DIANA JO (ANDERSON) STURM, 66, of Spencerville, Ind., passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at home from a progressive neurological disease, surrounded by her loving family. Born March 27, 1947, in Mitchell, Ind., she was a daughter of Ferrell and Jean Anderson. Diana grew up in Greenwood, Ind. and moved to Fort Wayne area shortly after marriage. She graduated from Indiana University and taught physical education for Indianapolis Public Schools. She worked in home health care for many years and was Past President of the Isacc Knapp Dental Auxiliary. Diana enjoyed a good thunderstorm, IU basketball and puzzles. Surviving are her husband of 41 years, Michel R. Sturm DDS; daughters, Kelly (Dennis) Summers, Abbey (Clint) Knoblauch and Cassie (Matt) Kortenber; sons, Andrew (Missy) Sturm, Chas (Liz Hill) Sturm and Vincent (Mandee) Munoz; mother, Jean Anderson; sisters, Karen (Doug) Lawrie and Cheri Anderson; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Ferrell Anderson; an infant brother; and an infant daughter. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, with calling one hour prior to Mass. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with a Rosary service at 3:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Pathways-Villages Project for Homeless Teens or Visiting Nurse. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 18, 2014