Cecilia L. Van Meter

Cecilia L. Van Meter, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born April 3, 1915, in Leo-Cedarville, she was a housekeeper at Golden Years Nursing Home, Fort Wayne, for 15 years, retiring in 2000. She was a member of Carroll Road Christian Church, Fort Wayne. Survived by her sons, Ray A. (Waunett) Lovett of Fort Wayne, David H. (Grace) Lovett of Leo and Daniel L. Lovett of Butler; daughter, Diana R. Williams of Fort Wayne; stepsons, Ron (Evelyn) Van Meter of Fort Wayne and Darrol (Kay) Van Meter of Ossian; niece, Willodean K. (Dennis) Mason of Butler; nephew, Jerry L. Smith of Leo; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and nine step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank R. Lovett, in 1967; second husband, Archie Van Meter; stepdaughter, Jacqueline Hartley; father, Otto Gehrig; mother, Rosa Arnold; two stepsisters; and one stepbrother. Service is 2 p.m. Thursday at Carroll Road Christian Church, 4704 W. Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service. Calling is also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at McComb, Dilgard & Cline Funeral Home, 502 N. Main St., Auburn. Burial at Leo Cemetery. Memorials to Carroll Road Christian Church or Hospice Home.

From: The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  March 13, 2006.


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