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Elfriede (Schlickenrieder) Middleton, 86, of Lafayette, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at IU Arnett Hospital. Born August 14, 1926, in Mannheim, West Germany, she was the daughter of the late Karl and Frieda (Boeckle) Schlickenrieder.
Elfriede married Russell L. Middleton on September 13, 1948, in West Germany and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1986. She worked in data processing for the Dunn and Hargitt Publishing Company from 1976 to 1985. She was of the Lutheran faith.
Surviving are her two sons, Henry M. "Mike" Middleton of Lafayette and David Middleton (wife: Estelle), of Romney; two brothers, Hans and Willy Schlickenrieder, both of West Germany; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the 2 p.m. service Friday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Celebrant Carla Ellis officiating. Burial to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
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Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31, 2013