Whitney Ann Shoda, 32, Columbia City, passed away at 3:08 p.m. on Sunday May 24, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Born on June 9, 1987, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Mike Shoda and Paula (Downing) Woll.
She attended Columbia City High School and graduated with the Class of 2006. She was a foreman for the Indiana State Highway Department, Laud Unit for several years, and had most recently worked as a logistics and inventory analyst at L.B. Foster. She enjoyed building crafts and was talented at DIY remodeling projects. She also loved animals and spending time with her family, especially her son Aiden.
Survivors include her son: Aiden Harper, Columbia City; father: Mike (Julie) Shoda, Columbia City; siblings: Brenna Yoder, Bluffton; Trevor (Lauren) Shoda, Columbia City; Erin (Dustin) Dellinger, Larwill; Tyler (Ashley) Yoder, Darci (Trevor) Groves, and Trenton (Alyssa) Shoda, all of Columbia City; grandparents: Carl and Lois Downing, Paul and P.J. Shoda, and John Blakley; and 13 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother: Paula Woll; and grandmothers: Janet D. Shoda and Martha Blakley.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Due to social distancing requirements in place with the COVID-19 pandemic, a private service for family will be held. Burial will follow in Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City. Memorial contributions in memory of Whitney may be made to Aiden Harper’s Education Fund C/O Mike Shoda.