Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery, rural
Mrs. Cole was the dining room supervisor
at Lehn and Fink for many years.
She was born Aug. 8, 1918, in Assumption to
Charles Stickel Sr. and Nina Howe Stickel. She
married Claude R. Cole in 1939, and he preceded her
in death Sept. 11, 1997.
She is survived by her son, Dennis Cole of rural
Middletown; two sisters, Dorothy Wempen and Doris
Robinson, both of Assumption; five grandchildren;
and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Bob
Cole and Ron Cole; three sisters, Lois Byers,
Francis Myers and Mary Greider; and one brother,
Charles Stickel Jr.
Mrs. Cole was an active member of the First
Cumberland Presbyterian Church and served on the
Cumberland Presbyterian Women's Council. She also
was a member of the Lincoln Woman's Club.
A special thank you to all of the staff at St.
Clara's Manor and the friends who assisted with her
care. Peacefulness is such a blessing.
Memorial donations may be made to First
Cumberland Presbyterian Church and will be accepted
at the funeral home.
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