Kathleen F. Fidler, 75, of Brazil, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at her residence. She had been battling cancer.
She was born Nov. 27, 1927, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Mary Nelson Burns. She married John R. Fidler on Feb. 27, 1947.
She was a homemaker and a member of Annunciation Church. She enjoyed crafts, baking, reading and collecting dolls.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Larry Fidler.
She is survived by her husband of Brazil; 10 children, Shari Fidler of Florida, Mary Waidlich of Brazil, John Fidler and wife Robin of Williamsburg, Va., Billie Wright and husband Jerry of California, Nancy Carter and husband Bill of Indianapolis, Steve Fidler of Avon, Jim Fidler of Indianapolis, Vicki Nichols of Brazil, Chris Fidler of Indianapolis and Laurie Pierce and husband Brian of Brazil; three stepsons, Buddy Fidler, Becky Fidler and Mike Fidler, all of Indianapolis; 31 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and 15 stepgrandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Annunciation Church with Father Rob Hausladen officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be at French Funeral Home today from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Sunday at 5 p.m. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today.
The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.