Darvin J “Yogi” Kritzman, 93, of Fort Wayne died December 24, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Darvin was born July 23, 1926 in Fort Wayne. He was the son of the late Walter and Beatrice Kritzman. He served our country in the U S Army during WW II. Darvin was a Firefighter for the City of Fort Wayne for 33 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Firefighters Union and the VA. Darvin is survived by his wife of 72 years, Helen of Fort Wayne; daughters, Karen Kritzman and Mickie Walters both of Fort Wayne, IN and Judy (Michael) Hamlin of Oregon City, OR; grandchildren, Chris (Mike) Mataraza, Deena (Ali) Mehdikhan, Matt Hamlin, Neil Linsky, Jim (Missy) Aerts, Jolene (Ira) Robinson, Holly (Travis) Hemsoth, Tony Kurtz; great-grandchildren, Michael (Lindsey) Mataraza, Shane (Brittney) Mataraza, Josh Mehdikhan, Kori Mehdikhan, CJ and Aubree Aerts, Layla, Seeley, Sawyer and Crosby Hemsoth, great great grandchildren Gionni, Mila, Rylee and Madison Mataraza; and his two best friends Patsy and Cricket. Darvin was preceded in death by his grandchildren Mike Hamlin and Stephanie Aerts.