October 26, 2013

Claudia D. Winegardner


---- — Claudia D, Winegardner, 62, Logansport, passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at her home.

Born June 23, 1951, in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late David and Annetta (Smith) Besse.

On June 25, 1983, in Idaville, she was married to Samuel Alan Winegardner. He preceded her in death Sept. 8, 1983.

Claudia had attended St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Kewanna and Pisgah Church near Logansport. She was a member of Parents Without Partners. She liked animals, gardening, visiting with friends and spending time with children, especially her grandchildren. Claudia also enjoyed watching movies, shopping and dancing.

Surviving are her three daughters, Christina Hickman (David Musselman) of Logansport, Jane (Tony) Homburg of Fulton and Anna Winegardner (Jason Reese) of Logansport; one step-daughter, Miriam Winegardner of Logansport; a sister, Debbie (Roy) McGee of Macy; a brother, David Besse of Kewanna; and grandchildren, Makenzie Hickman, Derek Klimes, Jalyn Louthain, Mary Jane Homburg, Lana Reese, Samuel Reese, Zoe Reese, Patricia Green and Jacob Green.

She was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Jason Klimes.

A funeral service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Fisher Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ryan Lewellen officiating.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory at Fisher Funeral Chapel.

You may light a candle of hope, share condolences in her guestbook and view her video tribute at