VIRGINIA J. "JO" BACON, 63, of Ossian, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital. She was born March 15, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa the daughter of the late John and June (Billings) Theisen. She retired from Ossian Health and Rehabilitation as Activity Director. She was a member of Ossian 1st Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed planning family gatherings and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her husband, Ronald K. Bacon of Ossian; children, Ron (Alesia) Bacon of Ossian, Stephanie Ayers of Fort Wayne, Kelli Bacon of Indianapolis, and Jamie (Dale) Tarr of Ossian; grandchildren, Brandon, Nick, Aaron, Henry, and Ariel; sister, Mary Arnold of Starrett, Ala.; aunt, Helen Billings of Des Moines, Iowa. She is preceded in death by her brother, John; and sister, Patty. Funeral service is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 at Ossian 1st Presbyterian Church, 123 South Jefferson Street., Ossian, Ind. 46777 with visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. prior to service. Visitation is also 6 to 8 p.m. today at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian, Ind. 46777. Preferred memorials may be made to Ossian 1st Presbyterian Church. Please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodak.com
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