Cheryleen Ressler, 65

Cheryleen Sue Ressler of Columbia City passed away at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Parkview Oaks, Columbia City. Born on Sept. 18, 1946, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Herbert I. and Cathaline “Katie” C. (Adkins) Ressler. She was a lifetime resident of Whitley County and attended Etna Troy Grade School and Indiana School for the Blind. She worked at Passages, Inc. for 30 years. Survivors include her mother, Cathaline “Katie” C. (Adkins) Ressler of Columbia City; sister, Billie D. Ressler of Columbia City; brother, Gary L. (Diane) Ressler of Fort Wayne; several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert I. Ressler and brother, Tony J. Ressler. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, from 3 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Sharon Brockhaus, Certified Funeral Celebrant, officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Original Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given in Ms. Ressler’s memory to Passages Inc. or Whitley County Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.