Jack Richard Bricker

April 23, 2021

Jack Richard Bricker, 91, of Noblesville, Ind., formerly of Kokomo, passed away April 23, 2021 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville.  He was born on March 27, 1930 in Marion, Ind. to George D. and Ruth B. (Wimmer) Bricker.  He married Marjorie Lucille Schimmel on February 17, 1957 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on August 7, 2003.

Jack was a graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and attended Purdue University and the Heron School of Art.  He served in the United States Navy and worked as a Tool Designer at Delco Electronics in Kokomo for over 20 years.  He was of the Methodist faith.  He loved golf, watching sports (especially Purdue), art, photography, traveling, and watching old movies.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jack’s honor to the ALS Association, 7202 E. 87th Street, Suite 102, Indianapolis, IN  46256 or Boxer Rescue of Northwest Arkansas, P.O. Box 8473, Fayetteville, AR  72703.

Visitation and Services

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery, Frankfort.  Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.

Survived by:

Surviving are his Daughters: Julia (Stephen) Osterloh of Springdale, AR and Sharon (Jeff) Bislich of Cicero; and Granddaughters: Caeli (Dan) Bislich Watzlavik of Evansville and Margo Osterloh of Springdale, AR.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

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6 Condolences for “Jack Richard Bricker”

  1. Jim Bricker April 26, 2021 at 7:37 am

    Pam and I are sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. As we are still in Florida, we will be unable to attend his service.

  2. Carolyn J. Ellis April 26, 2021 at 10:26 am

    So sorry to hear about Jack. He was a good man. He will be missed by many. Prayers to all the family as you deal with this.

  3. Anne Girton Kumeh April 26, 2021 at 10:27 am

    I remember your parents fondly from our time at Hobbs United Methodist Church. They were fun loving, active and faithful members. I was not aware of your mother’s death until today. I was serving in Liberia as a missionary at that time. Know that they are at peace and are well; physically, mentally and spiritually. Be blessed as you carry their memory.
    Peace and joy,

  4. Mike Burns April 27, 2021 at 12:05 am

    My mother was at Prairie Lakes Health Center same time Jack was there. He found out she was from Frankfort and they talked many times about Frankfort. Their conversations made her stay there easier and she enjoyed talking to Jack. I still remember tears in Jack’s eyes as they played each military song during a show at Prairie Lakes. I will miss visiting with him. My condolences. Mike Burns Noblesville

  5. Rev. Ruth & Bob Lawson April 27, 2021 at 11:30 am

    To the family of Jack,
    Bob and I moved two houses away from Jack and Marge in 1985. Between us was Barbara Monk. Bob’s first remembrance was your mother, ringing our back door, and bringing us a basket of strawberries, when we moved in. Our children played between Jack and Marge, Barbara (who had a basketball goal for all of us), our yard, and Judy Lewis – our neighbor.
    Jack would tell us about the tornado that took our neighborhood while he was in the hospital. He was so proud that the chimney he had built was still standing, when he got home to where our houses had stood.
    We were backyard neighbors, sharing stories, kids, and garden information. Two trees planted in our back yard are from Jack.
    For your mother to become so sick, she couldn’t have had any husband to love her more than Jack. He was also so proud of your kids and grandkids. I’m sure Walmart would not exist if it wasn’t for one of you who worked for the Walmart Corporation.
    We never know where life will take us. We understand, from personal experience, your real loss of Jack a few years ago. May God bless and comfort you in this goodbyes you will share today.
    Sincerely,

  6. Linda Swain April 27, 2021 at 1:01 pm

    Everything I have seen, causes me to trust my creator for what I haven’t yet seen!
    Marjorie and Jack took my mom and me along to places we otherwise might not have visited. They gave us vacations when I was a kid so that my horizons were expanded to include majestic scenes and cities beyond Kilmore and Frankfort. Through Jacks influence I learned to enjoy golf and how to see highlighlights and shadows in works of art. Knowing him and appreciating his care for my wonderful sister who he loved with devotion taught me many life lessons. We were ALL blessed to learn something from him. He taught “how to do” before hgtv and always had another story. Because of Jack Dave learned more golf than he might have otherwise!
    Jack & Marj together each gave so much to our many families.
    Heaven is a busier place now.
    They were well loved throughout their lifetimes!
    We love YOU Sharon and Julia. You made your parents so proud. The best of them lives through you!
    Much Love. Aunt Linda & Uncle Dave

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