Charles Joseph Whicker January 23, 2012
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Joseph Whicker, 74, passed away Monday, January 23, 2012, at
11:54 a.m. in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Joe was born September 17, 1937, in Hartford City, Indiana, to
Charles Virgil and Virginia Lee (Hollenbeck) Whicker.
He and Sharon E. Pippenger were
married October 9, 1960, in Warsaw, Indiana. A Warsaw resident
since 1966, Joe was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church,
Joe was a tool and die maker for Fisher Body (Marion, Indiana)
for 33 years retiring in 1992. He was a member of Local 977
Joe loved fishing and enjoyed reading,
woodworking and watching old westerns.
Left with memories to treasure
are his wife, Sharon Whicker, Warsaw; son and daughter-in-law:
Joe and Charlotte Whicker of Elkhart, Indiana; 2 daughters and
a son-in-law: Linda (and fiancé, Aaron Bice) Boeshart,
Huntington Beach, California; and Amy and Greg Barry of Warsaw;
3 granddaughters: Elly (and husband, Tyler) Gorski of Huntington
Beach; Miranda Whicker of Elkhart, Indiana; and Erin Boeshart
of Huntington Beach.
Friends and family will gather
at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, Thursday, January 26th from 5-8
p.m. to share memories and support the family. A service celebrating
Joe's life will be held Friday, January 27th at 10:30 a.m. in
Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Oakwood
The family has asked that memorial
contributions be sent to The American Heart Association, 208
S. LaSalle Street, Suite 900, Chicago, Illinois 60604.
The staff of Titus Funeral Home
considers it an honor to care for the family of Joe Whicker.
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