AUDINE V. LOVE, 87, of New Haven, passed away on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at home. Born in New Haven, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Lepper) Roemer. She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church and a past member of the ladies society. Among her greatest joys were her grandchildren and spoiling them with ice cream. She is survived by her children, Steve (Kaye) Love of Fort Wayne, Marsha Lortie, JoEllen (Steve) Schaadt, and Robert (Susan) Love, all of New Haven; brother, Russell (Marilyn) Roemer of New Haven; grandchildren, Robert Lortie, Benjamin, Justin, Travis, and Heidi Schaadt, Matthew, Adam, and Lori Ann Love, and Lisa Andrews; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Robert E. Love; grandsons, Scott Love and Andrew Schaadt; four brothers; and eight sisters. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Pastor David O. Stecker officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Burial in the church cemetery. Preferred memorials to Emanuel Lutheran Church or donor’s choice. To share online condolences, visit

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