Dana Pursley, 79, of Ossian passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019. She was born on November 27, 1940 in Berne to Ervin L. and Margaret J. (Steiner) Schindler.
She graduated from Berne High School in 1958. She worked as the owner and operator of the Ossian Deli since 1986. She was a member at Fairview Church of God and greatly enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by two sons, Jim Fryback; and Brad (Tina) Pursley; brother, Brian (Donna) Schindler; five grandchildren, Josh (Starr) Fryback; Justin (Jessica) Fryback; Amber Fryback; Whitley Pursley; and Ava Johnson; and a great grandchild, Bentley.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her granddaughter, Amy Meyer.
Visitation was from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1 and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, January 2 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian. Burial was at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Ossian.
Memorials may be made to Fairview Church of God.
Arrangements provided by Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home in Ossian. Online condolences may be made at www.elzey-patterson-rodak.com.