JEANETTE LOUISE AULT, 73, of Ossian, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2011, in her home surrounded by her family. Born Aug. 24, 1937, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Beatrice (Long) Kline. She was a graduate of South Side High School Class of 1955. She attended Ossian United Methodist Church. She married Capt. Charles "Dick" "Smokey" Ault, U.S.A.F. on July 14, 1956, at First Baptist Church, Fort Wayne. Being a military wife, Jeanette moved to several airforce bases including Evereux AFB in Evereux, France, Sewart AFB in Smyrna, Tenn., and Langley AFB in Langley, Va. After military life, Jeanette and her husband settled in Ossian to raise their family. She graduated from Fort Wayne Community School of Practical Nursing in 1973 and obtained her Registered Nursing degree from Purdue University in 1985. Her nursing career included work at Caylor-Nickel Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Markle Medical, and Ossian Healthcare. She is survived by her children, Anita (Monty) Smart of Huntington, Tom (Barb) Ault of Markle and Dave Ault of Santa Rosa, Calif.; grandchildren, Joseph Ault, Monty J. Smart, Andrew Ault, Robert Smart, and Elizabeth Ault; her beloved great-grandson, Wyatt Ault; sister, Juanita Kline of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and brother, Richard Kline of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Dick" Ault; son, Dennis Gene Ault; and sister, Lauretta Miller. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2011, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian. Calling is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2011, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Ossian United Methodist Church, Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, or
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 19, 2011