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Steve Finkhouse

June 29, 1948 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Steve Finkhouse Obituary

Steven Richard Finkhouse, age 75, of Kendallville, passed away December 3, 2023 at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. Steve was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on June 29, 1948 to the late Richard Earl Finkhouse and Dolores (Miller) Finkhouse. He graduated from Huntertown High School and honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He married Dawnele Ruth Grimsley on September 11, 1982 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was employed by International Harvestor, United Technologies and Valspar. Steve was a fan of IU basketball and the Indianapolis Colts. He loved his family and enjoyed fishing, grilling and animals, especially his cats. He was also a member of the American Legion in Fort Wayne.

Survivors include:
Wife, Dawn Finkhouse of Kendallville.
Son, Christopher and Marsha Finkhouse of Indianapolis.
Sister, Cathy Mittendorf of Lake Jame, Angola.
Sister, Patti Fisher of Fort Wayne.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Dolores Finkhouse; son, Brian Finkhouse on November 2, 2015; and sister, Linda Gordon on July 13, 2023. 

Visitation will take place Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 8, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Wayne Center United Methodist Church, 1015 East Schoolhouse Road, Kendallville followed by a luncheon. Pastor Ken Walker will officiate the service. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service. 

Military honors will take place at the conclusion of the funeral service.

Burial will be at Covington Memorial Gardens in Fort Wayne.

Memorial donations may be made to Noble County Humane Society. 

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Funeral Service with Military Honors
December 5, 2023

4:00 PM


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