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March 19, 2014

Wicoff March 17, 2014

John Stanton Wicoff died Monday at Altenheim Nursing Home in Indianapolis, following a four-year battle with cancer. He was 65.

Born April 30, 1948, in Auburn, he was a son of the late Dale C. and Lucile (Leffel) Wicoff.

He was a 1966 graduate of Rochester High School and earned a B.A. degree from Valparaiso University in 1971, a Master of Divinity degree from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in 1988, and was ordained in ‘89. He had various vocations during his lifetime, and was last employed at Adult & Child in Indianapolis.

Survivors include a sister, Anne Wright; a special friend, Mary Louise (ML) Ruef; an uncle Elvin (Monique) Leffel; an aunt, Delores Leffel; many cousins and friends.

Preceding him in death was a brother-in-law, David Wright.

Crown Hill Funeral Home is handling cremation. A private memorial will be held. Memorials may be made to St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 N. Payne Road, Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN 46268.

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