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Rita Hicks

Lafayette - Rita Ann Hicks, of Lafayette, IN passed away on June 9, 2018 at Franciscan East Hospital, Lafayette, IN.

Rita was born on August 9, 1941 in Lafayette to Emmett Simpson and Mary (Rohler) Simpson.

Her marriage was to Lester Hicks on October 7, 1961 in Lafayette, IN, and he survives.

Rita was a homemaker, seamstress and a crafts person, she loved baking, cooking, anything to do with bling, her favorite color was blue, she loved company, camping, loved her family, & loved diet Coke! She also loved wintering in Florida with her husband.

Rita attended Central Catholic High School and graduated in 1959.

Rita is survived by her children Stephen (Tami) Hicks of Wingate; Teresa (Lee) Farney of Lafayette; and Jennifer Taylor, (companion) Tim Siple of Lafayette, along with her husband Lester.

Also surviving is her sister Madeline York; ten grandchildren Sarah Farney, Travis Farney, Lexy Farney, Josh Hicks, Justin (Nikki) Hicks, Jake Hicks, Brayton Taylor, Samara Taylor, Eli Siple, Landon Siple.

Great grandchildren; Akirrah Evans, Aspenn Evans, Armani Evans, Aubrey Hicks, Abi Hicks, Anabelle Hicks, Ava Hicks.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents Emmett and Mary Simpson, and sister Donna Ubelhor.

Family and friends are welcome to visit from 1:00-2:00 P.M. Monday June 18, 2018 with funeral service to follow at 2:00 P.M.

Interment will follow at Tippecanoe Memorial Gardens in West Lafayette, IN.

In lieu of usual remembrances, please direct memorial contributions to ,

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Published in the Journal & Courier on June 12, 2018
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