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Irma Elaine Fivecoat

Apr 09, 1928 - Oct 14, 2023
Age : 95
Westport, Indiana

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Irma Elaine Fivecoat, 95, of Westport, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at The Willows of Greensburg. She was born April 9, 1928, in Vevay, the daughter of Elmer & Henrietta (Hackman) Browning. She had been a resident of Decatur County for most of her life and worked as a custodian at South Decatur Elementary School for many years. She was a member of the Greensburg Order of the Eastern Star, Lois Chapter # 147 and attended the Westport Christian Church. She enjoyed crocheting. She married Chester Glenn Fivecoat on October 1, 1949, in Columbus, Indiana. He preceded her in death on July 22, 1997. Irma is survived by her daughter, Jill (Mark) Schoettmer of Westport, her sons, Joe (Angie) Fivecoat of Westport and Bernard (Sharon) Vernon of Greensburg; her 17 grandchildren, her 42 great grandchildren, and her 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, her daughters, Rebecca June Fivecoat and Etta Jean Fivecoat; her stepdaughter, Glenna Plummer; her stepson, William Gregory Fivecoat; her sisters, Jeanette Griffin, Leo Jester, and Bertha Browning; her brothers, Harold Martin, Benjamin Martin, Loren Browning, and Arthur Browning. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. The burial will be at the Westport Cemetery. The time of visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. An Order of the Eastern Star memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana through the funeral home.