Virginia Ditzler Neel

Virginia Ditzler Neel, 97, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Heritage Pointe, Warren.  

Mrs. Neel graduated from Salamonie Township High School in 1941.  After graduation, she worked at the Warren Post Office. When she lived in Sebring, FL, she took part in the Woman’s Club holding several offices. She was also a member of the Sebring Historical Society and Sebring First United Methodist Church.

She was born on April 15, 1923, in Wells County, to Vier C. and Mayme Haines Ditzler. She married Norval W. Neel on April 22, 1944, in Miami, FL.  He preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Grimm, of Palm Coast, FL, and Sondra (Vince) Harrell of Wabash; a son-in-law, Larry Alkoff, of Florida; a sister, Donna Bolinger, of Warren; a brother-in-law, Kyle Breedlove, of Warren; a sister-in-law, Patricia Ditzler, of Rosedale; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Alkoff, and a son-in-law, Steve Grimm.

There will be no visitation or services at this time.  Funeral arrangements are with Glancy Funeral Home in Warren, IN.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to The Verna Johnson Nursing Student Fund at Heritage Pointe Warren, 801 Huntington Ave., Warren; Solid Rock United Methodist Church, Warren, P.O Box 322, Warren; or Heartland Hospice Care, 1315 Director’s Row No. 210, Fort Wayne.