Joseph N. “Joe” Tansey, 80, of Indianapolis, IN, and a former Frankfort resident, died September 20, 2014 in Franklin, IN. Born April 26, 1934 in Frankfort, IN to the late Horace & Martha (Davis) Tansey. Mr. Tansey was a 1952 graduate of Frankfort High School, a 1956 graduate of Indiana University and in 1958 received a Masters degree in education. He taught math at Warren Central High School for 34 years and following his retirement he worked at the Indianapolis Zoo for 20 years. Joe was an avid photographer and enjoyed animals, gardening, genealogy and computers. He would conduct webinars, teaching how to use different computer programs.
Visitation and Services
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014 at St. Paul Cemetery, rural Michigantown (corner of county road 400 N & 1100 E). Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis, 7929 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268.
Sister: Jane Sanders-Stradtman of Shelbyville, 2 Nieces: Anne (Roger) Thurston of Shelbyville, Linda (Jeff Wagoner) Sanders of Shelbyville, Nephew: D.L. (Melissa McDaniel) Sanders of Shelbyville, 2 Great Nephews: Aaron Sanders of Shelbyville, Will (Megan) Thurston of Oceanside, CA, Great Niece: Reba (Troy) Kennard of Shelbyville, 2 Great Great Nieces: Alexis Thurston of Oceanside, CA, Maddie Kennard of Shelbyville and Great Great Nephew: Kyle Kennard of Shelbyville.