Frances E. Barnette
||Frances E. (Aitchison) Barnette, 102, passed away on August 9, 2011. She was born
on July 9, 1909 , in Chicago, Illinois.|
A lifelong resident of Indiana, Francie and her husband,
Joseph D. Barnette
, lived in South Bend until 1969; in Culver at Lake Maxinkuckee until 2006 and
presently resided in Indianapolis at Hoosier Village. Prior to Joe’s death in 2010, Francie and Joe celebrated
their 78th wedding anniversary.
While in South Bend, Francie was involved in many community and philanthropic activities, including
those at First Methodist Church, where she was in charge of the nursery during Sunday services.
She was known for her sunny disposition, her friendly smile, and her care and concern for others.
Survivors include two sons, Joseph
D. Barnette, Jr.
and wife Charlene of Indianapolis and Dennis A. Barnette of Chicago; three
grandchildren, John C. Barnette of San Francisco, CA, Michael J. Barnette of Indianapolis, and Anne B.
Zalubowski, her husband Matt, and daughter Campbell of Crofton, MD.
Memorial services were private.
If you wish, a memorial contribution may be sent to Wesley United Methodist Church, 511 School Street,
Culver , Indiana 46511 or your own favorite charity.
Care and arrangements were entrusted to the Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel, 740 E. 86th Street,
Indianapolis, IN. www.leppertmortuary. com
www .leppertmortuary .com
Cuvler citizen 18 Aug 2011