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“So sorry to hear about your Mother! She was a wonderful sweet and Loving person. I miss her being a few doors down from me on Hoagland Ave. I have ...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Connie (Taylor) Henning - IN

“Tom, sorry to hear about the loss of your mom, I'm sure she was a great woman. If she anything like you he will have his hands full up there. ...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff Collins - Fortville, IN

“Welcome home good and faithful servant. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Marting - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am so sorry to here this. I remember Mrs Panyard was the sweetest mom on the block, I loved being around her growing up. Prayers for Patty, Shelly...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Thinking of you all. Sorry for your loss.Todd, Linda, Alex and Sophie Tsiguloff ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Fred Spade - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Janice Panyard - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Patty & Family,So sorry to hear the news. I always enjoyed visiting with your Mom at all your gatherings. My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Tim Deal - Fort Wayne, IN

“Thinking of you and keeping all of you in my prayers. May you feel God's peace and presence during this difficult time. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Cheri Panyard-Bourassa

“keeping your entire family in my thoughts and prayers ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Griffin - Greensboro, NC

“Tom, Scott, and Laura I'm so sorry for your loss.Tom Current ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Current - Fort Wayne, IN

“She was a wonderful person. Sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kaylynn (Coleman) Reed - Yoder, IN

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Mike, Linda & Dominic Mastrovito - MI

“Patty and Family,So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you!Dave and Sheri Harlow & Family ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Sheri Harlow - Fort Wayne, IN

“Tim, Alicia and family- So very sorry for your loss. May sweet memories comfort you in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy- Pat and Steve Cook ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Cook - Fairfax, IA - Friend

“So sad to lose such a special person. She was always so kind and cheerful. We were blessed to be part of her extended family. She will be missed!...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so very sorry to hear of Arlene's passing. Her kindness and warm smile will always be treasured by me. May her memory be eternal. Ana (Raptis)...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Anastasia (Ana) Hatzigeorgiou - IN

“I continue to hold you all in my heart, thoughts and prayers. xo ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Panyard Myers - Huntertown, IN


ARLENE J. "HANNIE" PANYARD, 77, lost her fight with Alzhei mer's on Saturday,
Jan. 28, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Esther Hannie. She graduated from North Side High School. Arlene worked at Peerless Cleaners for 18 years and was a receptionist at N.U. Insulation for seven years. Surviving are her beloved children, Becky (Greg) Ewing of Stanton, Mich., Laura (Scott) Clark of Churubusco, Ind., Tom (Liz) Panyard Jr. of Westfield, Ind., Tim (Alicia) Panyard of Ames, Iowa, Shelly (Tom) Koenig of Fort Wayne, Ind., Patty (John) Sprague of Monroeville, Ind.; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Harry (Cathie) Hannie and Shari McAbee, both of Fort Wayne. She is also preceded in death by a brother, Stan Hannie; sister, Shirley Jones; son-in-law, Jim Westropp. Funeral service is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 7710 E. State Blvd., Ft. Wayne (IN 46815), with visitation one hour prior. A Celebration of Life Gathering immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Fort Wayne.