SUSANNA "SUE" FLANINGAM HAMILTON, 94, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2013, surrounded by her children. Born in Thorn town, Ind., she was the daughter of Lester and Edith (Woody) Flaningam. Sue was a graduate of the University of Michigan and a member of the Tri Delta Sorority. Sue dedicated much of her life to the service of others through volunteering in the Fort Wayne Community Organizations including The Red Cross, Art League, Museum of Art, the Christmas Bureau, and P.E.O. She was a 50 year member of First Presbyterian Church and served on the Chancel Guild. As an avid golfer, she and Marvin were members of Pine Valley Country Club. Surviving are her children, Marvin Hamilton of Fort Wayne, Stephan (Ann) of Springboro, Ohio, Sandra (Bill) Hamilton of Oberlin, Ohio, Mike (Sally) Hamilton of Fort Wayne, and Christine (Dave) Obergfell of Indianapolis, grandchildren, Jeff, Bob, Jamie, Brad, John, Ryan, Jennifer, Todd, Kim, Scott, Janelle, Michael, and Thomas; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Marvin E. Hamilton; brothers, Lawrence, Keith and John Flaningam; and sister, Lucille Brown. Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road. Entombment in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Fort Wayne Art League or Fort Wayne Museum of Art.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 12, 2013