Patricia C. VanRyn

Patricia C. VanRyn, 87, of Roanoke, IN, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at St. Anne Communities, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. VanRyn graduated from Elmhurst High School. She was a certified nursing assitant for 35 years, working at St. Anne Community, other area nursing homes and as a home health aid.  She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Roanoke.
She was born April 17, 1933, in Fort Wayne to Virgil and Evelyn Duff Carter. She married John Edward VanRyn on Feb. 17, 1951, and he preceded her in death on March 9, 2012.

She is survived by a son, John (Gloria) VanRyn Jr. of Largo, FL;  six daughters, Juanita (Ernest) Wheeler and Rose (Steve) Lunn both, of Fort Wayne; Ann VanRyn and Janet (Michael) Thomas, both of Roanoke;  Julie (Roger) Andrews, of Decatur; and Jill (Jim) Bickel; of Andrews; a sister, Nila Ross, of Roanoke;and of Roanoke; 21  grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Calling is Sunday, June 7, 2020,  from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, Roanoke, and Monday, June 8, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. preceding the 10 a.m. funeral service at the church. Rev. Carla Rice will officiate.  Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke.
Memorials are to St. Anne Community activity fund in care of Midwest Funeral Service, 1415 W. Coliseum Ave., Fort Wayne 46808
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