Lolita Lobdell, 92

Lolita E. Lobdell, 92, LaFontaine, passed away at 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. She was born to the late DeWitt O. and Bertha A. (Myers) Weaver on Dec. 9, 1921 in Grant County.

She married Eugene F. Lobdell in 1940; he passed away on April 13, 1994. She retired from Salamonie Reservoir D.N.R. as an office manager. She was a member of LaFontaine Christian Church in LaFontaine, Indiana and Order of Eastern Star. Lolita enjoyed needle point, traveling, and working in her yard.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Pat (Linda) Flinn, Peru, and Marsha Schave, Colo.; two sisters, Eileen Silvers, LaFontaine, and Dee Hambeen, Cincinnati, Ohio; three grandchildren, J. Erick Flinn, Megan Schave, and K.G. Schave and one great-grandchild, J.J. Flinn. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Maynard, Merrill, and Cecil Weaver.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery. Preferred memorials are to LaFontaine Christian Church Camp Fund or Liberty Township Fire Department.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2014 May 05