Edith E. Schildknecht, 65 worked for JC Probation Department for 38 years
Edith Elaine "Edie" Schildknecht, 65, of North Vernon died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Our Hospice Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
A Time of Remembrance was Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Mrs. Schildknecht was a 1970 graduate of Jennings County High School and was employed with the Jennings County Probation Department for 38 years. She enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino boats.
Born August 7, 1952 in Jennings County, Mrs. Schildknecht was the daughter of Ed and Martha Austin Young. She married James Schildknecht on December 1, 1980 in Tennessee and he survives.
In addition to her husband, survivors include daughters Rachel Campbell of North Vernon and Tonya Schildknecht of Columbus; stepson, Brady Schildknecht of Annapolis, Maryland; stepdaughter Teresa (Jeff) Even of Lakeland, Florida; brother, Bob Young of Madison; grandchildren, Nathan, Katie, and David Even, all of Lakeland, Florida, Chris, Caitlyn, and Carmen Campbell, and Joe Smith, all of North Vernon, and Thomas Hancock of Columbus.
Mrs. Schildknecht was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Jenny Lamb.
Memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to the American Cancer Society.