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“Diane and her family was a true and good friend to me and my sister Rhonda when we first moved to Fort Wayne. I will miss you beautiful smile and...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Jackie Sims-Barros - Fort Wayne, IN

“Diane was such a beautiful person inside and out. I always love going to the birthing center at PKV Randallia to see the patients because I knew she...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Nancy Heck - Coworker

“What a tremendous lady she was - always a good friend! Will be missed by many ”
3 of 32 | Posted by: Roberta Weber - Kendallville, IN

“Angel, Tracy and family, My sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear mother as well as a wonderful friend and co-worker to so many medical...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Reta Borchelt - Fort Wayne, IN

“Diane was a great lady and a great friend. She was one of the best R.N.'s I have ever known. We worked together for almost 30 years and had a lot...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Robert Brandenburg - Fort Wayne, IN

“Praying for the family. May God mend your hearts. With Sympathy and love! Yonnie*** ”
6 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“Prayers to her family. Love u Diane. Rest in peace. ”
7 of 32 | Posted by: Beth Wasson - Fort Wayne, IN

“My condolences ”
8 of 32 | Posted by: Joyce Clark - Fort wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear about Diane. I enjoyed talking to her when she came to the cafeteria. I'll make a special trip to Back 40 in Decatur in honor of her...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Angela Myers - Fort Wayne, IN

“My condolences ”
10 of 32 | Posted by: Joann Hamlet, miles - Fort Wayne, IN

“Family and friends, my deepest condolences to you; and to myself. For Diane was truly a Sister thru God. I couldn't have asked for a better friend....Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Deloris Brooks - Fort Wayne, IN

“Family and friends, my deepest condolences to you; and to myself. For Diane was truly a Sister thru God. I couldn't have asked for a better friend....Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Deloris Brooks - Fort Wayne, IN

“May God comfort the family in this time with your loss. I will keep you in my prayers, that you may have peace in knowing Diane is with the lord. ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: Janice Carson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Girls, your Mom brightened lives everywhere she went at Parkview, as I'm sure you must know. I worked with her for 35 years, and always looked...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Jennifer Hunter - Grand Rapids, MI

“My condolences to the Family Diane Iam really going to miss you RIP ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: Monica Fields - Austell, GA

“Angel,You have been blessed to be able to call this sweet woman your mother. God's blessings on you and your family. ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: India Woods

“My prayers and condolences go out to the family. Ramona and Journee ”
17 of 32 | Posted by: RAMONA HOOPER BLACKMON - IN

“To the Suttle Family,You have my condolences for your loss. I hope these words can bring you some comfort. God is our refuge and strength, A help...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Zach Burr - Ft. Wayne, IN

“To The Sutton Family, I had the great pleasure of meting your mom when my preemie twin grandson's were born. Your mom had the most loving way about...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Chris Wickliffe - New Haven, IN

“To the Suttle family, May God be with you in times like these and always. Diane was truly an angel to me and my family. She help bring my daughter...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Steve Woodson - Fort Wayne, IN

“You will be greatly missed Diane. I will never forget your laughter and energy you brought to our unit! Rest in sweet peace dear friend. ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: Laura Ottenweller - Fort Wayne, IN

“To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Lisa Jordan - HUNTERTOWN, IN

“What a wonderful woman your Mom was. Always cheerful and she cracked me up with her stories. She will be missed.Prayers and condolences to the...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Ripley - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your loss... Diane was a very sweet person, a hard worker, and would help you out how ever she could always.....She will be missed.....Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Rachel Griffin - Fort Wayne, IN

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Diane's family. She was a wonderful person to work with in the NICU and was always smiling. She will be missed! ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Jayme Dee - IN - Coworker

“I will never forget you Diane, you have touched so many lives including my own. You were always full of smiles and dad's, always in a great mood, and...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Shelley Kammer - New Haven, IN

“I knew Diane from working at Parkview with her. She was a good nurse and a very caring person. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Judy Rapone - Leo, IN - Friend

“Tracee, Angel and family you have our deepest sympathy, I know this is not easy. We loved your mom soooo much, this is hard for many others, because...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: tina goings - Fort Wayne, IN

“"Her mission was accomplished, she thrived with passion, with compassion, with great humor, and extraordinary style." I have had the great honor of...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Amy Hancher - AUBURN, IN - Friend

“I worked with Diane at Dupont Hospital she always had a smile on her face and enjoyed her job working with the babies. She was a great person willing...Read More »
30 of 32 | Posted by: Teresa R - Lagrange, IN

“Diane you were an angel here on earth with a heart made of gold, you will forever be in my heart. RIP beautiful angel, my prayers are with the family...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: Valarie Arrington - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Diane, you will be dearly missed, it was my pleasure to work beside you in NICU for many years. May you rest now.. ”
32 of 32 | Posted by: Abby Pientka - Fort Wayne, IN


Diane Suttle, 62, of Fort Wayne, IN transitioned to be with her Lord on Monday, April 15th, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Suttle was born on May 1st, 1956 in Chicago, IL to the late Willie Mae Hardin and James Hargrett. She graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School in Fort Wayne. Diane continued her education at Purdue University Fort Wayne, where she received her RN in nursing. On January 31st, 1976, she married the love of her life, Michael D. Suttle at Concordia Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. He preceded her in death in 2008 and they shared a beautiful life together. Diane served as a registered nurse with Parkview Randallia Hospital for 42 years before retiring in 2016. She was a trailblazer in the nursing industry for African American women and also was one of the first African American nurses to receive her wings as a flight nurse on the Samaritan Helicopter with Parkview. She was a servant at heart and during her years of nursing service; she took care of families in the NICU, taught CPR at the Red Cross, assisted families with private in-home health care, cared for children and youth with disabilities, and became family to those she served. After retiring in 2016, she went back to care for others as a registered nurse at Dupont Hospital until 2018 when she retired. Diane was a long time member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. She was very fashionable and an avid reader. She adored her husband, children, family, and loved ones. Her beautiful spirit lives on through her daughters: De'Aynne Traccie Suttle, Angel Lynn Suttle, Wylie Shenelle Hill (Curtis) Martin, grandchildren: Adanis Michael Suttle, Brielle Rylie Suttle, Kei Alexander Martin, siblings: Joyce Bates, Wylie Hill, Sandra (Greg) Wright, Darren Hargrett, Duane Hargrett, James Hargrett, and loving companion, Joe Doty plus a magnitude of cherished friends and extended family. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 10am at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3705 South Anthony Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46806. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 19th, 2019 from 4-7pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Burial will take place at Concordia Cemetery Gardens in Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be directed to Bethlehem Lutheran Church. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com