Virginia J. Bacon

    Virginia J. "Jo" Bacon, 63, of Ossian, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
    She was born March 15, 1949, in Des Moines, Iowa, to the late John and June (Billings) Theisen.
    Jo retired from Ossian Health and Rehabilitation as Activity Director. She was a member of Ossian First Presbyterian Church and enjoyed planning family gatherings and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
    Among survivors 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.; and an aunt Helen Billings of Des Moines, Iowa.
    She was preceded in death by her brother, John, and sister, Patty.
    Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian.    
    Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 15, at 5 p.m. at Ossian First Presbyterian Church, 123 South Jefferson Street, Ossian, with visitation from 2-5 p.m.
    Preferred memorials are to Ossian First Presbyterian Church.
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