Dessie Dee Vansickle, 98 of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
She was born June 27, 1920 in Coatesville, daughter of the late Verla Clarence and Blanche (McCarty) Truax.
She married Marvin Bud Vansickle on May 24, 1941. He preceded her in death on May 16, 1991.
Survivors include her sons John (Beverly) Vansickle of Waynetown, Raymond (Cathy) Vansickle of Brownsburg, Wayne (Betty) Vansickle of Whitestown, Larry (Erika) Vansickle of Germany, Francis (Judy) Vansickle of Lancaster, Calif., and Edwin Vansickle of New Ross, daughters; Carol Ford of Thorntown, Katrina (Jerry) Whiteside of Lebanon, Vera Vansickle of Bainbridge, Theresa (David) Smith of Poland, Ind., Karen Vansickle of Rockville, Debra Stone (William Roberts) of Lebanon and Patsy Lang of Lebanon, 31 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren, and 39 great great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter at birth; sons Ross Allen, Charles Dean and Kenneth; granddaughters Angela Jean Bennington and Vera Michelle (Shelly) Pruett; brother Floyd Allen Truax; sister Pauline Cox; daughter-in-law Suzanne (Duff) Vansickle; son-in-law John Omega Ford and great-grandson James Bubba Davis, Jr.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, March 8 at Strawmyer Drury Mortuary in Lebanon. She will be laid to rest in the Fairview Cemetery in North Salem. Family and friends may pay their respects two hours prior to service.
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