US Marine Corps

Charles Gaff

September 12, 1932 ~ February 7, 2019 (age 86)


Charles Perry Gaff, age 86, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, February 7, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne.  Mr. Gaff was born in LaOtto, Indiana on September 12, 1932 to Paul Gaff and Alice Irene (Swihart) Myford.  He was a United States Marine Corps veteran and was married to his first wife, June (Williams) Gaff for 62 years before she preceded him in death in 2009.  He later married Shirley Ann (Mason) Petersen in 2013.

Survivors include:
Wife, Shirley Gaff of Fort Wayne.
Son, Fred Gaff of Upper Peninsula, Michigan.
Son, Michael Lee Gaff of Tennessee.
Daughter, Kay Mann of Iowa.
Son, Chuck Gaff of Nashville, Tennessee.
Son, Larry Gaff of Bronson, Michigan.
Son, Michael Sean Gaff of Cape Coral, Florida.
Sister, Bonnie Ohnesorge of Fort Wayne.
Sister, Karen Nelson of Mishawaka.
Brother, Jim Gaff of Columbia City.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 3:00 PM at New Apostolic Church, 3401 Terry Lane, Fort Wayne. 

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