Edna Grace Davison Biesecker

May 5, 2015

Edna Grace Davison Biesecker 96 Frankfort, IN. died at 6:17 a.m. May 4, 2015 at Wesley Manor Health and Retirement Community.  Born April 12, 1919 in Stockwell, IN to Harry Garfield & Ida Augusta (Reene) Davison.  She married Ellsworth Biesecker on June 16, 1940 and he survives.  Grace was a 1937 graduate of Jefferson High School in Washington Township. She was a farmwife and longtime member of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, where she was an Elder and a Sunday school teacher, member and past president of the Clinton County Extension Homemakers and served as a Pink Lady. She was known for her culinary (especially her pies) and sewing abilities. She and her husband, Ellsworth, delivered meals on wheels. They loved to travel the world and hosted tours for Rural Route Tours.

Visitation and Services

Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2015 with the service following at 2 p.m. at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 W. Clinton St., Frankfort. Paul Copeland will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the First Evangelical Church.

Survived by:

Husband: Ellsworth Biesecker of Frankfort 2 Daughters: Ronna Lee Biesecker of Tucson, AZ Janice Ann (Johnnie) Vaught of Greenwood 2 Sons: Gregory (Gerlinde) Biesecker of Boulder, CO Thomas Biesecker of Akron, OH 8 Grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

3 sisters, Esther Mae Zollers, Evelyn Davison and Josephine Davison and 4 brothers Eugene, Garfield, Robert and John Davison.


Leave your Condolences

14 Condolences for “Edna Grace Davison Biesecker”

  1. Rebecca (Davison) Johnson May 5, 2015 at 3:36 pm

    Uncle Ellsie and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Grace’s passing. She was so dear, always checking in on my Mom and Dad, especially through Mom’s battle with cancer. I know you will miss her tremendously. May your many memories of her ease your loss.

    Hugs to you all,
    Rebecca (Davison) Johnson and family
    Tallapoosa, GA

  2. Marilyn Beard May 5, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    I am so sorry to learn of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Grace was a special person.

  3. Marci Wise May 5, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    To the Biesecker family, I’m thinking of you and prayers are for you.

  4. Melissa Ostler May 5, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    To Our Neighbors ~ my deepest sympathy. Grace has been on my mind so often lately, I pray for your peace and comfort in this time. I am thankful for the last smile you shared with me and the courage you both have displayed to all that knew you. The red tulips are up and I will smile each time I see them bloom. May You Rest In His Glory ~ Gary, Melissa and the boys

  5. Jenny (Camp) Harris May 6, 2015 at 9:28 am

    Tom and family,

    I was sorry to read that your Mom had passed. As I read her obituary, I couldn’t help but smile, what a full life your Mother had. I know how hard it is to lose a Mother. Think of your Mom and smile and remember your precious memories. Remembering you and your family in prayer.

  6. Craig Lysinger May 6, 2015 at 11:23 am

    The world has lost a kind and gentle lady! So sorry for the loss.

  7. Mona Anthrop May 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    Janice very sorry to hear of your Mothers passing, my prayers will be with you God Bless.

  8. Donna Robbins May 6, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you, as we share in the loss of our sweet Grace. God has a very special angel.
    With our love & heartfelt sympathy,
    The Walker/Robbins/Wood/Fry Families

  9. Jim Bogan May 6, 2015 at 6:25 pm

    Ellsworth, Greg and Tom and the rest of the Biesecker family,

    I’m sorry to hear of your loss. I send my sincere condolences. The Biesecker family is one I treasure from my short time as a teacher at Clinton Prairie High School.

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Jim Bogan

  10. Janet Gish(Warren) May 6, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    Ronna, Janice & Family
    I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you

  11. Christa Sheehan May 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    Sorry to hear about Grace….I didn’t know her but she is in my family tree. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Susan Lane May 7, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Uncle Elsie and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Aunt Gracie. I have so many fond memories of her, especially the time I was able to see you here in Germany. Even though it was a short visit, it meant so much to me to have “family” see my part of the world. She will be deeply missed. My prayers are with you.


  13. Bob Jean Wilkin May 7, 2015 at 6:23 pm

    So sorry. We didn’t know Grace had passed. We will be thinking of you. Bob & Jeanie

  14. Barbara Wilkin Julien May 11, 2015 at 4:50 am

    I haven’t seen your family in many years, but good people are hard to forget. So sorry for your loss! Gracie was a very sweet lady I have fond memories of. Glad she had a long and happy life. May you be comforted by your fond memories of her.

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