Della Mae Ward

March 27, 1924 - January 4, 2022

Della Mae Ward, 97, a resident of Fort Myers, FL since 1956, formerly of Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in Cape Coral, FL. She was born March 27, 1924 in Columbus, OH to John and Gladys Regan, now deceased.

Della was a member of the Tice United Methodist Church. She was retired from Sprint Telephone Company (United Telephone Company). She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her loving children, Phyla Jean Smith (Phillip) of Marco Island, FL, and Sue Collver (Brian) of North Fort Myers, FL; sister, Betty Schmidt of Bucyrus, OH; numerous nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Danny, Ryan, Ava, and Theresa; as well as great grandchildren, Caitlin, Sydnie, Makayla, Theresa, Sophie, and Penny.

Della was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph McClain Ward in 1999; as well as siblings, Ellen Farenholtz, Dick Regan, and Marilyn Wilson.

Memorial Services will be held privately by her family.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Della Mae Ward are suggested to The American Heart Association,, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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