John E. Fagan

April 23, 1943 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 77)


John E. Fagan, 77 of Star City, Indiana went home to be with the Lord at 7:30 AM Thursday, July 16, 2020.  He passed away peacefully, with his children’s blessings, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Peru, Indiana after suffering multiple strokes in early June. John was born on April 23, 1943 in Star City, Indiana to Thomas and Mary Catherine (Gilsinger) Fagan.  He was a graduate of Pulaski High School.  John was a U.S. Army veteran.  

John was a hard worker and lifelong farmer in Star City, Indiana with William (Bill) Fagan, Thomas (Tom) Fagan and James (Jim) Fagan; also known as ‘The Fagan Brothers’.  He was a lifetime member of St Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, Indiana.   He as a proud father of three children.  John enjoyed anything OLD and collecting antiques.  John will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

John will be missed by his longtime companion, Mary Pratt and their dog Patches. 


John is survived by:

Son, Bruce (Lisa) Fagan, Goodyear, AZ

Daughter, Annette (Brian) Kunka, Lilburn, GA

Son, Bill (Miranda) Fagan, Star City, IN  

Sister, Mary Margaret ‘Boogie’ (Joe) Hogan, Greenwood, SC  

Sister, Patsy (Dave) Bearint, Decatur, IL

Brother (Twin), James ‘Jim’ (Karla) Fagan, South Bend, IN

Sister, Kathleen ‘Snook’ (Rick) Munn, Monticello, IN

Sister, Madonna ‘Punk’ (James) Compton, Lafayette, IN


Kendelle Fagan  

Jackson Fagan Kunka  

Bree Fagan

Ashley McCreedy 

Great Grandchildren:

Izabella McCreedy

Matthew Oliver 

15 Nieces and Nephews 


Preceded in death by:

Thomas and Mary Catherine Fagan, Parents


Visitation will be 4-7 PM Thursday, July 23 at Rans Funeral Home 304 S Chicago St Royal Center, Indiana 46978.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 AM, Friday, July 24, 2020 at St Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski with Fr. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.  Due to the state and county social distancing restrictions only 54 people will be allowed in the church for mass.  

A ‘Celebration of Life’ will be held from 1-3 PM at

Bill & Babes in Pulaski 

5658 S Main St Winamac, Indiana 46996.

Please join us afterwards.  All are welcome.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Pulaski/Winamac Catholic Church’s.

John's funeral mass will be live streamed at St. Joseph Catholic Church's Facebook page, Precious Blood Cluster.


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Mass of Christian Burial
July 24, 2020

11:00 AM
St Joseph Catholic Church (Pulaski)

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