Angela Claire Rectanus
Angela Claire Rectanus
  • December 28, 1969 - February 7, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Angela "Angie" C. (Steinacker) Rectanus, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister & friend. Angie passed away Tuesday Feb. 7, 2017 at age 47 in our Saviors arms. She always put others ahead of herself, making her one of God's special gifts to us all.

She is survived by her loving husband, Michael and their three children, Amanda, Jonathon and Benjamin. At Angela's passing, she leaves behind her mother, Mary A. Steinacker; her in-laws, Jim and Janet Rectanus; sister and brother-in-law Greg (Amy) Rectanus; aunt Joan May, Brookville, IN.; aunt Mary Gillie, Bradenton, FL.: uncle Rev. Adam Schmitt, Fort Wayne; several nieces and nephews, and many wonderful friends. Also surviving, are her five brothers, George (Teresa) St. Louis, MO., Jeffery (Maureen) Mason, OH., Stephen (Cathi) Indianapolis, IN., Andrew (Tammy) Fort Wayne, and Fr. Tony Steinacker, Goshen, IN. She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Steinacker.

Angie was a graduate of Bishop Luers High School, went on to graduate Ball State University in 1991. Angie was employed by Vera Bradley. Angie and her family are members of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. We will keep her in our prayers, memories, forever.

Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4500 Fairfield Avenue. Rosary Service will be 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 2017 at Klaehn, Fahl, Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at the funeral home. Preferred memorials to Rectanus children education fund.