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Helen Joan Saxton, 91, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Renaissance Village in Fort Wayne. Born in Portland, IN, Helen worked as a Legal Assistant for several law firms, for over 48 years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Legal Secretary's Association and past president, American Legion Post 296, VFW Aux 10006, and Mississinewa Chapter of D.A.R. She was also the 1st runner up of the National Association Legal Secretary's of the year award. Joan enjoyed reading and traveling. Surviving are her step-daughter, Pam (Mike) Akers of Fort Wayne; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Joan was preceded in death by father, Fred Stultz, mother Elizabeth Sultz; spouse, James Saxton; step-mother, and Gladys Stultz. Funeral service will be private. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home,Thursday, June 15, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Allen County ASPCA. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.