Obituary of Jack E. VanSickle
ONSTED- Jack E. VanSickle, age 87, of Onsted, formerly of Adrian, died June 12, 2020, at Hospice of Lenawee.
He was born August 8, 1932, in Adrian to Frank “Curly” and Evelyn (Hough) VanSickle. He graduated from Adrian High School and Jackson Junior College. On June 22, 1952, he married Patricia A. Lang. She preceded him in death on January 23, 1999. On November 4, 2000, he married Virginia Cote and she survives. Jack had been employed by General Motors, the Delphi Plant in Adrian for 17 years, retiring in June of 1997. He was a member of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Brooklyn and of the Moose. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He enjoyed camping and traveling. Jack will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his wife, Virginia, he is survived by three sons, Gary (Toni) VanSickle of Brooklyn, Mark (Lisa) VanSickle of Adrian and Michael VanSickle of Tecumseh; a daughter, Sherrie (Robert) Bowman of Adrian; three step-children, Chris (Jesse) Garza of Addison, Greg (Lori) Gardner of Adrian and Norman (Janell) Ellis of Perrysburg, OH; two brothers, Larry (Carol) VanSickle of Oregon, Keith (Victoria) VanSickle of White Lake; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. In addition to his first wife, Patricia, he was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Alan; a brother, Norman and a step-daughter, Piper Gardner.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, from 4-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Fritz Kruse officiating and full military rites conducted by the American Legion Durkee-Seager Post #550, Onsted. Cremation to follow. Burial of cremains will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci at a later date.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, South Metro Region, Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, or Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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