May 6, 1928 - December 18, 2015
Doris (Forrester) Bikle, age 87, of Chambersburg passed away on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Menno Haven Nursing Home after a brief stay. Born May 6, 1928 in Letterkenny Township, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Ruth (Sellers) Forrester. She was a graduate of Chambersburg High School. On January 1, 1948 she married Ferdinand Charles Bikle Jr. Together they owned and operated Sandy Mount Orchards in Shippensburg and White Church Orchards in Chambersburg. Doris was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church and for many years was active in the Franklin County Farm Women's Society. She enjoyed repairing and restoring dolls in her doll shop. Doris is survived by her son, Ferdinand Charles Bikle III (Constance); two grandchildren: Ferdinand Charles Bikle IV (Patricia) and Marie Dovey (Todd); one great grandaughter, Kaitlin Dovey; three brothers: Harold S. Forrester, Carl S. Forrester (Joanne), Gerald K. Forrester( Wanda); one sister, Eleanor F. Ostraskey (Lester), sister in law, Barbara Forrester, all of Chambersburg. She is also survived by 16 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferdinand Charles Bikle Jr.; a daughter, Barbara Bikle; two sisters: Laura Gunnet and Vivian Forrester; two brothers: Lynn and Jay Forrester and sister in law, Helen Forrester. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at St. Luke Lutheran Church with the Rev. Christopher Frye officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Salem Cemetery, Greene Township. Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Doris at the St. Luke Lutheran Church, 2695 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202. Online condolences may be expressed at www.sellersfuneralhome.com. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Doris Bikle, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Doris (Forrester) Bikle, age 87, of Chambersburg passed away on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Menno Haven Nursing Home after a brief stay. Born May 6, 1928 in Letterkenny Township, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Ruth (Sellers) Forrester. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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