Brenda L. Trout

Brenda L. Trout, 53, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

She was born April 14, 1960. She is survived by her parents, Janet Johnson, of Fort Wayne, and Austin B. Shock, of Huntington.

Additional survivors include two sisters, Shelly (Denny) Anspach and Rhonda (Tim Muldoon) Johnson; and six brothers, Robert (Kathi) Shock, Tony (Kris) Shock, Floyd Shock, Ron (Jill) Johnson, Jim Johnson and Jeff (Tina) Johnson.

Her former husband, Erik Trout, also survives.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at 7 p.m., with calling starting at 4 p.m., at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne.

Memorial gifts may be made to Black Pine Animal Sanctuary for the big cats.

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