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IRWIN PLANK, 90, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Harlan, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. Born Nov. 13, 1926, in Howard County, Ind., he was a son of the late George and Fanny (Hersh berger) Plank. Irwin was a mechanical contractor for Irwin's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning for over 25 years, from which he retired. He prepared taxes on a part-time basis and was also a member of Maplewood Mennonite Church. Irwin enjoyed flying his own aircraft, driving and eating at Wendy's. He treasured his family and grandchildren and will be missed greatly. He is survived by his children, Mike (Nancy) Plank of Spencerville, Terri (Jim) Brenneman of Goshen, and Audrey Wells of Woodburn; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Ella Stutzman of Humboldt, Irma (Dan) Diener of Lovington, Ill., and Sarah Plank of Wimauma, Fla; and sister-in-law, Roberta Plank of Goshen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Plank; brothers, John and David Plank; and son-in-law, Jeffrey Wells. Memorial service is 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Maplewood Mennonite Church, 4129 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, with calling from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Inurnment will be at a later date at Yaggy Cemetery, Grabill. Memorials may be made to Maplewood Mennonite Church. For online condolences, please visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com
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