Suzanne T. Curdes

Suzanne T. Curdes, 85, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Curdes graduated from South Side High School in 1945 and earned a bachelor's degree in business from Denison University, Granville, OH, in 1949. She had been employed in the statistics department of Lincoln National Life Insurance Company.
She was a member and former treasurer of the Junior League of Fort Wayne and a member of Delta Gamma college sorority, Trinity English Lutheran Church and Woman's Reading Club.

She was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Fort Wayne to Wayne Sr. and Mary Louise Thieme. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Curdes, in 2008.

Survivors include two sons, Martin (Jane) Curdes, of Carmel, and Louis (Marian) Curdes, of Roanoke; four brothers, Philip Thieme and Thomas (Nita) Thieme, both of Fort Wayne; Theodore Thieme, of Bloomington; and Wayne Thieme Jr., of Seattle, WA; and five grandchildren, Carrie, Will, Emma, Grace and Allie.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at Trinity English Lutheran Church Chapel, 405 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne.

Preferred memorials are gifts to Trinity English Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne.
Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Fort Wayne, was in charge of arrangements.