Don Michael Fausset

January 19, 2017

Don Michael Fausset, 66, of rural Kirklin, passed away on January 19, 2017, at his home.  He was born in Lebanon on May 26, 1950 to Donald A. and Mildred (Morton) Fausset, who preceded him in death.

Don was a 1968 graduate of Clinton Central High School and attended Purdue University where he was a member of the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity.  He was a proud, lifelong farmer.

Don and Jane (Boyer) were married on June 18, 1977, at the Kirklin Christian Church. He was a member of the Kirklin Christian Church, serving as a deacon and elder.

Don enjoyed farming, traveling, watching the Colts and Purdue games, and driving his ’67 Chevelle.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Agape Family Life House (a Chinese foster home) at Agape Family Church, P.O. Box 215, Wood Dale, IL  60191

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home in Frankfort. A private family burial will be at Mud Creek Cemetery, Boone County, Indiana

Survived by:

He is survived by his wife, Jane; daughter, Molly Whitehead, son-in-law, CJ and granddaughter, Madeleine; sister, Debra Koppelmann and brother, Dennis (Linda) Fausset; brothers-in-law, Bill (Maureen), Phil (Linda), Mark (Janet), and Tom (Carrie) Boyer; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.


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27 Condolences for “Don Michael Fausset”

  1. Karl Kercheval January 20, 2017 at 2:41 pm

    Another great Christian example… thank you for your service and enjoy your reward. Prayers of peace and comfort with the family.

  2. Craig Anderson January 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Molly, so sorry for your loss. Great video, very moving. Take your time getting back to the EDC, we’ll have things under control. Peace!

  3. Keith Gephart January 20, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    I am so sorry …what a wonderful man Don was. Many laughs and good times never to be forgotten. May peace be with you sir…prayers to your family…

  4. Vickie McGill Kelly January 21, 2017 at 12:03 am

    So sorry for your loss Jane.

    Vickie McGill Kelly
    Washington, TX

  5. Leah C Worley January 21, 2017 at 8:51 am

    We are so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Thank you to Don for blessing all 8 of our kids by letting them ride in the combine with you through the years. It is a cherished memory for all of them, right down to our 6 year old, who got his first ride in the combine with you last fall. He was so excited and still talks about it. We pray that Don’s family will be comforted by his memory and most especially with the confidence that comes in knowing he was a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. Well done, good and faithful servant.

  6. Pat Flynn January 21, 2017 at 10:27 am

    Dear Jane and family, So sorry for your loss!
    Pat Avery Flynn

  7. Ken Boyles January 21, 2017 at 11:32 am

    Jane…so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless you. — Jeane (Bailey) & Ken Boyles

  8. Diana Barnes January 21, 2017 at 3:52 pm

    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Will miss seeing his smiling face when I visit Debbie. Many hugs to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers will be with you in the weeks ahead.

  9. Bruce and Amy Evans January 21, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Jane, Molly, and the rest of the family. Don was a good man, and god is merciful for not letting him suffer long. Let your wonderful memories comfort you during this very hard time

  10. John & Marilyn Amos January 21, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    So sorry to hear this…John & I are thinking of your family. John & Marilyn Amos

  11. Becky and Dean Walker January 21, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    So sorry to read of Don’s passing. Please know we are thinking of and praying for you all.

  12. John & Marilyn Amos January 21, 2017 at 5:57 pm

    Thinking of your family at this most unsettling time. Don was a good guy & will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

  13. Janet & Gary Ward January 21, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    Jane and Molly,
    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. Brian and Suzanne Evans January 21, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Jane, Molly and family, we were shocked to hear that Don had passed. He was a wonderful Christian servant and family man. We always enjoyed his laughter and the kindness he showed to Brian, myself and our family. May the sweet memories that you have comfort you. I know Don heard, Well done good and faithful servant!”, when he met our Lord and Savior. God Bless you all and know you are in our prayer!

  15. Chris & Mary King January 21, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    We are so very for your loss

  16. Jan Kersey January 22, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Jane, so sorry to read this news online from Goodwin Funeral Home. Prayers and thoughts are going out to you and Molly.

  17. Richard Sprague January 22, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Greetings in Jesus Name, Jane and family. This morning I was sorry to hear announced in Kempton Christian Church that Don had died. I would like to have come to the visitation but last evening my wife twisted her artificial knee joint and is barely able to walk today. So I am staying home with her in case she needs help.
    Please accept my prayers for your loss and my gratitude for Don’s faithfulness to the Lord. As Revelation 14:13 says, “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.”

  18. Dixie Cooper January 22, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    To Jane and Family,
    We are very sorry for your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.

    Neil and Dixie Cooper

  19. Tami Richardson January 23, 2017 at 9:13 am

    Molly and family,

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. It sounds like you were all so blessed to have such a great man as your Dad, and also as a husband and grandpa, I bet he loved that title. Cling tight to your many happy memories with him.
    Tami Richardson

  20. Mike & Renee Guffy January 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    Renee and I are so sad to hear of Don’s passing so soon in this life. We will continue to pray for you Jane and your family. We attempted to meet with you Sunday, but we reached as far as the door to sign in. I had to get to work unfortunately. May God continue to bless you and your family.

  21. Ronald L. Sink January 23, 2017 at 5:52 pm

    Thinking of you and your family. So sorry for your loss. My heart is with you.

  22. Gale Cripe January 24, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    Very sorry to learn of Don’s passing, he was a good neighbor and a good friend.. Prayers for all the family and peace and comfort….

  23. Jeff & Chylene Catron January 25, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Jane, Molly and family. We are so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Unfortunately we are out of town but know our thoughts and prayers are
    with you and your family.

  24. Ron Strausborger January 31, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    I behalf of my parents Don and Joan (Perkins) Strausborger, Randy and I share in your grief and wish our most sincere condolences to you Jane and all of your family. Such a wonderful tribute to Don. It was very nice talking with you today and we wish you sunnier days ahead. Please let me know if we can help in any way.
    Ron Strausborger
    Charlotte NC
    Randy Strausborger
    Mishawaka IN

  25. Herman & Gayle February 3, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Was searching for someone else when I saw the notice of Don’s passing. So sorry for your loss Jane. May the comfort of our Lord sustain you during this time of grief. We appreciated your service to Lord while at KCC. Our prayers,are with you and your family.
    Herman and Gayle Adams

  26. Paul Kendall December 18, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    Don was a fellow member of my Alpha Phi Chapter of AXP pledge class. In fact, my wife (Vicki Hague) was Don’s Little Sister! We both have fond memories of Don. And we pass along our condolences to you. Paul and Vicki Kendall

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