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In Memory of

Patricia Susan Birkmeier

August 5, 1951 - September 10, 2016

Obituary


PATRICIA SUSAN "SUE" BIRKMEIER, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at home. Born Aug. 5, 1951, in Portland, Ind., she graduated from South Side High School in 1969. Sue worked in the health care industry as a business manager for over 30 years. She was a loyal and caring friend and loved spending time with her family and friends at her lake house. Her greatest pride and joy were her grandchildren and her beloved dog, Floydie.

Sue is survived by her fiance', Bruce Helmuth;...

PATRICIA SUSAN "SUE" BIRKMEIER, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at home. Born Aug. 5, 1951, in Portland, Ind., she graduated from South Side High School in 1969. Sue worked in the health care industry as a business manager for over 30 years. She was a loyal and caring friend and loved spending time with her family and friends at her lake house. Her greatest pride and joy were her grandchildren and her beloved dog, Floydie.

Sue is survived by her fiance', Bruce Helmuth; son, David (Pam) Birkmeier; daughter, Anne (Pat) Gensheimer; brother Kim (Susie) Stewart; sister, Era (Joe) Householder; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Ward Stewart; mother, Phyllis Horstman; and niece, Ashley Stewart.

Mass of the Christian Burial is 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4500 Fairfield Ave., with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m., at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, with a luncheon immediately following at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Memorial may be made to Motts Children Hospital at the University of Michigan, 1540 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com