William Joseph Ticen

September 23, 2012

William Joseph Ticen 81, of rural Frankfort, IN, died at 11:15 p.m. September 23, 2012 at Parkwood Nursing Home, Lebanon, IN. Born May 16, 1931 in Frankfort to Ivan & Hazel (Tribbett) Ticen. He married Helen Owings on June 16, 1950 in Indianapolis and she survives. Mr. Ticen attended Flora Schools then graduated from Ben Davis High School (Indianapolis) in 1949. A truck driver for Hoosier Pete from 1949-1963, he then farmed full time. He had lived in Owen Township for over 50 years and had been the Owen Township Trustee for 36 years. For 43 years he was bus driver for Rossville Schools. Mr. Ticen was a member of the Mason-Beard Masonic Lodge #641 and Helen Bonebrake Order of Eastern Star #437 of Rossville.

Visitation and Services

Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Geetingsville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Rossville Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 11, Rossville, IN 46065 to benefit students with special needs.

Survived by:

Wife: Helen Ticen of rural Frankfort 4 Sons: William Joseph Jr. (Teresa) Ticen of Vallonia, IN, Michael Stephen (Brenda) Ticen of Cutler, Randall Allan Ticen of Battleground and Jeffrey Loron (Linda) Ticen of Chalmers 1 Daughter: Nancy Louise (Phillip) Jones of Goddand, KS 1 Half-Sister: Betty Jean (David) Marth of Florida 14 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Max Ticen.


7 Condolences for “William Joseph Ticen”

  1. Skiles September 24, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    We were sorry to hear about Joe’s passing, our prayers are with you Helen & all the family.

    Maryalice & Bob Skiles

  2. Cliff September 24, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    Mike I am so so sorry to hear about your dad. I remember all the good times when he drove the fan bus to the “Big Games” we had in HS.Your friendship has meant so much to me through the years and we have a lot of good memories!! Especially KFC at DeMolay at Kokomo!! I could go on and on but there is not enough time or room the good times we had. Again Mike I’m so sad to hear about your dad. You best buddy always Clifford.

    OH and don’t forget Mrs. Crum too the old Bat!

  3. Garry & Brenda Fisher September 24, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Mike and Brenda.
    We are sorry to hear about Mike’s dad passing away. Wish we could be there for you and Mike, our prayers will be with you.

  4. Tom & Ann Ohl September 25, 2012 at 10:48 am

    We were so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing, recalled all the good times we had snowmobiling in the UP. You all our in our thoughts & prayers.

  5. Linda and John Klemme September 25, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    With our love and prayers at this time of loss.
    John and Linda Klemme

  6. Dick & Donna Ticen September 25, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. Remember many chats with him and all the years he drove the bus to take our boys to and from school. You are all in our thoughts.

  7. Joel Neal September 25, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    Mike, my sincerest condolences to you and your family.

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