Richard L. Ihnen, known to many as “Dick”, passed away at St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis on Saturday, June 17, 2023 after a courageous battle with congestive heart failure.
Dick was born in Wabash on November 20, 1952 to Dorothy and Walter Ihnen of North Manchester.
Dick had a successful career as an Engineer. He worked for 25 years at Manchester Tool and Die and eventually retired after 13 years from Medtronic. Dick was involved in his kid's life and enjoyed his service on the North Manchester School Board.
Dick will be remembered by his wife, Janet Ihnen of Warsaw; daughter, Heather (Michael) Marlow of Millersburg; son, Alex (Katie) Ihnen of Cincinnati, OH; son, Kent Shepherd of Warsaw; daughter, Jody Hand of Warsaw; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Susan (Larry) Dockter of Fort Wayne; brother, Brian (Alice) Ihnen of Suffolk, VA and sister-in-law, Connie Ihnen of North Manchester among with other beloved relatives. He was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Riggle; and brother Larry Ihnen.
Titus Funeral Home is entrusted with care of Dick's arrangements. Friends may join the family for visitation on Saturday, June 24 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Beginning at 5:30, Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate a Life Celebration Service.
Memorial gifts can be directed to: Parkview Foundations 3844 New Vision Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 - Mirro Center Heart Research in memo line.