Laurie  A Hicks
Laurie A Hicks

February 14, 1962 - February 8, 2020
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Laurie Anne (Usher) Hicks, 57 years of age.

Laurie Anne (Usher) Hicks died on February 8th in Des Moines, IA. She was born on Valentine’s Day, Feb 14, 1962 to Jack and Dolores (Onder) Usher in Des Moines, IA. Laurie was a 1980 graduate from Hoover High School.

Several years after graduation Laurie moved to the Chicago, IL area. She moved back to Des Moines in 2008. Laurie had worked for several jewelry stores, a catering service, and taught pre-school for several years.

Laurie loved the Chicago Cubs, music, especially the Rolling Stones, jewelry, dogs, art, and plants. She was a good cook and made delicious enchiladas. Laurie had the gift of conversation and had never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Usher; her mother, Dolores Rockey; her step-father, Milo Rockey Jr.

Survived by son, Thomas Hicks of Naperville, IL; Sister, Robin (Mick) Echer; Brothers, Milo (Lisa) Rockey III, Scot Rockey; Aunt, Margaret (Richard) Myres; Uncles, Richard and Edward Onder; Partner, Nathan; and best friend Carol; along with many friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in the spring.

Memorials in Laurie’s name may be made to the Animal Rescue League.