Her survivors include her mother Jeanne Short; her father and stepmother David and Sally Short, both of Fort Wayne; two sons Nicholas D. Smith of Fort Wayne, and Lucas H. Smith of Churubusco; a granddaughter Chloe E. Smith of Fort Wayne; a brother Todd (Pam) Short of Phoenix, Arizona; and her sister Lisa (Tony) Lucio of Fort Wayne; and maternal grandmother Rosalyn Klein of Carmel. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Howard and Gladys Short and maternal grandfather Kenneth Klein.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 1 p.m. in the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home with Mr. David Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery on Carroll Road in rural Allen County. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 noon until 5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon until service time. For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the family in care of Lisa Lucio. Envelopes are available in the funeral home.
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