Sidney B. Syndram, Jr., 82, formerly of South Whitley, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in North Woods Village of Fort Wayne.
He was born Sept. 18, 1937, in Fort Wayne, to Sidney B. and Mildred (Evard) Syndram. He was united in marriage on Feb. 11, 1982, to Jane Cuffel Armstrong, who survives.
He worked at Zollner Pistons in Fort Wayne as a welder, retiring after 40 years of service in September 1999. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1951 to 1955 on the Bushnell. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and elk hunting in Colorado. He loved being outside walking on his property in the country. He especially enjoyed tinkering with his Harley Davidson motorcycles and his classic cars. He enjoyed playing cards and dominoes every weekend. He loved being able to spend time with his wife Jane just being at home together or traveling to Cuba, Bahamas, Las Vegas, Texas and Florida. He will be dearly missed by all.
A blended family, he is survived by three sons: Sidney (Toya) Syndram III, Columbia City; Richard (Dixie) Syndram, Pierceton; Gary (Tabitha) Syndram, Mentone; three step-children: Susan Lawson, Terre Haute; Herbert (Debra) Armstrong, Portland, Tex.; and Betty (John) Meyer, Grabill. Also surviving are a sister: Jeanine Stoops, Fort Wayne; a brother: Terry Syndram, formerly of Fort Wayne and Michigan; a step daughter-in-law: Deb Armstrong, Sebring, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter: Stacey Lynn Syndram; one stepson: Carl Armstrong; two brothers: Robert Syndram and Fred Syndram; and one sister: Lila Anderson.
A private graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton. Pastor David Wagner will officiate.
All arrangements are entrusted to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers’ Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
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