Ada Grace Keisling
- November 21, 1920 - November 14, 2012
- Kokomo, Indiana
of Ada's Passing
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So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Lots of memories playing basketball in the hay loft for years. Your mom put up with our...Read More »
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“CONDOLENCES ; THE ARVIN FAMILIES
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“I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My family and I lived next door to Ada and Glen for 20+ years. Ada would bring us baked goodies every...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rod Stearns
“I met Ada in Dr. Scherschel's office and also when I worked for Dr. Kuenzli. I went with Burnsey (Tarkington) Barrett to visit Ada a couple of times...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Almeda Mast - Kokomo, IN - friend
“I have so many wonderful memories of my precious Aunt Ada. When I was younger i can remember all the stories she loved to tell us kids. When we lived...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Angela Musselman Wilson - Burrows, IN
“I have so many fond memories of Aunt Ada.Since we were brought up down the road from them I spent a lot of time there. I would have breakfast at home...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Mary(Musselman) Bounds - Burrows, IN
“The candle is for my Loving Aunt Ada. She is with Jesus now, and I know she is rejoycing with all my family that was probably there waiting on her....Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Winchester, TN
“I can remember Aunt Ada always being so kind, and loving..I think the last time I attended church at Alto, we sang together. We sang Amazing Grace. I...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Winchester, TN
“I have so many wonderful childhood memories of fun times at Ada's house where everyone was welcome and made to feel at home. My sincere condolences...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Gayle. duckett - Carmel, IN
Ada Grace Keisling 91, of Kokomo, passed away at 6:25pm Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at North Woods Village. Ada was born November 21, 1920 in Mt. Ayr, IN., to the late Frank and Grace Ringeisen. She was a graduate of Clay Township High School Class of 1938. Her marriage to Glen W. Keisling was on July 21, 1939 in Rochester, IN. Glen preceded her in death on August 3, 1997. Ada was a manager at Northwestern Jr. Sr. High School Cafeteria from 1969 – 1970. She was also a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, being an active member of the choir, lay witness program, and Church Women United. After moving from the community she had changed membership to Alto United Methodist Church. Her hobbies included; oil painting, crocheting, and camping. She also enjoyed fishing, and traveling. After retirement she and Glen enjoyed wintering in North Fort Myer, Florida for 15 years.
Surviving are three sons; Gary Keisling, wife Judy of Kokomo, Dale Keisling wife Linda of Noblesville, Duane Keisling, wife Cheryl, of Kokomo, one daughter; Lois Keisling of Edwardsburg, MI., eight grandchildren; Julie (Richard) Stauffer, Jennifer (Matthew) Benfield, Chris (Karen) Keisling, Walton, Amy (Steve) Pierce, New Albany, OH, Cara (Jon) Sweeney, Cranford, NJ, Monica (Thomas) Everett, Kokomo, Matthew (Kelly) Keisling, Greentown; twenty-one great-grandchildren; Jessica (David) Kassebaum, Jasper, IN, Jonathan Keisling, Matteson Keisling, Austin Keisling, Anna Pierce, Sam Pierce, Charles Pierce, Jack Sweeney, Leo Sweeney, Owen Sweeney, Daniel Stauffer, Michael Stauffer, Joseph Stauffer, Maxwell Benfield, Jacob Benfield, Garrett Benfield, Nathan Everett, Megan Everett, Will Keisling, Reid Keisling, and Mackenzie Keisling, two sisters; Dolly Pierce, Plainfield, Madonna Musselman, Logansport, along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Glen W. Keisling, a granddaughter; Michelle (Keisling) Goonight, two brothers; Everett Ringeisen, Gerald Ringeisen, and one sister Leatha Young.
Visitation will be from 11am – 1pm Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5741 W. 100 N. Kokomo, IN. Services will follow at 1:00pm also at the church with Pastor Zach Washler officiating. Burial will take place in Shiloh Cemetery. Memorials in Ada's memory may be made to the Shiloh Cemetery Association.