Rosanna R. Simon

    Rosanna R. Simon, 90, a resident of Berne, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Monday, April 4, 2011, at Swiss Village Retirement Community. 
    Rosanna was born on January 5, 1921 in Wells County, Indiana, the daughter of George and Daisy (Isnogle) Myers.
    She married James Simon on March 19, 1938; he preceded her in death in 1975.
    Rosanna was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Berne. She was a retired 25-year employee of Gifford’s IGA in Berne.
    She enjoyed crocheting doilies and traveling.
    Rosanna is survived by a son, Gene E. (Jane) Simon of Liberty Center, Indiana; a son, Rodney (Teresa) Simon of Decatur; a daughter, Carol (Jerry) Sommer of Berne; a daughter, Nancy (Dan) Dellinger of Fort Wayne; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
    Rosanna was preceded in death by a sister, Opal Kiefer, and by four brothers: Charles, John, Ray, and Earl Simon.
    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Berne with Pastor Mark Harris officiating.
    Interment will be in M.R.E. Cemetery, rural Berne.
    Family and friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the chapel in Swiss Village and one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Thursday.
    Preferred memorials are to Family Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeast Indiana or to the Swiss Village endowment fund.
    Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.