Janet L. Fickert, age 82, of Celina, passed away April 2, 2018 

at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. 

She was born September 29, 1935 in Mercer County, 

to the late Doyt L. “Jeff” & Vernia Bixler Winemiller. 

Janet married Ralph O. Fickert on November 26, 1961, 

and he preceded her in death on October 16, 2002. 

She is survived by a Son, Jeff (Tracie) Fickert of Hollansburg, 

3 Grandchildren: Elisha (Bart) Kuhn of Rockford, and J.R. and 

Rachel Fickert of Hollansburg, a Great Grandson, Hunter J. Germann, 

and a Brother & Sister: Dwight Winemiller and Margaret Goodwin. 

Preceding her in death were a son, John E. Fickert, who died March 8, 2010, 

and an infant son, Timmy Lee Fickert. 

A 1954 Celina High School graduate, Janet had helped her husband on the 

family farm, and with their race horses. She was formerly a member of the 

United States Trotting Association.


Janet also worked as an aide at Otis Hospital and the Karch Custodial Home, 

and as a cook at the Fountain Restaurant in Celina and The Motor Inn at Mercer. 

She attended Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina. 

Janet would do anything for anyone. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, 

cooking, baking, and crocheting blankets.  Other favorite pastimes were Red Hat Day 

BINGO at the Senior Citizens Center, enjoying the outdoors, and her flowers.  Janet was 

an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes. 


Calling Hours are 12:00 Noon - 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 5, at W.H. Dick & Sons-

Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, followed by the Funeral Service beginning at 4:00. 

Pastor Robert Sweeney will officiate.  Burial is at North Grove Cemetery in Celina. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to Grand Lake Hospice 

or the Mercer County Council on Aging (Senior Citizens Center).


Condolences may be expressed to the family online 





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