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July 13, 2014

Betty Jane Carter Bickel Sundback

CONNEAUTVILLE — Betty Jane Carter Bickel Sundback, 91, formerly of Linesville, passed away peacefully at Rolling Fields Eldercare Community, Conneautville, on Saturday July 12, 2014.

She was born June 25, 1923, to the late Jessie G. Carter and Katherine Knox Carter. She married Richard E. Bickel in October of 1941; he passed away in January 1958. Subsequently she married Leslie F. Sundback in January 1961; he passed away in November of 2001.

Betty never was able to finish high school as the war became the focus and she was needed in the workforce. She retired from Molded Fiberglass in Linesville after working there more than 20 years. She loved the outdoors, especially gardening flowers and vegetables.

She is survived by five children, Ronald L  Bickel and his wife, Linda, of Titusville, David W. Bickel of Conneaut Lake, John L. Sundback and his wife, Lisa, of Springboro, Rebecca K. Foust of Coon Rapids, Minn., and Diane Olson and her husband, Don, of Alexander, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husbands, Betty was preceded in death by a son, Richard E. Bickel Jr.; and three sisters, Annabelle Frank, Florence Noel and Alberta Hennies.

Friends and family are invited to call on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at noon at White-Cool Funeral Home, 1405 Main St., Conneautville.

Condolences may be left for the family by visiting our website at white-coolfuneralhome.org.

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