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Marjorie M. Hickey of Mt. Pulaski

Marjorie M. Hickey, 86, of Mt. Pulaski formerly of Lincoln passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Hickey will be held on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln with Rev. Glenn Fontanna officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Friday at the Peasley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Lincoln. Marjorie Mae Hickey was born on June 16, 1925 in Waynesville, Illinois the daughter of Holton and Emma Meechum Leever. She married Harold E. Hickey on October 11, 1948 in Lincoln. He preceded her in death on June 6, 1997. Surviving are her children: Larry (Nancy) Hickey of Warrensburg, Gary (Patti) Hickey of Forsyth, Michael (Barb) Hickey of Springfield, Linda (Larry) True of Georgetown, Ky., Nine grandchildren, Eleven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. She was a former member of Our Lady of Loudres Catholic Church in Decatur. She had been employed at K Mart and General Electric in Decatur. She was an avid BINGO player. She will be missed dearly by all whom knew her. Memorials may be made to the Vonderlieth Living Center Activity Department in Mt. Pulaski.