Amanda J. Stambaugh
- February 6, 2012
- Fort Wayne, Indiana
of Amanda's Passing
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To the family of Amanda J. Stambaugh,
With our "most deepest" sympathy in the loss of your loved one. We lost a son in 2007. Joshua was 22 years old. Our hearts broke when we read about your, Amanda. You continue to be in our thoughts & in our prayers.
We are in a group called, The Compassionate Friends, that supports family after a child dies. It is a self-help organization that is open to all bereaved families that have experienced the
Posted by: Keith & Michelle Amstutz - Fort Wayne, IN - Someone Who Cares! Apr 24, 2012
You have my deepest sympathy. I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Posted by: JoAnne Soest - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend at Navistar TRC Feb 28, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss.May God hold you in his arms and give you strength.
She's looking down at you now,she'll always be with you!
Posted by: Kelly Rainey - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend Feb 22, 2012
I am so sad to hear of Mandi passing, my condolences to all of her family.
Posted by: David Miller - friend Feb 13, 2012
Honoring a courageous person who kept a positive attitude and was dearly loved by all her family and many friends. Her husband and two beautiful children now have a special angel to watch over them. I hope and pray the best for all of them.
Posted by: Steve - Fort Wayne, IN Feb 13, 2012
I KNEW THE MOMENT THAT BRIAN BROUGHT YOU HOME THAT YOU WAS THE ONE. YOU MADE HIM SMILE.LOVE AND BE THE BEST MAN HE COULD BE. YOU COMPLETED HIM.REST IN PEACE SEXY MAMA AND KNOW THAT WE MISS YOU AN D WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU!
Posted by: GARY & SUSAN JONES - YODER, IN - FATHER & MOTHER IN LAW Feb 12, 2012
As I sit here and type this I think about my memories with you.
The time I had a wedding to go to and
I really didn't want go because you were here visiting us . But you said go ahead and go Aunt Nene will be fine. So you fixed my hair and makeup and it looked beautiful just like you were .
I was on my way yesterday for your Funeral when I had a mishap on the highway.
Posted by: Jean Dina - Parma, OH - Aunt Feb 12, 2012
Brian we are sorry to hear about your loss. We know how much Amanda ment to you. You and your family are in our prayers. Just remember life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Our deepest sympathy.
Posted by: Kelly and Brian - Fort Wayne, IN Feb 12, 2012
You have no idea how much of an impact you have made in my life. You were like a big sister to me in times when I felt I had no one else to turn to. You are such an inspiration to me and many other people out there. The world has lost a special soul, but we know you are still with us in spirit. I think about and miss you everyday. I know I met you for a
Posted by: Casey - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend Feb 11, 2012
thinking about you , just can't seem to get you off my mind . praying that you are okay. couldn't even imagine what you are going through. sending all my love and prayers. take life one day at a time, let those beautiful babys fill some of the empty space. try to be strong and take care of yourself . lots of love to you today and always
Posted by: cyndi collins - lafayette, IN - friend Feb 11, 2012
Sarah and Family, I am so sorry for the worlds loss of Amanda,I only wish I had gotten to meet her.I will not pretend to imagine what you are all feeling right now.May you find peace and comfort in each other and the memories you will forever carry in your heart's.God Bless you all at this difficult time.
Sending many prayers and much love,Kellie
Posted by: Kellie Felton-Stine - Fort Wayne, IN - Family Friend Feb 11, 2012
Honey, we are so so sorry for the loss of Amanda. We know you have been there through all the good times and the bad ones too. We are just praying for all of you, especially Brian and the kids. It's going to be so hard, but know that we love you and are keeping you and your family in our prayers. Anytime you need someone to just listen or to get away..we are always here. Love you
Posted by: Gary and Lisa Covey - HUNTINGTON, IN - Friend of Gary and Susan Jones Feb 10, 2012
Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss. Amanda was unfailingly kind and generous. Her smile walking through the neighborhood will be missed. Our family grieves with you.
Posted by: George Click - Fort Wayne, IN - Frind/Neighbor Feb 10, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to the family. You are in our prayers. God is with you to heal your heart.
