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John W. Stickler

John W. Stickler John W. Stickler

John William (Jack) Stickler, age 79, Depauw, Ind., passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

Jack was born April 21, 1941, at New Albany, Ind., to the late Edward Victor and Jane Isabelle Dierking Stickler.

He was an Army Ranger in the Korean War, former employee of General Electric and Ramsey Popcorn Co. and retired from G.F. Munich Welding. Jack’s passions were owning his greenhouses, cedar wreath and garland business, always proud of his garden and canning his produce and loved to fish.

Also preceding him in death were siblings Herbert Stickler, James Robert (Bob) Stickler, Clarence (Bud) Stickler and Mildred (Sis) Schuler.

Surviving are his wife, Rena Lois Fessel Stickler; children, Kelly Conrad (Greg) of Sellersburg, Ind., John F. Stickler (Edy) of Corydon, Ind., Kimberly Taylor (Gordon) of Depauw and Jeffrey Stickler (Kristi) of Depauw; grandchildren, Paige Conrad Scott, Arielle Conrad, Brad Stickler, Kyle Stickler, Samantha Taylor Duffy, Sydney Taylor Schram, Savannah Taylor Nokes, Kayla Stickler Jones, Kelsey Stickler Musall and Brianna Stickler; and eight great-grandchildren

Cremation was chosen, and a memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Highway 64 NW, Ramsey, Ind.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.