Roseann L. Hohenstein, 85, Columbia City, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.
Born Dec. 27, 1934, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Carl and Mathilda (Hambrock) Harber.
She graduated Central Catholic High School with the Class of 1952. On Oct. 8, 1955, she married Donald “Jack” Hohenstein. She worked for Waterfield Mortgage and Financial in Fort Wayne, retiring in 1997. She was a member of St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church.
She is survived by her son: Mark (Barb “BJ”) Hohenstein; daughter: Julie Hohenstein (Paul) Voirol; sisters: Mary Louise (Steve) Leffel, Judy Jett, and Pearl Yoss; brother: Carl Harber; and grandchildren: Christa Voirol, John Voirol and Donald Rosenbaum. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Jack Hohenstein in 2016; infant son: Daniel Joseph Hohenstein; sisters: Mildred Foster, Jeri Keipper and Jeanette Hagan; and brothers: Donald Harber and Roger Harber.
Although Roseann deserved so much more, due to the social distancing requirements in place, extended family and friends may pay their final respects to her and her family by a drive-through viewing under the portico at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 11, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. All people paying their respects are asked to remain in their cars at all times while in line in the funeral home parking lot.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church for her immediate family and she will be entombed next to her husband at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given in memory to Masses at the church or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.