Posted by: Jack and Marcia Shelton - FL - Friends of Sarah Feb 10, 2012
Amanda and I swam together on the Bishop Luers swim team. She was one of the best! She always had courage and pride. But that was shown even more when she battled this cancer. She is a reminder for everyone to always put your best foot forward and to do it with a smile. I would only hope to ever have the courage that she did...what an inspiration. My heart goes out to your family. We will continue to pray for all of Amanda's family and friends.
Posted by: Jennifer Nattam - Plainfield, IN - high school friend Feb 10, 2012
My heart-felt sympathy to Amanda's husband, daughter and son. David, I am so sorry for your loss. Daughters are precious gifts from God. Beverly, my sympathy to you also. Please remember Amanda is in a safe, loving home now. You will all meet again. Love to all. Vickie
Posted by: Vickie Kyler-Resler - Churubusco, IN - cousin Feb 10, 2012
THE MILLER FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO SEND OUR CONDOLENCES TO SARAH, AND THE STAMBAUGH FAMILY ON YOUR LOSS, MAY GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY! KEVIN,CHRIS,HALEY,JEREMY,AND JASON MILLER.
Posted by: kevin Miller - Fort Wayne, IN Feb 10, 2012
Peace be with you Amanda
Posted by: Brian and Pam Burbank - Gas City, IN Feb 10, 2012
David and Diana
I was sorry to here about your lose of a daughter I know she had a long hard fight. Just be gald that she is with Jesus now and not in pain any more. I know her children and husband will miss her stay close has a family and love those Grandchildren they can be a joy in your lfe. God Bless you all in your time of need Kathy Ervin
Posted by: Kathy Ervin - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend to David and Diane Feb 10, 2012
Brian, Madison, Dylan and Sarah,
Please accept my most heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your beloved wife, mother and daughter, Amanda. Her courage and strength were inspiring to everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. God Bless All of You!
Posted by: Claire Instasi - Deltona, FL - Friend and co-worker of Sarah Feb 10, 2012
I am so grateful and thankful for your friendship... I wish I could have told you how much you helped me heal a painful burden in my heart !!! Our friendship here may have been short but full of wonderful laughs and memories <3 will miss you i><3>
My Love and forever friendship to your AMAZING FAMILY !!!
Posted by: Cecilia Hewitt - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend Feb 10, 2012
David & Diana,
Words cannot express the how very sorry I was to hear of your loss. I never had the pleasure of meeting Mandi but I can see by the pictures that she had a beautiful spirit. I pray that GOD provides you strength in the days that follow and that your hearts heal with time.
Posted by: Lisa Wisniewski - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend of David & Diana Feb 10, 2012
Our deepest sympathies to the family…we had the pleasure of seeing Amanda’s bright smile and her great strength through her hard fought battle. She is an inspiration to us all to keep our heads up high, and she could always light up a room when she walked in. As now she is an angel in heaven, her spirit lives on through her two beautiful children. She will be deeply missed by all.
The Austin Family
Posted by: Will, Ann, and Amity Austin - Ft. Wayne, IN - Friend of family Feb 09, 2012
David and Diana; So Sorry about Mandy. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Linda Vyain
Posted by: Linda Vyain - Fort Wayne, IN - friend Feb 09, 2012
Amanda, you will be missed you were such a light each time you came in to visit us here at the ARC within Lutheran Hospital. Your courage and joy brought a smile to our faces to know that you are the reason we do what we do each and every day. Thank you for allowing our family here at the Lutheran ARC be apart of your family. You will always live on in all our hearts and we know that you are watching over your family from above.
Posted by: Cariel Warren - fort wayne, IN - American Red Cross @ Lutheran Feb 09, 2012
I met you 10 years ago and I am glad you found Brian. You were the best thing for him. It was alot of fun when we all went on vacation and all the laughs and your smiles. You left him to wonderful children and you will be missed from all of us. You are a angel.
We Love You
Posted by: Cindy Good and Family - Peru, IN - she is like a dauhter Feb 09, 2012
Thank you for sharing this wonderful woman with us. It was always a pleasure to be with Amanda and her family. Andrew and I will miss her!
Love you all!! God Bless you.
