FRANCES “JOAN” J. BELLIS, 73, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, September 27, 2007, at her residence. Born March 17, 1934, in Portland, Indiana, she was a retired secretary from the Fort Wayne Community Schools. She was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Donald J. Bellis of Fort Wayne; daughters, Linda (Greg) Dinius and Donna (Howard) Hooven, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Dwight Bentz of Hamilton; sister, Elner Pranger of Fort Wayne; and grandchildren, Howard Hooven IV and Amanda Hooven, both of Fort Wayne.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

No service. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne.

Memorials to Waynedale United Methodist Church.

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