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Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals

6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Ruth M. Dahm Colvin-Offerle

March 11, 1924October 28, 2019
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Ruth M. Dahm Colvin-Offerle, 95, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019. She was born on March 11, 1924 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of the late Leon and Olivet (Landstoffer) Rademaker. She worked in the office at Kekionga Middle School and Hair Affair Salon. She was a long time member at St. Therese Catholic Church where she was involved in a number of ways. Surviving family include her children, Linda Smith, Sharon Till, Paul Dahm, Martha Zimmerman, Sherry Billings, John Colvin, and Patricia Hudda; 19 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; and sister, Sally Gourley. Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by her husbands, Charles Dahm, Raymond Colvin, and Thomas Offerle; and brother, John Rademaker. Mass of Christian burial is 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne with a rosary at 4:30 p.m. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to Masses or Visiting Nurse. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the doctors and staff at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home along with her oncology doctor, Dr. Ahad Ali Sadiq. Ruth will be remembered for living a life faithful to God and her family.

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Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019
  • Rosary Sunday, November 3, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Final Resting Place: Catholic Cemetery Monday, November 4, 2019

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Kristine Lamborne

November 1, 2019

God Bless the family and the Lord help you thru this time. Ruth was a woman that I always admired. Resilient, fun loving, kind and beautiful .

Mel and Chris Hawkins

October 31, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to Ruth’s family. She was so special to us. Loved being her neighbor and friend for 34 years. I’m so sorry we aren’t able to be there to celebrate the life of an amazing woman.

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