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Obituary for Carl Wayne Guisinger

Carl Wayne Guisinger, age 82, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2022 in Fort Wayne. He was born in Fort Wayne to the late Donald and Martha Guisinger. Carl graduated from Columbia City Joint High School where he was known as "Goose" excelling in both football and baseball and serving as class president. Carl proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force 1983rd Communication Squadron stationed in Thule, Greenland, and also played on the Air Force baseball team. Along with his wife, he was the owner and operator of Hamilton Electric for over 30 years and was a former member of IBEW Local 305 teaching in the trade school for five years. Carl was a member of American Legion Post 409 and Leo Masonic Lodge #224. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with his son, game night with family and friends, casino gambling, and most of all playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Carl is survived by his wife of over 56 years, Nancy Guisinger nee Manier; daughter, Cory (Bobby) Schweizer of Churubusco, IN; son, Travis Guisinger of Fort Wayne; granddaughters, Britney (Nick) Russell and Alexus Schweizer; three great-grandchildren, Gunner, Selah, and Maverik Russell; and sister, June Keiser of Columbia City, IN.

Service is 10:30 am, Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Fairhaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at the funeral home with a Masonic Service at 7:00 pm. Burial at Covington Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Shriner's Hospital. To sign the online guestbook, go to