Norma Joan Frick, 87, passed away Monday morning, November 22, 2021, at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Indiana. She was born October 5, 1934 in Lebanon, Indiana, a daughter of the late John and Berneese (Shoemaker) Kelley.
She was a 1952 graduate of Lebanon High School. Joan was married to Don E. Frick on December 26, 1953. They later divorced but remained good friends and he preceded her in death.
Joan worked as a Data Entry Operator for Detroit Diesel Allison in Indianapolis for twenty-five years. Following retirement, she worked part-time for Murphy Stover, McClary and Burnett CPA firm in Carmel for ten years.
She was a faithful member of Lebanon Bible Baptist Church. She enjoyed her ladies’ bible study, watching Purdue basketball, boating on the Ohio River and being outdoors. Joan never missed her grandchildren’s and great grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. They were the light of her life and loved to watch them grow and prosper.
Survivors include her two daughters, Cheryl Urbanski and Carrie (Shane) Newlun, of Lebanon; three grandchildren, Derek “D.J” (Tosse) Jones, Ashley Mullens, Jessie (Michael) Sharkey; six great grandchildren, Payton, Mason, Ellie Joan, Bella and Tessa, brother, Bruce Kelley of Florida;
stepbrothers, Larry Sheets of Arkansas and Bob Sheets of Lebanon; stepsister, Shirley Dane of Oklahoma; nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Joan was preceded in death by her stepmother, Roberta Kelley; two brothers, Rudy Kelley and Larry Kelley; two sisters, Judy Bowen and Betty Todd.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date at Lebanon Bible Baptist Church in Lebanon.