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Luwana R. Ma-e Wire

August 26, 1965 - May 5, 2022


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    Pamela K Wilhite says

    Will miss our laughs and times together you are like a sister to me. I couldn’t ask for a better person to be around than you..I love you

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    Kayla says

    My heart is broken. You will definitely be missed! I love you Aunt Lu

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    Alonda mallory says

    U was like a sister to me Evansville will not ever be the same I will miss r talks and how much we laugh. U always had my back no matter what. Glad we talked not to long ago I will charsh that forever. God loulou I’m still in a daze about this there will never be another person like u. U was one of a kind. U have left a imprint on many people. I’m blessed to had u in my life. Jessie says he loves u too. Love u always my sister my friend & my person.

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    Kayla Rhodes-powell says

    She was an amazing women, had a big caring heart and loved everyone so much. No matter what she had going on in her life she was always there for her kids all of us and including her grandkids. I will never forget u aunt Lou and will miss u more then u know.

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    Tina renschler says

    Rip my friend you’ll always be remembered. I’ll miss seeing you and I’ll carry the good memories with me always. Your kind heart and caring nature will be remembed by many.

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    Kayla says

    Oh Aunt Lu.. it’s not fair.. you were definitely taken away from us way too soon! You’ve been here my entire 36 years and my heart is broken.

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    Dawn Seidl Godsey says

    Leilani I am so very sorry. Words cannot adequately convey to you in this time of pain and sorrow. I remember her fondly. So beautiful , just like you and your sweet Momma. I love and miss you so much. My email is Please get ahold of me. Sending Love, Light and many prayers. Love Forever and Always, Dawn Seidl Godsey & Family

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    Dawn Seidl Godsey says

    Leilani I am beyond sorry. Words cannot adequately convey to you my shared sorrow with you and your family. Sending you Love, Light and Many Prayers. My email is
    Love Always, Dawn Seidl Godsey

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Luwana R. Ma-e Wire, 56, passed away on May 5, 2022. She was born on August 26, 1965, to Henry and Jacqueline Ma-e in Evansville, Indiana.

Luwana graduated from Central High School. She went on to work as a CNA for many years; she had a passion for caring for others. She attended Ivy Tech and began culinary classes; she had a creative mind when it came to cooking. She found great joy in creating dishes for her family, there was never a meal they didn’t rave about. She loved taking care of her family, she kept everyone in line. She enjoyed diamond painting, reading Stephen King, and watching paranormal television. Above all, she will be remembered for her kind heart, compassionate nature, and shoulder to lean on. She was a friend to all and will be missed.

Luwana was preceded in death by mother-in-law Wilma Wire and aunt Elizabeth Leinaala “Ala” Leopoldino.

Luwana is survived by her loving husband Chris Wire; children Elizabeth Ma-e (Harold), Zachary Wire; grandchildren Kaia Wilson, Ace Wilson, Journey Wire, Leland Wire, Kendrick Miller, and raised many children as her own; siblings Tedra Grisham (Tony), Leilani Ma-e (Ashley), William “Miko” Ma-e (Morgan); nieces and nephews Nakoa Ma-e, Brandon Grisham, Justin Grisham, Lauren Grisham, Darrian Ma-e; sister-in-law Carla Cox and Amber Lake, Celesta Golden (Earl) and Adrian Powell and Loreli Golden.

Visitation will be from 11am until the time of service at 12pm on Monday, May 9th, 2022, at Sunset Funeral Home.