JOHN ROBERT BREDEMEYER, 52, departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne on Aug. 26, 1963, he was the son of Robert H. and Carol A. (Brunner) Bredemeyer. He graduated from Woodlan High School, class of 1981, and attended I.P.F.W. John was a carpenter/contractor, Bredemeyer Enterprises, and had also worked for 20th Century Homes, Adams and Walda, and Light World. He is survived by his parents; sons, Benjamin R. Lockwood and Jeffrey D. Bredemeyer; siblings, Robin C. (Kevin) Grames and Joel D. Bredemeyer; uncle, Edward W. Bredemeyer; and aunts, Judith K. (Larry) Leuthaeuser and Barbara A. Brunner. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Herman H. and Caroline M. Bredemeyer, Paul L. and Virginia M. Brunner; and uncle, Wayne P. Brunner. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Private family burial. Preferred memorials are to the children’s college fund, c/o Carol Bredemeyer. To share online condolences please visit

POSTED: 01/19/16 at 7:02 am. FILED UNDER: Obits