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“Jeanie will be sorely missed here at Park Place. She was one of the first residents to welcome me. She gave great hugs. May her memory be...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Lucy Fasules - Ft. Wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear. I know Joe was waiting with open arms for her. I have so many great memories that I will hold dear to my heart. You will be missed...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Lanier - New Haven, IN

3 of 11 | Posted by: Debra Evans - Fort Wayne, IN

“Jean faithfully participated in a rosary prayer group at Park Place Senior Living on Thursday afternoons. She was the person who took charge to be...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Judy Kruk - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our prayers are with Jean's family.We know she will be greatly missed.We also know Jesus has welcomed her with open arms.Mary & Terry ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Harkenrider - Fort Wayne

“Jean was a friendly and personable lady whose welcoming smile and personable greetings made a difference. She'll surely be missed. Prayers~~ ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Laurie Steinbrunner - Fort Wayne, IN

“Jean was a friendly and personable lady who's welcoming smile and greetings made a difference. She'll surely be missed. Prayers~~ ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Laurie Steinbrunner - Fort Wayne

“Jeannie was an amazing example of love, charity, kindness, bravery and compassion. A true and wonderful Catholic woman. She welcomed all the new...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Pam Leach - Fort Wayne, IN

“I used to take care of Ms. Jean. I was very fond of her, and used to gush over how fabulous her furniture was! She was a sweet lady with excellent...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Benita T - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will most certainly miss you my sweet friend- Rest in Heaven Miss Ellison ❤ ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jessica Bassett (Retina Institute of Indiana) - IN

“So very sad to hear that my most favorite patient at the Retina Institute has gone home to be with Jesus! Ms. Ellison you had the most BEAUTIFUL...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Farrah Steele - Fort Wayne, IN

Jean Ellison , 87, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Park Place Senior Living in Ft. Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Jean was a member of St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. Special thanks to the staff of Park Place Senior Living for the loving care given to Jean. Surviving are her children, Laurie (Fred) Stevens of Celina, TN, Tim (Kim) Ellison of Fort Wayne, and Mimi (Max) Newman of Avilla; daughter-in-law, Julie Ellison of Kendallville; 7 grandchildren, Joe Burris, Emily (Grant) Harmeyer, Aaron (Sara) Burris, Jenna (Chris) vanOoyen, Kari Ellison, Sorell Harkenrider, and Kegan Harkenrider; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Thomas Kleber of Fort Wayne, Joan Hanke of New Haven, and Phillip (Faye) Kleber of Garrett. Jean was preceded in death by husband Joseph Ellison; father, Frank Kleber; mother, Gertrude Kleber; son, Phillip Ellison; and 4 siblings. Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday, November 16, 2017 in St. Charles Borromeo, 4916 Trier Rd, at 10:30 am with Father Polycarp Fernando officiating with an hour of calling prior to Mass. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Rosary, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 3:30 pm in the funeral home. Burial in Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Heartland Home Healthcare and Hospice or St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, go to