Elizabeth Ann (Haskett) Trietsch

May 4, 1943 – Feb. 12,2022

Elizabeth Ann (Haskett) Trietsch, 78 of Home Place, passed away in her home Sat., Feb. 12,2022.

Elizabeth “Betty Ann”, or “Liz” as she later became known, was born in Hamilton County May 4, 1943, to William and Aletha (Games) Haskett, the sixth of their seven children.  She grew up in western Clay Township, graduating from Carmel High School in 1961.

In her senior year, Mrs. Trietsch met the love of her life, Jon Leon Weikal (later changed to Trietsch). They were married in White Chapel Church on November 19, 1961 and shared 51 years of marriage before his passing in 2013.

Upon his retirement, Mr. Trietsch opened Trietsch Workshop where Mrs. Trietsch worked at caning chairs while he repaired furniture. They enjoyed working together until 2011. She reveled in baking cookies for the police and fire departments at Christmas time, as well as sharing with friends and neighbors.

Sharing the wonders and experiences of life with her children brought so much love and joy to Mrs. Trietsch. She became “Grandma” to five of the neighbor’s daughters: Amy, Heather, Melissa, Amy and Angie. She dearly loved each one.

Survivors include her three children, Beverly (Dan) Palmer of Vancouver, WA, Jon D. Trietsch of Churubusco, IN, and Aletha “Annie” Trietsch of Home Place; grandsons Ryan Palmer and Jonathan Dennison; brother William Haskett of Carmel; sister-in-law Joan (William) Ball of Carmel; many nieces, nephews, and friends who loved her.

 In addition to her parents, Mrs. Trietsch was preceded in death by her husband, Jon; three brothers, Douglas, George and Philip Haskett; two sisters, Julia “Judy” Hohl and Patricia “Patty” Monroe.

Family and friends are scheduled to gather Wed, Feb. 16, 2022 at 11 a.m. in White Chapel Church, 5155 E. 116th Street, Carmel, where the Funeral Service is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m.  Burial will follow in Carmel Cemetery.

Memorial donations in memory of Elizabeth may be made to Toys for Tots at Bussell Family Funerals is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.