Opal C. Deich
Opal Christine Deich, 93, formerly of New Amsterdam, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Vincent Salem Hospital in Salem.
Born Jan. 27, 1923, in Harrison County, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Byrd and Elsie Oma Froman Breeden.
She worked at the airplane factory in Princeton during World War II and was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in New Albany and the United Methodist Women.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Desco LaVern Deich; three brothers, Weldon, Clifford and Max Breeden; and five sisters, Vera, Louise and Helen Breeden, Elva Cline and Fern Gehlbach.
Survivors include two sons, James L. Deich (Janet) of Salem and Mark A. Deich (Carla) of Borden; a sister, Waneka Mackison of Rockville, Md.; four grandchildren, Eric Deich (Pam Graham), Dana Carey (Brad) and Rachel and Rebekah Deich; and four great-grandchildren, Tiff Schekles (Steven), Allie Carey (Noah Hamilton), Madi Deich and Coleen Carey.
Visitation: Monday, Aug. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Monday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in New Amsterdam Cemetery.
Officiant: Pastor Dennis Alstott.
Pallbearers: Brad Carey, Virgil Gehlbach, Paul Bowerman, Tim Dobson, Larry Breeden, Howard Fisher, Michael Breeden and Zachary Wiseman.