Rita A. Minnich

Rita A. Minnich, 74, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Monday, Nov.13, 2017.

Mrs. Minnich was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church.

She was the daughter of Clarence and Aquanita Gnau. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Minnich.

Survivors include five sons, William Minnich, Paul Minnich and Christopher (Emily) Minnich, all of Fort Wayne; Michael (Lauria) Minnich, of Grabill; and Nathan (Angela) Minnich, of Roanoke; three daughters, Rebecca Fonseca, of Fort Wayne; Sarah (Shane) Blotkamp, of Elkhart; and Julia (Victor) McNeal, of Columbia City; a sister, Clara (Norbert) Sarrazine, of New Haven; and 20 grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with recitation of the rosary at 3:30 p.m., at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to Mass, at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church. Rev. Daniel Whelan will preside. Burial will be at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

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