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Ethel Hickle

Ethel L. Hickle, 89, of Fostoria, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at her home.
She was born May 28, 1932, in Fostoria, to Benjamin and Idell (Whitman) Keckler. She married James Hickle and they later divorced.
She is survived by daughters, Brenda (Willard) Hay of Carey, and Beth (Michael) Cofer of Fostoria; son, Barry Hickle of Findlay; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; companion, Eugene R. Hickle; sisters, Iola Shank and Mary Bloom; half sister, Sharon Rumschlag; and half brothers, Robert and Ted Keckler.
Ethel was a homemaker. She loved birds, flowers, crossword puzzles and her family.
Graveside services will be private. Local arrangements are being handled by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.
Memorials can be made to Heartland ProMedica Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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