Waynedale Obituaries


DIANNA KAY LONG, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away, Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born August 3, 1944 in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of Daniel and Doris (Hapner) Wendling.

She retired from the reprographics department at ITT Aerospace.

Dianna loved her family, grandbabies, and animals.

Surviving are her daughter, Michele Long of Fort Wayne; sons, Floyd “Shorty” Nelson (Lisa) Long, and Michael N. Long, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Stephanie (Adam) Bixby, Matthew Long, Tiffany Long, Bronson (Courtney) Long, Walker Long and Marshall Long, all of Fort Wayne, and Brandon (Nicole) Long of St. Augustine, Florida; 11 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Barbara Caserta of Kettering, Ohio, and Catherine Weprin of Fort Wayne.

Preferred memorial may be made to Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control. Visit elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhomes.com to leave condolences.

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