Wayne Leroy Louden, 80, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Parkview Hospital – Randallia, Fort Wayne. Born in Monroeville, he was the son of the late Carl and Marie (Spurgeon) Louden. He married his beloved late wife, Diane, in 1959. He served his country in the Air National Guard. He retired in 1995 from Do It Best Corporation after 38 years. Wayne was also a past member of the New Haven Lions Club and the Zoning Board for Adams Twp. He and his wife loved cruises and traveled to all 50 states. Among his many loves were his grandchildren, fishing, riding his bike, and cheering for his favorite sports teams. He is survived by son, Jeffrey (Theresa) Louden of New Haven; siblings, Richard (Irene) Louden and Carol (Jerry) McCagg both of Fort Wayne, Marjorie (Lance) Lothamer of New Haven; grandchildren, Eric (Alexandra) Louden of Fort Wayne, Nicole (Nick) Altherr of St. Louis and Courtney (Jordan) McGuckin of Columbus, IN; great granddaughter, Elizabeth Louden; and a great grandson on the way. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Diane in 2013; and brother, Robert Louden. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven with calling one hour prior. Calling is also from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Entombment is at Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials are to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or New Haven Parks Department for the Trails System. For online condolences go to www.harperfuneralhome.com.

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