Bonita “Nita” M. Abshire, 66, Columbia City, passed away at 4:33 a.m. July 30, 2021, in Fort Wayne.
She was born in Noble County on Feb. 2, 1952, to the late Leo and Edith (Clouse) Romine. She spent her formative years in Churubusco and graduated from Churubusco High School in 1970.
She was married to Steve Abshire on Nov. 20, 1981. He preceded her in death in May of 2012.
She worked as a data analyst at Lincoln Life, retiring after 25 years.
Shopping, spending time with her family, looking at butterflies and flowers were a few things that she enjoyed in life.
Nita is survived by her son: Jamey (Courtney) Gordon; a sister: Linda (John) Barrett; and two step-daughters: Corina (Steve) Fletcher and Linda (Rob) Law.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her sister: Beverly Gordon.
Graveside services will take place at Rehoboth Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6.
Memorials can be made to The American Diabetes Association.