Viola Beachy Coblentz, 63, of Fort Wayne died of heart failure at her home on Monday, December 31, 2012. She was born on August 23, 1949 in Amlin, Ohio to Eli William and Barbara Beachy.
She graduated from IPFW in 1986 with an associates degree in nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at St. Joe in the ICU and Lutheran Hospital. Although currently divorced, she was married to William Coblentz for 22 years.
She is survived by four children, Shannon (Benjamin Schnipke) Coblentz; Tara Eguia; Coyla Coblentz; and William Travis (Christina) Coblentz; six grandchildren, Rhett, Jade, Jaina, Trinity, Destin, and Nathan; and seven siblings, Ervin, Noah, Roman, Ada, Leona, Iona and Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Susie Beachy; and Barbara Ressler; and brother, Atlee Beachy.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4 and two hours prior to the 2:00 funeral service on Saturday, January 5 at Klaehn, Fahl and Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Rd. Chapel, 6424 Winchester Rd., Fort Wayne. Burial will take place at Lindenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospital ICU Equipment Fund.
Arrangements provided by Klaehn, Fahl and Melton Funeral Home in Fort Wayne. Online condolences may be made at www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com.