Cheryl L. Bear Dunderman
Cheryl L. Bear Dunderman

Cheryl L. Bear Dunderman, 63, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Born in Romulus, Mich., Cheryl graduated from Blue Creek HS 1969. She was the owner and stylist at Cher-Rays Hair Design of Payne Ohio for many years.

Cheryl was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and treasured every moment she spent with her grandchildren. Cheryl liked entertaining at their home she designed, decorated and loved to keep immaculate. Home was where she was most happy and a place she could make holidays and birthdays special. She enjoyed spending time at the lake, traveling, tending to her yard, landscaping, shopping, and league bowling. Her humor and cheerful nature will be missed, by those that loved Cheryl the most.

Surviving are her loving husband of 18 years, Bob Dunderman of Fort Wayne, Ind.; mother, Viola (William) Hofacker of Van Wert, Ohio; daughters, Jackie (Jeff) Fox of Fort Wayne, Stacey (Craig) Crosby of Van Wert; brothers, Charles (Yvonne) Bear of Jacksonville, Fla., Gerald (Mary) Bear of Briceton, Ohio, Norman (Kelli) Bear of Grover Hill, Ohio, Scott (Sandy) Hofacker of Elida, Ohio; her grandchildren, Alexander, Jacob, Meg and Nate.

Cheryl was preceded in death by father, Norman Charles Bear, and first husband, Ray E. Staley.

Service is 10 a.m. March 7, 2014, at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior with Jerry Burt officiating. Calling is also Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 2 - 5 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Memorials may be made to the grandchildren’s college education fund in care of Bob Dunderman. To sign the online guest book, please go to