Kathleen “Kay” Hicks

Kathleen “Kay” L. Hicks, age 76 died at home Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Kathleen was born on December 3, 1943 in Dixon the daughter of John and Marian (Hardersen) Downey. She married Charles David Hicks on June 6, 1964 in Rock Falls.  He died on September 10, 2017. Kathleen was employed with Lawrence Bothers Hardware for many years.

Survivors include one daughter, Kimberly (Randy) Bellows of Rock Falls; one son, David (Kim) Hicks of Rock Falls; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Joanne Hicks; two brothers, Jerry and Ed Downey.

Private graveside services were held at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating.  Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.

A memorial has been established.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com