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Andrew L Strite

July 16, 1995 ~ April 1, 2019 (age 23)

Andrew L. Strite, 23, of Fort Wayne, died Monday April 1, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer, with his family at his side. Andrew was born July 16, 1995 in Auburn.  Andrew was a graduate of DeKalb High School and was an apprentice plumber at Pranger Enterprises.  He enjoyed motorcycles, hunting, fishing and spending time with his puppy, Bella.  He is survived by his mother, Diana S. Strite of Waterloo; fiancé, Kaitlin Roebel of Fort Wayne; brother, Jeremy Strite of Waterloo; sister Heather Strite of Waterloo; grandmothers Agnes Roudabush of Waterloo and Ruth Garman of Butler; Kaitlin’s parents Dave (Teresa Johnson) Roebel and Michele Peconge and Kaitlin’s brothers Zachary and Austin Roebel.  He was preceded in death by his father, Roger H. Strite and grandfather Louis Garman.  Mass of Christian resurrection will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:30amwith visitation one hour prior at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church 1502 E. Wallen Road Fort Wayne.  Visitation will also be held on Thursday from 4-8pm at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn.  Memorial donations may be made to Riley’s Hospital for Children or Visiting Nurse.  To sign the online guest book, visit

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