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“Very sorry for her passing. I remember her very fondly from the wonderful CCHS days, 61-63. We only shared one class and was always very nice to me....Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Barnet - Fort Wayne, IN

“Todd and Brian,So sorry to hear of your mother's recent passing. We did not realize until viewing the recent obituary's this morning on channel 21....Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mike & Jan Dembickie - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving God by reading his word, and find comfort in the hope he gives us all : of seeing our...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I knew Joan & Tom for many years as a neighbor in Burning Tree. Very wonderful individuals. May God bless the family during this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Lonnie Braun - Fort Wayne, IN

“Jack and Ellen,I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your grandma! ❤ I'm sure you have so many special memories that you will treasure...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Kristin Hoersten - Ft Wayne, IN

“Joan you will be truly missed. I loved you and loved working with you. You were such an awesome person and had such a wonderful heart for people. God...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Anita Henderson - Fort Wayne, IN

“I remember her coming to our house as a child and we would make choc chip cookies. She loved choc chip cookies. Haven't seen her often as we got...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sondra & Joe Espich - TUCSON, AZ

“Our deepest sympathy to the Hartzog family. Joan and I were friends for over 55 years and when the "CC" gals married, our husbands joined us for...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Diane Newby Newby - Inlet Beach, FL

“Thinking of you all at this sad time. Sending prayers. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Maureen Carretta - Angola, IN

“We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Dr. Bussick & Staff ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Timothy Bussick - Fort Wayne, IN

“Very Sorry for Your Loss. Mrs. H was a great lady. Many mem. with her and Mr. H during the high school days. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Bo Boreani - Fort Wayne, IN

“I can see Joan rolling the dice for Bunco, I hear her laugh, and see her smile. My heart is broken for her family and for us. I played Bunco with...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Terry Sheets - Fort Wayne, IN


Joan Lynne (Johnson) Hartzog, 72, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Born on July 23, 1946 in Fort Wayne to the late Forest and Mary (Eifert) Johnson. She was a graduate of Central Catholic HS. At an early age Joan was a talented tap and jazz dancer, later becoming an instructor. She worked as a Cafeteria Manager for FWCS, Black Hawk Middle School for 36 years. Was a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church for 30 years. Enjoyed helping others, spending time with family, and caring for many relatives. Joan never missed any event that her children or grandchildren participated in. Loved to entertain, spending time with her friends, and the Bunco Club on Monday Night's. She is survived by her sons, Brian (Jennifer) and Todd (Tracy) Hartzog; grandchildren, Austin (Amy) Hartzog, Kyle Hartzog, Joshua Hartzog, Jack Hartzog, and Ellen Hartzog; and great-granddaughter, Elaina Hartzog. Proceeding her in passing are her beloved husband of 50 years, Thomas Hartzog; son, Richard Hartzog; and brother, Robert Johnson. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10am on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church 7215 St. Joe Road Fort Wayne, Indiana 46835 with visitation thirty minutes prior. Visitation will also be 2-4pm and 6-8pm on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Funeral home 1320 E. Dupont Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825 with a Rosary service starting at 2pm. Memorial masses may be made to St. Vincent DePaul, Our Lady of Good Hope, and St. Charles Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may also be made to Women's Care Center of Fort Wayne. Condolences may be left online at www.mccombandsons.com.