Chesterton Tribune

Patricia Hickman services Wednesday

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Patricia Hickman, age 68, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

She was born August 30, 1943 in Joplin, Missouri, to Frank and Mary Frances (Hynes) Dobrosky, who preceded her in death.

Patricia was married to Carl Hickman, who preceded her in death in 2004.

Patricia is survived by her sons, Todd Hickman of Layton, Utah, and Timothy Hickman of Valparaiso, Ind.; daughter, Lisa (Fred) Hickman of Chesterton, Ind.; brother, Phil (Sherry) Dobrosky of Moreno Valley, Calif.; sister, Janice Fugate of Muncie, Ind.; and grandchildren, Kyle Hickman, Ashley Hickman and Noah Hickman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Mary Dobrosky.

Patricia was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Chesterton, Ind.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, Ind., with Father James Meade officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Cremation will be performed by Heritage Crematory.

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Posted 7/23/2012