Rosemary J. Dautz, 64, died Wednesday, January 16 at her Fort Wayne residence. A native of Fort Wayne, she was co-owner & operator of Dautz Florist for 40 years. She liked watching sports and reading. She is preceded in death by a sister Lois Rice, brothers David Rice, Milo Rice, Jr., Paul Rice, and Fred Rice.

She is survived by husband Harold R. Dautz, Fort Wayne; daughter Deborah Dautz, Fort Wayne; sisters Marge Waters, Fort Wayne; Lydia Emrick, Largo, Florida; Phyllis Rice, Fort Wayne; and a brother Merlin Rice, Okeechobee, Florida.

Services were held at 11am, Monday, January 21 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals with burial in Uniontown Cemetery in Wells County, Indiana. Memorials to ARC of Allen County.

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