Louise Hickie Obituary

Louise S. Hickie
Louise S. Hickie
Louise S. Hickie

April 16, 1912 - April 6, 2012
Born in Debry, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Louise S. Hickie, 99, of Des Moines, passed away Friday April 6, 2012, at Calvin Community in Des Moines. Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel, with burial to follow the Glendale Cemetery.

Louise was born April 16, 1912 in Derby, Iowa, daughter of Lewis Wesley and Elizabeth Ellen (Barren) Snook. After graduating from college she taught school in Sewell, Iowa from 1929 - 1935 and helped support her family throughout the Depression. Louise married Clay Hickie in 1935 and they made their home in Des Moines where they raised their family. In 1954, after graduating from Drake, she taught in the Des Moines Public Schools for 25 years, retiring in 1975. Louise enjoyed, playing cards, crossword puzzles, Scrabble, gardening and needle work. She loved the numerous visits from family and friends.

Louise is survived by her daughter, Marcia (John) Kirkeby of Des Moines, grandchildren, Paul (Dee Ann) Kirkeby of Des Moines and Robert (Chris) Hughes of Denver, CO; great-grandchildren, Raiyn Kirkeby, Sarah Hughes and Aaron Hughes; her siblings, Ivan Snook of Chariton, Donald (Katherine) Snook of West Port, CT, Reva (Duane) Hitt of Humeston, and Faye Thompson of California; and over 200 nieces and nephews.. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Clay Hickie, her son, Gary Dean Hickie, three brothers and three sisters.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Friday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Des Moines Public Schools. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, April 13, 2012
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Saturday, April 14, 2012
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Saturday, April 14, 2012

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Des Moines Public Schools
901 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50309