MARY JOANNE KRYDER, 48, of Yoder, died Wednesday, December 22, 2004, at her residence. Born July 21, 1956, in Fort Wayne, she was a homemaker and member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

Surviving are husband, Richard L. Kryder of Yoder; parents, Thomas and Geraldine Childers of Columbia City; one son, Austin Kryder of Yoder; seven daughters, Rikki (Shannon) Krumma of Yoder, Sara (Dusty) McSorley of Fort Wayne, Jennifer Kryder, Miranda Kryder, Gabrielle Kryder, Taylor Kryder and Mackenzie Kryder, all of Yoder; four sisters, Patty Kryder of Fort Wayne, Susan Schroeder of Westfield, Molly Woenker and Nancy Gust, both of Fort Wayne; three brothers, Thomas Childers of Fort Wayne, Robert Childers of Churubusco and Greg Childers of Fort Wayne; and five grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, December 29, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 14623 Bluffton Road, Yoder.

Visitation was Monday and Tuesday, December 26, and 27, at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, with Rosary at the funeral home.

Burial at St. Aloysius Catholic Church Cemetery.

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