Lois L. Hickle

Feb. 16, 1931 — June 29, 2018

Lois L. Hickle, 87, of Winamac, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Friday, June 29, at Franciscan Health East Hospital in Lafayette. 

She was born on Feb. 16, 1931, in Winamac, to the late Melvin Rudolph and Hazel M. (Potts) Tetzloff. Lois married Grover Charles Hickle on Dec. 15, 1950, in Winamac. Grover died on June 27, 1983.

Lois was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Winamac. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women’s group, Purdue Home Extension Club and a euchre club. She served on a church committee that served meals to the Winamac Kiwanis Club for many years. 

Lois was a homemaker and had worked as a cook at Eastern Pulaski Community Corporation schools for many years. 

Lois enjoyed reading and caring for her flowers. She quilted and did cross-stitch sewing. Lois was a volunteer at the local nursing home. She enjoyed traveling. Lois especially enjoyed spending time with her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. 

She is survived by her son Tom [Cindy] Hickle of Winamac; daughter Toni [Mike] Lange of Fort Wayne; grandchildren: Tiffany [Jeremy] Straus, Britni [Jason] Brown, Brandon [Melissa] Hickle and Emily Lange; great-grandchildren: Kaleb Hickle, Kale Hickle, Kenzley Hickle, Madison Brown, Sophia Brown, Andi Rae Straus and Emmett Straus; brother John Tetzloff of Edwardsville, Kansas; sisters-in-law Tina Tetzloff of Winamac, and June Tetzloff of Sturgis, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Melvin Rudolph and Hazel M. (Potts) Tetzloff; husband Grover Charles Hickle; brothers: George H. Tetzloff and Hugh Tetzloff; and sister Jeanette Leona Trainer. 

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 6, at Frain Mortuary with Pastor Dave Marty officiating. Burial will be in the Winamac Cemetery, Winamac. 

Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Winamac.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

(Pulaski County Journal — July 4, 2018)

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