Harold Bisher, Jr.

Obituary of Harold R. Bisher, Jr.

Harold R. Bisher, 66, of Monon, IN (formerly Francesville, IN) passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  Harold was born on December 27, 1954 in Rensselaer, IN to the late Harold R. and Ellen W. [Weltzin] Bisher, Sr.  He graduated from West Central High School in 1972.  On November 25, 1978, he married the love of his life, Bonnie Garrigues, in Rensselaer, IN.  Harold worked as a truck driver for 13 years at Niemeyer Milk Transfer, Inc. after 17 years at Monon Trailer and farming with his father before that. He is known amongst family and friends for his love of wrapping Christmas gifts, making his annual fudge, and baking his children’s birthday cakes. Harold was often recognized as “Santa Claus” wherever he went by children and adults alike. He will be remembered for his generous spirit in giving to others; particularly Toys for Tots and Feed the Children. He loved his family very much. Harold will be dearly missed.


He is survived by:

Bonnie L. [Garrigues] Bisher, Monon, IN Wife

Joshua R. (Heather) Bisher, Westfield, IN Son

Tasha (Jorge) Mendez, Monon, IN Daughter

Jacob G. (Sheena) Bisher, Wheatfield, IN Son

Yvette Fritz, Monticello, IN Daughter

Colleen Wuethrich, Winamac, IN Daughter

13 Grandchildren (Olivia, Ingrid, Ivy, Henry, Simon, Mercy, Gabriel, Zachariah, Harley, Leyah, Lilly, Jacob, Peyton)

5 Great-Grandchildren (Everleigh, Elliott, Felicity, Liam, Serenity)

1 Honorary Grandchild (Lexi Reagan)

Jaci (Eddie) Royal, Tampa Bay, FL, Sister

Joyce (Charles) Spurgeon, Rensselaer, IN, Sister

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:  

Harold R. and Ellen W. [Weltzin] Bisher, Sr., Parents

Judy Strole, Sister

Richard Tow, Brother-in-law


No service will be held.  Entombment will take place at Roseland Cemetery, Francesville, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com

Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville.

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No service will be held. Entombment will take place at Roseland Cemetery, Francesville, IN.

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