Anna Mae Wichern

  • Died: August 1, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Lakeside Park

1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Anna Mae Wichern, 90, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, August 1st, 2019. She was born in Canton, Ohio on December 8, 1928 to the late Fred and Frances Jones. She was faithfully committed to Zion Lutheran Church and School in Ft. Wayne serving as a Girl Scout leader and giving numerous hours volunteering. Anna worked over 30 years at Kmart, retiring in 1994. She enjoyed bowling, "let's go, Komets!", IU basketball, embroidery, cross-word puzzles, bingo, anything Christmas, and endlessly listening to Eddy Arnold. Surviving are her six children; Diana (Keith) Leslie, Daniel Wichern, Nancy (Todd) Johnston, Robert (Mary) Wichern, Linda (Greg) Harkuszewski, and Mary Wichern. Also surviving are her 9 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 6 great, great-grandchildren, and brother Paul Jones. Anna was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Bertha Lou Jones and Margaret Ramsey, ex-husband John F. Wichern, and granddaughter Jeananne "Tweet" Pierce. Services will be at D.O. McComb and Son Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, on Tuesday August 6 at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour before. Officiating is the Rev. Douglas Punke. Visitation will be Monday August 5, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Ft. Wayne.