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“Aunt Kate always treated me with Love and mutual respect! Rest well my sweet Aunt! ”
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Catherine "Kate" J. Luke, 91, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Kendallville, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 with her husband, Bob, at her side. She was born to the late Alva and Elsie (Hills) Acker in Kendallville on November 29, 1927.

Kate is survived by the love of her life of 71 years, Robert "Bob" D. Luke Sr.; children, Robert D. Luke Jr., Dennis E. Luke, Sarah A. (Jaime) Hanna, and Cheryl E. Martin; grandchildren, Robert D. (Serena) Luke III, James (Theresa) Luke, Dianna Luke, Jennifer E. (Jason) Perez, John D. (Michele) Hatfield, Gerimiah M. (Kim) Hatfield, Jeffrey A. (Jennifer) Hatfield, Heather N. Martin, Holly L. (Josh) Smith and Brian P. (Katie) Byanskie; 17 great-grandchildren; and host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Steven A. and David A. Luke; and nine siblings.

Funeral service will be on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:00 am with visitation one hour prior at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Lakeside Park (1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805). Visitation will also be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at South Milford Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control.