Shirley L. Hornickel
Shirley L. Hornickel, 88, Georgetown, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Lincoln Hills Healthcare Facility in New Albany.
Born Aug. 20, 1928, in Harrison County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Elsie Liebert Hornickel.
She taught school for many years beginning in 1952 in Crawfordsville then moved to teaching elementary classes at various schools in the New Albany-Floyd County school system for a number of years. She moved to Bedford, where she taught elementary and Head Start classes in the Bedford-North Lawrence school system and retired in 1993.
Survivors include two brothers, Glenn Hornickel (Virginia) and Michael Hornickel, both of Laconia; two sisters, Arlene Ferber of Georgetown and Gay Wright of Jeffersonville; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation: Friday, Jan. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 14, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Saturday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. at Rehoboth Presbyterian Church near Laconia with burial in the church cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Rehoboth Cemetery Foundation or the charity of the donor’s choice.