Posted by: Beatriz Avram - Daytona Beach, FL - Friend of family Feb 09, 2012
I love and miss you so much I will always remember your beautiful smile and your positive attitude
Posted by: Chris Norwalt Feb 09, 2012
May God wrap his arms around the loved ones left behind and comfort them in the coming days to follow. R.I.P Amanda Stambaugh
~Always to be Remembered and Never Forgotten~
Posted by: Troy and Teresa Meyer and Family - Marion, IN - Family Friend Feb 08, 2012
Our deepest sympathy.
Posted by: Brian and Amanda Gephart - Fort Wayne , IN Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, what a beautiful courageous woman! I guess God had bigger plans for you in the Heavens above than here on earth. My heart is heavy with the sadness I feel for your grieving family and friends. You truly were a shining star for so many people as witnessed by all the comments/concerns expressed by people from near and far on Facebook. Your smile radiated the love you had for life and I am sorry that it came to a
Posted by: Suzy Gray - DeLand, FL - Friend of Sarah Wall Feb 08, 2012
Forever in our hearts - Love you always
Posted by: Brian Graham - Lima , OH - Friend Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, I am still in shock. Not enough words to convey my deepest sympathy. Seems like yesterday since I saw you for the 1st time when your Mom brought you home from the hospital. I watched you grow up and turn into a loving, gorgeous young woman...a perfect Mom to Madison and Dylan and an amazing wife to Brian. You've been taken from us way too soon. I guess God wanted you with Him... I'll never forget the memories we have! Until we meet again...Jayne
Posted by: Jayne Wright-Proper - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend of Sarah and Amanda Feb 08, 2012
amanda . i never met you but i knew your mom and granmother so i felt i knew you. the angels have you now are taking good care of you. wish i could have meet you. sending all the prayers tp your mom to heop her get threw this. you are so beautiful. love
Posted by: bonnie whitehead - cold springs, KY - just a friend/know her mother Feb 08, 2012
To Sarah, Brian, Madison and Dylan and Family,
We all have the hope of seeing your beautiful face again soon, as promised in the bible at Revelation 21:3,4. No more sickness, sorrow or tears will be anymore. We look forward to that time to see our loved ones again. Love, Esther McCarty :)
Posted by: Esther McCarty - DeLand, FL - friend Feb 08, 2012
My deepest sympathies to Brian, Madison, Dylan and Sarah. What a wonderful and courageous battle Amanda and you all fought. She's a remarkable young lady and you all are tremendous in your love and support for Amanda and each other. Please know we are all praying for strength and comfort to you all.
Posted by: Chip Kent - Port Orange, FL - Friend and coworker of Sarah Feb 08, 2012
Rest in Peace
Posted by: The Ballard's - Oakdale , LA - family Feb 08, 2012
My deepest condolences to Brian, Madison, Dylan, granparents & parents. I grew up with Brian, but never had the chance to meet Amanda. As a mother, my hear breaks for her children and family members. I have followed Amanda's courageous story, and I know she was a touch girl through this touch hourney. Please know my prayers are sent, and I will continue to pray for your family. God bless.
Posted by: Angela Arambula (Neal) - Ft Wayne, IN - Friend of Brian's Feb 08, 2012
My wish for you and your family is that you may find comfort in knowing Amanda is now in the hand's of God. May your memories of better times carry you through.
Posted by: Lynne Bruno - Orange City, FL - Co-Worker of Mother Feb 08, 2012
Many prayers for you and your family during this dark valley of sorrow. May the peace of the Lord light upon your hearts.
"Death is the starlit strip between the companionship of yesterday and the reunion of tomorrow."
Posted by: Christina Sanders King - Indianapolis, IN Feb 08, 2012
We are praying that all of you find peace during this difficult time. Our most heartfelt condolences upon your loss.
Liz & Abe Schwab
Posted by: Liz Schwab - Fort Wayne, IN - Neighbor Feb 08, 2012
My dear friend Amanda: I am honored to be able to call you my friend. You had a smile as bright as the moon and a heart as big as gold. I will always remember the good times we shared. From our silly facebook chats, our night of dancing, to your caring words when I would feel down about the passing of my mother. I may have tears of sadness now, but I will always smile at the memories and
Posted by: Betsy Burris - Deltona, FL - Family Friend Feb 08, 2012
Amanda you will be greatly missed! Your smile will forever live on in the hearts of your family and friends.
