JOAN K. BRICKEY of Bluffton, Indiana, 50, sister-in-law to Rev. Steve Austin, Senior Pastor at Sandy Hook UMC, sister to Sherry Austin, Pensions Support Assistant for the Indiana Conference, died Thursday, May 14, 2020.

A private family graveside service will be held at Elm Grove Cemetery in Bluffton with Rev. Stephen Austin officiating. Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton has been entrusted with the funeral details.

Joan is survived by her stepmother, Mary E. Brickey of Bluffton; her sister, Sherry L. (Steve) Austin of Columbus; two brothers, William B. (Lynn) Brickey of Riverview, FL, and Mark A. (Luisa) Brickey of Oviedo, Fla., along with several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be shared with Rev. Steve and Sherry Austin, 3215 Brent Cross, Columbus, IN 47203.

Learn more about Joan’s life and legacy by visiting the funeral home website.