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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