Joan Zent
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Joan Zent
  • December 20, 1924 - March 30, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Joan Zent, 92, of Fort Wayne, passed away on March 30, 2017 at Parkview Memorial Hospital. Born on December 20, 1924, in Hartford City, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Alma (nee Markin) Cooper. A 1943 graduate of Hartford City High School, Joan was a wonderful homemaker and a member of Blackhawk Ministries for over 45 years. Her family and grandchildren were the center of her whole life. She is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Gerry) Bollman; grandchildren, Jill (Daniel) Cassidy and Bradley (Jessica) Bollman; great-grandchildren, Kathryn and Madelyn Cassidy and Jackson and Annabelle Bollman; siblings, Paul Cooper, Bill (Sue) Cooper, and Joyce (Bob) Bowers. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Edgar Zent; siblings, Betty Myers, Ruthalene Baker, Dena Brown, and Julia Green; and sister-in-law, Marion Cooper. Funeral service will be 10am, Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Blackhawk Ministries, 7400 East State Blvd, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be from 5 to 8pm Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to Blackhawk Christian School.