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Max H. Oswalt, 66, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 12:28 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.
Born Jan. 3, 1948, in Allen County, he was the son of Max D. and Frankie M. (Ross) Oswalt.
He attended South Side High School and took welding classes at Ivy Tech. Max was an avid animal lover. In his later years, he had been caring for horses on a ranch. He always had animals in his life, including exotic ones.
He is survived by his daughters, Victoria Nahrwold and Sarah Oswalt both of Columbia City; sisters, Anna Oswalt of Berea, Ky., Liz Pavlovich of Crab Orchard, Ky., and Mary Shepard of Fort Wayne; his former wife, Carolyn Oswalt; six grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; his cockatiel, cat and cocker spaniel. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial gifts may be given in Mr. Oswaltâ€™s memory to Humane Society of the United States. Per Maxâ€™s wishes, there will be no services.
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