Janet S. Powell

Janet S. Powell, 77, of Roanoke, IN, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at 8:35 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, IN.

Mrs. Powell retired from Navistar Engineering after more than 30 years of service. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Roanoke.

She was born March 11, 1940, in New Haven to Homer and Thresa Baumle Trowbridge. She married Ed Powell in 1980 in Gatlinburg, TN, and he survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Greg (Maureen Maher) Fabini, of Fort Wayne; four stepchildren, James (Jenny) Powell, of Fort Wayne; Mitchel (Liz) Powell, of Columbia City; Jason (Emily) Powell, of Piercton; and Reena (Jason) McKee, of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Keith Trowbridge, of Leo, and Gary Trowbridge, of Syracuse; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a funeral service following at 11 a.m., at Faith Lutheran Church-Roanoke, with Rev. Shayne Jonker officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Roanoke.

Memorial gifts may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or American Heart Assoc., in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.