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Judith Hosler, age 85, of Columbia City, passed away at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Heritage, Huntington.
Born on May 24, 1927, in Noble County, she was the daughter of Reverend Valmont and F. Beryl (Weeks) Fry.
She has lived in Whitley County her entire life and attended Columbia City High School for 10 years and received her GED later in life.
On January 12, 1947, she married Kenneth C. Hosler in Columbia City. She worked at Blue Bell and Columbia Products, Columbia City, before she and her husband opened Hoslerâ€™s TV Store.
She made draperies for many homes and businesses in the area and for several years delivered newspapers for Fort Wayne Newspapers. She and her husband Kenny earned their pilotâ€™s license and flew airplanes. She was a member of the B.T. Roberts Free Methodist Church and attended Laud Christian Church and was a former member of the Rebekah Lodge.
Surviving relatives include three children, LeAnn (Jim) Rosen, Doug (Deb) Hosler and Dane (Vicki) Hosler all of Columbia City; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jane Druley and Jeanette (Gerald) Bills, both of Columbia City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth C. Hosler; brothers, Jack, Jerome, Jerry Fry and one sister, Joy Lewis.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor James Clifford officiating. The burial will follow at South Park (Original)Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in memory of Mrs. Hosler to Laud Christian Church or Alzheimerâ€™s Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
To send condolences, please log on to www.demoneygrimes.com.