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Bickle, Frank Henry (Died on March 9, 2018)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, A, p. 9, column 2

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BICKLE, Frank H. - Frank Henry Bickle, 91, of R.R.6, Woodstock, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, St. Mary's on Friday, March 9, 2018. He was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County on September 24, 1926, a son of the late William and Edna (Miller) Bickle. Frank resided all his lifetime in East Zorra Township where he and his wife established "Orchard Park Farms". He was a past President of Oxford Fruit Co-operative and Fruit and Vegetable Association in Woodstock; was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock where he had served on the Church Council; was a member of the Rotary Club of Tavistock (53 years) where he served as President (1960-1970) and was honoured by being made a "Paul Harris Fellow" of Rotary; was a former member of Tavistock Lodge #609 A.F. & A.M. Frank loved to travel and explore our awesome world and had a passion for nature. Frank is survived by his wife, the former Kathleen "Kaye" Wittig, whom he married at Sebastopol on August 18, 1956; two children, Tom and wife Kathy Bickle, Jane and husband Andrew Fenton; three granddaughters, Erin and husband David Munro, Laura and husband Jesse Harold and Elizabeth Fenton; five great grandsons, Nash, Case, and Crew Munro; Reid and Ian Harold; his brother and sister-in-law, Eric and Dorothy Bickle; his sister, Illa Schmidt; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Howard and Jane Wittig; several nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Maurice Schmidt. The family wish to express a sincere "Thank You" to Frank's medical professionals--Dr. Kara, Dr. Trevail, the many nurses and care givers for their many acts of kindness and compassion throughout his illness. Every card, flowers, phone call or visit by family or friend gave him renewed strength to make it through another day. A funeral service to celebrate the life of Frank will be held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Richard P. Brown will officiate. Spring interment in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Sound System Project or Hickson Firefighters would be appreciated and may be made through the FRANCIS FUNERAL HOME , Tavistock by calling 519-655-2431

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    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Bickle, Frank Henry (Died on March 9, 2018)