Goshen News, Goshen, IN


February 11, 2014

Janice Elaine ‘Jan’ Fackler

Janice Elaine

‘Jan’ Fackler

May 19, 1943-Feb. 10, 2014

SYRACUSE — Janice Elaine “Jan” Fackler, 70, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Monday at her home.

She was born on May 19, 1943 in Goshen, to M. Howard and Esther Berniece (Fisher) Berger.

She was a lifetime Nappanee/Syracuse area resident and graduated in 1961 from Nappanee High School.

On July 19, 1963 in Nappanee, she married James L. “Jim” Fackler who survives. She retired in 2008 from Veada Industries in New Paris after 34 years of service.

She was a member of the Bethany Church of the Brethren in New Paris and a former member of the Church of the Brethren in Syracuse.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Fackler of Syracuse; daughter, Karen Sue (Randall) Gill of Millersburg; son, Jeffery Alan (Lori) Fackler of Penn Run, Pa.; four grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Bell of Matteson, Ill., and Lynn Whittenberger of Kokomo; and two brothers, Steve (Connie) Berger of Wallingford, Vt. and Will Berger of Foraker.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Doris Ann Heckaman.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, where funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Tim Sollenberger-Morphew of the church will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, C.R. 29, Syracuse.

Memorial bequests may be given to Goshen Care at Home Hospice, P.O. Box 723, Goshen, IN 46526 or Center for Cancer Care, 200 High St., Goshen, IN 46526. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

To send condolences to the family in Mrs. Fackler’s memory, visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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