Vanessa Deermer Obituary

Service Information

Celebration of Life

Sunday, September 24, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Yolo Event Center
4201 North Wells Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana
In Memory of

Vanessa Rose Deermer

May 8, 1959 - September 10, 2017

Vanessa Rose Deermer, 58, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at her home. Born on May 8, 1959, in Huntington, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Robert and Rosetta (Rose) Searles. Vanessa attended New Haven High School and worked for over 30 years in childcare. She enjoyed fishing, roller skating and skate dancing. She is survived by her son, Justin (Cassi) Deermer of Fort Wayne; daughter, Coral (Guylon Washington) Deermer of New Haven; five grandchildren, Za'Riyah, Ariana, Karder, Laila, and Penelope; sister, Tracie Purifoy of Westland, Mich.; nephews, Rian (Lindsay) Searles and Randall (Brittany Keim) Mccomb, both of Fort Wayne; and niece, Danielle Mccomb of Fort Wayne. A Celebration of Life will be from 1-5pm on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Yolo Event Center, 4201 N. Wells St., Fort Wayne. For online condolences, please visit

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"I love you mommy! I just wish you were home with me! I know you and grandpa have got to be fishing right now cause it's beautiful outside!" Coral

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