Eleanor “Elle” Hassfurther, 92, Ferdinand

eLEANOR hASSFURTHEREleanor “Elle” Hassfurther, 92, of Ferdinand, died Friday (April 22) at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born in Ferdinand June 19, 1923, to Henry and Veronica “Frona” (Hoge) Hoing. She married Roman J. Hassfurther February 11, 1956, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. He died February 15, 1984.

Elle was a seamstress and a homemaker. She was a member of St. Ferdinand Parish and its Daughters of Isabella. She was a member of Ferdinand Senior Citizens, was an avid quilter, and enjoyed gardening of flowers and plants.

She is survived by two brothers, Harold Hoing and companion Carolyn Winkler, and James E. Hoing and wife Hilda, all of Ferdinand; one sister, Ruth J. Meyer, Huntingburg; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Monday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Henry Catholic Church with burial following in St. Ferdinand Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ferdinand Church Renew or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

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