Rochester in Fulton County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Edward J. Fansler Pathways
Ed was Rochester's 17th Mayor, serving from 1992-1995. A Democrat, he was President of the Rochester City Council from 1988-1991, served on the Water Board, a member of the Park & Recreation Board from 1979-1985 and served on the Board of Works.
His love of children and family was evident by his ideas in creating the popular Summer Park Program and in building the Sledding Hill. His enthusiasm for a healthy lifestyle was evident throughout his life. He was an outstanding athlete in high school. He enjoyed organizing and playing slow pitch softball and was an avid golfer.
Ed was very proud of his time with the Indiana Dept. of Commerce. He was the Community Development Specialist from 1997-2003 and secured in excess of $23,000,000
On September 26, 2003, Ed received the prestigious Sagamores of the Wabash Award from Indiana Governor Frank O'Bannon.
1941 Edward J. Fansler 2004
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Charity & Public Work • Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is January 2004.
Location. 41° 3.959′ N, 86° 11.445′ W. Marker is in Rochester, Indiana, in Fulton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Road 25 and Jones Avenue. The marker is located at Fulton County Airport; the above directions are to the intersection of State Route 25 and the driveway into Fulton County Airport. The marker is located along the airport driveway 0.1 miles east of State Route 25. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester IN 46975, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honor Roll - Fulton County Indiana (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fulton County Courthouses (approx. 1.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); W. W. I War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. Potawatomi "Trail of Death" (approx. 1.3 miles away); History of Rochester College (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Indian Village Chippewa-Nung (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 558 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.