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Edna A. Lamppert, 91, Batesville, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at St. Andrews Health Campus.
Born Aug. 17, 1925, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of Cecelia (Siefert) and Ben Fledderman. She married Robert Lamppert Aug. 24, 1948, at St. Mary's of the Rock Catholic Church, St. Mary's.
She spent 35 years at Hill-Rom as a secretary and production scheduler, was a member of St. Anthony's Church and a former member of the Red Hat Ladies.
Edna spent a large portion of her life sewing, crocheting and quilting. Over the years, family and friends have been the recipients of treasured pieces she made. She had many interests, which included playing the organ, watching the Reds and college basketball, collecting dolls and Westerns. She was a huge John Wayne fan. Edna had a green thumb with plants and enjoyed working in her flower beds around the house. Being with her grandkids is what she loved most.
She is survived by her husband Bob; daughters Beverly Froman, Brookville, Darlene Trusty, New Palestine, and Pam Brown, Shelbyville; son Dwight Lamppert, Palm Harbor, Florida; sister Marie Connolly, Dover; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by sisters Marcella Becker, Rita Obermeyer, Ethel Obermeyer and Elvira Moorman and brothers Raymond, Urban, Walter and Victor Fledderman.
Visitation is Monday, Nov. 21, from 4-7 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at St. Anthony's Church with the Rev. Frank Eckstein officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family requests memorials to St. Anthony's Church Capital Improvement Fund or Margaret Mary Health Foundation Hospice Fund.
Published on November 18, 2016
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