Mrs. Mable Louise "Mickie" (Murray) McCalip, age 87, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on June 11, 1931, in Osgood, Indiana, and was the daughter of the late, Benjamin S. "Sockie" and Nora Marie (Rohlfing) Murray. She was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and was a 1949 graduate of the Ben Davis High School. Mickie was united in marriage on September 2, 1951, in Osgood, Indiana, to the late, William Henry "Bill" McCalip. This happy union was blessed with three daughters, Tammie, Chris and Tina. Mickie and Bill shared 60 years of marriage together until he passed away on January 24, 2011. Mickie owned and operated the Versailles Laundromat for 18 years and the Vevay Bowling Alley for 20 years, retiring in March of 1998. Mickie and Bill owned and operated a farm in Ripley County, Indiana for many years. She was a life member of Job's Daughters International. She served as a past mother advisor of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. Mickie joined the Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 333 and had served as Worthy Matron. She was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 Ladies Auxiliary. Mickie was awarded the Grand Cross of Color 4-H Leader. Mickie was an avid bowler for over 60 years and bowled in five national tournaments of which she and her husband won 1st place in the GT-La Mode which was held in Columbus, Ohio (37 states were involved). Mickie was very proud of all her family. She enjoyed traveling, bowling, painting, sewing, music and meeting new people with a sense of humor of course! Mickie passed away at 3:35 p.m., Monday, December 3, 2018, at the St. Andrew Health Campus in Batesville, Indiana.
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Mickie will be deeply missed by her daughters, Tammie Spurlock and her husband, Ron of Rotonda West, FL and Tina Aubuchon and her husband, Michael of Twin Falls, ID; her grandchildren, Laurie Krieg and her husband, Dwight of Batesville, IN, Corey Lemen of Ft. Wayne, IN and Christie Volz and her husband, Jason of Osgood, IN; her great-grandchildren, Abbie Krieg, Benjamin William Krieg, Blake Volz, Chance Volz, Drew Volz, Cabel Lemen and Charlotte Lemen and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin S. "Sockie" and Nora Marie (Rohlfing) Murray; her husband, William Henry "Bill" McCalip, died January 24, 2011; her daughter, Chris McCalip; her sisters, Rubie Kieffer, Cora Gahimer and Ruthie Bultman.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the funeral home.
Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 407 will conduct services at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana.
The family requests memorials in memory of Mickie to the Keeping Pace Cancer Fund % CFSCI or American Heart Association, contribution cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com