Joanna E. Myers, 90

Joanna E. Myers, 90, of rural North Manchester, Indiana, died at 5:50 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born Feb. 20, 1926, in Wabash County, Indiana to Walter and Jessie (Summers) Fiant.

Joanna was a 1944 graduate of Somerset High School and received a Bachelors of Science in secondary elementary education and a minor in music from Manchester College in 1947.

She married Herman F. Myers at the Peabody Chapel in North Manchester on Aug. 17, 1946; he died July 12, 2015.

Joanna was a homemaker and a farmer's wife. She was a member of the Urbana Yoke Parish, where she sang in the adult choir, played the organ, and was a member of the Women's Guild. She enjoyed polka music, playing the piano, organ, and accordion and especially enjoyed traveling and going out to eat with her husband, Herman. Joanna was a woman of great faith. 

She is survived by four children, Lee (Sandy) Myers of Marion, Ohio, Merle Myers and John (Linda) Myers, both of rural North Manchester, and Carolyn (Steve Powell) Myers of Roann; six grandchildren, Rob (Mandie) Myers of Marion, Ohio, Mandy (Josh) Manner of Dublin, Ohio, Christopher Myers of rural North Manchester, Noelle (Daniel) Pulliam of Indianapolis, John Lundquist and Megan Lundquist, both of Wabash; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday Dec. 9, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Larry Wade officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Andrews. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Urbana Yoke Parish.

The memorial guest book for Joanna may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Dec 06