ARDOLA M. METKER, 98, of Ossian, formerly of Waynedale, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Born Oct. 24, 1914, in Ossian, she was a daughter of the late George and Gertrude (Houser) Johnson. She worked at General Electric for 36 years. She was a member of the G. E. Quarter Century Club and Elex Club. She enjoyed bowling in her younger years. Surviving family include her stepdaughter, Janice Muir of Southborough, Mass.; sister, Mary Alice Cass of Ossian; and four step-grandchildren. She was also preceded in passing by her husband, Carl J. Metker; four brothers; and three sisters. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior to service. Visitation also from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. To leave condolences, visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 9, 2013