ROCKVILLE- OliveFannin, 94, of Rockville, Indiana and formerly of Vallejo, California died at 8:58 pm Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, Indiana. She was a homemaker. She was born November 27, 1917 in Minnesota to the late Phillip Gothier and Alta Schehr Gothier. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-four years, Carl Fannin whom she married April 30, 1936 in Elgin, IL and died January 27, 1970. Survivors include One son, Carlton (Phyllis) Fannin of Greer, South Carolina; two daughters, Shryl DeWeese of Newark, California and Olivia (Ron) Blacketer of Rockville, Indiana; six grandchildren, Todd and Scott Fannin, Krista DeWeese, Aaron and Adam Young and Timothy Blacketer; seven great-grandchildren, Keeley and Jaxon Fannin, Brett, Ashley, Josie and Jade Young and Noah Blacketer; one great-great grandson, Zachary Roberts. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rockville, Holy Family Parish American, Canyon, CA and Saint Basils and Saint Vincents, Vallejo, CA. She was a member of Catholic Daughters, Apartment Owners Association, was active in the PTA many years serving as president. She delivered Meals-On-Wheels for 25 years. She was active with American Heart Association Heart Drive. She was a leader for Blue Bird/Campfire and Cub Scouts. During the 1970's she traveled extensively in Africa, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Korea, Fiji, Mexico, Canada and Alaska. While in Russia she learned the proper way to drink Vodka. She loved music, dancing, cooking, sewing, knitting, crocheting and beading. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, April 17, 2012 in Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Rockville, with Father Joseph L. Villa officiating. Entombment will be Friday, April 20, 2012 in All Souls Cemetery in Vallejo, California. Care and arrangements entrusted to Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.
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