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 Fawn Christena <I>Bessinger</I> Heisler

Fawn Christena Bessinger Heisler

Bourbon, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Jan 2013 (aged 97)
Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Burial Etna Green, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 103781026 · View Source
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Fawn Heisler, 97, of Nappanee, and formerly of Etna Green, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Jan. 18, 2013, in LuAnn Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Bourbon, to Rollie and Lydia Eaglebarger Bessinger. On Aug. 25, 1935, she married John E. Heisler, who died Jan. 16, 1988.

She was a lifelong resident of the Etna Green and Bourbon area and graduated from Bourbon High School in 1934. She was a homemaker, cleaned houses and worked as a cook at Etna Green School, where she retired. She was a faithful member of Etna Green United Methodist Church and a member of the Thimble Club. A wonderful cook, she was known for her angel food cakes and homemade noodles. She also enjoyed cooking for the Lions Club, quilting and playing euchre.

She was blessed with a daughter, Josephine (and spouse Richard) Reprogle, Kokomo; four grandchildren: Michael (and spouse Kristi) Reprogle, Greentown; Matthew (and spouse Karen) Reprogle, Noblesville; Denise (and spouse David) Rosenthal, Cicero; and Angela (and spouse Brian) Shockney, Lafayette; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Hall, Bourbon; and a brother, Max (and spouse Jessie) Bessinger, Three Rivers, Mich.

She was preceded in death by three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Genevieve Heckaman and Lavon Stackhouse; and two brothers, Roy and Wayne Bessinger.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Etna Green United Methodist Church, 131 W. Broadway St., Etna Green, with Pastor Joe Lampton officiating. Burial will be in Etna Green Cemetery. Calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St. Bourbon.

Warsaw Times-Union - January 18, 2013




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781026
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fawn Christena Bessinger Heisler (17 Feb 1915–18 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781026, citing Etna Green East Cemetery, Etna Green, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Slimbeaux (contributor 47627724) .