Mr. Jackie Lee Schlichtenmyer, age 81, of Salem passed away Friday, October 18 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
Mr. Schlichentmyer was born July 6, 1938 in Kendallville, Indiana the son of George and Ruby Bowers Schlichentmyer. He began his working career with G.C. Murphy and retired from Ames Department Store after 35 years. He was owner of Jack’s Backroads and Planet Candles and was a former employee of JayC Food Stores. He was a member of Salem Nazarene Church, Salem Lions Club, Salem Moose Lodge and VFW Auxiliary.
He is survived by his life partner since February 4, 1979: Muriel Oakes of Salem, a son: Jerry Lee Schlichtenmyer of Kendallville, Indiana, and a daughter: Emily Rae Schlichtenmyer of Peoria Heights, Illinois. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Richard, Robert and Max Schlichtenmyer, a sister: Virginia Rittermeyer and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 5PM at Weathers Funeral Home, 106 S. Shelby St. Salem, IN 47167. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-5PM. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be made to: Lions Club Foundation, Department 4547, Carol Stream, Illinois 60122-4547
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