DOROTHEA M. REESE, 95, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at Lutheran Life Villages. She was born Sept. 27, 1917 in Louisville, Ky. the daughter of Charles and Sarah (Hottler) Wells. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed watching her favorite teams, I.U. Basketball and the Cubs. She is survived by her daughters, Amaryllis "Amy" (Jerry) Snyder and Pamela (Gary) Sauter, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Steven (Cindy) Snyder, Stephanie (Brian) Ruhl, Christopher Snyder, Tammy (Dennis McManama) Castleberry, and Denise Barnes; five great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 76 years, Ralph G. Reese on Jan. 1, 2013; and two sisters, Juanita Chalfant and Ailene Tucker. Funeral service is 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46809 with visitation two hours prior. Burial will be at Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to Brightstar. Visit elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 13, 2013