Gladys Weisenberger, 85

On Sunday, April 10, 2016, Gladys Pearl Weisenberger, 85, surrounded by some of her many family members, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, where her faith became sight.

Gladys was born on July 1, 1930, in Peru, to Clarence and Helen (Dutton) Fitzgerald.

Gladys' greatest passion was serving the Lord, raising her five children, and volunteering in many different areas.

She was a long time member of the Peru First Church of the Nazarene.

She was one of the first women to serve in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) where she served as a clerk typist from 1948- 1950.

She retired from GenCorp. Automotive in 2000.

Gladys is survived by her five children: John W. Coleman of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Steven A. Coleman and his wife, Suzanne, of Panama City Beach, Fla., David S. Coleman of Midwest City, Okla., Teresa A Hullinger and her husband, Robert, of Lafayette, and Jeffery B. Coleman and his wife Anginette of Peru.

She also had two stepchildren Lynn Montgomery and her husband, Garrnet, of Jeffersonville, and Peggy Weisenberger of Jeffersonville.

She had 13 grandchildren: Beth Ann Crye and her husband, Bill; Rebecca Boonrin; Eric Hanisee; Jessica Hullinger; Bradley Coleman; Nichalos Coleman; Matthew Coleman; Alicia Maggart and her husband, Bryan; Ashleigh McDaniel; Austen McDaniel; Arek McDaniel; Jonathon Disbro; and Brittney Disbro.

She also had eight great-grandchildren: Amanda, Roark, Georgia, Nathaniel, Rocky Andrew, Bryce, Veda and Rylee.

She is also survived by her brother-in-law (Gerald Hopkins), many nieces, nephews, and loving friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Weisenberger, parents, two sisters (Katherine Arwood, Marie Hopkins), a brother (John Fitzgerald), and a daughter-in-law (Anna M. Coleman).

Viewing was Friday at the Peru First Church of the Nazarene, 331 W. 6th St.

Visitation and services also were Saturday, April 16, at the church. Graveside services to followed at Ever Rest Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Peru First Church of the Nazarene.


Posted on 2016 Apr 18