Posted by: suzanne dobbins - fort Wayne, IN - friend Feb 08, 2012
Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. I feel so honored that I got to meet Amanda. Her visits here at the Red Cross at Lutheran Hospital were so enjoyable! She lit up the room with her smile and laughter! It meant a lot to the donors to meet someone who actually had received the gifts of life that they so generously give. Now for me! How can you start to love someone in just a matter
Posted by: Alice Stiffner - Kendallville, IN - Friend from the Red Cross Feb 08, 2012
Sarah and Family: There are no words to make it better only a comfort in knowing that Amanda made her peace and her soul was needed elsewhere.
Posted by: Kathy Andrews - Deltona, FL - Co-worker of Mother Feb 08, 2012
Sara - We are all so saddened by your loss and with this message we all send our heartfelt condolences. Our wish for you and your family is that you may find comfort in knowing that your daughter is now in the hand's of God. May your memories of better times carry you through. God Bless. You and your family are in our thoguht and prayers
Posted by: Trapeze Software Group - Cleveland, OH - Business Partner of Sara's Feb 08, 2012
Thank you for sharing your stories about Amanda, I am so very sorry for your loss, I know she was loved, and will be missed. With Respect bob Jesch
Posted by: Bob Jesch - fort wayne , IN - funeral director Feb 08, 2012
It seems as though God chooses those to live in His Kingdom who have done so much good for Him on His Earth! I know God is using 'Mandy' in Heaven!! She is experiencing God's rewards!! She was so loved I know by her dear family and friends while she was here-but now she is rejoicing in an abundance of her heavenly Father's Love!!! May God continue to watch over her family until someday they will be reunited once again in the place God Himself has prepared for us all!! With Much Love & Prayers, Linda
Posted by: LINDA DECKER - Lima, OH - friend Feb 08, 2012
To The Entire Stumbaugh, Wall, and Cartwright Families:
Thoughts ard prayers go out to you all, words cannot express the sadness I feel at this very moment. Just remember all the good and bad times and remember that Amanda was a fighter and a hero to many people. She will always share a place in our hearts.
Peace will now be with you, spread your wings and fly and smile. Look down upon the ones you have now left behind
Posted by: Daphne Cole - Mansfield, OH - Family Friend Feb 08, 2012
Brian, I was devestated to hear the news of your dear wife's passing. I wanted to share with you and your children an old Irish funeral prayer that has brought me comfort on many difficult days.
"When we lose someone we love it seems that time stands still. What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, longing for one more day: one more word, one more touch.
We may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why
Posted by: Greg McDonald - Greenacres, FL - Friend of Brian Feb 08, 2012
There are no easy answers to what you now endure, no ways to dull your sorrow; and no quick and simple cure. You've lost someone you cherished; their passing brings such pain, but GOD gives you this promise, one day you will meet again.
Amanda fought a good fight, she kept the faith. She's now in a better place. No more pain and suffering. As I was being up dated about Amanda, it brought pain to my heart
Posted by: Tawana Jenkins-Hicks - Daytona Beach, FL - Co-worker of the mother Feb 08, 2012
My deepest sympathies to all of Amanda's family and friends.
Posted by: Ellen Hite - Anderson, IN - Friend of the Stambaughs Feb 08, 2012
We wanted to tell you how very sorry we are for your loss. No words can express how saddened we were to hear about the passing of Mandy . May God hold and comfort you in your time of need. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family! With Love, Zeke, Stephanie, Zane & Keelan Stewart
Posted by: Zeke & Stephanie Stewart - Columbia City , IN - Friends of Dave & Diana Feb 08, 2012
My heartful sympathy goes out to you and your family; I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with your and your loved ones at this time.
Posted by: Ann Polito - Daytona Beach, FL - colleague Feb 08, 2012
I am so very sorry for your loss, Amanda and your family will continue to be in our prayers.
Posted by: Christine Peters - Deltona, FL Feb 08, 2012
You are all in my thoughts and prayers....I am so sorry for you loss....may you have the strength to get through all of this and be safe.....God Bless you and your family
Posted by: Pamela Brown - Orange City, FL Feb 08, 2012
My heartfelt condolences. Amanda will live on forever in your heart and become the angel of her children to love and protect for eternity. God bless you and your family.
