People of Allen County, Indiana

U Surnames

Uebelhoer, Joan Daley

Rrecognized both regionally and nationally as a tireless activist for women’s rights, born in Fort Wayne in 1928, daughter of an Irish Catholic immigrant family. Her mother worked in a factory and her father was a union organizer. A graduate of Central Catholic High School, she was the first one in her family to attend college. Read the rest of her story in the Champion of women’s rights dies Uebelhoer remained activist weeks before her death at 83 by Vivian Sade of The Journal Gazette newspaper published: September 10, 2012. Also read her September 10, 2012 obituary.

Ullyot, Ken

92, died December 12, 2013, born in Saskatoon, SK. parents George and Christina Ullyot; wife of 67 years, Violet C. Ullyot; daughter, Donna (Steve) Thompson of Grabill; son, Ron (Laurie) Ullyot of Apopka, Fla. He was a former partner, coach and manager of the Fort Wayne Komets, past member of Orchard Ridge Counrty Club also served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He won 264 games as the Komets hockey coach from 1958 until 1970, including 1963 Turner Cup, and then became owner of the Fort Wayne Komets hockey team. He helped to keep the IHL, International Hockey League, financially stable until the Komets left the league in 1999. Komets legend Ken Ullyot has passed by Blake Sebring published December 12, 2013 in The News-Sentinel newspaper. His December 15, 2013 Legacy obituary.

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