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“I remember Rita fondly from Epiphany Lutheran Church and always enjoyed visiting with her. She was a wonderful lady with a great sense of humor. On...Read More ยป
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Rita D. Sundstrom, 65, passed away January 30, 2018. She was born on September 5, 1952 in Auburn, IN, the daughter of the late Willis and Diana Engle. She married Leon Sundstrom on May 12, 1980 and shared 35 years of marriage together before his passing. Rita attended Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing and was a practicing nurse for over 25 years. She enjoyed collecting stamps, studying genealogy, and loved traveling. Rita also enjoyed nature, wild flowers, and visiting art museums. Surviving are her sons, Allen, Eric, and Ian Sundstrom; siblings, Rex (Fran) Engle, Chris (Dan) Koch, and Doug (Mona) Engle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Sundstrom. Funeral service will be held at 1pm, Saturday, February 3, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Burial will take place in Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association.