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Maridell (Miller) Sargent

January 24, 1936 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 85)


Maridell Miller Sargent 85, of Bicknell, IN went to her heavenly home on Sunday, July 11, 2021.


Maridell was born in Bicknell, IN on January 24, 1936 to the late Ernest Miller and Laura Johanningsmeier Miller.

Maridell married Rowe Sargent on March 2, 1958 and they spent many wonderful years together in Bicknell, IN. She enjoyed traveling, reading, and helping anyone in need of help. Maridell was employed by North Knox School Corporation as a nurse and an attendance officer.  She loved serving the community and was a member of various boards throughout her career.  Her favorite quote was "Service is the rent we pay for the space we occupy on earth." 

She is survived by; her children, Mark Sargent (Deanna), Susan Brocksmith (Mike); brother, Bruce Miller (Terri); sister-in-law, Mary Ann Miller; 4 grandchildren, Patrick Sargent, Chris Sargent, Victoria Nicksic (Peter), and Casandra DeBord (Nathan); and 1 great-grandchild, Everett Paul DeBord.

She was preceded by; her parents, Ernest and Laura Miller; loving husband, Rowe Sargent; brother, John Miller; sister, Ruth Burton.

Visitation will be at Bethel Christian Church, 13673 E. State Road, Edwardsport, IN 47528, on Friday, July 16, 2021, from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. with a service following also at the church on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at With memorial contributions made to North Knox School Nurses Fund, North Knox Social Ministries, 10890 State Highway 159 Bicknell, IN 47512, or Bethel Church.


Fredrick and Son Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Maridell Sargent.


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July 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethel Church 13673 E. State Road

Funeral Service
July 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Bethel Church 13673 E. State Road

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