MARK R. BIRKENBEUL, 57, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at his residence. Born in Fort Wayne, he worked in auto sales with Crumback Chevrolet. He is survived by his wife, Karen E. Birkenbeul of Fort Wayne; daughter, Laura B. (Justin) Cooley of Fishers; son, John M Birkenbeul of Fort Wayne; sister, Deborah (Larry) Taylor of Leesburg, Fla.; and brother, J. Michael (Glenda) Birkenbeul of Fort Wayne. A Celebration of Life service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at 10321 Garman Road, Leo, Ind. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. To sign the online guestbook, visit

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