Chad Ian Lee Wallen

September 04, 1995 - April 08, 2021

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Wednesday, April 21, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Wednesday, April 21, 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Chad Ian Lee Wallen, 25, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Fort Wayne.

He was born September 4, 1995, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Chad Lee and Melinda (Combs) Wallen. His parents survive.

Ian enjoyed football and basketball.

Surviving are a son, Landen Wallen of Butler; a daughter, Alayna Wallen of Butler; two sisters, Cayla Morgan of Fort Wayne and Veronica Reynolds of Garrett; a brother, Cyle Wallen of Auburn; maternal grandparents, Kaye and Rob Fisher of Fort Wayne; and paternal grandparents, Deb and Kirk Rockenbaugh of Warsaw.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Justin Lee Wallen; maternal grandfather, Silas Combs; and paternal grandfather, Claude Wallen.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 12 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Larry McCall officiating.

Burial will follow at Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family is encouraging everyone to wear a face mask.

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Diane Nagel
April 24th, 2021 8:25pm
South Milford

On behalf of mom (Aunt Sylvia), and our entire family, please know that you are in our prayers. We would have been there had er known sooner. Much love!

Kryste Wallen
April 23rd, 2021 11:54am

I am so sorry for your loss and am thinking of you.

Duane Lovely
April 21st, 2021 8:53pm

I cant even imagine what you are going through melinda. But my heart does go out to you.....I hate funerals,to hard to say goodbye.....I love ya.

Wade lovely
April 21st, 2021 6:04pm
South Milford Indiana

So sorry to hear about Ian. Although i didnt know him very good. He was loved by many I am sure. I love you Melinda and Kaye.

Erick Pollock
April 16th, 2021 1:45am
Columbia City

Sorry for your loss, bless you all during these difficult times.

April 16th, 2021 12:26am

Sometimes there are just no words you all are in my thoughts and prayers

Beth Dobrovodsky
April 15th, 2021 9:57am
Auburn In

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your healing.

Nate and Amy Combs
April 15th, 2021 5:19am
Ft. Wayne, indiana

My love is with you melinda and your family.

Dustin Combs
April 14th, 2021 6:20pm
Waterloo IN

To young to go will miss you cuz!!!

Brianna pollock
April 14th, 2021 5:54pm

Sending my prayers