VERA MAE HETTINGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Born in Monterey, Ind., she competed in the Special Olympics, receiving several silver and bronze medals. She was a member of Westview Alliance Church. She was a free spirited lady who enjoyed dancing, bowling, sewing and traveling. She is survived by her sister, Mary Hettinger; her foster mother of 19 years, Linda Frutos; and numerous friends at Easter Seals Arc. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Erma Hettinger; and brothers, Paul and Bill Hettinger. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Westview Alliance Church, 9804 Illinois Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Ave. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials to Easter Seals Arc. To sign the online guestbook, visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 13, 2012