November 27, 2021

Avis Hulvey, 94

Avis Hulvey, 94, of Ossian, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at Christian Care.

Avis Hulvey

She was born Sept. 26, 1927, in Ladysmith, Wis., to Raymond Baumgartner and Elva Mae Carter)Baumgartner. She married Richard Hulvey June 13, 1948, at the Ossian Church of the Nazarene.

Avis graduated from Lancaster High School. She was a homemaker, owned her own printing company (Gingerbread House Publications), and worked numerous part-time jobs throughout the years. She was a member of the Ossian Church of the Nazarene and served many years as a Sunday School teacher and church board member. She was also PTA president and Girl Scout leader for several years

 Surviving family include her children, Marilyn (Jack) Gibbs of South Bend, and Jerry Hulvey, Dave (Tami) Hulvey, and Janice (Jerry) Roop, all of Ossian; her grandchildren, Andy (Heather) Gibbs, Joel Gibbs, Kristi (Mike) Bishop, Scott (Emily) Roop, Sharmin (Nick) Hutto, and Kim Roop; 14 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; a sister, Carol (John) Harness of Hendersonville, N.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Richard, and brothers Harold, Larry and Alan Baumgartner.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at the Ossian Church of the Nazarene, 302 N. Metts St. in Ossian, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be held from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 W. Mill St. in Ossian. Burial will be at the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Ossian.

Contributions in Avis’ memory may be made to the Ossian Church of the Nazarene.

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