CHRISTOPHER SANGER, 35, of Columbus, Ind., died on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 2:30 a.m., at his home. Born May 30, 1977, in Aurora, Ill., he was a son of Phillip A. and Judith A. Hoffman Sanger. He attended Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne. Christopher received his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and Master's degree from the University of Illinois. He married Sarah Conley on May 22, 1999, in Warsaw. Christopher was formerly employed at Cummins Engine Company. Christopher was an Eagle Scout and enjoyed boating, riding motorcycles, water skiing, snow skiing and spending time with his family and friends. Surviving are his wife, Sarah Sanger of Columbus; children, Luke and Lilly Sanger; father, Phillip Sanger of Lafayette; brother, Tim (Kristina) Sanger of Fort Wayne; sisters, Julia (Jeet) Minocha of Chicago and Anne Sanger of Fort Wayne; aunt, Janet Hoffman of Fort Wayne; and several nieces, nephews, friends, and family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Judith Hoffman Sanger. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, with Father Clem Davis officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Private family burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, 845 Third Ave., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10022. Online condolences may be made to the Sanger family at www.barkesweaverglick.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 26, 2013