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Juanita Nobbe, 90, Batesville, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at St. Andrews Health Campus. Born March 3, 1926, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Garnet (Nickell) and Theodore Dickman.
She married Lawrence M. Nobbe Oct. 17, 1946, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church and he preceded her in death June 7, 1988.
Juanita was a homemaker and worked in the Hillenbrand Industries Cleaning Department from 1978-91 before retiring. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and formerly a member of the Oldenburg Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary.
Over the years, Juanita loved to travel with her husband and their children. She enjoyed taking a cruise to the Mediterranean, with trips to Russia, Greece and Ireland among her favorites. She was fortunate to be able to travel to every state in the United States.
Some of her favorite hobbies were cooking, reading, quilting and sewing. She loved to make baby quilts and hangings for her family and made quilts for each of her children for their weddings. She also would often make and sew wedding attire for her family and friends. She more recently enjoyed watching movies on the Hallmark Channel.
Her passion, though, was her family. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, especially around the holidays. Juanita was able attend all of her grandchildren's weddings, even those most recent that were out of state.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Camille "Cam" and Robert Wahman, Batesville, Michelle Nobbe, Brookville, and Melanie and Steve Stahley, Oldenburg; son Duane Nobbe, Batesville; daughter-in-law Bea Nobbe, Batesville; sister Helen Nobbe, Bates-ville; brother Lawrence "Larry" Dickman, Bates-ville; 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sons Darwin and Darrell Nobbe, brother Bruce Dickman Sr., granddaughter Lorinda Jansing and great-granddaughter Rebecca Grote.
Visitation was Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Weigel Funeral Home, Batesville. Funeral services were Thursday, Oct. 27, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg, with the Rev. David Kobak, O.F.M., officiating. The burial followed in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Holy Family Church Capital Improvement Fund. Online condolences may be posted at www. weigelfh.com.
Published on October 27, 2016
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