Melba L. Faulkner
July 21, 1929 - October 04, 2010
Melba L. Faulkner, 81, of LaOtto died Monday, October 4, 2010, in Kendallville Manor Health Care Center where she had resided for the past year.
Mrs. Faulkner was a 1947 graduate of Lafayette Central High School. She was a homemaker.
She was born July 21, 1929, in Fort Wayne to Clarence and Lillian (Henderson) Mallo. On December 21, 1955, in Roanoke she married Erle D. Faulkner. He preceded her in death on February 7, 2003.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Jeff Collins of Auburn and Robin and Damon Lewis of Churubusco; three sons, Randy Faulkner of LaOtto, Ricky Faulkner of LaOtto, and Russell Faulkner of Atlanta, Georgia; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a brother, Harold Mallo of Roanoke.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Lou Mallo.
Graveside services will be Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Calling is Wednesday, October 6, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville.
Preferred memorials are to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com
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Russ, So sorry for your loss. May your wonderful memories of your Mother lighten your heavy heart. LeNeve
Rhonda, Robin & family ~ I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom will live on thru each of you - she will forever be in your hearts! God Bless!
Russ, I am sorry to hear about your mother. I know how special mom's are. You are in our thughts and prayers.
Russ and the entire Faulkner family: You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. I'm so incredibly sorry for your loss.