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Isobel E. Ford

August 3, 1924 ~ November 4, 2019 (age 95)


Isobel Eileen Ford, 95, of LaFontaine, passed away at 3:49 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Rolling Meadow Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Marion, Indiana on August 3, 1924, to the late Milford and Flossie Blossom (Prime) Freeman.

Isobel was a 1942 graduate of Marion High School. She retired from Foster Forbes in Marion. Isobel was a member of LaFontaine Christian Church and the Lagro American Legion Auxiliary, where she served as a treasurer.

Isobel married Wayne Guenin on August 4, 1943; he passed away in 1978.  She then married Basil Ford on July 24, 1982; he passed away in 1991. 

Isobel is survived by three sons, Gordon (Julie) Guenin, of LaFontaine, Glenn Guenin and Gary Guenin, both of Lagro; stepson Jon (Karen) Guenin, of LaFontaine; seven grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Heiddii Guenin, one brother and one sister.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940 with Pastor Brad Wright officiating.  Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory in Marion.

Calling hours will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to LaFontaine Christian Church, 202 Bruner Pike, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.

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November 6, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

Funeral Service
November 7, 2019

10:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

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