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Sharon L. Lecher

March 4, 1974 — March 20, 2019

Sharon (Gall) Lecher, 45, of Noblesville died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis following a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born in Tipton on March 4, 1974 to Tom and Rita (Klemme) Gall.

Sharon was a 1992 graduate of Tipton High School. She earned her B.S. in biology from Marian College in 1996. Sharon married her college sweetheart, Carl Lecher, on June 7, 1997. She earned her B.S. in physical therapy from Indiana University in 1999 and worked as a physical therapist at IU Health Tipton Hospital for 19 years. She was a compassionate therapist and received great satisfaction from working with her patients.

Sharon was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed her children’s various activities, especially Michael kicking for the Hamilton Heights Huskies football team, Johanna performing in her school play, and Izzy competing in taekwondo. Sharon was incredibly proud of her children and their accomplishments. She was very active with Tipton County Relay for Life and was a longtime member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Noblesville.

She is survived by Michael (15), Johanna (9), Izzy (8) and her husband, Dr. Carl Lecher, Professor of Chemistry at Marian University. She is also survived by her parents Tom and Rita Gall, Tipton, sister Diane Gall, Kokomo, and sister Elizabeth Gall, Knoxville, Tennessee.

She is also survived by her father-in-law and mother-in-law Steven and Edith Lecher, Greensburg and their children Cindy and Sean Gallagher, Indianapolis, Michelle and Matt Scheidler, Greensburg, Angie and Andy Hudepohl, Sunman, Rita and Tony Hudepohl, Milan, Alvin and Paula Lecher, Columbus, Indiana, Andrew and Katie Lecher, Cincinnati, Mary and Brian Busken, Cincinnati, Patrick Lecher, Indianapolis, Luke Lecher, Detroit, and Melissa Lecher, Rushville. Additionally, she is survived by 27 nieces and nephews, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Her family would like to thank all of the health care professionals who helped Sharon to live an inspiring life while carrying on an eight-year fight with breast cancer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Noblesville with Rev. Tom Metzger presiding. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Tipton. Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at the church.

Memorial donations to establish a scholarship in Sharon’s memory may be made to Sharon L. Lecher Scholarship, c/o Huntington Bank, 949 Conner St, Noblesville, Indiana, 46060.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home in Tipton is entrusted with the arrangements.

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