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Rosalie M. (Penn) Fergason-Sissel

December 19, 1938 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 80)

Rosalie M. (Penn) Fergason-Sissel, 80, passed away at 5:00pm Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in her residence surrounded by her family.


Rosalie was born on December 19, 1938 in Warsaw, IN to Raymond and Mabel (Faurote) Penn.

She was a graduate of Green School and enjoyed animals, gardening, the Chicago Cubs and Bears, Notre Dame football and attending fish fries at the Crumstown Conservation Club.


On May 11, 1991 she married David R. Sissel.  He preceded her in death.  Surviving are a daughter Rhonda Fergason of South Bend, a son Raymond (Toni) Fergason of Wyatt, a grandson Osborne Fergason, sister Beverly Jacobs of Fort Worth, TX, a brother Ted Penn of Roseland, IN and several nieces and nephews.


Family and friends may gather from 2-6 Sunday, May 12, 2019 in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.  Funeral services will be celebrated at 6:00pm.  Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart to Heart Hospice or the St. Joseph County Humane Society.   To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at

Donations may be made to:

Heart to Heart Hospice
620 Edison Road # 122, Mishawaka IN 46545
Tel: 1-574-855-4475

Humane Society
2506 Grape Road, Mishawaka IN 46545

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