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Grover G. "Sonny" Bisel

March 9, 1938 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 82)

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Grover G. “Sonny” Bisel, age 81, of Huntington, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 10:30 pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.  He graduated from Huntington Catholic School in 1957, then served in the US Navy.  He worked at Caswell- Runyan and then in maintenance with Huntington Parks Department for 24 years, retiring in 2005.   He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.


Sonny was born September 9, 1938, in Fort Wayne, a son of George W. and Anna Louise (Harwell) Bisel. His father passed away in 1941 and he was raised by his beloved step-father Carl Gagen.  He married Dorothy Clarise Parker in July 1976 and she passed away in January 1980. He is survived by a brother John E. (Lori) Gagan of Battle Creek, MI and a sister Hazel K. (Lloyd) Nave of North Webster.  In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Leroy Bisel and a sister Mildred Gagen. 

Visitation will be held Sunday, March 22, from 2-5 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, March 23 at 10:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Father Stephen Colchin will officiate.  Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Huntington VFW post #2689 will provide military honors.


Preferred memorials are to Huntington Humane Society, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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March 22, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Deal-Rice Funeral Homes
338 E. Washington St
Huntington, IN 46750

Mass of Christian Burial
March 23, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
903 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, Indiana 46750

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