Posted by: Nicole Miller - DeLand, FL - Friend of the family. Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, I only had the opportunity to meet you on a few occasions but during those times I saw what a wonderful person you are and how much love you and Brian have. Brian I know you will be a strong father for those babies. I am so extremely sorry for the loss of such a wonderful woman. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family! God Bless and rest in peace Amanda.
Posted by: Samantha Bair - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend of Brian Feb 08, 2012
Brian and the rest of the family, I cannot imagine how you all must be feeling. Amanda was such a courageous person. Although I did not know her personally, I prayed for her all the time. Heaven welcomed a very special angel and the world lost a true fighter. Your family is continually in my prayers and may God Bless you during this time of sadness. You are all in my heart......
Posted by: Michelle (Shamory) Brown - Gas City, IN - friend of the family Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, I never had the pleasure of meeting you but I feel as I know you. I've followed every Facebook post about you and even asked your friends about you. You truly are an inspiration to us all, a real HERO! GOD sure has a bright new Angel by his side. Fly your wings, Amanda. May the Lord comfort your family and friends at this time of loss, GOD bless.
Posted by: Teresa Jerome - Fort Wayne, IN - Bandidos family Feb 08, 2012
Was so glad I got to spend some time with you at the Hospital before your passing...It was a huge life changing experience for me and I have you to thank for that!! You have made such a huge impact in everyone's lives with your courage and your strength for the last 3 years, You are a true Hero!!!
I LOVE YOU MY SISSY!!!
Posted by: Gladys Wall - Sarasota, FL - Aunt Feb 08, 2012
God bless this family and the community of faithful Christians who have and continue to pray for Amanda. I have been touched by her story and I thank God for the opportunity to know of her and to know the love her mother poured out so passionately in the sight of dark days and painful moments. Sarah, you are an inspiration to all motherhood and I honor you. I am so sorry for the loss, but I am so glad
Posted by: Tonya Burroughs - Fort Wayne, IN - friend Feb 08, 2012
I did not have the pleausre to know you personally, Amanda...but thanks to Michelle I was able to get to know an obvious beautiful spirit who so enjoyed and loved life and her family and friends. It shows in your bright face and sweet smile. I pray I am good enough to meet you some day....
Your friend, Rhonda
Posted by: Rhonda Lessner - Peru, IL - Someone who cared... Feb 08, 2012
When we where kids we played a lot, I went to my first Komets games with Mandy, at least that is what I called her when we where kids. I had heard she was sick but I guess you don't miss what you have until it's gone. I wish we would of kept in contact so I could of told her how much her friendship meant to me as a kid. May you rest with angels. Love April.
Posted by: April Jensen - Fort Wayne, IN - distant cousin/old friend Feb 08, 2012
A loving and wonderful lady is now flying with the angels. Amanda was a great person and hard worker! God bless her family
Posted by: Rita Dunfee - Columbia Ciyt, IN - Former co-worker Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, you will be an inspiration for so many people. You showed it with the way you lived your life and the battle you fought. Your smile and free spirit will be missed.
Brian, Madison and Dylan, may your wonderful thoughts only grow with the new meanings that come from then when you think of Amanda/Mom
God Bless to All
Posted by: David Harden - Lake Mary, FL - Friend Feb 08, 2012
She will be missed so much...Amanda made such an impact on my life and I am grateful for every min that I got to spend with her...She will forever remain in my heart
Posted by: Shelby Stambaugh - Fort Wayne, IN - sister in law Feb 08, 2012
David & Diana,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you daily. May god give you the strength to get through this trying time. At a time like this, we feel so helpless and wish that there was something we could do to help ease the pain you are feeling. Mandi had a hard fight. I hope you have some relief knowing that she isn't hurting or fighting anymore. I imagine that will come in time. I am sure it is hard
Posted by: Bill and Julie Branning - Fort Wayne, IN - Friends of David and Diana Feb 08, 2012
Sarah and family, Peace and Blessings to each member of your family. Amanda was so fortunate to come from a family with strong ties. Amanda is now at peace and no longer feels pain. Each breath is comforting. She flies with the Angels.....
I know that losing her is hard but I will tell you that my grandchildren give me a reason to live each day as I am sure that yours will too.
