Evelyn L. Kicksey, 106, of Colona and a longtime resident passed away on September 23, 2017, at Amber Ridge Assisted Living in Moline, IL. Funeral services celebrating her life will held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday September 28 at the Colona United Methodist Church. Reverend Mark Horn will officiate. Burial will follow in the Rosedale Cemetery, in Cambridge, IL. Visitation for Evelyn will be 1 Hour prior to the services (10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.) at the Church, Memorials may be left to Colona United Methodist Church. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the Family with the arrangements.
Evelyn was born on August 18, 1911, the daughter of Lawrence and Daisy (Reed) Johnson in Geneseo, IL. She completed 11 years of school and married Fred J. Kicksey on April 2, 1955 in Cambridge, IL. He preceded her in death in 1980. Evelyn worked as the office assistant for the Cambridge Veterinarian Clinic for many years and was then a Homemaker. She was a Longtime and very Active member of the Colona United Methodist Church, and was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Henry County Republican Women and was active with the Colona Senior Citizens. Evelyn enjoyed flower gardening and yardwork, baking, quilting and spending time with her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Joyce Falline ,Moline, Illinois, step-daughter, Joy (Gene) McCord, 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 17 great great Grandchildren. Very Special friends Armonda and Brenda Veloz.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Fred, her daughters and son-laws, Shirley & Don Griggs and Janet and Henry Sellers and step-daughter and spouse, Janet and Larry McElwee. Her son-in-law Wayne Falline, brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Darlene Johnson and sister and Brother-in-law Florence and Bill Nebergall.
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