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“WE ARE DEEPLY SORRY FOR THIS HARD TIME. I REGRET FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART THAT WE WERE UNABLE TO ATTEND THE SERVICE. WE WERE STILL BACK AND FORTH...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Treasa and Wayne Linnemeier - IN

“Rick and family..... Thinking of you during this time. Growing up in Waynedale - your mother was so kind to us kids when we came over to the house...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Mark Patten - Fort Wayne, IN

“Thinking of you at this time of loss. The pictures were beautiful; a wonderful commeration of a life well-lived. Thanks for sharing! Peace and...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Amy

“George, Rick. Randy, Regena and family~ We are so saddened to hear of Della's passing. We all have many fond memories hanging out together in our...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Neola Nahrwold, Cheryl & Brent Reichhart, Gary & Renita Nahrwold - IN

“Randy and Kelly our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mothers are hard to give up but keep close all the great memories. Love Angie & Mitch ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: ANGIE AND MITCH HAMPSHIRE

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you all. Love, Jan and JT ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jan and JT Powell - Gulfport, MS


Della Mae Powell, 79, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Cincinnati, OH, Della worked for Magnavox for 25 years, retiring in 1993. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary Post 2689 in Huntington. She loved her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her flowers, and spending time with her family. Surviving are her husband of 62 years, George H. Powell of Fort Wayne, son, Richard E. (Ruth) Powell of Fort Wayne, son, Randall E. (Kelly) Powell of Roanoke, daughter, Regena J. (Steve) Bunsold of Fort Wayne, son-in-law, David Linnemeier Jr. of Arcola, grandsons, Zachary (Angie Hunter) Linnemeier, Travis Linnemeier, Robert Powell, and Ryan Powell, granddaughter, Raeshelle (Anthony) Cousineau, grandsons, Brandon (Crystal Myer) Bunsold and Casey Bunsold, 5 great-grandchildren, step-mother, Edna Gabbard, brothers, Jack Gabbard, Gene (Susie) Gabbard, and Jeff (Jackie) Gabbard, and sister Betty (Lloyd) Walker. Della was preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Mary Coyle Gabbard, son, George Powell Jr., daughter, Ronda Linnemeier, grandson, Braden Bunsold, and brothers, Lawrence Jr. and James Gabbard. Service is at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 14, 2013 at - D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior. Rev. Kenneth Riden officiating. Calling also at - D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.