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Henry "Hank" Woods Sr.

June 12, 1932 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 89)

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Waterloo – Henry O. “Hank” Woods Sr., 89 died Wednesday January 5, 2022 at his home in Waterloo. He was born in Kendallville on June 12, 1932 to James and Lottie (Frazer) Woods. Hank served his country as a Sergeant in US Army. He served in Alaska where he helped keep the rail lines open by firing shells into the mountain side wherever snow accumulated to control avalanches. He developed a reaction to the shells he loaded so he was transferred to the medical unit where he became a medic until his Honorable Discharge. He worked for 40 years as a Truck Driver. He drove the longest for Frucheys. Hank was a member of New Hope Christian Center in Waterloo but more recently was attending Independent Full Gospel Church in Ashley. He was a former Union Steward for the Teamsters Union. He enjoyed Western Square Dancing with Shirts and Skirts Club sometime attending dances three times a week there and in other clubs in the area. He loved to fish but what was dearest to his heart was his family. Hank always said that he was blessed to have met and married two wonderful women. Edith (Ellis) Woods whom he married August 21, 1951 in Garrett and she passed away September 2, 2005. His second wife was Janet (Kleinknight) Lemon whom he married September 20, 2006 in Hamilton and she passed away August 15, 2015. Surviving are 3 daughters and a son in law, Ida DeLucenay of Tullahoma, TN, Teresea and Rick Wells of Waterloo and Lorie Havert of Butler; 2 step daughters, Elizabeth Sepponen of Fort Wayne and Colleen Lemon of Fort Wayne; 8 grandchildren, 1 step granddaughter, 11 great grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Joan Woods of Garrett. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 wives, son Henry Woods Jr, grandson Christopher Woods, 3 brothers, Jim Woods, Dick Woods, Dean Woods and a sister, Janice Bagnal. A memorial Service will be 2 PM Friday January 14, 2022 at New Hope Christian Center in Waterloo with Rev Ralph Diehl and Rev Sam Weimer officiating. The family will receive friends and relative 2 hours prior to the service Friday from 12 to 2 at the church. Memorials can be given in Hank’s memory to Heartland Hospice, 2720 DuPont Commerce CT #210, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. To leave a condolence visit www.fellerandclark.com.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
January 14, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New Hope Christian Center (South Center Street, Waterloo)

Memorial Service
Friday
January 14, 2022

2:00 PM
New Hope Christian Center (South Center Street, Waterloo)

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