IN MEMORY OF
JANICE EVONNE HICKS
February 28, 1938
May 15, 2009
2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Church of Christ; Primghar, Iowa
will be after 3 p.m. Monday, May 18th
with the family present 5 to 8 p.m.,
at Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Primghar.
FINAL RESTING PLACE
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
After today’s service relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the United Church of Primghar.
Arrangements under the care of the
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home of Primghar, Iowa
JANICE EVONNE HICKS
Janice Evonne Hicks was born February 28, 1938, on a farm near Pisgah, Iowa. She was the 5th of 8 children born to Everett and Hazel (Kline) Hinkel. After graduating from Pisgah High School she attended Nebraska Christian College, where she met Beryl Hicks. They were united in marriage on August 10th, 1957, in Mondamin, Iowa. After marriage they lived in Sheldon, Iowa, where Beryl was pastor at the Church of Christ. Three sons were born to Beryl and Jan during their years in Sheldon; David Beryl, Timothy Mark and Jeffrey Scott. In October of 1962 they bought a farm, southeast of Primghar, that has been t he family home since that time.
During their years in Primghar, Beryl & Jan pastured the Churches of Christ in Akron, Iowa and Primghar, Iowa and the Eastfriesland Church of Christ in Rushmore, Minnesota. Jan was instrumental in establishing the Midwest Christian Children’s Home in Peterson, Iowa and was their treasurer for over 40 years. She was also the manager of the ProGo Convenience Store, in Primghar for 15 years.
Jan was a woman of deep faith who invested her life wisely and intentionally in her family and friends. She was a relentlessly hard worker, and she did countless things extremely well. In addition, she was especially gifted at making everyone know that theirs was a very special and meaningful friendship.
Jan passed from this life on Friday, May 15th, 2009 at the Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar, Iowa.
Jan was preceded in death by her son, Tim; her parents and her brothers, Everett and John.
She is survived by her husband, Beryl; her son David and his wife, Kay and their children, Turner, Kiley, Keagan and Wyatt; her son, Jeffrey and his wife, Angie and their children Phillip (Kristin); Alex (Elizabeth) and Maggie; her brothers, Keith (Nancy) and Rick (Deb); and her sisters, Dorothy Hildreth; Verva Thiles and Myrna Beeber.