Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

January 9, 2013

E. Lucile Stickel

July 11, 1924-Jan. 7, 2013

WAKARUSA —  E. Lucile Stickel, 88, died at 9:07 p.m. Monday at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, with her family gathered around. Her death was due to complications from a 2005 car accident directly resulting in a stroke.

Lucile was born July 11, 1924, daughter of Roscoe and Grace (Overholser) Stickel.

She is survived by a brother, Arthur Stickel, Wakarusa; three sisters, Pauline Stickel Nusbaum, Goshen, Miriam Stickel Hawks and Ruby Stickel, both of Wakarusa; nephews, David Stickel, Randy, Bruce and Kent Nusbaum, Dan and Terry Hawks; and three nieces, Sandy Lechlitner, Renee Nusbaum and Debra Schmidt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother, Robert Earl; sister, Dorcas Stickel; and sister-in-law, Bertha Martin Stickel.

She was employed as a service worker at Boris Smolers for 40 years after which Lucile worked at several day care centers where she was able to do her true life’s work — working with children. She also volunteered at both Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa and The Window in Goshen for many years.

Lucile was a lifetime member of the Baugo Church of the Brethren, taught in the children’s Sunday school for 40 years and served on various commissions throughout the years. She was a camp counselor at Camp Alexander Mack.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, where the funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Pastor David Stackhouse of Baugo Church of the Brethren will officiate. Burial will be at Olive Cemetery, West Side.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Heifer Project International or Habitat for Humanity.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.rrefh.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • OBT GN0723 Williams obit photo David Jay Williams SYRACUSE — David Jay Williams, respectfully known as “Uncle Fred”, 69, passed away Thursday at his residence on Lake Wawasee. He was born on March 5, 1945 in Goshen, to Richard Darby and Louise (Ecklebarger) Williams. He is survived by his daughter,

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0723 Espinoza obit photo Jason James Espinoza ELKHART — Jason James Espinoza, 42, passed away Sunday morning, from injuries he received in a motor vehicle accident. Jason was born Jan. 17, 1972 in Goshen, to Rudy I. Espinoza and Janet (Pletcher) O’Brien. Jason leaves to cherish his memory a son

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0723 Hardesty obit photo Charles H. Hardesty GOSHEN — Charles H. Hardesty, 79, died at his home Tuesday morning. He had been ill the past year. He was born in Goshen Dec. 1, 1934, to Jesse L. and Helen (Cripe) Hardesty. On Dec. 25, 1952 he married Shirley Stauffer in Goshen. She survives along

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Orlan E. Eash ELKHART — Orlan E. Eash, 72, passed away July 12, at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1941, in Goshen to Joe and Fannie (Kauffman) Eash. He is survived by his wife, Sara; two children, Michael “Mike” (Lisa) Eash of Appleton, Wis. and El

    July 22, 2014

  • OBT GN0723 Knepper obit photo Elvina M. Knepper MILFORD — Elvina M. Knepper, 101, passed away Tuesday at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare. She was born Dec. 6, 1912 in Cando, N.D., to Basil and Emma (Hanson) Drake. Elvina married Wilbur Knepper Oct. 29, 1930. He preceded her in death July 24

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Phyllis A. (Mills) Gordon ELKHART — Phyllis A. (Mills) Gordon, 77, died Friday at Elkhart General Hospital. She married Charles M. Gordon Nov. 23, 1990, in Elkhart. He survives with her three children, Douglas (Susan) Mills and R. Scott Mills, both of Elkhart, and Cynthia (Er

    July 22, 2014

  • Frances L. Medlock GOSHEN — Frances L. Medlock, 82, passed away from leukemia at 11:50 a.m. Sunday at the Courtyard in Goshen. She is survived by a daughter, Lawana (William) Medlock-Brackensto, Columbus. A memorial service will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Kingd

    July 22, 2014

  • Arrangements pending for July 23, 2014 These arrangements and services appeared in the July 23, 2014 edition of The Goshen News.

    July 22, 2014

  • Phyllis L. Whitney GOSHEN — Phyllis L. Whitney, 88, died July 13. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. James Evangelical Congregational Church, 1552 U.S. 52, Dixon, Ill. Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting with arrangements.

    July 22, 2014

  • OBT GN0723 Gianinno obit photo Evelyn C. Gianinno ELKHART — Evelyn C. Gianinno, 91, passed away Saturday afternoon at East Lake Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Evelyn was born April 14, 1923, in Gary, to John and Cecilia (Piertzak) Nowak. As the former Evelyn C. Nowak, she married Victor J. Gianinn

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
Poll

Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

Yes, I work at eating healthy and exercising
No, I am happy with my fitness level
Changing my diet and exercise frequency is a work in progress
     View Results