J. MICHAEL AUGUSTYNIAK, 46, arrived in Heaven on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Michael was a graduate of Indiana University, an accomplish ed photographer and author of eight books on collectible Mattel Barbie dolls. He served as an usher at Third Street Church of God. "He was a generous, funny, loving brother and friend." Surviving are his sisters, Christine Knight and Teresa (Dave) Sharp; brother, Scot Augustyniak; two nieces; and his beloved pups, Baby and Blizzard. He was preceded in death by his father, John Augustyniak; and mother, Shirley (Hout) Augustyniak. Funeral service is noon Saturday at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St., Fort Wayne, with visitation from 10 a.m. to noon. Pastor Truman Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Allen County S.P.C.A. www.sloanand sonsfuneralhome.com
- under the direction of C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, Indiana.