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“Mary and I are so sorry to hear of Dicks passing.We have so many great memories of him aND the whole family at Coldwater lake. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Bob Reinbolt - Toledo, OH

“My deepest sympathy to the Ostman family. May he forever Rest In Peace. Praying for the family that you all will find comfort in knowing that he is...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Cris Ramsey - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dick was a wonderful person to work with and his sense of humor that shows in his eyes will be missed in this world. I pray with his family to thank...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis - Madison, IN

Inspirational Wonderful Couple - Dick & Marcella “There are very few honorable and wonderful men in the world. Dick set a fine example to all that he came into contact with. Very blessed to have...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Kim Rodriguez - Fort Wayne, IN

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Richard's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“It was certainly a pleasure to have shared the same path in life with this fine gentleman. He was not only my mentor for 19 years in the workplace...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“greatest Great-Grandpa you could ask for. I'm very sad he's gone. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Garringer - IN - grandchild

“He was an amazing great grandpa to me. He was so great to me and everyone that he saw and met. I miss him. I wish him well in heaven. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Garringer - IN - grandchild

“We will miss you but always have so many fond memories of golf and card games, vacations with you and Marcella and way too many other things to...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Dorothy Federle - Fort Wayne, IN

“Richard lived his life so well, and will be missed by all who knew him. Whether on the golf course, fixing a Manhattan, playing poker, cooking one...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Thomas Snider - Phoenix, AZ


Richard E. Ostman, 93, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Richard worked as an engineer with International Harvester for 35 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Marcella E Ostman of Fort Wayne; children, Charles (Wynema) Ostman of Garrett, IN, Jane (Ralph) Reppert of Fort Wayne, Annie (Chris) Watson of North Augusta, SC, Mary (Gary) Thompson of Huntington, IN;17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Donna Smolik of Littleton, CO; and brother, Dennis Osterman of Palm Bay, FL. Richard was preceded in death by father, Norman P Ostman; mother, Bessie R Ostman; daughter, Jean Ellen Rodriguez; and sister, Mary Miller. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Drive with Father Robert D'Souza officiating with an hour of calling prior to the Mass. Entombment in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Catholic Church or donor's choice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.