John Edward Stark

April 11, 1945November 10, 2012

John Edward Stark, 67, of Fort Wayne passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born April 11, 1945 in Fort Wayne to the late William and Irene (Trostle) Stark McCague. He had worked at Dana, he was a partner in a sailboat charter company, he worked as an oil analyst, and he was also a writer, just completing and publishing two books. He was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, contributed and wrote for the Waynedale News and was an accomplished woodworker. He is survived by his loving family, including his wife, Kay (Sweet) Stark of Fort Wayne; children, Clayton (Lisa) Stark of Fort Wayne and John (Sabrina) Stark of Wisconsin; siblings, William (Linda) Stark of Fort Wayne, Jude (Spike) Cline of Louisville, KY, James (Kathy) Stark of Ossian, Robert (Mary) Stark of Fort Wayne, and Kathy (Matt) Stark of Fort Wayne; sister in law, Molly Stark of Fort Wayne; step children, Tamera Liaschenko of South Boston, VA, Tara (Jan) Liaschenko of St. Petersburg, FL, and William G. (Jen) Liaschenko of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death in addition to his parents was his brother, Daniel Stark and a great granddaughter. Funeral Services will be Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street, Fort Wayne, IN with calling 1 hour prior. Rev. Mike Harris will be officiating. Preferred memorials may be made to the family. Arrangements are by Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809.


  • Visitation Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Sunday, November 18, 2012

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November 20, 2012

Thank-you Lord for introducing John to me 19 years ago, his memory is a part of my heart mosaic,,,,,God Bless You friend .....R.D.Ryf

Ken John

November 18, 2012

John, I will miss you so much. You now will rest in peace along with the rest of your family. You have gone through many hardships but now they all are past. You were a wonderful husband for Kay, the memories will never cease.
John, rest in peace, GOD LOVES YOU!!!

Rhonda Fowler

November 18, 2012

Kay, You are our Thoughts and Prayers.Never forget that John is your Guardian Angel watching over you..So Sorry for your Loss.We are just a phone call away..

November 18, 2012

Thank you for the many lessons, John, I treasure them. And I pray that John Jr is right, that you're now sailing the seas with God. Goodbye for now....

Sandy Griffith - Leakey

November 17, 2012

John, I will miss your easy sense of humor and comforting smile.

November 17, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers go to all of John's family and loved ones. May you all have Divine Grace and Comfort attending you during this time and beyond.
Vicki and Thaddeus Bryk

Martin Screeton

November 16, 2012

Thank you John for the gifts you have given me over the years. Whenever I was discouraged, I knew I better get to your weekly meetings for re-charge. You will be forever remembered by me and the fellowship in Fort Wayne.

Tom May

November 15, 2012

I am sorry for your loss. I enjoyed John's visits to Wed nite Buckley Gp

November 15, 2012

To all the family, I will really miss John. You
you have been through a lot the last few months.Bob, Johnner,Clay,He will always be near,he always had a strong prescence while he was hear and it will continue.''m down in Florida Seeing my V.A. Doctors I'm real sorry that I will miss the service Give my best to all the family. Fred olson
Dick Ummel send his condolences he was a big part of our lives.

Joyce Butler

November 14, 2012

You always put a smile on face w your uplifting attitude. Thank you for being there when you were needed and giving of yourself.. Will miss always