In Memory of




Obituary for George C. Nichter

George C. Nichter, 88 of Fort Wayne, died peacefully in his home May 24, 2020. He possessed many talents including serving 25 years as organist and choir director, 40 years in technology at Magnavox, President of Estey piano company and ownership of a cabinet company and a bar. He was also a Korean War Veteran. In his retirement years, George pursued his interests in woodworking and building, as well as video editing and assisting First Presbyterian Theatre. George is survived by his wife Sarah (Smith) Nichter; sister Charlene (Bob) Derickson and brother Jerome (Dorothy) Nichter; children Marsha Bray, Pam (Burt) Hart, Jeannine (Dennis) Gering, Nannette (Bryan) Hart, Veronica (Danny) Gaskill, Tony Nichter, Theresa (Steve) Fletcher and Leanne (Daniel) Vencil; 27 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents George P. And Ethel (Brown) Nichter, five brothers and three sisters, first wife Donna (Barclay) and son Mark Nichter. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please send gifts to Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation memorial tree program, 705 E. State Blvd. 46805. To sign the online guestbook, go to