Erma Dorothy (Rossi) Kuszmaul

August 15, 1921 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 97)

.Erma Dorothy Kuszmaul, age 97, Fort Wayne, Indiana, formerly of Logansport, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Born August 15, 1921, in Logansport, she was the daughter of John and Elena Casalini Rossi.

On April 26, 1942, she married Kenneth E. Kuszmaul, who preceded in death on January 14, 2004.

Surviving are a daughter, Theresa (Larry) Franck, Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, Lana (Scott) Long, Leslie (Scott) Druhot, Lisa (Michael) Mann; nine great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Phyllis Kuszmaul; three sisters, Jenny Wellman, Norina Ott, Mary Lynch; two brothers, Joe Rossi and Corinto Rossi.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019, at All Saints Catholic Church.

Interment will be in the Mount Calvary section of Mount Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m. on Monday, prior to Mass, in the Parish Hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church, 112 East Market Street, Logansport 46947, either as a donation to the Church or as Mass intentions or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (

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