Lelia Trauterman


ANTWERP -- Lelia Mae Trauterman, 70, of Antwerp, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Lelia was born in Huntington, Ind., on February 16, 1943, a daughter of the late Leora (Grush) and Walter Bair. She was a member of Payne Church of Christ. On April 15, 1961, she married Thomas Trauterman.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Tom; children, Kathy (Kevin) Smith and Robin (Denise), all of Antwerp; siblings, Dexter, Daryl and Madelyn Bair and Captola Denbo, all of Huntington, Ind.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Lelia was also preceded in death by her daughter, Tammy; one sister, and two brothers.

Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, with viewing one hour prior at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where viewing is also Tuesday from 2-6 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Zion Methodist Church, Huntington

Memorials are to Woodburn Children's Home. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com.

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