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“I am the one who threw the benefit for Aaron and he was my beighbor and I saw him the day he passed and he was a very nice kid always playing the...Read More »
1 of 52 | Posted by: Justus Byers - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am late in expressing sympathy in Aaron's passing. You all fought for so long to help him overcome his illness. I didn't know Aaron personally but...Read More »
2 of 52 | Posted by: minerva belote

“My deepest sympathy to Aaron's family and friends. May God give everyone grace and comfort and peace.I am a friend of Ann's from the Breckinridge Inn...Read More »
3 of 52 | Posted by: Jodie Sherman - Louisville, KY

A snapshot of the colts subreddit Aaron was a member of. “Aaron and I never met, but he was a community member in a colts fan group that I help moderate. A couple months ago he posted about his amazing...Read More »
4 of 52 | Posted by: Russ IsAnokayGuy - New York, NY

“Met him only once, but he left quite an impression on me. You could tell he was a man of character and a very special person.Rich Powers ”
5 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“You are all in our continued thoughts and prayers. May God lift you up, comfort you and give you strength. ”
6 of 52 | Posted by: Colleen and Doug and family Gray - IN

“My deepest sympathy to the Stone family, for Aaron was a great person and pleasure to have around coaching him on the baseball diamond. His...Read More »
7 of 52 | Posted by: Anthony Cantasano - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our sympathy to all of you at this very difficult time. What a courageous young man he was. May you find healing in knowing that he is at peace,...Read More »
8 of 52 | Posted by: Larry and Helen Strange - KY

“Aaron is leaving a lasting impression of strength and perseverance to all of his friends. I have seen first hand how he has changed their lives with...Read More »
9 of 52 | Posted by: Jill Sackash - Fort Wayne, IN

“Louann, Mike and Sam , I am heartbroken to hear about Aaron. The Stone boys were by far my easiest clients as children , Aaron always had a smile...Read More »
10 of 52 | Posted by: Kellie Chambers - Bonita Springs, FL

“Mike I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire Stone family. ”
11 of 52 | Posted by: Melissa Zoeller-O'Bryan - KY

“To the Stone Family Our thoughts prayers and sincere sympathy are with all of you at this difficult time. We didn't personally know Aaron but would...Read More »
12 of 52 | Posted by: Judy and Roger Miller - IN

“I didn't know Aaron, I only heard about him through my brother and sister in law. What a sweet soul. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. ”
13 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“Beautiful & Heartbreaking. It's so very saddening to read about someone so young leaving this earth. I pray the Promises of Our Heavenly Father...Read More »
14 of 52 | Posted by: A Stranger who cares....

“Prayers for strength and comfort... from some of your Toyota family (team avalon) ”
15 of 52 | Posted by: Karen Cooper - Lexington, KY

“Sending your family prayers, may you find comfort in your loved ones during this time of sadness. ”
16 of 52 | Posted by: Dawn Johns Kaminski

“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all the Stone family. I'm sure he and BerBer will share many laughs together. (Aunt to Kelly & Katie Weber) ”
17 of 52 | Posted by: Maureen Weber Ahmadi - KY

“Mike, LouAnn and Sam, Aaron was one special kid! He always had something funny to say even when you could tell he was not feeling well. I always...Read More »
18 of 52 | Posted by: Bill Schwartz - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are for Kirby and Rita and the whole family. ”
19 of 52 | Posted by: Jim French - Louisville, KY

“The Stone Family, Im so sorry for your loss.At least we know now that he is no longer suffering.May the Good Lord give all of you the strength to...Read More »
20 of 52 | Posted by: Kim Lawrence - Ft.Wayne, IN

“May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11 ”
21 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“Aaron was the sweetest kid and always had the biggest smile on his face. It's awful to see him go... But whenever you needed someone to cheer you up...Read More »
22 of 52 | Posted by: Kaitlynn Croswell - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are so sorry to hear of Aaron's severe illness and passing. We have many fond memories of Nathan playing with Aaron and Sam at Kathy and Michelle...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: Lori and Steve Crain - Lafayette, IN

“We send our heartfelt sympathy to Aaron's family. You will continue to be in our prayers.Lowell & Peggy Griffin ”
24 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending prayers for the Stone family.I didn't know Aaron, but I heard that he was a very special young man. Rest in peace! ”
25 of 52 | Posted by: Debbie Bryant - Fort Wayne, IN

“Aaron was an amazing person and made the world a better place by being in it. He always made me laugh, especially through his writing. He once called...Read More »
26 of 52 | Posted by: Tara Olivero - Fort Wayne, IN

“My thoughts & prayers are with all of you . We will never make sense of these things but believing that they are in a better place helps . May God...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: Sharon Blair - Louisville, KY

“I wish I could have known Aaron...holding you all in prayer. ”
28 of 52 | Posted by: Debbie Chinworth - IN

“My heart goes out to all of the Stones. I understand your loss all too well. I hope that you take comfort knowing that your son feels no pain and...Read More »
29 of 52 | Posted by: Donna (Phillips) Bickel - OH

