Sigrid K. Deaton



Sigrid K. Deaton, 56, of Brownstown, formerly of Nashville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital with her family by her side.

Born Feb. 22, 1960, in Columbus, she was the daughter of Selby Bowles, who passed away when she was 13, and Gerlinde Spachtholz Farmer and Jim Farmer, both of whom preceded her in death. On June 18, 2015, she married Tony Deaton in Brownstown.

Sigrid was a member of Brownstown Church of Christ. She worked for Brown County State Park for many years. She loved people and was a great caretaker as she took wonderful care of her parents and husband, Rick Stroh. Some of her hobbies included painting, collecting gnomes and bird’s nests, going to garage sales and watching old black and white movies.

Survivors include her husband and best friend, Tony; two children, Julie (Ashley) McKim and Josh (Rachel) Jackson; stepchildren, Jessica (Lee) Gerken, Melissa (Larry) Jones, Pamela Niewedde, Brandy Stroh and Robert Stroh; grandchildren, Jacob Graham, Emily, Garrett and Joshua McKim, and Chloe, Shelby and Nora Jackson; step-grandchildren, Laura-Lei Caplinger, Brady, Bryce and Keara Riley, and Aly and Ava Cornett; niece and nephew, Adrienne and Derek Bowles, brother, Gary (Kim) Bowles and sister, Pam (Terry) Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, stepfather, husband, stepgrandchild, Colleen, and stepson-in-law, Dave Niewedde.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Michael Hogg officiating. Burial will be at Kurtz Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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