWald of Angola, Indiana. Also surviving are his 5 grandchildren, Dr. Erica (Andy Scaife) Duguid, Adam Vorndran, Andrew Vorndran, Lucas Bell and Kendal Bell and his two great-grandchildren, Liam and Julia Scaife.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Barbara J. Vorndran on December 1, 2005, sister and brother-in-law Rose Marie (Ray) Kallmyer, brother, Albert Vorndran, sister-in-law Marilyn Vorndran and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Frederick (Marilyn) Schulz.
Funeral Services will be at 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 3, 2019 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana. Pastor John Boyanowski will be officiating.
Burial will be in Pleasant Lake Cemetery, Pleasant Lake, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 3, 2019 prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Angola VFW George Anspaugh Post 7205.
Condolences may be expressed online through our website: www.weichtfh.com
LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS HANDLED BY THE WEICHT FUNERAL HOME, ANGOLA, INDIANA
Charitable donations may be made in Gerald's memory to the following organization:
Angola VFW George Anspaugh Post 7205