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Diana Lynn (Cripe) Wade

March 2, 1951 ~ September 18, 2017 (age 66)
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Diana Lynn Wade, 66, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born March 2, 1951 in South Bend, IN to Robert & Joyce (Shock) Cripe.

She attended Jackson High School in South Bend and was married on November 29, 1985 in Syracuse, IN to Dean A. Wade who survives. She moved to the Syracuse area in 1981 from Nappanee and formerly worked at the Syracuse Rubber Products Inc. for 14 years.

She is survived by:

Husband – Dean Wade of Syracuse

5 Daughters - Gina (Jeramie) Rockey of Columbia City, Tammy (Scott) Southern of Elwood, Shannon (Cash) Jacobs of North Webster, Jobyna (Ken) McCann of Middlebury, and Jamie Thorpe of Tennessee

Son - Andy (Kelli) Willis of Arizona

19 Grand. & 4 Gt. Grandchildren

2 Sisters - Kathy (Jim) Manges of South Bend & Susan (Pat) Hudkins of New York

Brother - Robbie Cripe of Florida

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation will take place at the Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Syracuse Community Center, 1013 N. Long Dr., Syracuse, IN. Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & C.R. 500 N, North Webster, IN are in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorial may be given to the Diana Wade Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 72, North Webster, IN 46555. 

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
September 23, 2017

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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