Mary R. Buckhardt, 60, of Columbia City, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at her home. Born Sept. 3, 1959, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Jackie Norman and Joann (Emerick) Shuler. Mary spent her lifetime in the Churubusco area and had worked for Meijer, Fort Wayne.
Mary is survived by her siblings including, Jack Shuler, Fort Wayne, Lewis Shuler, Angola and Debbie Bray of Monroe, MI; her surviving children are, Jason Langston, Fort Wayne, Joseph Langston, Parma, Ohio, Michael Buckhardt, II, Churubusco, Nicole Johnson, Clarksville, and Monique Martin, Fort Wayne. Also surviving are six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Jon Buckhardt.
A gathering of family and friends will be 4-6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 3, at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with Pastor Roger M. Mullet of Faith Lutheran Church. With the current Executive Order, face masks are required for attendance. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Bowers Cemetery, 9101 Stellhorn Road, Fort Wayne.
With limited seating, the funeral service may also be watched live on Facebook through DeMoney Grimes Live.
Memorial donations may be given in memory to Mary’s Final Expense Account in care of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home.