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“Please accept my condolences. May you find comfort knowing that God is near you and is a refuge during this difficult time. Psalms 9:9 ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: L V

“Joanne, Kathy and family, We are so sorry for your loss. I am sure she was a wonderful mom because you girls are the best. Love and prayers to all of...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Lynn Loeffler - Ft Wayne, IN

“Thoughts and prayers for the Langin family! ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Laurie Johnson (Harter) - IN

“My prayer and sympathy to you at the death of your Mom, Diane. What a wonderful lady! May she know God's eternal embrace of love. Know that you...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sister Judith Mary Frederick

“Diane was a very special lady. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was equally kind---which shines through in all of her children and...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Angie Johnson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Diane, you are a bright light in the darkness. You always brought happiness to those around you. It was a pleasure to have known you if even for such...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Lachberg - Fort Wayne, IN

7 of 7 | Posted by: Teresa Snyder - Fort Wayne, IN

Diane Y. Langin, 74, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, on December 22, 1942, the daughter of the late Ervin and Nadyne Recht. Diane was proud of her service in the US Navy where she served as a Chaplain's assistant. It was during her time in the military that she met her spouse Patrick Langin, and spent a wonderful 54 years of marriage together before his passing in December, 2016. Diane shared her gift of humor with everyone she met and filled the room with laughter. Her life was a true example of faith, sacrifice, generosity, and true unconditional love for others. Diane had many roles in her life, but above all else her role as a mother and grandmother is what truly defined her.
Surviving are her children; Michael (Rebecca) Langin, Kathleen (Russell) Werling, John (Deborah) Langin, William (Caroline) Langin, Joanne (Bradley Houser) Kolkman all of Fort Wayne;17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; daughter-in-law, Michelle Langin; siblings, Jeannine (Christopher) Jelm, Mark (Jeanine) Recht, Cynthia Recht; Uncle, Martin Tierney; as well as her nieces and nephews. Diane was preceded in death by her sons, Patrick C. Langin and James Langin; and brothers, Douglas Recht and Michael Recht. Mass of Christian Burial is Friday, January 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Jude Catholic Church calling 1 hour prior. Visitation at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana . Memorials may be made to St. Jude Catholic School Tuition Fund. To sign the online guest book, go to