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Oma Tennant, 92

April 25, 2012

FORT WAYNE — Oma Isabelle (Reeg) Tennant, 92, or Fort Wayne, and formerly of Larwill, died Tuesday April 17, 2012, at St. Anne’s Nursing Home.
She was born April 3, 1920, a daughter of the late Frank and Rozzie (Bentz) Reeg.
She was married to Dr. David Lewis Tennant on Nov. 9, 1940, and he preceded her in death Feb. 5, 2002.
She was a graduate of Larwill High School and was a member of Wayne Street Methodist Church.
Oma was a stay-at-home mother and was involved in her children’s many activities.
She was active for many years in the Fort Wayne Women’s Club and was a member of Eastern Star.
She enjoyed her time spent with friends in the antique club and playing bridge and euchre.
She loved gardening and was known for her beautiful flowers.
Oma is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Brad) Bendure of Castle Rock, Colo.; her two sons, James (Katherine) Tennant of High Point, N.C. and David (Rebecca) Tennant of Fort Wayne and her sister, Patricia Loe of Columbia City.
She was preceded in death by son-in-law, Brad Bendure; grandson, John Bendure; and six brothers and sisters.
Mrs.Tennant has nine loving grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral was 11 a.m. on Friday at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with Pastor Douglas Vogel officiating.
Memorials may be made in Mrs.Tennant’s name to Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo (Attn Kelly), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808, for the Australian Campaign. To sign the online guestbook visit www.mccombandsons.com.

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