Deloris M. Cantrell, 86, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Cantrell had worked as a waitress for the Hobby House and Acme Bar. She retired in 1990 from Lincoln National Corporation, where she had worked for 11 years.
She was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Fort Wayne to Paul and Frances Tulley Frazier. She married Lee R. Cantrell Jr. on Aug. 1, 1945. The marriage ended and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda (Carl) Bower, of Fort Wayne; two sons, William E. Cantrell, of Fort Wayne, and Robert L. (Carol) Cantrell, of Roanoke; two sisters, Pauline Gray, of Florida, and Sue Leuenberger, of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Jack Frazier, of Florida, and Kim Tulley, of Fort Wayne; five grandchildren, Michael Cantrell, Steven Cantrell, Tara (Steven) Humphrey, Brenda Cantrell and Leslie (Lucas) Augustyniak; and five great-grandchildren.
Calling is Friday, March 15, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., with a time of meditation following at 3 p.m., a Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne. Burial will be at Eel River Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.