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Shirley J. Winans, 86, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 Surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 19, 1931 in Guide Rock, Nebraska to the late Merle W. and Gertrude (Vance) Hubbard. She retired in 1992 from Lincoln Life Insurance Company. She was a faith filled member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a longtime member of the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf. She was an avid reader and enjoyed baking. Her family and friends will always remember her breads, cookies, and other treats. Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Eugene Winans of Fort Wayne; daughter, Judi (Kent) Loomis of Hoagland; sister, Mary Lou Hadley of Boise, Idaho; grandchildren, Jared Loomis and Monique (Nick) Smith; and great grandchildren, Niklaus, Hunter, Lauren, and Autumn Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Diann S. Winans; and granddaughter, Nicole Loomis. Funeral will be on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5401 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46835 with visitation starting at 10 AM. Burial will be in Covington Memorial gardens. Preferred memorials may be made to the church.