DORIS E. KOEHLINGER, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. She was born Oct. 11, 1933 in Rockford, Ill., the daughter of Rudolph A. and Flora K. (Ward) Kirkpatrick. She worked for 17 years as a seamstress at Top Hat Dry Cleaners. She is survived by her sons, Myron (Beth) Davis of Greenwood, Ind., and Irvin (Ginny) Koehlinger of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; four brothers; and one sister. In addition to her parents, preceding her in death was her husband, Wayne C. Koehlinger in 1997; son, Dale Davis; daughter, Darlene Davis; three brothers; and one sister. Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46809. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. Visit elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 21, 2013