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VaRena L. Sakel

October 23, 1931 November 14, 2018
VaRena L. Sakel
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Obituary for VaRena L. Sakel

VaRena L. Sakel, age 87, of Huntingburg, passed away at 1:40 a.m., on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

She was born October 23, 1931, in Jasper, Indiana to Gilbert L. and Bessie L. (Key) Emerson; and married Glen Lee “Bud” Sakel on October 8, 1950, at the Huntingburg Methodist Church. VeRena graduated from Huntingburg High School; worked as a secretary for Dr. Bretz and as a homemaker; was a member of the Huntingburg United Methodist Church; and enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing, knitting and cooking. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen “Bud” Sakel, who passed away on February 18, 2013; her parents; and one son, Bradley Scott Sakel.

She is survived by three daughters, Christie Jane Spear of Unionville, Ind., Lea Ann Liles of Hernando, Mississippi, and Julia Kay Hohl of Huntingburg, Ind.; three siblings, Freda Prior of Huntingburg, Ind., Randall Emerson of Speedway, Ind., and Patricia “Patty” Stetter of Lake Helmerich/Huntingburg, Ind.; by eleven grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services for VaRena Sakel will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. Reverend Lee Campbell will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home from 3:00-6:00 p.m., on Saturday, November 17th. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

3:00 PM 11/17/2018 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 11/17/2018 6:00:00 PM
Nass & Son Funeral Home

208 Main Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Nass & Son Funeral Home
208 Main Street Huntingburg 47542 IN
United States

Visitation

Sunday

18

Nov

12:00 PM 11/18/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM
Nass & Son Funeral Home

208 Main Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Nass & Son Funeral Home
208 Main Street Huntingburg 47542 IN
United States

Service

Sunday

18

Nov

1:00 PM 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM
Nass & Son Funeral Home

208 Main Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Nass & Son Funeral Home
208 Main Street Huntingburg 47542 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairmount Cemetery Final Resting Place

Huntingburg, Indiana

Huntingburg Indiana
United States
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