Wava M. Hicks

August 24, 1926 - March 29, 2015
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Wava M. Hicks, 88, of Genoa, passed away March 29, 2015 in her home.  She was born August 24, 1926 in DeKalb County, IL, the daughter of Merritt W. and Bettie M. (Daulton) Smith. She married Lyle W. Hicks on February 25, 1945 in Genoa, IL.  She had a love for flying, The Bahamas, beach & sand. She loved nature, enjoyed walking and spending time with her cat Midnight. She retired from GTE in 1991 and then worked at Hallmark until 2000. Survivors include; son Kenneth (Sherry) Hicks of Belvidere, IL, daughter Doris Charlesworth, of Pekin, IL grandchildren Bryan Hicks, Kelsi (Kevin) O’Connor, Tonia (Andy) Henning, Christine (John) Rittschof and great grandchildren Benjamin Hicks, Helena O’Connor, Emma Rittschof,  and brother Wayne (Delcie) Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband Lyle in 1991 and daughter Dianne in 1996.  The family and Midnight would like to thank KishHealth System Hospice and Visiting Angels of Dekalb for their wonderful friendship and care. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Wava to KishHealth System Hospice, 2727 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL, 60115 and Poplar Grove Aviation Education Assiciation, 5151 Orth Road, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065. Visitation will be held from 1:30p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Dan Schenck officiating.  Cremation will be accorded and her and Lyle’s cremains will be scattered in the Atlantic off the coast of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. To light a candle or share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, April 3, 2015

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 1:30p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere IL,61008


Service Information

Date: Friday, April 3, 2015

Time: 3:00 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Wava to KishHealth System Hospice, 2727 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL, 60115 and Poplar Grove Aviation Education Assiciation, 5151 Orth Road, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065.


 

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Born: August 24, 1926
Died: March 29, 2015

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Linda Way posted on 3/31/15

Your in our thoughts and prayers Sherry, Ken, and family. Linda & Ed

 

Linda Way posted on 3/31/15

Your in our thoughts and prayers, Ken,Sherry and family. Linda & Ed

 

Linda Way posted on 3/31/15

Your in our thoughts and prayers, Ken,Sherry and family. Linda & Ed

 

Linda Way posted on 3/31/15

Your in our thoughts and prayers, Ken,Sherry and family. Linda & Ed

 

Linda Way posted on 3/31/15

Your in our thoughts and prayers, Ken,Sherry and family. Linda & Ed

 

Linda Way posted on 3/31/15

Your in our thoughts and prayers, Ken,Sherry and family. Linda & Ed

 

Jeff and Trudy Flippo posted on 4/1/15

Ken and family, so sorry about your loss.

 

melody schult posted on 4/2/15

Ken, Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts. Alan and Melody Schult

 

Irene Moore posted on 4/7/15

I am so sorry to hear about Wava. We worked together at the Hallmark store and she was a very sweet lady. May happy memories lessen your loss.

 

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