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Eula “Faye” Koloch

January 28, 1931 — September 5, 2023

Indianapolis, Indiana

Eula “Faye” Koloch, 92, of Indianapolis, Indiana, entered into God’s Kingdom on September 5, 2023. She was born on January 28, 1931 to Mary(née Gilbert) and James Black. 

Faye, the youngest of 10 children, was raised on a farm in Barborsville, Kentucky. She graduated high school from Berea, in Berea, Kentucky. She attended Eastern Kentucky University for 2 years, majoring in home economics. Her first job was teaching elementary school, back home, in a one room schoolhouse.  In 1952 , she moved to Gary, Indiana to be with her sisters.  Faye was employed as a bookkeeper at NIPSCO. She met her future husband, George Koloch, Whiting, Indiana, at Danceland. They were married on June 6, 1955. They had 2 children, Melody and George. 

The couple moved to Indianapolis in 1988 to be near their daughter and her family. 

Faye was preceded in death by her son George in 1993 and her husband George in 2001. She was also preceded in death by her 5 brothers and 4 sisters. Faye is survived by her daughter, Melody (Bob Grand), 2 grandsons, Kyle and Ryan (Alison) and 2 great- granddaughters, Lily and Meredith. 

Faye was a wonderful and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She never spoke ill of anyone and greeted all with a warm smile. Faye was a reflection of her strong faith in God.  

Faye was an accomplished seamstress, who loved decorating her home and caring for her family. Later in life, she enjoyed discussing politics, reading, bible study, and traveling with her daughter and nieces. She was “Mimi “ to her grandsons and great-granddaughters and doted on them.

A private funeral service is scheduled for September 13, 2023 at Flanner Buchanan - Washington Park North, Indianapolis, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to Berea College @ Berea.edu. The family wishes to thank the dedicated staff and volunteers at Compassus Hospice, Indianapolis, Indiana. 

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