Butler: Dianne E. Mercer, 58, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. She was born September 4, 1962 in Ft. Wayne, IN. to the late Albert E. Wade and Elizabeth J. (Beckman) Krontz. Dianne was a 1981 graduate of Eastside High School in Butler. She worked as a technician at Dupont Hospital in Ft. Wayne for 3 years. Dianne was united in marriage to Gilbert J. Mercer on February 14, 1981 at Big Run Church in rural Butler and he survives. She attended Christ’s Church in Butler, enjoyed traveling, live theatre plays, fishing and spending precious time with her children, grandchildren and other children.
She is survived by her husband of almost 40 years, Gilbert, two sons; Corby J. Mercer of Victor, Montana, Hunter K. Mercer of Butler, one daughter; Cassie L. Carnahan of Butler and 4 grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother; Steve Wade of Waterloo, one half-brother; Adam Wade of Colorado, three sisters; Brenda (Richard) Ochoa of Ft. Wayne, Cary (Shawn) McDaniel of Waterloo, Pam Bell of Auburn and 8 step-brothers and 1step-sister.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister-in-law; Jamie Wade.
Visitation will be held from 2-4:30pm Sunday, January 31, 2021 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home 212 N. Broadway, Butler, IN. Private family services will follow with Pastor Dale Rabineau of Christ’s Church officiating.
Per State mandate requirements, masks, social distancing and a total of 50 individuals allowed in funeral home at any given time will be followed.
In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be given in memory of Dianne Mercer to: Christ’s Church, Butler, IN.
Arrangements and assisting the family has been entrusted to H. E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home of Butler.
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