Posted by: Bevann Hamill Feb 08, 2012
Even though I never had the pleasure of meeting Mandi, I feel that through her friends at Bandido's I knew that she was a caring mother, wife, daughter and co-worker. She is now God's Angel looking down from above holding and keeping you safe. May your memories of the happiness & joy she brought into your life comfort you all at this difficult time. Mandi may you rest in peace.
Posted by: Phyllis Hershey - Lima, OH - Friend of Bandido's Feb 08, 2012
amanda i never had the pleasure of knowing you but by the updates your mom put on fb i feel as i knew you. so hard to hold back the tears and wonder why god couldn't just let you stay here . you we're a angel already . sarah you are a amazing mother . she still has a part of her she left for you thoses babys . may you rip amanda
Posted by: cyndi collins - lafayette, IN Feb 08, 2012
I never had the pleasure of meeting this couragous Angel. I have been watching her story and sending up prayers. She touched my life and didn't even know it!! I am very sad for this family and especially those babies. She will be right their watching them grow up, theirs no doubt in my mind. I send my condolences, love, and especially prayers..... God bless
Posted by: Rachel Rankin - Fort Wayne, IN Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, I am so blessed to have had you in my life. I loved seeing your smiling face and hearing your amazing laugh. I am sooooo going to miss you. I enjoyed every moment with you. I am so glad I went to the benefit concert with you! To share that and to have you tell me it meant the world to you for me being there. To be honest it meant the world to be there for you. I
Posted by: Jennifer Horn - Huntington , IN - Friend Feb 08, 2012
Even tough I dont know the family I just wanted you guys to know my thoughts & prayers are with the whole family, especially her children. GOD BLESS YOU GUYS!! SORRY for your lost!!
Posted by: Sheryl Jobe - Indpls, IN - Friend of Kim Herbs Feb 08, 2012
Amanda, you gave us the precious gift of making memories we will treasure for the rest of our lives. You were so full of life and made everyone around you feel special. You had a contagious smile and laugh I will never forget but everytime I look at your babies we will be seeing you in them. Until we meet again pretty lady............
Posted by: Joe & Lou Stambaugh - Marion, IN - Step Mother in law & Friend Feb 08, 2012
There are no words to make family/friends feel better during times such as these. Amanda brought inspiration to my life with her strong determination to fight every day this injustice to her body.
My heart is fuller for having her in it now and always.
Much love to Brian, Madison and Dylan, as well as parents and grandparents. May Amanda continue to inspire you to live and love every moment as fully as possible.
Posted by: Faith Purkiser - IN Feb 08, 2012
Sarah, Brian, Madison & Dylan I weep with you over the loss of this extroidanary young lady. Amanda taught us all what it means to live your life to the fullest. She touched so many lives with her love, strength and courage. She will always remain in our hearts. Fly high beautiful Angel. Love you to LIFE & beyond.
Posted by: Judi Wright - Avon, IN - Friend of Sarah Feb 07, 2012
May your memories of Amanda with her beautiful smile comfort your grief and sorrow. Love never dies -- it lives forever.
Our deepest sympathy for your loss.
Posted by: Bill and Peggy Hearrin - DeBary, FL - Friend of Sarah Wall Feb 07, 2012
My deepest sympathy to Sarah, Brian, Madison, Dylan & family. What an inspiration she was for all of you and us as well. She is one of God's angels now, and I hope you all can find some kind of peace with that in the days to come. God bless you all.
Posted by: Julie Glassey - Ossian, IN - Friend of Mother Feb 07, 2012
David & Diana,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. You have my deepest sympathy. I know Mandi will certainly be missed. Stay strong and keep your chin up during this difficult time. If there is anything we can do let us know.
Ronnie, Lynnette, Zackary, Lukas, Whitney, Krista, Little Ronnie , Kylie, Landon and Amaya
Posted by: Lynnette Fisher - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend of Father Feb 07, 2012
Her Journey’s Just Begun
Don't think of her as gone away-
her journey's just begun,
life holds so many facets-
this earth is only one. . .
Just think of her as resting
from the sorrows and the tears
in a place of warmth and comfort
where there are no days and years.
Think how she must be wishing
that we could know today
how nothing but our sadness
can really pass away.
