Thomas J. Hegerfeld, 73, of Ossian, died on November 30, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. A native of Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Harold and Helen Hegerfeld, a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Ossian, and worked as a printer for Fort Wayne Newspapers, for over 30 years. He is survived by his daughter; Becky (Marvin) Bradtmueller, sister; Janet (Jerry Skinner) Teel, grandson; Thomas Bradtmueller, mother-in-law; Nan Grandin, sister-in-law; Mary Ray, brother-in-law; Jim "Duffy" (Karen) Grandin, and Peter Grandin as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; Carol Hegerfeld. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM Thursday, December 6, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, with calling from 11 to 2 PM prior to the service. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be given to his grandson's education fund.