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Nicholas Beedle


Nicholas Alan “Nick” Beedle, 67, South Milford, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at his residence.

    He was born March 2, 1945, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Clifford and Mary Margaret (Armstrong) Beedle.

    He graduated from Bishop Luers High School in Ft. Wayne and served in the U.S. Navy in 1963 and the U.S. Army from 1965-1967. He retired from Flint and Walling in Kendallville after 32 years. He was a member of the Catholic Church and played softball, baseball, and basketball in leagues in Kendallville.

  He was married July 27, 1968 to Sandra Kay Dickerson. She survives.

    Also surviving are one daughter, Kristie Fifield, Fremont; one son, Mark Beedle, South Milford; four grandchildren, Lindsey Beedle, Joshua Fifield, Haley Fifield, and Nathan Moon; a brother-in-law, Jerry Dickerson, South Milford; one nephew, John Lankford, South Milford; and one niece, Cathy Deter, South Milford.

    He was preceded in death by his parents.

    Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 15, and 9-10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at Young Family Funeral Home Kendallville Chapel.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at Young Family Funeral Home Kendallville Chapel with Fr. James Stoyle officiating.

    Burial with honor guard services by Kendallville VFW Post 2749, Rome City American Legion Post 381, and active duty members of the U.S. Army will be in South Milford Cemetery.

    Memorials may be directed to the family.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.youngfamilyfuneral

    Young Family Funeral Home Kendallville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.