ESTHER T. PRANTE, 93, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she graduated from North Side High School. Esther was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the American Legion in Kendallville. She enjoyed square dancing, camping and loved to spend time with her family, making the holidays special. She also volunteered at many charities at St. Patrick's and St. Mary's Catholic Churches. She was very active in the community. Surviving are her son, Michael (Lou Ellen ) Prante of Fort Wayne; daughter, Catherine (Brian Doty) Barva of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Amanda (Jason) Brehmer, James (Andrea) Nunley, Caitlyn Doty, and Brice Doty; and great-granddaughter, Quinn Brehmer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry H. and Christina J. Arens; husband, Nelson Prante; and son, William Prante. Service is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with calling one hour prior. Fr. Peter Dee De officiating. Calling also from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospice. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.mccombandsons.com
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Lakeside Park
1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 23, 2013