DIANA SULLIVAN, 69, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago. Born in Fort Wayne, Diana began her ministry of teaching and healing as a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital caring for the sick for 15 years. She founded St. Joseph's Wound Care Unit. Inspired to teach the art of healing and caring to others; she then taught nursing at Lutheran College of Health Professions and the University of Saint Francis for 18 years. Diana was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Diana loved spending time with her family and especially cherished the time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed expressing herself through creating art, painting, scrap booking, and yoga. Diana was very spiritual. She maintained a practice of daily meditation and contemplation on her oneness with God and His Love. She had tremendous inner strength from the wisdom and insights of her continuous study of A Course In Miracles and was a living example of Christ's light in the world. Surviving are her loving husband of 46 years, Stephen E. Sullivan of Fort Wayne; daughters, Maria (Jay) Scott of Valrico, Fla., Cathy (Joseph) Klemencic of Powder Springs, Ga. and Stephanie Sullivan of Gurnee, Ill.; her precious grandchildren, Ethan and Erin Klemencic; sister, Joan (Paul) Shive of Grand Island, Fla.; and brother, Steven (Ume) Sutton of Tigard, Ore. She was preceded in death by parents, Paul and Frances Sutton; and brother, H.L. Sutton. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with calling from 9:30 a.m. until the service. Fr. Phillip A. Widmann officiating. Calling also from noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with a vigil service at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen, 1101 Lafayette St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; or Y.W.C.A. Northeast Indiana Domestic Violence, 1610 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.mccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 20, 2013