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Amanda Koerner

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Amanda Koerner

Sept. 25, 1923 - July 4, 2018

GRANGER - Amanda Martha “Marty” Koerner, 94, passed away on July 4, 2018. She was born in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia. Marty was the second of seven children born to Beatrice (Taylor) and Thomas Platt. She met an American serviceman, Ernest Koerner, while he was stationed in Australia and followed him to America to be wed on May 11, 1947 in New Jersey. The family moved to Fort Wayne around 1952. Marty was a loving wife, devoted mother, and grandmother. She was a strong and determined woman which allowed her to succeed and prosper in her new homeland. During her husband's retirement they traveled all around the world enjoying many cultural experiences. She will be greatly missed. Marty is survived by her two children, Dr. Thomas (Rita Rae) Koerner of Kendallville and Elizabeth (Marshall) Werling of Granger, IN, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two sisters in Australia, who remained in contact through the years. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, Mishawaka, IN. Private memorial at a later date. Burial in Concordia Memorial Gardens.
Published in South Bend Tribune on July 12, 2018
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