HICKMAN, Norman D. 1937-2022
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/21/2022 at 14:30:29
Norman Dean Hickman, 84, of Conrad, IA, passed away Monday, January 17, 2022 at his residence in Conrad. Funeral Services will 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church in Conrad. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m., until the time of the service. Interment will take place at Sheller Cemetery in rural Grundy Center, IA.
Norman was born August 10, 1937 in Hardin County, IA to Lyle and Georgia (Pence) Hickman. Norm went to school and graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1957. Norman was united in marriage to Phyllis Jean Saint on June 12, 1959 at the Ivester Church of the Brethren in rural Grundy county. To this union five children were born; Harlan, Norma, Anita, Teresa, and Janine. They raised their family in Conrad. In 1983 they moved to the family farm and returned back to Conrad in 1998. On top of being a small-town farmer Norman also worked at Ritchies as a Tool and Die Manufacturer retiring in 2002. Norman was a member of the Ivester Church of the Brethren and Conrad Presbyterian Church. Norman had many hobbies like tinkering with small engines in his machine shed. He also enjoyed to cruise around the gravels in Hardin and Grundy County in his convertible mustang and his 1950 Ford Coupe. But most of all he loved to spend time with his family.
Norman will be dearly missed by his five children; Harlan Hickman of Conrad, Norma Powers of Ottumwa, IA, Anita (Ed) Poland of Iowa Falls, IA, Teresa (Dale) Bellus of Rhodes, IA, Janine (Carey) Nehring of Newton, IA, twelve grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, two siblings; Larry (Linda) Hickman of Waterloo, IA, Lillian Crippen of Waterloo, IA, and five half-siblings; Arlon Hickman of Marshalltown, IA, Kaye (Don) Baie, of Marshalltown, IA, Charlette Kelly of Marshalltown, IA, Mark Wheat of Missouri, and Dean Wheat of Marion, IA.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis, parents Wilber Wheat and Georgia, great grandson Malachai Styxx, and a special Aunt and Uncle, Lawrence and Hazel Pence.
--Anderson Funeral Homes (www.andersonfhs.com)
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