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Dorothy 'Duck' H. (Shepler) Sparks

June 22, 1937 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 80)

Dorothy H. ‘Duck’ Sparks, 80, of Sullivan, Indiana, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Sullivan on June 22, 1937 to Fredy and Anna H. (Ridge) Shepler.

Duck was a member of the Merom United Methodist Church. She was the Deputy Auditor for Hendricks Co. one term with 15 years of service before she retired in 1993. She enjoyed reading, shopping with Ester and playing cards with her neighbors.

Survivors include: two sons, Jeffrey (Sharon) Sparks of Linton, Jerry Joseph (Connie) Sparks of Danville, IN, a daughter, Jenifer (Marvin, Sr.) Wickware of Terre Haute, IN; four grandchildren, Ryan (Nicole) Oppy, Sam Sparks, Marvin, Jr. (Beth) Wickware and Carmen Wickware; four great-grandchildren Nathanial and Gabriel Wickware; Lydia and Margaret Oppy; her fur baby Will; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jerry, five brothers, Fredy, Jr., Paul, Lester, John, Jim Shepler and three sisters, Freida Hayhurst, Ann Cox and infant Katherine Shepler.

A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Breckenridge Assisted Living Activity Room in Sullivan. Dorothy will be laid to rest in Merom Cemetery in Merom, Indiana at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sullivan Co. Humane Shelter. Envelopes will be available at the memorial service.

All arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, Linton, IN.  Online condolences may be sent to 

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
December 2, 2017

2:00 PM
Breckenridge Assisted Living Activity Room
Northwood Dr.
Sullivan, IN 47882

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