Jo Ann Hettmansperger, 86, Indianapolis, formerly of Wabash, died at 2:31 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2020, at Indiana University Health West in Avon. She was born Nov. 14, 1933, in Evansville, to Alvin and Pauline (Riecken) Koerner.
Jo Ann was a 1951 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Buddy R. Hettmansperger, in Wabash, on Jan. 13, 1952; he died June 17, 2006. Jo Ann worked at Data View, 1st National/WaBank in the trust department, was the deputy clerk at Wabash Circuit Court, was elected Clerk for Wabash Circuit Court serving from 1999-2001, and was a caregiver after retirement. She loved sports, country music, crafts, meditating, and was an avid reader.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy (Stephen) Stewart of Marco Island, Fla.; and Lynne Green of Indianapolis; three grandchildren, Jennifer (Donald) Hilton of Noblesville; Megan Hettmansperger and Justin Hettmansperger, both of Port Orange, Fla.; and her cat, Gibbs. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and two sons, infant son Michael Hettmansperger and Dean Allen Hettmansperger, son-in-law, Charles Green, and her brother, Paul David Koerner.
Due to the COVID-19 social restrictions, graveside services and burial will be private in Falls Cemetery, with David Phillips officiating. There will be a Celebration of Life service held at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Preferred memorial is Gleaners Food Bank, 3737 Waldemere Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46241.