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SICKELS, Oakley "Oak" Wayne - 1932 - 2017

SICKELS, THORPE, MARTIN, DEJONG, FLEAGLE, GENZ

Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 9/7/2017 at 12:58:43

SOURCE: CEDAR RAPIDS GAZETTE, July 1, 2017
Contributor: Connie Ellis (not related)

Memorial services for Oakley "Oak" Wayne Sickels, age 84, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa were held on July 5, 2017 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories Stateroom with entombment at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Oakley passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Oakley Wayne Sickels was born October 31, 1932 in Waukon Junction, Allamakee County, Iowa to Andrew and Bessie (Thorpe) Sickels. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. On August 11, 1956 Oakley married Joyce Martin at Nashua, Iowa. He worked as a machinist for 27 years at Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Oakley Sickels is survived by his wife Joyce, son David (Angie) Sickels of Cedar Rapids, daughter Jodi (Larrell) DeJong of New Prague, Minnesota, 10 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Leah Dee Fleagle; a great-grandson; his sister Eva Ruth Genz, and his 3 brothers Arthur "Art" Sickels, Gene Leeroy Sickels, and Cecil Paul Sickels.


 

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