Winifred Jean (Dodge) Schelper
August 21, 1927 – March 22, 2020
Winifred Jean (Dodge) Schelper, 92, of Fort Wayne, Indiana. God took Winnie in his arms on March 22nd, 2020. She was born to the late Walter S. Dodge and Iva Marie (Stager) Dodge on August 21, 1927. Winnie was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. She was an artist and a painter in her younger days; a big collector of figurines, including Lladro figurines, bears and rabbits; and a lover of nature, especially animals. Winnie is survived by three nieces, Dawn Dodge (Michael) Nolan, Deborah (Sterling) Pierce, and Sandra Sterling; two nephews, Steven Sterling and Andrew Dodge; and two great-nephews, Ian Sterling, and Evan (Nicole) Nolan, great-niece, Blythe Nolan, and great-great-nephew, Soren Nolan. She is preceded in death by her siblings, Joan I. Sterling, and Richard C. Dodge. A gravesite service will be held for family at Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Our gratitude and a huge Thank You to Covington Hospice for being with her.
- Final Resting Place: Covington Memorial Gardens