Daniel T. “Dan” Ewald, 66, Leesburg, passed away at 5:52 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born on March 5, 1952, in South Bend, to Daniel T. and Kathryn H (Nagy) Ewald.
He graduated in 1970 from Riley High School in South Bend and Ivy Tech in South Bend with an Associate Degree. He moved to North Webster in 1986 from South Bend and on April 2, 1988 in North Webster, he married Melody A. Gray who survives. He retired in May 2017 from Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings (formerly Rohm & Haas Powder Coatings and Morton International) in Warsaw after 29 years. He formerly worked at Hammersley Security Service & Reese Security Services in Warsaw and after retirement he worked at Securitas Security in Fort Wayne & Bob Evans in Warsaw.
He was a member of the North Webster United Methodist Church where he served as an usher & greeter.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Lynn M. (Shaun) Schleeter, Harrisburg, Mo.; Cassandra L. (Jesse) Henley, Goshen; two sons: Jason M. (Jessica) Ewald, Holts Summit, Mo.; and Eric (Lori) Ewald, Fort Wayne; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren; a sister, Linda K. Helenburg, South bend; and a brother, Michael A. Ewald Sr., Marion. He was preceded by his parents and a brother, David Ewald.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, in the funeral home with Pastor Byron Kaiser officiating. Burial will follow in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery.
Memorial bequest may be given to the United Methodist Church, 7822 E. Epworth Forest Rd., North Webster, IN 46555 or American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545. To send condolences to the family in memory of Dan Ewald, please visit. www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com