Loretta Louise [Gross] Disinger, 86, of Francesville, IN went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 16, 2021. She passed away peacefully at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville. Loretta was born on March 29, 1935 in White County, IN to the late Russell and Helen [Hughes] Gross. She graduated from Monon High School in 1954. On June 19, 1954, she married the love of her life, Daniel A. “Dan” Disinger in Francesville. They had a great 67 years of marriage.
Loretta was a member of Bethel Bible Church where she served on the hospitality committee. She was a former member of Pleasant Ridge Bible Church where she served several years as a youth leader with Dan. For years, Loretta ran the office at Disinger Truck Service. In retirement, she enjoyed fishing and riding on the motorcycle with Dan.
Loretta was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Family celebrations were always fun with her great sense of humor. She enjoyed staying active, visiting with her friends & neighbors, and baking cookies. Loretta will be truly missed.
She is survived by:
Daniel A. “Dan” Disinger, Husband
Doug (Cathy) Disinger, Son
Debra (Don) Dobson, Daughter
Cathy (Chris) Kopka, Daughter
Russell (Sydney) Disinger, Grandson
Heather (Brian) Sanders, Granddaughter
Travis (Melony) Dobson, Grandson
Brad Dobson, Grandson
Joshua (Ashley) Kopka, Grandson
Amanda (Ron) Force, Granddaughter
Taylor Sanders, Great Granddaughter
Kailey Sanders, Great Granddaughter
Michaela Hallett, Great Granddaughter
Matt Jimenez, Great Grandson
Andrew Jimenez, Great Grandson
Nate Jimenez, Great Grandson
Emma Dobson, Great Granddaughter
Addie Dobson, Great Granddaughter
Josie Dobson, Great Granddaughter
Austin Kopka, Great Grandson
Dominic St Clair, Great Grandson
Sebastian St Clair, Great Grandson
Emily Kopka, Great Granddaughter
Jacobie Mills, Great Grandson
Christopher Kopka, Great Grandson
Kaelyn Kopka, Great Granddaughter
Brynlie Kopka, Great Granddaughter
Eleanor Lucy, Sister
Kay (Don) MacOwan, Sister
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Russell Gross, Father
Helen [Hughes] Gross Barton, Mother
Herman Barton, Step Father
Harry Disinger, Father-in-law
Ada [Clinger] Disinger, Mother-in-law
Ronald Kopka, Son-in-law
Heidi Kopka, Granddaughter
Don Barton, Step Brother
Ronnie Barton, Step Brother
Visitation will be from 10 AM – 2 PM EDT Monday, September 20, 2021 at Bethel Bible Church in Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM EDT Monday, September 20, 2021 at Bethel Bible Church in Winamac, IN with Pastors Bill McNabney and Don Whipple officiating.
Burial will take place at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or Gideon’s International.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville.