Frederick Lee "Fred" Ireland

September 14, 1931 ~ July 28, 2021 (age 89)


Frederick Lee “Fred” Ireland, 89, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at his home.

He was born on September 14, 1931, in Ray, Indiana to Russell and Verl (Houseman) Ireland.  Fred graduated from Fremont High School in 1949.

He married Dorothy L. “Dotty” Burke on November 22, 1953.

He was a United States Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. He was a member of the Korean Veteran’s Association in Fort Wayne, the Veterans of Foreign Wars George Anspaugh Post 7205 and the Angola American Legion Post 31.

Fred attended the Angola Christian Church.  

Surviving are his children, Randy Ireland of Angola, Indiana and Susan Ireland of Fort Wayne, Indiana and his Significant Other, Jean Stauffer of Angola, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorothy L. “Dotty” Ireland on July 19, 200,9 and his daughter, Debora Ireland on October 30, 1963.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana.  John Coney, Minister officiating.

Visitation will be from 10-11 AM on Monday, August 2, 2021, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Burial with Military Honors by the Angola American Legion and the US Army will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be made to the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County, PO Box 204, Angola, IN  46703 or to the Veteran’s National Memorial & Museum, 2122 O Day Road, Fort Wayne, IN  46818.

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August 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
August 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703


Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County
PO Box 204, Angola, Indiana 46703,
Tel: 260-833-2877

Veteran's National Memorial & Museum
2122 O Day Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818,

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