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Eileen N. Nally, 91, of Fort Wayne, took the journey to be with her husband Hiram on Sunday, December 11, 2016.

She recently moved back to Fort Wayne from Salem, Indiana. Born April 8, 1925, in Salem, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Anna and Orville Newby.

After graduating from business collage in 1944, she worked as a secretary for the Indiana State Police and then the Veterans Administration where she met Hiram.

They were married for 66 years. She continued to work part-time while raising her children. She retired as part owner of The Copycenter in 1989.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family. At Christmas she baked each family member’s favorite cookie.

She lived in Venice, Florida during the winter. She is survived by her sister Doris (Ralph) Fordyce of Salem, sons, Steve Nally of Noblesville; Keith (Cheryl) Nally of South Whitley; and daughter, Debra Babiarz of Howell, Michigan, and grandchildren, Tyler Nally of Los Angeles, California, Leah Babiarz and Michael Babiarz both of Howell Michigan. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Beryle and Denzel Newby.

Funeral Service: 1:30 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home.

Visitation: 11:30 am until the time of the services on Saturday.

Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery

Memorials Contributions: Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation 3006 Bee Caves Road, Suite D206 Austin, TX 78746-5579 or to the donor’s favorite charity.