Kenneth Wayne Christlieb

August 20, 1948March 9, 2020

Kenneth Wayne Christlieb, 71, of Fort Wayne IN, passed away March 9th 2020 in Fort Wayne, IN., after a rough battle with cancer. Kenneth was born August 20, 1948 in Fort Wayne, IN to the late Charles and Elenora G. Christlieb. Kenny worked as a truck driver for 30 years. He worked at United Van lines until his retirement. United Van lines was rated number one moving business in the country during Kenny’s time there. He loved cars, and he was also a seasoned mechanic. He had his own auto repair business before he started truck driving. He was his friend’s go to man when they needed car repairs. He also loved his Harley- Davidson and his other motorcycles. He worked in construction, waste management, and welding as well. He loved fishing, working out, and spending time with his wife, children, and friends. He loved making people laugh and smile with his good sense of humor. He was a wonderful and loving husband and father. Being well loved by all his family and many friends, he will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Shirley Christlieb, his two sons Derek and Ed Christlieb, his three daughters Shannon Christlieb, Sandra Stewart, and Tammy Lasch, and his step-son Robert Deaton. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, and 1 step great grandchild. Private Graveside Service will be held at Lindenwood Cemetery Fort Wayne, IN. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons funeral home, 1140 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, IN. To sign the online guestbook go to


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Rose Wilkerson

March 19, 2020

I loved Kenny he was my mom brother .when I was young I seen him a lot he was so nice to me

Georgia Leslie

March 18, 2020

I loved coming up to see Aunt Virginia and Kenny when I was younger with my mother Sandra Sizemore Finley. Rip Kenny.

Kathy Luce

March 18, 2020

So sorry for Sandy Tammy and Ed. I know now all you will have are memories. Love you guys and God Bless


March 18, 2020

so sorry for all of us to lose kenny, prayers to his family .kenny was like a big brother to me thru all the years ,he and all my other brothers grew up together .he and i spent some good quality time together his last few years and im so glad about that. i will miss him like so many others.. rest in peace my brother...Dave Brock