FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Former Waynesfield, Ohio, mayor and Fort Wayne mayoral primary candidate Fred Osheskie has died. He was 69.
A Vietnam War veteran, Osheskie served as mayor and city council president of Waynesfield, Ohio. He ran for Fort Wayne mayor in the 2015 Republican primary on a business-retention and common sense-leadership platform but lost the nomination to Mitch Harper.
Osheskie is survived by two sons, Fred Jr. and Frank, five grandchildren, and a sister, Patricia.
Services for Osheskie will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at D.O. McComb & Sons at 4017 Maplecrest Road in Fort Wayne.