Paul J. Venderley

November 14, 1939 - August 12, 2017

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Wednesday, August 16, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel

Thursday, August 17, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City


Thursday, August 17, 11:00 AM
St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City


Paul Jude Venderley, 77, of Rome City died Saturday, August 12, 2017, in his residence.

He was born November 14, 1939, in Fort Wayne to Paul and Joan (Bobay) Venderley.

On June 13, 1993, in Las Vegas, Nevada, he married Theresa L. Neuhaus. She survives at Rome City.

Mr. Venderley honorably served in the U.S. Army.

He retired from the Fort Wayne City Police Department after 32 years of service.

He was a member of St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City.

Paul loved being outdoors whether he was hunting, sitting in the woods, or just enjoying the lake.

Also surviving are three daughters, Tracy Venderley of Virginia, Marcy (Paul) Venderley-Schwarz of Florida, and Sedona (Kyle) Maresh of Milford; six sons, Brent Venderley of Florida, Joshua Venderley of Angola, Kit (Haley) Venderley of Seymour, Jay (Ashley) Wetzel of Fort Wayne, Justin (Janielle) Shearer of Fort Wayne, and Jacob (Kristi) Shearer of Millersburg; nine grandchildren, Leah Shearer, Keona Shearer, Abby Shearer, Caleb Shearer, Zach Shearer, Jazzlyn Venderley, Tenor Venderley, Landon Schwarz, and Adalynn Wetzel; a sister, Teresa Gallmeyer of Fort Wayne; and four brothers, Dave (Carol) Venderley of Fort Wayne, Phil (Kathy) Venderley of Fort Wayne, Pete (Pam) Venderley of Fort Wayne, and Mark (Cindy) Venderley of Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Joan Venderley; and two grandchildren, Elliona Shearer and Teegan Wetzel.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. in St. Gaspar Catholic Cemetery, Rome City with Father Bernard Ramenaden officiating. Burial will be in St. Gaspar Catholic Cemetery.

Calling is Wednesday, August 16, 2017, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville and one hour prior to the services at the church on Thursday.

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Leon '''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''wo
August 16th, 2017 6:00pm
pretty Lake IN

sending sympathy to the family from a retired FT Wayne IN police officer

Chris C
August 16th, 2017 2:25pm

I am deeply sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May the God of all comfort help you to cope during this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:4)

Sarah Bangs Morrison
August 16th, 2017 8:15am

Theresa & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers! Paul is a piece now.

Tom and Mary Bangs
August 16th, 2017 7:47am

Teresa and family, Tom and I are very sorry for your loss. Paul may be gone from your sight but never from your heart. You are all in our prayers.

Todd Fleetwood
August 15th, 2017 3:44pm
Columbia City

I'm sorry to hear your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless your family.

Cheryl Stanley
August 15th, 2017 1:58pm
Columbia City

So sorry for your loss.

Deb Stoppenhagen
August 15th, 2017 1:47pm

God called home another angel to be by his side. God bless you and your family.

Leeann Atkinson
August 13th, 2017 11:18pm

So sorry for your loss Theresa and family .