ST. CHARLES – Lyle G. Hicks, 94, of St. Charles, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Illinois Veteran's Home in LaSalle surrounded by family.|
He was born April 20, 1919, in Aurora, the son of Frank and Bessie (Hunt) Hicks.
Lyle was a 1937 graduate of Batavia High School. He served our country in the U.S. Army during World War II. Lyle shared 67 years of marriage with his loving wife, Marilyn (Roehlk). Lyle owned and operated Hicks Floor Covering in Geneva for over 65 years. He worked with his sons, John and James. When they could, Lyle and Marilyn loved to go dancing. Lyle was a member of the Geneva American Legion, Batavia VFW, Moose Lodge, Mason's and Shriner's. He will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched.
Lyle is survived by his devoted wife, Marilyn; sons, John of St. Charles, James (Vicki) of Aurora, Joel (Sharon) of Joliet and Lyle of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Byron (Tami) of Montgomery, Kyle of Wisconsin, James (Heather) of Missouri, Ian of Chicago and Kate (Jon) Casserilla of Downers Grove; great-grandchildren Kendall and Jordan Hicks; sisters Shirley Hopp and Doris Perna; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Lyle was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Vera, Hazel, Alan, Stanley and Francis.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Malone Funeral Home, with Pastor Steven Srock officiating.
Burial will be private.
Visitation for Lyle will be held from from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St. (Route 38), Geneva.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Illinois Veteran's Home, 1015 O'Connor Ave., LaSalle, IL 61301, would be appreciated.
For information, call 630-232-8233 or visit www.malonefh.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Nov. 7, 2013