Mary A. Steinacker

Mary Alice Steinacker, 84, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having relatives in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

Mrs. Steinacker attended St. Peter’s Catholic grade school and graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1951.

She was born Oct. 28, 1933 to Adam J. and Henrietta A. Wyss Schmitt. She married James Steinacker on June 1, 1957, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include five sons, George (Teresa) Steinacker, of St. Louis, MO; Jeffery (Maureen) Steinacker, of Mason, OH; Stephen (Cathi) Steinacker, of Indianapolis; Andrew (Tammy) Steinacker, of Fort Wayne; and Rev. Tony Steinacker, of Huntington; a sister, Joan May; a brother, Rev. Adam Schmitt; a sister-in-law, Mary T. Gillie; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Rectanus.

Calling is Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Saint Anne Home, 1900 Randallia Drive, Fort Wayne, with Rosary at 3 p.m. Calling will also be held Sunday, March 11, 2018, from 3 p.m.  to 7 p.m. at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 12, 2018, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4500 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne. Burial is in Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may made to Visiting Nurse Hospice Home or St. John the Baptist Restoration Fund.

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