Oechsle, Harold

HAROLD OECHSLE of Fort Wayne, Indiana, 91, retired Elder in the North Indiana Conference and former District Superintendent, died Saturday, May 9, 2020.

Harold is survived by his children: Elaine (David) Stowell of Tarzana, Calif., Barbara Oechsle of Columbia City, Douglas Oechsle of Burnsville, Minn., and Janis (Kevin) Davidson of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of more than 60 years, Martha L. Slagg Oechsle.

A private family burial will be held in Greenhill Cemetery in Columbia City. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Covenant UMC at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Covenant UMC, 10001 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 or the United Methodist Foundation of Indiana, 8401 Fishers Center Drive, Fishers, IN 46038.

Learn more about Harold’s life and contributions at www.legacy.com.



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