EDWARD “ED” A. AHLERSMEYER, SR., 61, passed away on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, in Fort Wayne. Ed was born in Fort Wayne, a son of Almyra (Voigt) of Fort Wayne and the late Robert C. Ahlersmeyer. He was a graduate of New Haven High School class of 1972. He worked at B.F. Goodrich of Woodburn for 38 years as a tire builder and retired in 2009. He loved boating, laking, going to the beach and helping anyone in need. During the summer months he would reside at Blue Lake, Churbusco. He is survived by his wife of nine years, Millie (Wilson) Ahlersmeyer; children, Edward (Colleen) II of Goshen, Nicholas (Kelley) of Fort Wayne and Shelby (Cameron) Colwell of Boulder, Colo.; stepchildren, Kevin Bradford of Woodburn and Amanda Bradford of Fort Wayne; siblings, Bob (Barb) of Fort Wayne, Rene (Tom) Ervin of Palm Beach, Fla., Bill (Susan) of Cyprus Texas and Hein (Jane) of New Haven; five grandchildren, and one step-grandson. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven with calling one hour prior to service. Pastor Paul Shoemaker officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to the Ed Ahlersmeyer Memorial Fund. To share online condolences pleae go to www.harperfuneralhome.com

POSTED: 11/08/15 at 5:07 pm. FILED UNDER: Obits