Fannie (Fran) Gingerich, 89, of rural Kokomo, IN passed into the arms of her Lord on Friday evening at her home surrounded by her son and daughter-in-law. She was born in Arthur, IL. on Feb. 15, 1932, the daughter of Roman and Katie Otto. Fran married Joseph H. Gingerich in Arcola, IL on Jan. 13, 1950 and he preceded her in death on January 6, 1989.
Fannie was a member of the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church for over 70 years. She had worked as a cook at Maconaquah High School.
Granddaughters Melissa and Melinda were able to come and spend a few days helping care for their grandmother.
Fannie is survived by a son Larry Gingerich and Daughter-in-law Karen; granddaughters Melissa (Mike) Shaefer, Melinda Sonnenfelt (fiancé Mike); step-granddaughter Nicole (Josh Kite) Mills; step-grandson Beau (Jennifer) White; sisters Katie, Mattie, Irene and Deanie. She was blessed to be given 10 beautiful great-grandchildren Abby, Jackson, Jacob and William Schaefer, Tyler and Alyssa Sonnenfelt, Harvey Hunter and Hannah Mills and Harrison White. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe; a daughter, Karen Gingerich; a great- granddaughter, Madison Schaefer; a great-grandson ,Edison Schaefer; and several brothers and sisters.
In keeping with Fannies wishes, Graveside services for friends and family will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, September 17, 2021 at Clymer Cemetery with Pastor Norm Snyder officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Howard Miami Mennonite Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, Amboy, IN.
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