DORIS J HILLE, 89, passed away July 31, 2015 at 8:40am at home with her 4 daughters by her side. She was the daughter of the late Prentice L and Velma (Lackey) Wearly.
She married the love of her life, Glenn B. Hille on May 20, 1951 in Huntington, Indiana. Doris was a graduate of Huntington High School and the Methodist School of Nursing in Indianapolis, IN. She retired as an RN from Lutheran Hospital in 1986. Floating for many years and retiring from the 7th floor.
She was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church and then Waynedale United Methodist Church. She participated in the Women Circles, Red Hats, cancer pads and many other activities and committees.
She enjoyed traveling and camping. She visited all 50 states, enjoyed cruises that went to the Caribbean. She took tours overseas and her favorite tour was to the Holy Lands. She loved to read and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn B. Hille in August 1999, her parents, Prentice L. and Velma Wearly and her brother John W. Wearly in June 2015.
She is survived by daughters Marcia Hille, Nadine (Arthur) Putt, Anita (David) Steinbacher all of Fort Wayne, IN and Colleen (Michael) Niederholtmeyer of Kaukauna, WI. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, Nickolaus (Breana) Conrady of Aurora, CO, Drew Conrady, Scott (Mercedes) Putt, Janell Poling, Allison Richmond, John and Megan Steinbacher all of Fort Wayne, IN, Amy (Drew) Niederholtmeyer-Hunt of Vancouver, WA, Adam, Amanda, Alexander and Annalise Niederholtmeyer all of Kaukauna, WI. Also surviving are 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preferred memorials to the Kidney Foundation or Waynedale United Methodist Church.
The family wishes to thank DaVita Dialysis at Southgate for the care and compassion they gave her in her year and half of running on dialysis. We would like to thank Dr. Gilbert, the CIC nurses at Lutheran Hospital and Amy with Hospice for making out mother’s end of life easier.
Funeral service was Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809 with visitation 1-hour prior. Visitation was also on Monday, August 3, 2015 from 3 to 5 PM and 7 to 9 PM at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. Burial at Covington Memorial Gardens.
Please visit www.elzey-patterson rodakfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.
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