“So sorry, Mike and LouAnn, for your loss. ”
30 of 52 | Posted by: David and LuAnn Bennett - Grabill, IN

“Holding you close in thought and prayer. ”
31 of 52 | Posted by: Mary Lahman

“Many prayers and comfort for your family. Aaron touched many lives. He will be missed ”
32 of 52 | Posted by: Shellee Bradtmiller - Fort Wayne, IN

“You are in the prayers of your extended Manchester family. We are broken hearted. ”
33 of 52 | Posted by: Dave McFadden - North Manchester, IN

“We will always remember the legacy of love, laughter and friendship that Aaron gifted to all who knew him! What a tremendous son you raised! While...Read More »
34 of 52 | Posted by: Shelley Yoder - Fort Wayne, IN

“Thank God for faith. Jesus never fails us. May the the Holy Family comfort the wonderful Stone-Baltenberger families. Love and prayers from your Nana...Read More »
35 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“Aaron will always be one of my closest friends. I love you buddy. Thank you for all of the great memories. ”
36 of 52 | Posted by: Alexis Snow

“Dear Mike,LouAnn,Sam and family,On behalf of the Grace Episcopal Church family, I offer our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers. May God's light...Read More »
37 of 52 | Posted by: Kathy Thomas - Fort Wayne, IN

“Stone family, we are heartbroken for you. Continued prayers. ”
38 of 52 | Posted by: Nick and Mindy Eckert - Neighbor

“I didn't have the privilege of knowing Aaron, but I did grow up with the Stone family. Therefore, I find it easy to understand what a gracious and...Read More »
39 of 52 | Posted by: Sue and Bob Dearmond - Goshen, KY

“So sorry for your loss and pain. I wish I could have known Aaron. He must have had a beautiful soul to have touched so many people. Continued...Read More »
40 of 52 | Posted by: Penny Riggs - Louisville, KY

“My heart brakes with the passing of one of my baseball boys. I will always remember Aaron as a fun loving kid that had an eternal smile. Great...Read More »
41 of 52 | Posted by: Scott Helmkamp - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sending love and prayers during this difficult time. Rock On Aaron, you will be missed!!! ”
42 of 52 | Posted by: Samantha Dikeolakos - Fort Wayne, IN

“Michael and Family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. My heart goes out to you. Our special children are such blessings and gifts to...Read More »
43 of 52 | Posted by: Laura Lemings - LaGrange, IN

“God Bless you and your family!My thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
44 of 52 | Posted by: Angie Quickery - Fort, IN

“Keep your memories close to your heart!God has another angel! ”
45 of 52 | Posted by: Angie Quickery - Fort Wayne, IN

“I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
46 of 52 | Posted by: Steve Naragon - North Manchester, IN

“Mike, I am so sorry to hear of Aaron's passing. It sounds like he was a very special young man and I know you have walked with him through a...Read More »
47 of 52 | Posted by: Bryan Orander - Fishers, IN

“So sorry Stone family. We continue to pray for comfort and strength for the family. ”
48 of 52 | Posted by: Mel and Donna Hochstetler - IN

“My daughter, Gabi knew your son. Our family is heartbroken for yours. May an army of angels lift you up during this unthinkable time of tragedy. ...Read More »
49 of 52 | Posted by: Jo Mejia - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are so sorry, holding you in prayer. ”
50 of 52 | Posted by: Patty & David Grant - IN

“I feel so blessed to have had the pleasure of meeting Aaron. Such a wonderful young man with a beautiful smile. I pray for peace and comfort Mike,...Read More »
51 of 52 | Posted by: Sharon Fernandez - Huntertown, IN

“The Smallwood family send our thoughts and prayers to the stone family during this difficult time. ”
52 of 52 | Posted by: Karen Sacksteder (Smallwood ) - IN


Aaron Michael Stone, 18, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 after living fully and joyfully in spite of a relentless cancer. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN, on October 9, 1998. He began drumming as soon as he could toddle, first on the family pots and pans, later on drum sets with his band. He learned the values of teamwork and respect in his younger years playing baseball. He had a quick wit, a ready smile, and an exhaustive ability to recall even the most obscure South Park quotes. As a typical teenager, he enjoyed movies, music, pop culture and video games. As an atypical teenager, he possessed wisdom beyond his years and graciousness in the face of struggle.
Surviving are his parents; Mike and LouAnn Stone; brother, Sam Stone; grandmother, Ann Baltenberger; grandparents, Kirby and Rita Stone; many aunts, uncles and cousins; good friends, Brady Harkness, Carson Cox, Matt Dunlap, Matthew Killham. Aaron was preceded in death by his grandfather, Chester Baltenberger; and his aunt BerBer and cousin Melanie. Celebration of life is 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Friday, March 17, 2017 at Sweetwater Auditorium, with officiating Pastors Christen Pettit Miller and Nikki Shaw. Visitation, Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Peace United Church of Christ. Private family burial will take place in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made The Little Wish Foundation in Indianapolis. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com