MAXINE L. McKNIGHT, 82, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Born Sept. 17, 1930, in Findlay, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (Cole) Brown. She worked for the State of Indiana as a job developer in the employment office. She enjoyed writing and playing Bingo. Surviving family include her son, Dave (Cathy) McKnight; siblings, Fred Brown, Steve (Jama) Brown and Norm (Debbie) Brown; grandchild, Loren McKnight, step-grandchild, Dustin LaRowe; and niece and nephew, Gail and Warren Brown. She was also preceded in passing by her brother, Stanley Brown. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to League for the Blind & Disabled. To leave condolences, visit


Funeral Home

Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals
6810 Old Trail Road Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 747-3186

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 27, 2012