Daniel E. Dirig
Daniel E. Dirig, 72, rural Columbia City, died at 1:53 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at Coventry Meadows Nursing Home, Fort Wayne.
He was born May 18, 1951. On May 7, 1977, he married Barbara E. Stephens, who survives.
He also is survived by his children, Amanda (Charles) Walker, Pioneer, Ohio, Paul (Mollie) Dirig, Columbia City, Elizabeth (Brad) Landis, Kendallville, and John Dirig, Columbia City; 10 grandchildren; and siblings, Jerry (Barbara) Dirig, Fort Wayne, Richard (Becky) Dirig, Auburn, Tom (Pat) Dirig, Marion, Robert (Susie) Dirig, Boise, Idaho, and Marilyn (Scott) Kopecky, Fort Wayne.
Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City, is handling arrangements.