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Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals

6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

James R. "Jim" Schuhler

April 19, 1941August 20, 2020
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James R. " Jim" Schuhler, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Jim was born April 19, 1941 in Fort Wayne, son of the late Arthur and Helen Schuhler. He was married to Carol Meshberger in 1961 and was separated by her passing in 2016. His career was with Graves Trucking as a driver and then foreman for 45 years. When he found time, his passion was tinkering and rebuilding anything with an engine. He enjoyed antiquing and auctions. He was always proud to do car shows where he often received 1st place because of his attention to detail. He is survived by his children, Marc R. (Becky) Schuhler and Amanda Schuhler; grandchildren, Jessica, Megan, and Kevin; and his nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a brother and sister. Funeral service will be on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be on Monday, August 24, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Prairie Grove Cemetery. Memorials gifts in Jim's name may be made to Heartland Hospice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com for the Schuhler family.

  • DONATIONS

  • Heartland Hospice

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 24, 2020

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 24, 2020

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020

  • Final Resting Place

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020

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Cherie Lauer

August 26, 2020

Aww Jim was such a great guy!! He was part of the Waynedale Bakery group with my Dad(Dave Lauer) and many others.He also waved at us bus drivers all the time,and would say I don't know which one it was, I just wave at all of them! R.I.H. Jim and give my Dad a big hug,prayers to Jims family and friends

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