Grace E. Dreher, 88, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
She was born October 18, 1924, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Louis and Goldie Long.
Grace was a waitress for 22 years at Richards Restaurant in Fort Wayne.
Among survivors are her two sons, David Dreher of Fort Wayne and Richard (Vicky) Roesner of Ocean Springs, Miss.; daughter, Cindie (Roger) Fore of Decatur; two brothers, Dale Long of Van Wert and Bob Long of Ohio City, Ohio; two sisters, Dorothy High of Portland, Ind., and Bert Bowsock of Cleveland, Ohio; five grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie; a brother and four sisters.
Visitation was held Sunday and today at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, Fort Wayne. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. today, also at the funeral home.
Burial followed at Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.covingtonmemorial.com.