BARBARA ANN ZEHENDNER, 67, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Born Oct. 11, 1945, in South Bend, Ind., she came to Fort Wayne at the age of 3. She worked as a CNA at Byron Health Center for 15 years. She is survived by her companion, David L. McCormick; sons, Daniel (Shelly) Gilbert, Brian McKale (companion, Melissa O'Dell), and Robert (Christy) Gilbert; daughters, Denise (Jason) Bloomfield and Dawn Gilbert (companion, Thomas Bickle); father, Russell; brothers, James, John, Russell, Charles, and Robert; sister, Kay Burns; 26 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret; and brother, Jerry. Her last words were "I love all of my children and grandchildren." Service is 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 4602 Newaygo Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation two hours prior. Pastor Paul Offhaus officiating. Visitation also from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the funeral home. Preferred memorials to the family.


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Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society
4602 Newaygo Road Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 18, 2012