Ivan Eugene Tennison

July 22, 1937November 24, 2018

Ivan Tennison, 81 of Evansville, IN passed away Saturday November 24, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

Ivan was a Veteran of the US Air Force, a plumber/pipefitter for several years with B&W. A highlight of his tradesman profession was helping build the boats for Disney World. He then worked at General Electric, retiring in 2000. He enjoyed fishing and wood working. He also loved being a member of Apostolic Church and his church family.

He was preceded in death by his father Ivor E. Tennison; mother, Violet ( Storey) Jolley; stepfather, Thomas D. Jolley; son Thomas E. Tennison.

Ivan is survived by his wife, Fannie S. (Bugg) Tennison; daughter, “Susie” Coe; grandson, Mathew McDurnon, several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. December 1, 2018 at Alexander West Chapel, with burial to follow at Bellefontaine in Mt Vernon, IN Friends may visit Saturday 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • BURIAL Saturday, December 1, 2018

Ivan Eugene Tennison

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