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Gloria Ann (Thill) Hickel

February 18, 1939 ~ May 19, 2018 (age 79)

Obituary

Gloria A. Hickel, 79, passed away in Great Bend, KS on May 19th, 2018. Born on February 18th, 1939 in Great Bend, KS to Wilfred & Bertha (Koehler) Thill; she was a lifetime Ellinwood & Claflin area resident growing up in Ellinwood & moving to Claflin later in life. Gloria married Charles Hickel on February 20th, 1960 in Ellinwood. He passed away February 18th, 1979. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church & altar society, Claflin, and former member of St. Peter & Paul Church. 

 

Survivors include sons, Thomas Hickel (Rita), Donald Hickel, James Hickel (Sheryl); daughter, Deborah Mills; brother, LeRoy Thill (Sharla); sister, Dorothy Wilson; sister in law, Gertrude Hickel. Other survivors include grandchildren; Micheal Mills, Carl Hickel, Patton Mills, Reba Kohn, Dylan Hickel, Sterling Mills, Tana YellowWolf, Dallas Mills, Brianna Hickel, Blaine Hickel and great-grandchildren; Sabrina Mills, Kaylee Mills, Paisley Mills, Cruz Mills, Charlee YellowWolf, & Sterling Mills Jr. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, brothers, Jerry & Bill Thill, granddaughter, Jackie Mills & great-grandson, Levi Kohn.   

 

Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday May 23rd at St. Peter & Paul Church north of Ellinwood, KS with Father Pascal Klein officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 22nd from 1-7 PM with Rosary/Vigil service at 7 PM all at St. Peter & Paul Church. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter & Paul Heritage Association or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church altar society in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526.  

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
May 22, 2018

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Peter & Paul Church
North of Ellinwood
Ellinwood, KS 67526

Vigil Service
Tuesday
May 22, 2018

7:00 PM
St. Peter & Paul Church
North of Ellinwood
Ellinwood, KS 67526

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
May 23, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Peter & Paul Church
North of Ellinwood
Ellinwood, KS 67526

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