Keith N. Hickman, 66, Clearwater

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Keith N. Hickman, 66, Clearwater, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Becker. Reverend David Johnson officiated.
Keith was born July 31, 1947, in Monticello, Minn.,  to Kenneth and Marie (Nelson) Hickman. He married Shirley Heincke on Aug. 15, 1966, in Silver Creek. Keith worked construction all of his life, mostly operating heavy equipment.
He enjoyed draft horses, four wheeling, farming, and driving grain trucks. Keith loved the time spent with his family, especially the grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife; children, Bill (Peggy), Becker; Tom (Josie), Buffalo; Jesse (Jessica), Big Lake; Tanya (Paul) Jude, Maple Lake; Travis (fiancée Rashelle) Maple Lake; nineteen grandchildren; his mother, Monticello;  sisters and brother, Sandy (Jeff) Wallin, Monticello; Randy (Kris), Monticello, and Marcia (Tom) Boone, Big Lake.
Keith was preceded in death by his father Kenneth; brothers, Richard and Norman; niece, Jennifer.
A special thank you to the staff at the St. Cloud Hospital Hospice for the exceptional care given to Keith during his illness.
Arrangements were with the Daniel Funeral Home, Clearwater.