Loretta G. Crist

Loretta G. Crist, 82, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having relatives in Markle, IN, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Crist was a homemaker and had also retired from Sears Telemarketing. She was a member of North Highlands Church of Christ along with being an active member of the Dorcas Circle.

She was born May 3, 1930, in New Hope, AR, to Claude and Mary Belle Collins Smith. She married Glen R. Crist 61 years ago, and he survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Jacqueline "Jacque" (Gary) Neumann, of Fort Wayne, and Susan Marie (James) Kuehler, of Amarillo, TX; two sons, Glen R. (Kelly) Crist Jr., and Bruce D. (Angela) Crist, both of Fort Wayne; a sister, Mary F. (Terry) Will, of Markle; eight grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, March 22, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 pm. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne. A funeral will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or North Highlands Church of Christ. Online condolences can be made at www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com.