Janet K. Koughn

Jun 2, 1943 - Apr 10, 2014


Janet Kay Koughn, 70, of Kendallville, IN, and a former resident of Huntington County, IN, died Thursday April 10, 2014, at Signature Healthcare in Fort Wayne.

Ms. Koughn grew up in Huntington County and graduated from Clear Creek High School in 1962. She lived in Fort Wayne for a time, when she worked at E-Systems Memcorp in Huntington from 1963 to 1975. In 1979 she moved to Elkhart, before returning to Fort Wayne, where she worked at Bomar Industries from 1983 to 1989. She was also a seamstress for United Sleep Products in Fort Wayne before retiring in 1997.

She was born June 2, 1943, in Whitley County to Esta Edwin "Pete" and Jeanette Adele Rubrake Horrell.

She is survived by a son, Randy Edwin (Pam) Koughn, of Huntington; a daughter, Tammy (Bob) Baird, of Howe; a brother, Dennis Allen (Jan) Horrell, of Lorraine, OH; four grandchildren, Dennis Jeffrey and Bobbie Baird, both of Howe, and Cassie Kaehr and Daniel Koughn, both of Ossian; and three great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation or funeral services.

Memorial gifts may be made to American Diabetes Association.

DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, Columbia City, is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.demoneygrimes.com.