Born in Fort Wayne, she worked as a bookkeeper with Fort Wayne Dental Depot for 15 years.
Surviving are her husband, Francis “Fred” Kilpatrick of Fort Wayne; stepson, Bruce (Kay) Kilpatrick of Fort Wayne; stepdaughter, Lisa (David) Eichler of Fremont; five grandchildren; three nieces; sister, Catherine “Cathy” (Richard) Crandall of Cumming, Ga.; and brother, Dennis (Rosalie) Coplen of New Haven. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Faye Coplen.
Service is 2 p.m. Thursday at D. O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior with Rev. Scott Davis officiating. Calling also from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or the family. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.mccombandsons.com.