Kimberly Stefanatos, 44

Kimberly Ann Stefanatos, 44, of Fort Wayne, died at 10:44 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. 

She was born Feb. 5, 1973 in Wabash, to W.M. Harold Dials and Chris (Hensley) Stephens.

Kimberly married Steven Stefanatos in Wabash on Oct. 18, 1997. She was an LPN and worked for Maxium Home Healthcare Service in Fort Wayne. She loved her family, her animals, and helping people. Kimberly enjoyed being outside, old Western and Disney movies, mushroom hunting, camping, and big meals with her family. Her favorite quotes were "One moment at a time" and "Celebrate Life."  

She is survived by her husband, Steven Stefanatos of Fort Wayne, two children, Garrett Kennedy and Alexis Stefanatos, both of Fort Wayne, mother, Chris (James) Stephens of Wabash, sister, June (Kermit) Shepherd of Wabash, and brother, Bill (Lisa) Dials of Brownsburg, Indiana, two step-brothers, Jeremy (Heather) Stephens, and Ryan Stephens, both of Wabash. She was preceded in death by her father.

Memorial service will be 5:00 pm, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Lee Garrard officiating. Friends may call  3:00 - 5:00 pm. Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Kimberly's GoFundMe campaign.

The memorial guest book for Kimberly may be signed at


Posted on 2017 May 02