Betty Ickes, age 83 of Thornville passed away Friday, October 23, 2009 at her residence.
She was born in Arcadia, Ohio, on October 17, 1926, to the late Marion and Lillie (Sturgis/ Babb) Harler. Graduating from Fostoria High School in 1947, she was a life long member of Fostoria Baptist Church and an loved to crochet.
Betty is survived by children, Carol Dondrea of Thornville, Linda (Otis) Simmons of Canal Winchester, Garry (Judi) Ickes of Thornville, and Jerry Dean (Rosie) Ickes of Thornville; grandchildren, Rebecca Hanzey, Michelle (Jamie) Evans, Carrie (Josh) Arnett, Terry Ickes, John and Jeff Wright; twelve great grandchildren; Ralph Babb of Fort Wayne and Rolph Babb of Fostoria; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her step father, Jesse Babb; son-inlaw, Larry Dondrea; sister, Joan Fillater of Fostoria; brothers, Charles Reed of Vermillion, Henry “Hank” Babb, and Gene Reed; and a nephew and grandson.
Funeral service was October 27, 2009, with Pastor Paul Reimer and Pastor Ben Fitzsimmons officiating at the Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Hebron. Burial followed at Fairmount Cemetery.
emorial donations can be
made in Betty’s name to: Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark Ohio 43055.
Online condolences can be made at: www.boringsheridanfuneralhomes. com