Surviving relatives include six children, Larry Hull of Texas, Janet Halsey of Garrett, Karen Geiger of Churubusco, Jack (Barbara) DeLong, Connie DeLong and Cindy Cochran, all of Fort Wayne; 12 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Keel.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia. The visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Allen County Deaf Children’s Association. Condolences may be sent to smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.