RuthAlice Wehrenberg Carey

  • Died: January 1, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

RuthAlice Wehrenberg Carey, 100, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, RuthAlice graduated from North Side High School in 1936 and later completed her associates degree from Valparaiso University. She worked as a secretary with Fort Wayne State Development Center for 23 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where she participated in the Ladies Aid and Altar Guild. RuthAlice was an active volunteer at the YWCA and Lutheran Home. Surviving are her daughter, Ruth A. Snyder of New Haven, IN; son, Robert (Jeanne) Rhodes, Jr. of Fort Wayne; step-son, Dennis (Joyce) Carey of Anderson, IN; 3 step-children; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by husband, Clyde J. Carey; parents, Fred and Ruth Wehrenberg; son-in-law, Dick Snyder; and her brothers, Philip Wehrenberg, and Fritz Wehrenberg. Service is 10:30 am, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd with Pastor Peter Cage officiating. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Concordia Cemetery Gardens. Memorials may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church . To sign the online guest book, go to