Misty Jo Ridenour, 16, Vernon Manor Children's Home in Wabash, died at 1:55 a.m., Thursday, March 14, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born July 9, 1996 in Wabash, to Shane and Jayne (Nelson) Ridenour.
Misty enjoyed riding in the car, listening to music, being held and rocked, and loved attention.
She is survived by her parents, Shane and Jayne Ridenour; brother, Shane Ridenour, Jr.; grandmother, Nancy Ridenour, and great-grandmother, Ruthann Ridenour all of Wabash, and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service on March 18 at 2 p.m. Friends and family may call on March 17 from 2-4 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Vernon Manor Children's Home.
The memorial guest book for Misty Jo may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.