Florence Marie (Small) Hostetler

Born: Sat., Feb. 27, 1932
Died: Sun., Oct. 11, 2020


Visitation

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 20, 2020
Location: Weicht Funeral Home


Memorial Service

12:00 PM Tue., Oct. 20, 2020
Location: Weicht Funeral Home


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Florence Marie Hostetler, 88, died on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at home in Fremont, Indiana.

She was born on February 27, 1932 in Urbana, Ohio to Willard and Helen (Hewlings) Small.  She married Donald R. Hostetler on April 30, 1949.

Florence worked at the First National Bank of Angola in her early years.  Then she and her husband owned and operated the Family Shoe Inn in Angola for 10 years retiring in 1994.  After retiring she worked part-time at the Fremont Public Library.  Florence was a member of the Lake Area Christian Church.

Surviving are her children, Jon (Rebecca) Hostetler of Angola, Indiana, Ronald Hostetler of Fremont, Indiana and Julie (Chuck) Pierce of Angola, Indiana and sister, Mary (Fred) Woerlein of Marion, Ohio.  Also surviving are her two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald R. Hostetler on March 20, 2006 and brothers, William Small, James Small, John Small and Robert Small.

Memorial services will be at 12 Noon on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Scott Saltsman officiating.

Visitation will be from 11- 12 Noon on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Lake Area Christian Church or to the Fremont Public Library.

Burial will take place in Zanesfield Cemetery, Zanesfield, Ohio at a later date.

Charitable donations may be made in Florence's memory to the following organizations:

Fremont Public Library
http://fremont.lib.in.us
1004 Toledo Street, Fremont IN 46737
Tel: 260-495-7157

Lake Area Christian Church
http://www.lacc.church
4760 N. State Road 827, Fremont IN 46737
Tel: 260-495-5222

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Valerie & Don Cheuvront
   Posted Tue October 13, 2020
Julie and Chuck, Know we are thinking of you and sending our love. Praying for you to have peace and comfort, knowing she is now at rest.
Sincere sympathy, Valerie and Don

Tom Bender
   Posted Wed October 14, 2020
So very sorry for your loss, Ron. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

Robert Bird
   Posted Thu October 15, 2020
Very sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family, Jon.

Valerie & Don Cheuvront
   Posted Thu October 15, 2020
Julie and Chuck, Know we are thinking of you and sending our love. Praying for you to have peace and comfort, knowing she is now at rest.
Sincere sympathy, Valerie and Don

Mandie Newland
   Posted Tue October 20, 2020
Florence was a lovely being. She had a kind heart, firm judgment and was a pleasure to know. I will miss her.

Judy Zell
   Posted Tue October 20, 2020
Our love and support to Julie, John, and Ron and their families. Aunt Florence is a beautiful woman both inside and out and you have been richly blessed by her being your mother. May the Spirit of the Lord comfort and strengthen you all during this season.

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