Wednesday, November 12th, 2008
Celina native Dean Fast, 69, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 10:13 p.m. Nov. 9, 2008, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born March 5, 1939, in Celina, to Carson C. and Loretta Now Fast. In July 1961, he married Mary Weisman, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Juli (Todd) Letourneau, Fort Wayne; three brothers, John, Celina, Larry, Toledo, and Jim, St. Marys; three sisters, Wilma Snyder, Columbus, Janis Malish, St. Marys, and Vickie Muse, Westerville; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Julius and Dorothy Bader, Celina; and twin granddaughters.
He was a teacher and mentor football coach at Snider High School in Fort Wayne, from 1961 until retirement in 1996. He attended Messiah Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, and was a graduate of the former Rockford High School and Manchester College.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount. Tabor Church of God, Celina.
Calling begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church chime fund.
Arrangements were handled by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Fort Wayne.