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Emma Jean Fox

Emma Jean Fox, 87, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Markle passed away on Wednesday morning, December 27, 2023 at Stillwater Hospice in Fort Wayne. Emma Jean was a 1955 graduate of Markle High School. She was a lifelong member of Markle United Methodist Church. Emma Jean was a member of the Red Hatters and PSI IOTA XI Sorority of Markle. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, cribbage and traveling.

Emma Jean was born on September 27, 1936 in Warren, the daughter of the late Merritt and Alberta (Dungan) Sutton.

She was united in marriage to William Goeglein on January 27, 1956 in Markle. William preceded her in death in August of 1974. She later married Jay Fox on January 31, 1976 in Garrett, Indiana. Jay preceded her in death in June of 2009.

Survivors include two sons: Nile (Lisa) Goeglein of Albany, IN, Alan (Rexette) Goeglein of Ossian, IN; three daughters: Connie (Larry) Conner of Fort Wayne, Janet (Curt) Robinson of Indianapolis, IN, Joyce (Bob) Gowdy of Charlotte, NC; a sister: B. Joan Buroff of Fort Wayne; ten grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle, Indiana.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 5:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home, Markle Chapel.

Memorial donations can be made out to Ride to Provide or Cancer Services of N E Indiana sent in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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