G. Magdalene (Jean) Bickel, 101, of Decatur, IN passed away at her residence on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Magdalene was born in Union City, IN on March 28, 1918 to the late Marshall D. and Edith (Frazier) Enbody. She married Richard A. Bickel and he preceded her in death in 2001.
Magdalene (Jean) retired from Farmers State Bank/Old National as a bookkeeper.
She is survived by a son, Mark (Lori) Bickel of Ft. Wayne, a daughter, Sandra (Charles) Abel of Decatur; 4 granddaughters, Amber (Bill) Carpenter, Beth Bickel, Kealy Bickel and Angie (Tom) Grant all of Ft. Wayne; a granddaughter in-law, Jean Abel; 3 great grandsons, Renn Carpenter, Jacob Abel and Gabriel Abel. Magdalene is preceded in death by a grandson, Cole Abel and a great grandson, Travis Abel.
Per the family’s request, there will be no visitation or services.
Burial will take place at a later date in Union City Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to PAWS of Adams County-through the funeral home.
Arrangements are handled by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.
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