Donald W. Waldron, 87
Posted on February 5, 2013
Donald W. Waldron, 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Harbour Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.
Mr. Waldron was a 1943 graduate of Hazelton High School in Hazelton, Pa. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 1075th Engineer Port Repair Ship. He worked as a service manager for United Airlines for 38 years; he started in Allentown, Pa., and retired from the Fort Wayne airport in 1978.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 296 of Fort Wayne and the Waynedale Masonic Lodge. He was a volunteer worker at The Embassy in Fort Wayne for several years. He was a member of the Fort Wayne Barbershop Quartet. He started the Markle Bow Hunters Club.
He was born Aug. 21, 1925, in Hazelton, Pa., to Joseph Waldron and Dawn Griffith Waldron.
He was united in marriage to Audrey M. Wunderlich for 25 years; she preceded him in death Nov. 15, 2012. His second marriage was to Corinne Martin, and she preceded him in death Oct. 19, 2009.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Waldron of Markle and Mark Waldron of Franklin, plus five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jennings Waldron.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the funeral home with Pastor Greg Comp officiating.
Interment will be at the Markle Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to Markle Fish and Game Club Park in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.
Online condolences: www.myersfuneralhomes.com
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