Teresa Kirk, 61

Teresa G. Kirk, 61, Wabash, died at 2:44 p.m., Thursday, March 7 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born July 20, 1951 in Wabash to Max F. and Lois (Lukens) Purdy.

Teresa was a 1969 graduate of Manchester High School. She married Norman W. Kirk in Laketon, on June 1, 1969. She was a homemaker, enjoyed collecting Barbie dolls and loved her pug dogs.

She is survived by her husband, Norman W, Kirk, Wabash; two songs, Norman W. “Wayne” (Brenda) Kirk II, Bowling Green and Andrew J. (Candi) Kirk, LaFontaine; four grandchildren, Michael Kirk, Bowling Green, Luke Kirk, LaFontaine, Maddy Kirk, Bowling Green, and Fritz Kirk, LaFontaine; two brothers, Steven (Jonna) Purdy, North Carolina and Danny (Kathy) Purdy, Redlands, Cali. Her sister, Carol Ann Stefanatos, preceded her in death.

Services will be held March 12 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Lawns Cemetery. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is to the American Diabetes Association.

The memorial guestbook for Teresa may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Mar 11