Loretta Disinger

Obituary of Loretta Disinger

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Loretta Louise [Gross] Disinger, 86, of Francesville, IN went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 16, 2021.  She passed away peacefully at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville.  Loretta was born on March 29, 1935 in White County, IN to the late Russell and Helen [Hughes] Gross.   She graduated from Monon High School in 1954.  On June 19, 1954, she married the love of her life, Daniel A. “Dan” Disinger in Francesville.  They had a great 67 years of marriage. 

Loretta was a member of Bethel Bible Church where she served on the hospitality committee.  She was a former member of Pleasant Ridge Bible Church where she served several years as a youth leader with Dan.   For years, Loretta ran the office at Disinger Truck Service.  In retirement, she enjoyed fishing and riding on the motorcycle with Dan. 

Loretta was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  Family celebrations were always fun with her great sense of humor.  She enjoyed staying active, visiting with her friends & neighbors, and baking cookies.  Loretta will be truly missed.

She is survived by:

Daniel A. “Dan” Disinger, Husband

Doug (Cathy) Disinger, Son

Debra (Don) Dobson, Daughter

Cathy (Chris) Kopka, Daughter

Russell (Sydney) Disinger, Grandson

Heather (Brian) Sanders, Granddaughter

Travis (Melony) Dobson, Grandson

Brad Dobson, Grandson

Joshua (Ashley) Kopka, Grandson

Amanda (Ron) Force, Granddaughter

Taylor Sanders, Great Granddaughter

Kailey Sanders, Great Granddaughter

Michaela Hallett, Great Granddaughter

Matt Jimenez, Great Grandson

Andrew Jimenez, Great Grandson

Nate Jimenez, Great Grandson

Emma Dobson, Great Granddaughter

Addie Dobson, Great Granddaughter

Josie Dobson, Great Granddaughter

Austin Kopka, Great Grandson

Dominic St Clair, Great Grandson

Sebastian St Clair, Great Grandson

Emily Kopka, Great Granddaughter

Jacobie Mills, Great Grandson

Christopher Kopka, Great Grandson

Kaelyn Kopka, Great Granddaughter

Brynlie Kopka, Great Granddaughter

Eleanor Lucy, Sister

Kay (Don) MacOwan, Sister

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Russell Gross, Father

Helen [Hughes] Gross Barton, Mother

Herman Barton, Step Father

Harry Disinger, Father-in-law

Ada [Clinger] Disinger, Mother-in-law

Ronald Kopka, Son-in-law

Heidi Kopka, Granddaughter

Don Barton, Step Brother

Ronnie Barton, Step Brother


Visitation will be from 10 AM – 2 PM EDT Monday, September 20, 2021 at Bethel Bible Church in Winamac, IN.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM EDT Monday, September 20, 2021 at Bethel Bible Church in Winamac, IN with Pastors Bill McNabney and Don Whipple officiating.

Burial will take place at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or Gideon’s International. 

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.

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






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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday, September 20, 2021
Bethel Bible Church
Winamac, Indiana, United States

Funeral Services

2:00 pm
Monday, September 20, 2021
Bethel Bible Church
Winamac, Indiana, United States


Roseland Cemetery
Francesville, Indiana, United States
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