Henry P. “Hank” Waltz

February 28th

Henry “Hank” Waltz, 97, passed away on February 27, 2020 at his daughter and son in law Brent & Jody Gordon’s home in Syracuse. He was born on September 25, 1922 in South Whitley to Marion & Cora (Flaugh) Waltz. He was a WWII US Army veteran and Bronze Star recipient. On February 28, 1944 he married Juanita Bair who preceded him in 2008. He retired in 1976 from International Harvester. After retirement he drove motor homes for Barth and worked at the Ace Hardware in North Webster. He was a lifetime member of the North Webster American Legion Post # 253 where he was active in the color guard. Lifetime member of the South Whitley VFW #2919. Lifetime member of the Goshen DAV. Member of the Syracuse Eagles. He is survived by his daughter – Jody (Brent) Gordon of Syracuse. 2 Sons – Phillip (Diana) Waltz of Warner Robins, GA, and Richard (Linda) Waltz of Warsaw. Son in Law Doug Kuilema of North Webster.

6 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 greatgreat grandchildren.

Along with his wife, he was also preceded by his daughter Jane Kuilema, 2 sisters – Juanita and Bernadette. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 at the Eastlund Funeral Home. Services will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Matt Landry officiating. Interment will follow at the South Whitley cemetery with full Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Elara Hospice. 7030 Pointe Inverness Way. #230 Fort Wayne, IN 46804

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