Frances B. Sturges

Frances Betty Hinkley Sturges

89, of Indianapolis, passed away on April 16, 2014. Frances was born on December 11, 1924, in Indianapolis to Homer and Sophie Sudkamp Hinkley. On July 3, 1948, Frances married Thomas William Sturges. She was preceded in passing by her husband, parents and sister, Joan Howell. Frances was employed for 30 years as a sales clerk at Wm. H. Block Co., retiring in 1987. She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ.

Frances is survived by her daughter, Susan Elaine Sturges, Indianapolis; sons, Mark T. (Donna) Sturges, Willow Branch and Bruce W. Sturges, Indianapolis; grandsons, Jason and Brandon Sturges; and 6 great grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, in Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center with visitation from 11:30 a.m. until the hour of service. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the Indianapolis Humane Society. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Funeral Home

Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center
7602 Madison Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 885-7585

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 18, 2014