Eva Diane Wachter-Kendall, 80, Columbia City, passed away at 5:47 p.m. on her 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday Oct. 2, 2021, surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 13, 1940, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of Vincent and Jeanne (Sprock) Wachter.
On October 2, 1971, she married William R. Kendall in Baltimore, MD.
Survivors include her children: Richard (Bonnie) Kendall of Warsaw; Jay (Cathy) Kendall of Jackson, Tenn.; Kenneth (Theresa) Kendall of Sykesville, Md.; Elizabeth Graham (Charley) of Columbia City; Jennifer (Norm) Adkins of Larwill; and Patricia (Steve) Mahoney of Kendallville; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers: Hank (Lynn) Wachter of Duluth, Ga.; and Frank Morel of Ocean City, Md.; several nieces and nephews.
DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.