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1 of 11 | Posted by: Valenda Newell - Indianapolis, IN

“When I think of you I picture my pretty little red-headed cousin, full of joy, in cute dresses. You always reminded me of half- pint on "Little House...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Judy Behrns Ollis - Burnsville, NC

“Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. We pray the love of God enfolds you...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Judy and Randy Ollis - Burnsville, NC

“I remember the many times going down to Florida on spring break around my college years and would be down by the Fort Myers and Naples area. I would...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Lance - Fort Wayne, IN

I can almost remember how it felt sitting in her lap on this night. “Watch over us and keep us strong. Until we meet again, we love you! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Andrew Sherman - Fort Wayne, IN

“Thinking of you today and remembering your laugh and strong sense of duty. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jenny Behrns - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mary: My sweet childhood friend; thank you for all the fun and countless hours we shared throughtout grade school at Queen of Angels. So much...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa Wood - Fort Wayne, IN

“A kind and loving friend that is gone too soon from us. Mary fought a courageous battle and had unshakable faith. Her family was her heart and my...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Darlene Judkins - Fort Wayne, IN

“I feel so blessed to have known Mary these past 28 years. When I think of her, i remember her great sense of humor, her strong faith and her love...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Kay Marrero - FIshers, IN

“To a wonderful person who always had a smile on her face no matter how she felt So much to give. Their was a reason that God wanted you so soon and...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Deb Neher - Huntertown, IN

“You were so special to me and I will always love you and miss you. My prayers and love go to Greg, Gloria, Kristina and your family. You are not...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Ruth Brandt DeLay - Columbus, IN

Mary Kathryn (Behrns) Idzi, 53, of Naples, FL, formerly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died peacefully on Sunday at 8:15 pm after a courageous six-year battle with breast cancer. Born June 11, 1959, Mary was the youngest of six children of Frederick W. and Patricia L. Behrns, Fort Wayne. Mary was a graduate of North Side High School in 1977 and Indiana University in 1984. Over the next 30 years, her business career in employee benefits insurance took her to Indianapolis and the Sarasota/Fort Myers/Naples, Florida area. Mary wed Greg Idzi on August 15, 1997 in Naples. Missing her deeply are her daughter, Gloria Patricia, 12, and step-daughter Kristina, 23. She is survived by her husband and daughters, parents, Fred and Pat Behrns of Fort Wayne, her siblings: Kathy (Dave) Hilliker of Peoria, AZ, Karen (John) Hutmacher, Tom (Jenny) Behrns, Linda (Earl) Irwin, and Susan Sherman, all of Fort Wayne. She also enjoyed her nieces and nephews: Allison Hilliker, Michael Behrns, Kari (Dan) Coffey, Kellianne (Ben) Keim, Elizabeth Sherman, and Andrew Sherman, and Great Grand-niece, Delilah Keim. Mary enjoyed four years of high school cheerleading, playing cards, the piano and tennis, watching Florida sunsets, and eating Zesto's Ice Cream. "Mary's most perfect accomplishment in life was being the mother to Gloria and Kristina. She loved them with her whole being." Mass of Christian Burial is 11:00 am, Monday, September 17, 2012 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1500 West State Blvd., Fort Wayne with calling 1 hour prior with Fr. Christopher Smith officiating. Calling at - D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm with a Vigil Service at 7:30 pm. Burial in the Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made for Masses at Queen of Angels Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, go to