Sarah Nicole Howard (Hormel), 49, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away on December 23rd at Reid Health. Sarah was born on November 7, 1973, to Linda Shaffer and Tom Hormel; Stepfather John Shaffer.

She formerly worked for Warm Glow Candle Factory in which she enjoyed. Sarah loved to make candles, shop and spend time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 27 years Kenneth, her children London Howard (Tyler), Kenneth Howard Jr (Torrie) and Dakota Hormel (Desarae), three sister Brenda Culbertson, Samantha Shaffer, Mary Shaffer and four brothers Thomas Hormel (Sharon), James Fields, Robert Hormel, John Shaffer Jr and her grandkids (8).

She is preceded in death by her mother and father.

Funeral services will be held at Community Family Funeral Home on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Terry Gibson officiating.  Family and friends may visit the funeral home Thursday one hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow at Earlham Cemetery.  Send online condolences to the family via the guestbook at