Obituaries
Vicki L. Gongwer

Vicki Lynn Gongwer, 57, of the Villages, Fla., died Monday, May 29, 2017, at The Villages Hospice House in Florida.

She was born Sept. 5, 1959, in Fort Wayne, Ind. to Donald and Elizabeth (Meichsner) Gongwer.

Vicki loved everything about the beach.  She loved sea turtles and swimming with the manatees.  She also enjoyed golfing.

She is survived by her soul mate Donna Robertson of The Villages, Fla.; her sisters Karen Jo (Thomas) Grant of New Haven, Ind., and Nancy Ann (Jerry) Singleton of Wabash, Ind.; nephew Joseph (Valerie) Futrell and their children C.J., Reagan, and Emerson, all of Upland, Ind.; and nieces Kathryn (Joshua) Grubaugh of Huntertown, Ind., and Jessica Klaus of Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was preceded in death by her parents, nephew Jason Futrell, and her dog Shorty.

Vicki will be greatly missed by her family, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

There will be a Celebration of Vicki’s life at a later date.  Donations may be made to The Villages Hospice House, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, Florida 32612, or the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, tnbcfoundation.org.

Arrangements were made by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash, Ind.

Posted on 2017 Jun 02