And think of her as living
in the hearts of those she touched. . .
for nothing loved is ever lost-
and she was loved so much.
In Loving Memory ~ Love you always Amanda
Posted by: Jolene Southwick - Vero Beach, FL - Friend Feb 07, 2012
May you be so at peace in the lords hands. May God take care of you like his new angel .
Posted by: Kim Herb (Rollins) and Family - IN - Mom & Dads friend & classmate Feb 07, 2012
GOD SAW SHE WAS GETTING TIRED AND A CURE WAS NOT TO BE SO HE PUT HIS ARMS AROUND HER AND WHISPERED COME WITH ME WITH TEARFUL EYES WE WATCHED HER SUFFER AND SAW HER FADE AWAY ALTHOUGH WE LOVED HER DEARLY WE COULD NOT MAKE HER STAY A GOLDEN HEART STOPPED BEATING, HARD WORKING HANDS REST, GOD BROKE OUR HEARTS TO PROVE TO US HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST.....R.I.P AMANDA YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN OUR HEARTS...
Posted by: PAULA WOOD - FT WAYNE , IN - MOTHER OF DANIELLE EMLEY Feb 07, 2012
My sissy... AN AMAZING LADY!! Mandi has always been a "sister" to me. Memories of laughing together, Thanksgivings together, trips together, working together....She ALWAYS brought a smile to my face! The toughest, strongest, most caring, loving person I have ever met! Such an inspirations....MY HERO!!! I love you Mandi!!! There will always be that part of my heart that is just for her! The best of the best, and now my angel! I LOVE YOU
Posted by: Rachel Schindler - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend/Sissy Feb 07, 2012
You will always be in my heart Amanda. I will always think of you when I think about the times we used to have back in the day and you know what those times are. You will be missed greatly. Love ya girl!
Posted by: Dana Lehman Jr - Nashville, TN - Friend (Co-worker) Feb 07, 2012
There is not just one thing to say about Amanda. She loved with her whole heart, her smile could light up a room. Her family was her everything. She taught me so much about life and how to be the best mom I could be. I have never known anyone as strong as Amanda. She will be in my heart forever, and I am so thankful the Lord placed her in my life.
We had so many good times when
Posted by: Callie Grenawalt - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend and Former Neighbor Feb 07, 2012
May you rest in peace and stand with God in heaven. I will see you again someday Amanda. I love you so much!
Posted by: John Wall Jr. - cousin Feb 07, 2012
Your fought a good fight but the Lord wanted you with him. You will be missed.
Posted by: Jane L. Rexroad - Ossian, IN - Step-Aunt Feb 07, 2012
God speed little one.
Posted by: Dave and Donna bruno - Debary, FL - Friend of family Feb 07, 2012
You were such a brave and beautiful woman, loving wife and wonderful mother to Madison and Dylan. You will be missed. Especially your, "Shut UP!"
I've been remembering the night you came across the hall in your pj's to watch Sex & the City with Callie and me - it went til the middle of the night, and we hooted and hollered and laughed so much!! What great fun! We so hated to see you move, but were
Posted by: Diane L. Mould - Fort Wayne, IN - friend Feb 07, 2012
Amanda although we only knew each other a couple of years we sure did share a lot in that time. We shared our happy moments and the things that we feared the most being sick with leukemia. I feel so blessed to have met you and your family. I will miss you so much-we had a connection with what we have been through that was special! I will miss that SMILE of yours too....I know you are leukemia free now and happy and healthy-you have just moved for now-but I will see you again girl! I love you!!
Posted by: Danielle Emley - Fort Wayne, IN - friend Feb 07, 2012
Amanda, my sweet baby girl, I miss you so much already, you taught me so much about life from the first time I held you in my arms. I cherish all of our time together and will hold those memories close to my heart for the rest of my life, gone but never ever forgotten. Till I see you again all of my love, mom.
Posted by: Sarah Wall - DeBary , FL - Mother Feb 07, 2012
I never got the honor to meet Amanda, but reading all the information Sarah posted each day on facebook, Amanda became an inspiration to me and for me to re-evaluate my life. I am very sad for the families and hope the grace of god will get each one of them through each day that is to come.
Posted by: Tari Haiflich - Rome City, IN - Friend of mother and father Feb 07, 2012