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David George Lohrig

January 16, 1953 ~ March 27, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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David Lohrig Obituary

David George Lohrig, 71, of Roanoke, IN was called home by the Lord March 27, 2024, comfortably surrounded with love by his three daughters Nellie, Kellie and Sara along with Carrie Stebbins and significant other Sue Cowen.

Dave was born January 16, 1953, in Fort Wayne, IN, to William Waima and Mary L. (Deal) Lohrig Jr. His parents preceded him in death.

Dave worked for Gouty Automotive for 40 plus years giving him the nickname “Gouty Dave” He had several interests and hobbies throughout his life. He was an avid mushroom hunter, tree trimmer, gun enthusiast, fisherman, hunter, farmer, gnome collector and general outdoorsman. He could fix anything, therefore he was a mentor to many.

He survived by 3 daughters: Nellie (Michael) Rohlfing of Floridia, Kellie (Jeffrey) Bugna of Nebraska and Sara (Dennis) Konicki of Fort Wayne, Significant other Sue Cowen of Fort Wayne and her daughter Carrie (Scott) Stebbins of Fort Wayne.

3 Granddaughters; Amber Charlotte Ward, Addison Elizabeth Bugna, Ava Victoria Rohlfing and 1 grandson Stahli John David Konicki.

Along with his parents Dave is preceded by 2 brothers: William Waima III, and Robert Christian Lohrig and nephew William Waima Lohrig IV.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday April 2, 2024, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at McElhaney Funeral Home Roanoke Chapel 240 Crestwood Dr.  Roanoke, IN 46783. 

The burial will be private at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN.

Dave was not afraid of death so celebrate his life and smile as you remember his tender heart, his fun loving, party on, spirit and the love he held so deeply for "his Crew".

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to “A Tree to Remember”  either through our website under tributes or send in care of McElhaney Funeral Home Roanoke Chapel 240 Crestwood Drive Roanoke, IN  46783.

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April 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McElhaney Funeral Home-Roanoke Chapel
240 Crestwood Drive
Roanoke, IN 46783

Private Committal

Lindenwood Cemetery
2324 W Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46808


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In Care of McElhaney Funeral Home Roanoke Chapel 240 Crestwood Dr., Roanoke IN 46783


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