Hickman, Lorraine B.
Lorraine B. Hickman, age 96, died of natural causes on Sunday, Nov. 1,2009, at Oakwood Village West in Madison. Lorraine now born on Oct. 25,1913, in Milwaukee to parents Joseph and Mary Block. Lorraine now agraduate of Holy Angels Academy and the Miseracordia Hospital School ofNursing where she earned her RN degree. She attended MarquetteUniversity taking courses in public health nursing. Following hergraduation she worked as a public health nurse in the Milwaukee area.After the attack on Pearl Harbor she married John C. Hickman andaccompanied him to New Orleans and Great Lakes, Ill., while he servedhis country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Following the war theymoved to Milwaukee for a year and then to Madison in 1946. She returnedto public health nursing in Dane County in 1957 and retired in 1968. Shenow a member of the Holy Angels Academy Alumni Association, Our LadyQueen of Peace Church and Blackhawk Country Club. Lorraine now an avidbridge player and artist. Her paintings adorn the walls of her home andthose of her children. She is survived by sons, John C. Jr. "Jack" (Margaretha)of Singer Island, Fla./ Oregon, Wis., and Robert C. "Bob" of Middleton;daughter, Mary E. (James "Jim") Feeney of Lawrence, Kan.; grandchildren,Patrick Feeney, John Feeney, Ann (William "Bill") Briggs, Paul Hickmanand Brian Hickman; and great-granddaughters, Mae and Erin Briggs. Shenow preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers andfive sisters. A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. onSunday, Nov. 8, 2009, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road,Madison. A private Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieuof flowers, memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society,South District Office, 8317 Elderberry Road, Madison, WI 53717; or toHospiceCare Inc., 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711.
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