Marie A. Hickman

Marie A. Hickman

Marie A. Hickman, age 91, of Becker and formerly of Monticello, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 10, 2017 at Cherrywood Advanced Living of Big Lake.
Visitation will be Monday April 17, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 11185 27th Avenue SE, Becker, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Further visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dave Johnson officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery of Monticello.
Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
Marie was born on November 5, 1925 in Santiago, MN to Nels and Myrtle Mae (Ross) Nelson. On July 1, 1944, she married Kenneth “Barney” Hickman, and they lived on a farm in Hasty, MN most of their lives. She was a good cook, loved to garden and sew and loved time with her family and friends. Marie was a loving wife, mother, grandma, great grandma, great great grandma, sister, and friend to many people. She was from a family of 16, so she was accustomed to hard work. She and Barney raised five children.
Marie is survived by her children Sandy (Jeff) Wallin of Monticello, Randy (Kris) Hickman of Monticello, Marcia (Tom) Boone of Big Lake, daughter-in-law Shirley Hickman of Big Lake; 15 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; sisters Loretta Jenson of New Hope, MN and Val (Dean) Molin of St. Michael, MN; many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nels and Myrtle Nelson; husband Barney; infant son Norman; sons Dick Hickman and Keith Hickman; granddaughter Jennifer Boone; daughter-in-law Delite Hickman; 13 sisters and brothers; and her second husband Lloyd Berg.

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