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Clayton E. Fansler

September 18, 1930 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 91)

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Obituary

Clayton Fansler, 91, born September 18,1930, in Hillsdale County, Michigan, of Fremont Indiana passed away peacefully on May 22, 2022. 

He was married to Grace (Firestone) from 1950, until her death in 2011.

Clayton retired as a Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  He did a year in Vietnam where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. 

He will be missed by his children, Gary Fansler of Auburn Indiana, Jay (Harriet) Fansler of Angola Indiana, Jan (John) Coarsey of Jacksonville Beach Florida, Tony Fansler of Rochester Indiana, Rick (Martha) Fansler of Delta Ohio and Neal Fansler of Angola, Indiana.  He leaves behind 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. 

Clayton was one of the Charter members of the Steuben County Antique Engine Club.  He had bought an old Fire Engine which he converted to show case the old hit and miss engines he had restored to running condition.  He would take it to local shows and parades. 

He and Grace grew sweetcorn which was sought after by locals and by many of the lakers who had cottages in the area. 

Per his request there will be no service.

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Services

There will be no services at this time.

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Angola, IN 46703

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