Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
Mary A. Schlie
Mary A. Schlie, 92, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died April 1, 2010, at Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne.
She was born in January 1918 in Crosby, Minn., to Henry and Mina Katrina Fark, who were natives of New Bremen. She married Alfred C. Schlie, who died in 1987.
Surviving are six children, Carol (Tom) Zuch, Portland, Ore., Mary (Don) Harreld, Albion, Ind., Beth (Stan) Beer, Fort Wayne, Ind., David (Cyndie) Schlie, Fort Wayne, Susan (Joe) Overmyer, Fairfield, Iowa, and Linda (Wilto Bouterse) Schlie, Santos, Brazil; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two grandchildren.
She was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church where she was involved with several women's organizations and activities.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Lutheran Life Villages Chapel, Fort Wayne, the Rev. David Griebel officiating. Burial will be at Covington Memorial Gardens in Fort Wayne.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Klaehn, Fahl and Melton Winchester Road Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, and 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel.
Contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice or Lutheran Life Villages.