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Obituary: Ethel L. Sigman, Hope

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Ethel L. Sigman, 81, of Hope, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at IU Methodist Hospital.

She worked with her husband on the family farm and enjoyed her life on the farm and taking care of her family.

The funeral will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Rev. Mark Walker officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 4  to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral

home. Burial will be at Hawcreek Baptist Cemetery northeast of Hope.

Memorial contributions may be donated to the donor's choice of charities.

Born September 25, 1932, in Columbus, Ethel was the daughter of F.G. and Velma Rutan Waddle. She married Bruce C. Sigman August 25, 1951.

Survivors include her husband, of Hope; children, Linda (Paul) Hubbard of Middletown, OH, Janice Watson of Lafayette, IN, Don (Barb) Sigman of Hope, Arlene (Bryan) Dailey of Hope, Shirley (John) Wiseman of Hope, Roxann Maley of Columbus, and John (Jill) Sigman of Germantown Hills, IL; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; a niece, Diane Ginn of Columbus; and a nephew, Bobby (Lynetta) Waddle of Elizabethtown.

Mrs. Sigman was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Bob Waddle; a sister, Elsie Hatton; a great-grandchild, Isabella Dailey; two sons-in-law, Dick Watson and Tony Maley; and a nephew, Steve Hatton.

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