MARTHA E. (ZEIGLER) WAPPES, 92, of Powell, Ohio, formerly of Fort Wayne, died on Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Hilliard, Ohio. Born in Columbia City, she was a home maker and also a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a member of St. Joe United Methodist Church. Surviving are her daughter, Beverly A. Hurst of Powell, Ohio; and; two sons, James E. (Rebecca) Wappes of San Antonio, Texas and Edward D. "Dale" Wappes of Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Crabill and Barbara Nicodemus, both of Columbia City, and Joy Follis of Fort Wayne; and one brother, Allen Zeigler of Churubusco. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Lillie (Prough) Zeigler; husband, Walter R. Wappes, in 1959; sisters, May B. Wappes and Geraldine Growcock; and brothers, Clarence, Jay, Ben, Lee, Don, Marshall, John, and Ralph Zeigler. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46835), with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Hunter town. Memorial to donor's choice.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 10, 2013