Ferne Alta Painter, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2011, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Born in Adams County, Ferne worked at General Electric for 39 years, retiring in 1979.
She graduated from Monroeville High School 1937.
She was a member of First Assembly of God Church, the GE Elex Club, and the GE Quarter-Century Club.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Ferne was preceded in death by her parents, Louis C. and Clyo E. Franz; her husband, Harold O. Painter; brothers Lyle Franz, and Doyle Franz; and sister Goldie Teeple.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling two hours prior to service time. Additional calling is today from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church.
A graveside servic will be held in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Church or to the donor's choice.
Funeral arrangements were by D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, Fort Wayne.