John E. Fiely, 79, passed away peacefully at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
John was born on Jan. 1, 1932, in St. Rose, to John J. and Gertrude (Hagadorn) Fiely, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 1, 1951, John married Alice E. Backs, and she survives.
In addition to his wife Alice, John is survived by his children, Patricia “Patty” (John) Goble, John “Jack” (Judy) Fiely, Karen Lindamood, Kevin (Terry) Fiely and Susan (Randy) Herring; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a sister-in-law; his dog.
He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Weisenberger, the Rev. Leonard Onwumere and the Rev. Joseph Grace officiating.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 Kem Road, Marion, Ind. The rosary will be recited at visitation between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Entombment will take place at Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion, Ind., following the funeral services.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 705 S. Baldwin Ave., Marion, Ind. 46953.
Online condolences may be made at Ravenchoate.com.