Jean Gebhart, 97, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Virginia Beach.
She was born in Hicksville, Ohio, on October 2, 1923, to Walter F. Fry and Nellie Etta (Ruger) Fry.
Jean was a busy homemaker and devoted mother. She loved to keep her home and yard very tidy for her family. Not a spot of dirt could be found.
Jean was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Angola since the inception.
She handmade over 2000 hats for hospitals and hospice; and was a collector of anything rabbits.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Gebhart, in 2003; daughter, Judy Haslinger; sisters, Mildred Wilson and Mary King; and a half-brother, Ivan Ruger.
She is survived by her daughters, Phyllis (Ron) Banzi and Ann (Mike) Pfost; son in law, David Haslinger; granddaughter, Emily Haslinger; and sisters, Carolyn Houser and Kay Tittel.
Funeral service is 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 17, 2021 at H.E. Johnson Funeral Home, 108 S. West Street, Angola, with calling two hours prior. Please wear a face mask and practice social distancing.
Pastor Steven Flynn will officiate.
Burial will be at Circle Hill Cemetery in Angola, Indiana.
Memorials maybe given to Calvary Lutheran Church of Angola.
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