Marian Elaine Wolf
Marian Elaine Wolf
  • April 14, 1926 - October 13, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Marian Elaine Wolf, 91, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home. Born on April 14, 1926, in Columbia City, she was the youngest child of the late Rev. Valentine and Laura (Luebeck) Hennig. A graduate of Washington Center High School, Columbia City, she was employed with GE for six years. Marian was a wonderful homemaker and later a teacher's assistant with Indian Village Elementary School. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church for over 60 years. A lover of all things that sparkled, Marian enjoyed crosswords, bridge, cross-stitch, Scrabble, traveling, and bowling in her early years. She enjoyed watching the Cubs, especially winning the World Series, and hosted the most wonderful IU parties at her home which included homemade chocolate chip cookies and root beer floats. Marian enjoyed having her birthday dinners at KFC and made the best Texas sheet cake, green bean casserole and deviled eggs. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Zellers of New Haven; sons, Thomas (Lisa) Wolf of Fort Wayne and William (Deborah) Wolf of St. Petersburg, Fla.; six grandchildren, Brett (Mindi) Zellers, Ryan (Angela) Zellers, Alissa (Christopher) Till, Sony (Ben) Laisure, Mariah (Xavier) Garcia, and Josie Wolf; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Wolf; sisters, Eleanor Martens, Doris "Dorie" Hart, Laura "Dottie" Bentz; and Kay Bade; brothers, Larry, Earl, and Edward Hennig; son-in-law, Jack Zellers; and granddaughter-in-law, Natalie Zellers. Funeral Service will be 11:00am on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Peace Lutheran Church, 4900 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be from 5-7pm on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Rd., Fort Wayne. Burial at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the church. For online condolences, please visit