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Aldine B. "Deany" Holle, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her residence.
Deany was born on Thursday, November 10, 1921, in Adams County, the daughter of the late George and Lydia (Eickhoff) Bultemeier.
She married Donald F. Holle on May 11, 1941, in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Preble; he passed away on December 11, 1999.
Deany was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, Decatur, and was a member of the church Ladies Guild, the Hoagland Area Advancement Association, and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Deany retired in 1977 from the U.S. Postal Service after 30 years of service, where she was a longtime clerk at the Hoagland Post Office. She was also a homemaker.
Among survivors are her son, Douglas D. (Camille) Holle of Fort Wayne; daughters, Georgia L. (Charles) Dwyer of Fort Wayne; Bonnie S. Holle (Dennis Sprunger) of Fort Wayne; and Wendy R. (Michael) Ferrell of Fort Wayne; sister, Helen Bultemeier of Decatur; sister-in-law, Alice (Vernon "Bun") Affolder of Decatur; eight grandchildren, Kelly Werth, Mark Dwyer, Brent Dwyer, Aubrey Holle, Donovan Holle, Kane Ferrell, Jessica Bell, and Casey Sprunger; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Michael Don Holle, in infancy; and two sisters, Margaret Schuller and Louise Bieberich.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, with Pastor Peter Brock officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Church cemetery, Bingen.
Friends will be received one hour prior to the services Friday at the church.
Preferred memorials are to St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, or the Worship For Shut-Ins.
Arrangements were handled by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.