Wallace Rudolph Quandt, age 97, of New Haven, died Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne. Mr. Quandt was born in Decatur, Indiana on June 9, 1925 to the late Charles and Lucinda (Harold) Quandt. He grew up in New Haven, Indiana and graduated from New Haven High School in 1943. He was 17 years old when he enlisted in the United States Navy where he honorably served his country during WWII. Upon returning home from the war, he began working at International Harvestor where he was employed there for 32 years. He married his loving wife of 63 years, Phyllis Muriel Meade, on December 10, 1949 in New Haven and she preceded him in death on July 3, 2012.
Son, James Quandt of Fort Wayne.
Son, Thomas Quandt (Cheryl) of Fort Wayne.
Daughter, Susan Quandt-Krauter (Tim) of New Haven.
9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Ruth Ann Quandt; daughter-in-law, Yiordana “Dona” Quandt; two brothers, Carl Quandt and Herrold Quandt; and a sister, Hulda Stuerzenberger.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 14, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green Street, New Haven with visitation an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the church.