DELORES A. HOFER, 89, of Fort Wayne, died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at Parkview Hospital. She was born on Aug. 4, 1923 a daughter of the late William and Agnes (Ruch) Lacey. She was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran, and later retired from Dana Corp after 30 years of service. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, John Hofer; son, Ben (Jackie) Lacey; daughter, Marge (Patrick) Dawson; grandchildren, Cori (Scott) Flanigan, Trevor Dawson, Teri (Matt) Harmon, Evan Dawson, and Keli (Daniel) Teeters; and a sister, Patricia (Elmer) Lauer. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Kronk. Memorial Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 2155 Randallia Dr., with visitation one half hour before mass. Burial with military honors will be at Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials to Alzheimer Research. Arrangements by Choice Funeral Care, 6605 E. State Blvd.


Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 19, 2013