MICHAEL W. GANNON FREMONT, IN FORMERLY OF VALPARAISO
Michael W. Gannon, age 67, of Fremont, IN passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Ft. Wayne, IN with his family by his side. He was born on September 1, 1946 in Valparaiso, IN, the son of Bernard and Anna (Hozpfel) Gannon; they preceded him in death. Michael was a graduate of Morgan Township High School, Valparaiso. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. Mike was formerly of Valparaiso and moved to the Fremont area in 1984. He was retired from Zurcher Tire and Smith Enterprise in Angola, IN, and was a retired bus driver for Fremont Community Schools. Survivors are his five children: Tammy Gannon of Plymouth, IN, Terry Johnson and Jeremy Fugate of Fremont, IN, Bill and Chris Gannon of Scottville, MI, John and Kandy Gannon of Fremont, IN, Bob and Laura Gannon of Mishawaka, IN; also surviving is the childrens mother, Jule Lemster Gannon of Fremont, IN; 12 grandchildren; Three great grandchildren; his siblings: Larry Gannon of St. Paul, MN, Rita Matthys (Jim) of Westville, IN, Lucy Cress of Fremont, IN, Joanne Evans (Dick) of Springfield, MO, Bernard Jr. Gannon (Carolyn) of Kouts, IN, Debbie Major (Kevin) of Hobart, IN. Visitation Monday, October 14, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, IN. Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 700 W. Maumee, Angola, IN. (Immediately following the Mass, military honors be conducted by members of the Fremont American Legion Post # 257). Memorials: Fremont American Legion Cassel Post # 257, Fremont, IN. Condolences may be sent online to www.beamsfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Times on Oct. 12, 2013