William Dean "Bill" Beiswanger

Mr. William Dean "Bill" Beiswanger, 81, Crawfordsville, passed away peacefully in the Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville, at 8:17 pm on on Thursday, December 28th, 2017.  He was born June 18th, 1936, in Francesville, Indiana, to Alfred and Hilda (Malchow) Beiswanger.  He married June Keller-Cloncs in Crawfordsville on July 28th, 1979. She survives.

Bill was a Retired Carpenter; Fuji Film Delivery Driver; Warehouse Guard; and Box Truck Driver.  He was a graduate of Francesville High School; a member of the United Church of Christ; and in his free time, enjoyed bowling, card playing; doing yard work; gardening; and traveling.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters: Jayne (Peter) Jackson, Westfield, Indiana; Camilla (Bill) Amsler, Francesville; step-daughter: Donna (Joseph) Aldridge, Stafford, Virginia; and step-son: Brian (Debora) Cloncs, Waynetown. Also surviving is his brother: Ronald Beiswanger, Lafayette; 7 grandsons; 1 granddaughter; 3 great-grandsons; and 4 great-granddaughters.  He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; his parents; and a grandson.

Bill asked to be cremated and returned to the Smokey Mountains that he loved. No public services are planned. Powers-Priebe Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish to memorialize Bill, consider: The Great Smokey Mountain Association, 115 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, Tennessee  37738; or to a charity of your choice