McCASLIN, Fern (Brooking Fryman)

Date of Birth: 12 December 1911, Irvington, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Date of Death: 17 June 2003, Franklin, Johnson, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, June 18, 2003

Fern N. McCaslin

Prince's Lakes

  Fern N. McCaslin, 91, died 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Johnson 
Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She 
was a resident of Prince's Lakes.
  She was born Dec. 12, 1911, in 
Irvington. Her parents were Frank 
and Muriel (Armstrong) Brooking. 
She married Jesse Fryman on Dec. 17, 
1927. He preceded her in death Oct. 
19, 1947. She then married Max 
Bridges McCaslin on July 22, 1950, 
in Indianapolis. He survives. Other 
survivors include four daughters, 
Joanne Schmalfeldt of El Paso, Texas, 
Marjorie Schoeder of Avon Park, Fla., 
Connie Lou Bullock of Somerset, Ky., 
and Lorene Waterfall of Nineveh; 13 
grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 
and seven great-great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by a son, 
James Fryman; Two infant children; 
two sisters; two brothers; and a 
  She attended Manual Training High 
School in Indianapolis.
  She was a homemaker, a member of 
the Nineveh Chapter of the Order of 
the Eastern Star and a trumpet player.
  The Rev. Bruce Bendinger will con-
duct a service at 10:30 a.m. Friday 
at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in 
Franklin. Friends may call from 4 to 
8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be at First Mount Pleas-
ant Cemetery in Franklin.

Source: Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, June 18, 2003

McCaslin, Fern N. Brooking
Fern N. Brooking McCaslin, 91, Nineveh, 
died June 17, 2003. She was born on Dec. 
12, 1911 in Irvington. She was a Homemaker. 
She was a member of the Nineveh Chapter 
of OES. She attended Manual Training H.S. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. June 20 at Vandivier-
Tudor Funeral Home with calling from 4 
to 8 p.m. June 19. Burial: First Mount 
Pleasant Cemetery. Survivors: husband, 
Max Bridges McCaslin; daughters, Joanne 
Schmalfeldt, Marjorie Schroder, Connie 
Lou Bullock and Lorene Waterfall; 13 
grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 
and 17 great-great grandchildren.

Submitted by Lois Johnson

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