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Maxine June Dugan

Maxine June Dugan, 92, of Roanoke, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at 11 a.m., at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. 

Ms. Dugan graduated from Roanoke High School in 1947 and from a 1 year secretarial course at International Business College, Fort Wayne.  She worked as a telephone operator at GTE for 39 years, retiring in 1990.  She was a member of First Brethren Church in Roanoke.

She was born on Aug. 2, 1929, in Fort Wayne, to Ralph P. and Josephine Mary Schoeff Steinbacher.

Survivors include a son, Robert F. Dugan Jr., of Roanoke; a daughter, Vanessa L. Ditton, of Churubusco; two grandchildren, Jeff (Dawna) Ditton and Emily Smith; and two great-grandsons.

Calling will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, from 10 to 11 a.m., with a funeral service to immediately follow, at Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes. Rev. Ken Thompson will officiate. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke.

Memorials may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, in care of Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.