Lucy Mae Maikranz, 75 of Oakland City went to be with the Lord Saturday July 6, 2013 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.

She was born in Willis Creek, KY, Feb. 17, 1938 to Otis and Elsie (Malone) Strunk and had moved to Spencer IN at the age of six.

She had lived in Ft. Branch, Princeton and Allendale, IL before moving to Oakland City area where she has lived for the past eight years. She was retired and had been a cook for several restaurants though out the years.

Lucy is survived by her husband Tom Maikranz, 3 sons, James Chandler of Spencer; Jack Chandler of Mt. Carmel; Harold Pratt of Florida; 5 step children, Tanya (John) McCullough of Oakland City; Cheryl (Chris) Barrett of Evansville; Brian (Lisa) Maikranz of Oakland City; Krista (Jack) Graupner of Evansville; and Tricia (Tege) Lewis of Oakland City; 2 brothers, James Strunk and Tom Strunk of Spencer 3 sisters, Sue Terrell, Teresa Strunk and Helen Adkins of Spencer, 2 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren, her special friends, Rev. Cliff and Rosemary Clark.

She was a member of the Union Mission Church of East Mt Carmel, where she taught Sunday school for 6 to 12 year olds. She loved working for the Lord. Her favorite television program was Son Life Broadcast of the Jimmy Swaggart Ministry.

She had a heart for the hurting and down and out people, always ready to give that others would have. One of her favorite scriptures was Matt. 6:33 “But seek you first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.”  Her family, church family and friends will miss her and we will see you just inside the gate of that heavenly home. Thanks for being my buddy and support in the work of the Lord. You will never be forgotten.

Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday July 10, 2013 at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, with Rev. Cliff Clark and Pastor Tim Bobbitt officiating.

Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery near Francisco. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.