Andrew L. Fassett Aug. 8, 1919 - March 1, 2015 NORTH LIBERTY - Andrew L. Fassett, 95, of North Liberty, passed away on Sunday, March 1st, at 12:05 PM in his residence with his family by his bedside. He was born on August 8, 1919, in Dunseith, ND, to the late Gilbert and Sadie (McDonald) Fassett. He had resided in the Michiana area since 1940, coming from North Dakota. On January 19, 1946, in South Bend, IN, he married the former Betty J. Brubaker, who survives. Andrew retired from Bendix Corporation in 1982 where he worked in Plant Protection. He is survived by his wife, Betty Fassett of North Liberty; one daughter, Linda K. (Dan) Duvall of Thayer, IN; and two sons, Gregory L. (Sandra) Fassett of Logansport, IN, and Keith E. (Susan) Fassett of North Liberty, IN. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Kath-leen Keppner, Anne Furlow, Katherine Fassett, and Shane, Derek and Dustin Duvall; and five great-grandchildren. Andrew was preceded in death by one son, Wayne A. Fassett on December 9, 2014, seven sisters and five brothers. Mr. Fassett enjoyed music; he played in numerous bands. He also loved woodworking, being outside, fishing, camping, and being with his family. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in WW II in the 9th Armored Division and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He received two Presidential Citations and a Bronze Star during his service in the U.S. Army. He was a member of North Liberty Masonic Lodge, the ORAK Shrine, the American Legion Post 365 in North Liberty, and VFW Post 1954 in North Liberty, and a former member of the Moose Lodge in South Bend. Visitation will be Thursday, March 5th, from 4:00 PM 8:00 PM at Hanley and Sons 'Southwest Chapel" Funeral Home, located at 23421 State Road 23 / West Ireland Road, South Bend. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday in the funeral home. Funeral services will be Friday, March 6th, at 11:00 AM in the funeral home, with Pastor Ernie Troxell officiating. A Military Graveside Service will follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery in South Bend. The family requests all memorial contributions be made to Shriners Hospital for Children located at 2211 North Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707. Condolences may be expressed online through our website: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com
. The HANLEY & Sons "Southwest Chapel" Funeral Home handled arrangements and services and extends its deepest sympathy to the Fassett family.
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Published by South Bend Tribune on Mar. 4, 2015.