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Ashley Morgan Storm, 19, of Columbia City, died at 1:05 p.m. as the result of a motorcycle accident Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Born March 16, 1993, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Todd Alan and Kimberly Ann (Kruse) Storm.
She attended Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran School through sixth grade, Carroll Middle School and recently graduated from Columbia City High School with the class of 2012.
She had been accepted to St. Francis University, Fort Wayne, to study radiology. She worked as a manager at Portside Pizza in Albion, and for four years she worked as a cook at the Magic Wand in Churubusco.
Survivors include her parents, Todd and Kimberly Storm; brother, Tyler Storm, sister, Danielle Storm all of Columbia City; grandparents, Patricia and Stan Kruse of Fort Wayne; Mike and Sharon Cherry of Rutledge, Tenn. and Larry Storm of Indianapolis; great-grandparents, Lester (Opal) Dalrymple of Connersville and Edna Kruse of Fort Wayne. Aunts and uncles surviving include Rod (Darcy) Storm of Greenville, SC, Abigail (James) Storm of Paragon, Kathy (Jim) Reid of Huntertown, and Kenneth Kruse of Fort Wayne. Ashley also leaves behind a number of cousins and extended family members.
Ashley was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Ed Kruse, Maxine and Irvin VanAllen and Ruth Storm.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City.
The funeral service is Thursday at 2 p.m. with calling two hours prior to service at Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 6318 W. California Rd., Fort Wayne. Pastor Bill Mueller will be officiating. Burial will follow at Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be given in Ashleyâ€™s memory to Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church or the Humane Society of Whitley County, Inc. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.