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Rose Ella (Bigelow) Fransen

May 4, 1959 — October 19, 2018

Rose Ella (Bigelow) Fransen, 59 of Tipton, died on Friday, October 19, 2018 at her residence. She was born on May 4, 1959 in Marion, Indiana to William Thomas & Pauline R. (Potts) Bigelow.

Rose was a bartender at the Junction Bar in Tipton. She was an avid Cubs, Indiana University, and Colts fan. Rose was involved with adopt a family, especially during Christmas time, and was a member of Alexandria Eagles.

She is survived by a son, Jody Bigelow, Tipton; a granddaughter, Madison Kay Bigelow; two brothers, Cecil Bigelow, Marion, Indiana, Paul Bigelow, Clinton, Arkansas; two sisters, Sue Bigelow, Higden, Arkansas, and Debi Bigelow, Marion, Indiana.

No Funeral Services are planned. Online condolences may be made thru Young-Nichols Funeral Home at

Memorial donations may be made to American Heart American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674.

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