Nancy E. Friend, 72, of Ossian, and having family members in Markle, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Friend was a member of the First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, Fort Wayne.
She was born Sept. 19, 1940, in Huntington, WV. She married Clifford S. Friend, who survives.
Additional survivors include a daughter, Linda (John) Loubier, of Fort Wayne; two sons, Daniel (Shellie) Friend, of Markle, and Bradley (Courtney) Friend, of Harlan; a brother, Roger (Flossie) Wiggans, of LaJolla, CA; a sister-in-law, Sylvia Marsh, of Lynchburg, VA; and eight grandchildren.
Calling is Sunday, April 28, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Klaehn, Fahl and Melton Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne. A service will be held on Monday, April 29, 2013, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at the First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. Burial will be at Covington Memorial Garden, Fort Wayne.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, First Wayne Street United Methodist Church or Visiting Nurse.
Online condolences may be made at www.klaehnmeltonfunerals.com .