Marcella “Sally” Fleck, 91, of Ireland, died Monday (March 30) at her home. She was born in Ireland on May 22, 1923, to Andrew and Fidelia (Hurst) Goeppner. She married Henry L. Fleck October 19, 1950, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. He died November 3, 2009.
Sally retired from the Ireland Elementary School where she was a supervisor in the cafeteria for 30 years. She was also was a cook at the Jasper Knights of Columbus and the Chicken Place in Ireland. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, the St. Ann’s Society, Daughters of Isabella, and the Women’s Auxiliary to V.F.W. Post # 673 in Jasper. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, and applique.
She is survived by two daughters, Betty Knies and husband Pat, Jasper, and Linda K. Harris and husband Daniel, Ireland; four grandchildren, Nathan P. Knies, Alyssa Knies Seger, Christopher M. Knies, and Katie A. Knies; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and brother, Ray Goeppner and wife Glenda, Jasper.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Herbert, Anthony, and Emil Goeppner, three sisters, Bertha Haas and Colletta and Maria Goeppner both who died in infancy.
Services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church.